At the event, Buddhist followers and artists have  demonstrated their interest in the values of Buddhism, especially in modern times, and promote the great achievements of Vietnamese Buddhism over the past years.

One of the paintings on display at the exhibition

The exhibition features 51 paintings and eight sculptures by 60 painters, Buddhism followers and sculptors, expressing their views on the sound values of Buddhism in life. Items on display are divided into five topics, namely Tripitaka, integration of Buddhism into life of humankind, Buddhist practices, Buddhist documents, and Buddhist arts.

The exhibits are made from various materials, such as lacquer, oil, silk, acrylic, grape ink, bronze, wood, glass, creating a diverse exhibition space.

According to Most Venerable Thich Minh Hien, Deputy Head of the Vietnam Buddhist Sangha Culture Central Committee, the works at the exhibition show painters’ viewpoints on the values of Buddhism in life.

Over the development of Vietnamese Buddhism, the arts were means to introduce the significance of Buddhism to the society. As a result, many fine examples of Buddhist fine arts have showcased the history of Vietnamese Buddhism over the past 2,000 years.

Source: VNA

Translated by Minh Anh