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Stream in your home the Tibetan Buddhist Shrine Room so it can continue to be a refuge in times of stress, anxiety, and uncertainty.

To learn more about the objects in this installation visit our Interactive Shrine Room or listen to the Shrine Room audio tour.

The Tibetan Buddhist Shrine Room is supported by Bob and Lois Baylis, Matt and Ann Nimetz, and our generous donors.

The Rubin Museum of Art acknowledges the lenders to the Tibetan Buddhist Shrine Room: Eugene “Luke” Pollock Collection; Long-term loan from the Nyingjei Lam Collection; Alice Kandell; Ven. Aye Tulku and Jane Werner-Aye; Jacques Marchais Museum of Tibetan Art; Sylvie Sauveniere; Collection of the Newark Museum, Purchase 1920; Collection of the Newark Museum, Bequest of Elizabeth P. Martin, 1976.

Chanting by Buddhist monks of Maitri Vihar at Swayambhu in Kathmandu, Nepal, and nuns of Tibetan Nuns Project, India.