2009 the Art of Asia Buddhism Camp

Continue the successful experience

Between Jan. 26th to Jan. 30th of 2008, we have held 14 lectures regarding the art of Asia and Taiwan temples in Banqiao Culture Square. The total enrollments were about 210 people.  Within this enrollments, there were over 50 graduate program students and the rest are coming from different college students、researchers、museum guides、tour guides、architects、designers、carvers and other people who was interested in this topics. Therefore, the interdisciplinary academic exchange has became a special character of this event.

New topic: Sutra and images

To extend the Art and Asia Buddhism Camp from previous year, the topic has been set as “Sutra and Images”, in combine the two important topics for Buddhism art – sutra and images to develop the understanding of Buddhism literature.

The benefits and Expectations

With this opportunity to gather all the students and scholars and learn the origins and changes of Buddhism art.  Also, assemble all the lecture context and audio and visual materials to create the digital learning course and letting more people to learn about the Buddhism art through a internet course.

Time: Feb. 13 ~ 15, 2009

Location: Wanhua Banqiao Culture Square  7F #242 2nd Section, Wenhu Rd.,BanQiao, Taipei County

Program Content: This program will link up sutra and images, which includes: Sad-dharma Pundarika Sutra images、vimalakiirti-nirdeza-sutra、Guanyin Sutra and images、Jingtu sutra、paintings、Sakyumaki、supta….,etc..

1st day: 2009/02/13 (Fri.)

Time Topics Speaker
09:30-10:00 Check-in  
10:00-10:30 Opening section Huang, Shu Liu, Anzhi
10:30-12:00 vimalakiirti-nirdeza-sutra and images Shi, Kuanqian
12:00-13:30 Lunch  
13:30-15:00           Wu, Peiron
15:00-15:20 Break  
15:20-16:50   Lai, Yiman

2nd Day: 2009/02/14 (Sat.)

Time Topics Speaker
09:00-10:25 The East Door Images of Sanchi Stupa Lin, Baoyao
10:30-10:45 Break  
10:45-12:15   Chen, Qinxiang
12:15-13:30 Lunch  
13:30-15:00   Xie,zhenfa
15:00-15:20 Break  
15:20-16:50 Sad-dharma Pundarika Sutra images Guo, Youmong

3rd Day: 2009/02/15 (Sun.)

Time Topics Speaker
09:00-10:25   Liang, Lilin
10:30-10:45 Break  
10:45-12:15   Pan, Liangwen
12:15-13:30 Closing  

Target Audience: Anyone who is interested in Buddhist Art; college junior and senior students and graduate students (including Buddhism college students) has the priority. Max: 180 people

Organized by: Longshan Tample, Dharma Drum U., Chue Feng Buddhist Art & Culture Fundation

Website: http://art.chuefeng.org.tw/asian/Asian2009/index.asp