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Vesak at the Museum

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24 May 2024 1:00 pm -3:30 pm

Manchester Museum, Oxford Road

Free, booking required

Vesak at the Museum

Discover one of the most important festivals in the Buddhist calendar and join the celebrations during Vesak at the Museum.

Vesak is the time when Southern Buddhist schools celebrate the birth, enlightenment and final passing away of the Buddha.

Book a free ticket and enjoy a full afternoon of activity:

1pm Buddhist Vesak Chanting from different Buddhist traditions in the Living Worlds’ Gallery.

2pm Tea, coffee and refreshments in the Kanaris Theatre

2.15 pm ‘The Lives of Burmese Buddha Images’ – a talk by Kate Crosby, Numata Professor of Buddhist Studies, Balliol College, Oxford.

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