Indian Buddhist Art from Indian Museum, Kolkata

"Indian Buddhist Art from Indian Museum, Kolkata"

Hyokeikan    March 17, 2015 (Tue) - May 17, 2015 (Sun)

  
Buddha in Abhaya Mudra, Ahichchhatra, Uttar Pradesh, India, Kushan dynasty, ca. 1st century(Photographs (c)Indian Museum, Kolkata)

The oldest general museum in Asia, the Indian Museum in Kolkata, founded in 1814, is providing some 80 precious works of Indian Buddhist art for display in Japan. These treasures will lead you through the history of Buddhist art in India, where Buddhism was born.