The Buddhist Heritage of Andhra Pradesh A Digital Talk by Dr. E Siva Nagi Reddy

Event Details:

 

Dr. E Siva Nagi Reddy will trace the advent and spread of Buddhism in its 3 phases – Theravada, Mahayana and Vajrayana – from the lifetime of the Buddha up until the 14th  century AD. He will also showcase the patronage of Buddhism by Asoka and in the subsequent periods and the contribution of the Buddhist philosophers like Acharya Nagarjuna, Aryadeva, Dignaga, Bhavaviveka, Buddhapalitha, Buddhaghosha, and Dharmakeerthi through their writings. Further, he will cover the development of Buddhist Architecture and features of Buddhist art with special reference to Amaravathi School of Art represented in stone and metal, the holy relic caskets of the Buddha recovered in the state, the highlights of the Buddhist inscriptions of Andhra Pradesh and  the spread of the Dhamma to Sri Lanka and other South East Asian countries.

Event Date / Time:

On Saturday, 5th September 2020 at 05:30 PM IST

Location: Online

 




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