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The Rubin Research

Learn more about the themes and symbols emanating from the Shrine Room and the contemporary artists featured in Shrine Room Projects with behind the scenes discussions and reflections from Shrine Room Curator Elena Pahkoutova and artists Palden Weinreb and Rohini Devashar.

Stop 401: Introduction to Shrine Room Projects


Stop 402: Introduction to the Shrine Room


Stop 403: The Wheel of Life


Stops 404.1 - 404.4: Inside the Shrine Room

Stop 404.1: Inside the Shrine Room

Stop 404.2:To the Left: Naropa and the Kagyu Refuge Tree

Stop 404.3:On the Central Cabinet: Statues of Marpa and Milarepa

Stop 404.4:To Your Right: Vajrayogini and the Protectors


Stops 405.1 - 405.2: 300 Kilometers or the Apparent Path of the Sun

Stop 405.1: 300 Kilometers or the Apparent Path of the Sun

Stop 405.2: 300 Kilometers or the Apparent Path of the Sun pt. 2


Stop 406: Untitled (Stupa)


Stop 407: Untitled (Offerings)


Curated by Jorrit Britschgi with curatorial assistant Anna Cahn The Shrine Room is supported by The Robert H. N. Ho Family Foundation, Namita and Arun Saraf, and by generous donations from the Museum’s Board of Trustees, individual donors, and members.
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