Last update: 13:22 | 17/07/2017
This photographic exhibition provides a wide perspective of the monuments and art heritage of Buddhism, from earliest times. It also takes us on a visual pilgrimage through the life of the Buddha: to the places of his birth, enlightenment, first sermon and final renunciation.
It presents photographs taken in India, Bangladesh, Sri Lanka, Tibet, Nepal, Bhutan, Afghanistan, Uzbekistan, Buryatia (Siberia) and Kalmykia in Russia, China, Mongolia, Japan, Vietnam, Myanmar, Thailand, Lao PDR, Cambodia and Indonesia.
The photographer Benoy K Behl is a film-maker and art-historian. He has taken over 35,000 photographs of Asian monuments and art heritage and made a hundred documentaries on art history. His exhibitions have been warmly received in 28 countries.
He is known for his extremely sensitive photography of Buddhist art which provides a deep insight into the gentle and compassionate message of the art.
Admission is free.