Movie evening about Wesak

Event Start Date: 
May 10 2017 -
19:00 to 20:00
Event Category: 
Cultural

Event Theme

The Great Banyan Audiovisual Centre presents
Delivery: 
In-Person

Three Videos

1.    Lumbini, birthplace of the Buddha (23 mins)

The brief description on the monumental significance of Lumbini, the birthplace of Buddha in Nepal

2.    Journey to Wesak Valley (20 mins)

There is a legend of a Secret Valley hidden in the far western region of Tibet. The legend tells us that once a year, on the Full Moon in May, the Great Pure Light descends, and a blessing is poured forth. This valley is known as the Wesak Valley. In this documentary a small group begins their journey seeking this valley from Lhasa......."

3.    The Wesak Festival (9 mins)

The video describes the Wesak Festival – a sacred ceremony of the living Buddha, celebrated each year in hidden valley in Tibet.

ALL ARE WELCOME

The picture is from a wall-frame hanging in the Finnish TS Headquarters building, Helsinki. It is stitched by silk strings presenting the picture of the festival in the 'Masters and the Path' by C. W. Leadbeater.

Cost: 
Free
Event Status: 
Confirmed
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Location

Movie evening about Wesak

Location

Adyar, TS Headquarters
Blavatsky Avenue
600020 Adyar, Chennai , TN
India
13° 0' 38.5128" N, 80° 15' 41.7564" E
Tamil Nadu IN