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Thousands of years of trade and invasion brought Buddhist monks into contact with merchants and nomadic peoples in Central Asia, Afghanistan, Pakistan, and India. This short video, produced in conjunction with the exhibition Buddhism along the Silk Road: 5th–8th Century, shows how these interactions occurred.
Cambodian Rattan: The Sculpture of Sopheap Pich
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Sunday at the Met: Cambodian Rattan Discussion
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Sunday at the Met: Cambodian Rattan Performance
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Standing Avalokiteshvara, The Bodhisattva of Infinite Compassion
Brahma Standing on a Turtle Surrounded by the Four Lokapalas, Guardians of the Cardinal Directions
The Lokapala Kubera, Regent of the North
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Mahayana Buddhism once flourished in Sri Lanka, alongside Theravada Buddhism, as witnessed by this bejeweled bodhisattva.
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