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09/05/2022 - 17:46

Imprints of Buddhist art on Bat Trang ceramics 

60 Bat Trang ceramic artifacts have brought visitors from one emotion to another around the stories related to Buddhism, which are skillfully created by talented artisans on each artifact.

The exhibition space has attracted a large number of monks, nuns, Buddhists and visitors

These ceramic artifacts are being displayed in an exhibition with the theme of "Imprints of Buddhist art on Bat Trang ceramics". The event has just been opened by the provincial Organizing Board of Buddha's 2566th birthday on the afternoon of May 8, at Lieu Quan Buddhist Cultural Center, Hue (located on Le Loi Street, Hue City).

Right after the ribbon cutting ceremony to open the exhibition, a large number of monks, nuns, Buddhists, guests and visitors have come to visit. Each Bat Trang ceramic work is skillfully made by artisans from this ceramic region, and adapted from the original with historical, cultural, and artistic values​​of Buddhism, etc. Among these ceramic works are the statues of Buddha, Bodhisattva, Arhat, Patriarch, as well as the dharma tools for worship, glazed terracotta jars, vases, plates, transparent porcelain lamps, lotus flowers, and paintings of herding buffaloes.

This activity is part of a series of events during the week of Vesak Celebrations in 2022, taking place from now until May 15. Through the exhibition, the Organizing Board hopes that visitors will understand the Buddha's teachings via languages ​​of the artifacts.

Following are some photos captured by Thua Thien Hue Online at the exhibition:

A porcelain painting, made by Bat Trang artisans, with the content about Buddha indoctrinating “Diamond Sutra”

A very nicely crafted Buddha image on a Bat Trang ceramic vase

The Tu Linh (the four supernatural creatures) bell

A visitor pays attention to a porcelain painting of Buddha

A porcelain plate depicting the landscape of Tuy Van pagoda

The Superior monks and Venerable performing the rite of Bathing Buddha inside the exhibition space

The exhibition gives visitors a lot of emotions through stories related to Buddhism

An incense burner made by Bat Trang ceramic artisans

A panoramic view of the exhibition space, where 60 artifacts are on display

Video clip: Inside the exhibition space on the theme of "Imprints of Buddhist art on Bat Trang ceramics"