The Spread of Buddhism
Buddha Shakyamuni, 12th century, Nepal or Tibet, Gilt-copper alloy with traces of pigment, The Norton Simon Foundation
- 1:00 pm – 2:00 pm
Buddhism, based on the teachings of the Buddha—a historical figure who lived sometime during the sixth to fifth century BCE—has had a lasting global impact. After the Buddha’s death, his followers spread his teachings with the aid of art. Learn how the visual language of Buddhism maintained its message while adapting to various cultures.
- Free with admission.
- Meets in Entrance Gallery