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Buddhism dates back to the 6th century BC and was founded by a prince, Siddhartha Gautama, who was later given the name of Buddha. The V&A holds one of the most important Asian collections in the UK containing Central, South, South East and East Asian Buddhist sculptures and paintings.

V&A Innovative Leadership 2015-16

The V&A Innovative Leadership Programme is aimed at managers working in the arts & creative industries looking to develop new skills, insight and opportunity. Applications are now open for the next course.

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Event - Intercultural Tour: Crowns in Religion

Thu 03 March 2016 13:00–14:00

FREE TALK: This tour will look at how Crowns were depicted in a range of traditions including Judaism, Christianity, Buddhism and Islam, from early medieval times to the 20th century.

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