Buddhist Day - In The Footsteps Of The Buddha
Venue: Ovolo Southside Hotel
Shantum Seth, teacher and guide to the sites associated with the Buddha is also a Buddhist practitioner. An ordained teacher in the Zen tradition of the Vietnamese Master, Thich Nhat Hanh, he teaches in India and other countries. Shantum has been leading well acclaimed pilgrimages, ‘In the Footsteps of the Buddha’ since 1988 to diverse regions of India. Join Shantum in an immersive workshop which includes meditation sessions and conversations about the Buddha and the Buddhist trails shared by India and China. Shantum will explore how Buddhism reflects the values of empathy and compassion.
February 24 – March 1, 2016
The Festival co-presented by Asia Society Hong Kong Center and Teamwork, is a collaboration and celebration, focusing on India’s performing arts, cultural dynamism and contemporary offerings of literature, music and theater. After the success in 2015, the second edition of the Festival will offer a wider range of programming that brings India’s cultural dynamism to Hong Kong that reflects India’s artistic depth and diversity. The Festival is dedicated to promoting mutual understanding and strengthening partnerships between the two countries.