What is the Lotus Sutra Exhibition?
SSA, in collaboration with the Institute of Oriental Philosophy (IOP) is pleased to present “The Lotus Sutra — A Message of Peace and Harmonious Coexistence” Exhibition in cooperation with the Institute of Oriental Manuscripts of Russian Academy of Sciences, the Dunhuang Academy and the International Academy of Indian Culture, with the aim of demonstrating the universality and significance of the Lotus Sutra in the modern world.
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”