THE IMPORTANCE OF GIFTS: BURMESE ART AND THE VESSANTARA STORY

With Dr Alexandra Green, British Museum

Stories of the Buddha’s many lives have long been essential in Burmese art, and occupying pride of place is the tale of Vessantara’s generosity. This talk explores these narrative representations and the role they play more broadly in Burmese religious rituals.  

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