These videos include playlists of online lectures, seminars, and comments by public figures on the Museum and Buddhist-related topics.
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Buddhist artifacts are regarded as representations of cultural heritage and provide insight into Buddhist history. The TV series "Files of National Treasures" introduces and explains the most precious Buddhist artifacts, and the explanations help the audience to understand the importance of these artifacts.Go to Videos
The buddhism was introduced in China in the first century CE during the Han Dynasty. Indian Buddhist monks such as Kasyapa Matanga, Gobharana and Kumarajiva brought sutras into China and translated the buddhist texts in order to promote Buddhism. Due to the discrepancies among translated Buddhist texts and their interpretations, ancient monks, Faxian and Xuanzang determined to travel to India in search of original buddhist texts. Owing to the efforts of ancient Buddhist monks, Buddhism has shaped the Chinese culture. The main topic of the talks focused on the origin of Buddhism spreading to China, and the route and the method of the spread.Go to Videos
In 2018, in order to celebrate the Buddha's Birthday, the Buddha Museum co-curated the "Walking with the Buddha -- Discovering the Natal Landscape of the Buddha" Exhibition and Academic Conference with Durham University and the Oriental Museum, UK. Archaeologists and specialists from the UK, the US, Japan, Pakistan, Nepal, Australia, and Taiwan gathered at the Fo Guang Building to have a two-day academic conference. The conference integrates faith, archaeology, and academic research to demonstrate that the Life of the Buddha is not just a legend.Go to Videos
As a cultural and educational platform, the Buddha Museum invites speakers including such as Fo Guang Shan Head Abbot Most Venerable Hsin Bau, Buddha Museum Director Venerable Ruchang, and Professor Chen Chao-Long, Superintendent Emeritus of Kaohsiung Chang Gung Memorial Hospital, to touch on a wide variety of topics.Go to Videos
Since its opening in 2011, the Buddha Museum has attracted many public figures from around the world, including Professor Lancaster of the University of California, Berkeley, conductor Tan Dun, and Craig Barclay, Head Director of the Durham University Museums. Let us find out what the Buddha Museum is like through their eyes.Go to Videos