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Senior Thursday Awaken Virtual Tour

The Buddha’s Path to Awakening

Thursday, May 6, 2021
11:30 AM–12:15 PM

How do you know if you’re awake? In the Rubin Museum’s newest exhibition, Awaken: A Tibetan Buddhist Journey Toward Enlightenment, the Buddha’s story of enlightenment can inspire you to examine your own journey towards greater understanding.

Learn about the historical Buddha’s life and teachings in this virtual tour from Rubin staff, and discuss your reactions, interpretations, and moments of personal awakening with fellow tour members.

This tour is part of the Awaken Senior Tour series. Attend a single event or register each month to join the whole series!

Senior Day is supported by the Robert H. N. Ho Family Foundation.

Image Credits
Tsherin Sherpa (American, b. 1968, Nepal); Luxation 1; 2016; acrylic on sixteen stretched cotton canvases; each 18 x 18in. (45.7 x 45.7 cm); Virginia Museum of Fine Arts, Adolph D. and Wilkins C. Williams Fund; 2017.195a”“p
Vajrabhairava; Sino-Tibetan; 15th century or later; polychromed wood; 53 1/4 x 50 3/4 x 30 3/4 in. (135.3 x 128.9 x 78.1 cm); Virginia Museum of Fine Arts, E. Rhodes and Leona B. Carpenter Foundation and Arthur and Margaret Glasgow Fund; 93.13a”“oo

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