Tuesday, 9 August 2016
Printing, Piety & Preservation on the Silk Road: The Diamond Sutra
The Diamond Sutra: A Story of Printing, Piety, and Preservation on the Silk Road
Lecture by Susan Whitfield
Sunday, June 5, 2016
Harold M. Williams Auditorium, Getty Center
Susan Whitfield, the director of the International Dunhuang Project, takes us on a journey of exploration of the many facets of the Diamond Sutra (a sacred Mahayana Buddhist text), which dates from 868 and is the world's oldest dated complete printed book.
Explore the many facets of the Diamond Sutra, the world's oldest-dated, complete printed book with Susan Whitfield, director of the International Dunhuang Project.
This lecture was presented in conjunction with the exhibition, "Cave Temples of Dunhuang, Buddhist Art on China's Silk Road." http://bit.ly/1M6gFul