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Dharma and Punya: Buddhist Ritual Art of Nepal

Presented by Iris and B. Gerald Cantor Art Gallery, College of the Holy Cross at Iris and B. Gerald Cantor Art Gallery, College of the Holy Cross, Worcester MA

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Dharma and Punya: Buddhist Ritual Art of Nepal

This exhibition highlights Nepal’s artistic heritage as a rich and enduring continuation of Indic Buddhist traditions.

Featuring paintings, illustrated texts, sculptures, and ritual implements crafted by Newar artisans over the last millennium, “Dharma and Puṇya: Buddhist Ritual Art of Nepal” will be centered on how the Buddha’s teachings were arrayed as much for worldly householders as otherworldly seekers. It will illustrate the centrality of ritual in Buddhism, showing how illustrated narratives and common practices address every devotee’s need to make good karma (punya), a central tenet of the

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ADMISSION INFO

Free

Contact: 508-793-3356

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Please see the Gallery's website for a complete listing of lectures and events held in conjunction with the exhibition at https://www.holycross.edu/iris-and-b-gerald-cantor-art-gallery/current-exhibition

LOCATION

Iris and B. Gerald Cantor Art Gallery, College of the Holy Cross

1 College Street, College of the Holy Cross, Worcester, MA 01610

PARKING INFO

The Cantor Art Gallery is located in the Prior Performing Arts Center, upper campus, next to the Hogan Center, third level, directly above the main entrance to the building.Parking is available directly in front of the building.

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