University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology

Buddhist Asia


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Film Description:The exhibit Buddhism: History and Diversity of a Great Tradition, currently on display in the Museum's Pepper Hall, traces Buddhism from its origins in India through its development along ancient land and sea routes leading into central Asia, and flowing through Southeast Asia, Tibet, China, and Japan. Consisting of text panels, photographs, and a rich display of more than 130 artifacts culled from the Museum's own collection, the exhibition illustrates Buddhism's interaction and exchange with cultures throughout Asia highlighting the different expressions of faith that Buddhism inherited along its journey to becoming one of the world's largest religions.
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