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Buddhism

Buddhism

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.

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Event - Intercultural Tour: Crowns in Religion

Thu 03 March 2016 13:00–14:00

FREE TOUR: 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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