[Jul 24] Origin of the Guanyin Festivals in Hong Kong
Guanyin Festivals are part of Intangible Cultural Heritage in Hong Kong. Why do we need to celebrate and worship the birthday of Guanyin Bodhisattva? The lecture’s topic will focus on the Guanyin Festivals in Hong Kong exploring the perspective of folk beliefs, origins from ancient times and the meaning of worshiping Guanyin Bodhisattva. Let everyone realise the compassion and wisdom presented by Guanyin Bodhisattva.
About the Lecturer：
Dr. Irene Lok | Associate Researcher of Centre for the Study of Humanistic Buddhism at the Chinese University of Hong Kong
PhD of Buddhist Studies from the University of Hong Kong. Associate Researcher of Centre for the Study of Humanistic Buddhism at the Chinese University of Hong Kong. Art Consultant of Jao Tsung-I Petite Ecole, The University of Hong Kong. Member of Chinese Association of Dunhuang and Turfan Studies.
Name: Origin of the Guanyin Festivals in Hong Kong
Where: Online & On-site
When: 24 July 2021, 09:30 am - 11:30 am
Zoom Link: https://us02web.zoom.us/j/84195446723
On-site Registration: click here