What is the Lotus Sutra Exhibition?
“The Lotus Sutra — A Message of Peace and Harmonious Coexistence” Exhibition is jointly organised by The Institute of Oriental Philosophy (Japan), Dunhuang Academy (China), and Singapore Soka Association; and supported by The Institute of Oriental Manuscripts of the Russian Academy of Sciences and the International Academy of Indian Culture. Singapore is the 16th country to host this international exhibition.
The Lotus Sutra Exhibition shares how Buddhism, originating from India spread to the rest of Asia and other parts of the world. In particular, it highlights the history, importance and wide acceptance of the Lotus Sutra among the Buddhist scriptures. Rare manuscript replicas, artifacts and documents are also showcased at the exhibition.
“Shakyamuni or Gautama Buddha, the founder of Buddhism, expounded teachings that offer solutions to human suffering”