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7/10/2017 11:05:03 AM

Buddhist Heritage Photo Exhibition to open at the Indian Cultural Center next week

(VNF) - The "Buddhist Heritage of the World" photo exhibition will come to the capital city of Vietnam, beginning next week, thank to the supports of the Indian Cultural Center.  

One of the Buddhist art works captured by Benoy K.Behl

The exhibition will display dozens of large photographs of Buddhist heritage captured by renowned Indian art historian Benoy K. Behl in over the past four decades. 

Benoy K Behl is an Indian film-maker, art-historian and photographer who is known for his tireless and prolific output of work over the past 40 years. 

His films, including 26 documentaries on ‘The Paintings of India’have been screened at universities and museums in several countries around the world.

BBC World News have also carried 3 major stories about Behl’s pioneering work in India and Vietnam, where the photographer put his heart onto capturing and broadcast symbolic cultural features of India, which share a close relation with Vietnamese culture.

The pictures to be display in Hanoi documents the birth and development of different schools of Buddhism in India and their spread to quite a few Asian nations.

 "This exhibition is an acknowledged for having photographed the Buddhist heritage of the world, in 19 regions, for so long.” Benoy Behl shared in an interview with the Hindu Times.

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Historian artist Benoy K Behl (source: Benoy K Behl's facebook)

The exhibition at the Indian Cultural Center will take visitors on a journey following the footstep of the Buddha through the vast land of India and the Asian continents, from his birth place to where his gave his first Sermon and achieved Nirvana (Enlightment).

Through the pictures,  the deeply shared Buddhist traditions in Asia, from India, Uzbekistan, Siberia, China Vietnam, to Sri Lanka, Nepal, Bhutan, Bangladesh, Myanmar, Thailand, Lao PDR, Cambodia,  Japan are illustrated vividly.

 The exhibition is open for every interested individuals, free of charge, Monday to Friday, running through July 17 - 28, at two time frame: 10am – 12pm & 2pm-4pm at the Indian Cultural Center, 63 Tran Hung Dao str., Hoan Kiem, Ha Noi./.

  ( Phi Yen )
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