Special Event
Saturday, October 24, 2009
3:00-4:30 in the afternoon

Lecture and Meditation on Chenrezig
The Buddha of Compassion
By Prof. Stephanie Nuria Sabato

This presentation will begin with a brief historical overview and the spiritual meaning of the deity Chenrezig. The lecture will be followed by a meditation practice invoking loving kindness and compassion. Presenter Prof. Stephanie Nuria Sabato. (click to view bio)

The presentation will take place at UNIT 5 Gallery, 1920 Wyandotte, Kansas City, MO 64108, and is in conjunction with the current exhibition detailed below.

Buddhist Art from the Himalayas and SE Asia
September 4 - October 24, 2009
Unit 5 Gallery in collaboration with Drake Fine Art

UNIT 5 Gallery • www.unit5gallery.com
1920 Wyandotte
Kansas City, MO 64108

Saturdays 11- 5 & by appointment

19th and 20th Century (some may be older) bronze and gilt wooden Buddhas, purbas (ceremonial daggers), ga'u and tsa-tsa, (metal traveling altars for clay or other effigies), tsaklis (hand-painted prayer cards), thangkas (hand paintings of effigies on silk scrolls), & tribal jewelry. Countries of origin: Tibet, Nepal, Thailand, Laos, Burma Cambodia, and China. This exhibition is simultaneous with one at the Lentz Center for Asian Culture in Lincoln, Nebraska.

For more information about this exhibit, please contact:
Jennifer Tuttle 816.841.5500 or Doug Drake 913.485.7684