Murals of Tibet: a talk with Thomas Laird

Thursday May 30th 2019, 2:30 - 4:45PM
Event Sponsor
Art & Architecture Library, Department of Religious Studies, Stanford University Libraries, Ho Center for Buddhist Studies at Stanford, David Rumsey Map Center
The David Rumsey Map Center
person silhouette in front of colorful tibetan mural

On May 30, 2019 the Rumsey Map Center will host a talk titled, Murals of Tibet with photographer Thomas Laird. Hidden amidst soaring snowy mountains, deep valleys, and desolate deserts are some of the greatest treasures of Buddhist culture and Tibetan heritage. For more than a decade, photographer Thomas Laird traveled the length, breadth, and far-flung corners of Tibet’s plateau to capture the land’s spectacular Buddhist murals in all their sublime vastness, intricacy, and their spiritual, emotional, and psychological enrichment. Schedule:

Doors open 2:30 pm

Talk with Thomas Laird: 3:00 - 4:00 pm

Center Closes: 4:45 pm

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