Tour of the British Library Buddhism Exhibition with Stephen Batchelor

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Take part in a one-off experience:

Tour the British Library's new exhibition of Buddhist manuscripts, artifacts and art with Stephen Batchelor himself. This is the largest exhibition of its kind ever held at the British Library.

Stephen, a former Buddhist monk, author, Bodhi College teacher and leader of Buddhist historical tours in India and Nepal, will lead a small group around the exhibition the day before Bodhi College’s Celebration event. This is a unique opportunity to see and experience these vivid pieces of history in person, with Stephen bringing them to life with explanations of content and historical context alongside Buddhist stories and parables.

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Please note that as this is a public exhibition, unfortunately places on this tour must be very limited, with a maximum of 12.  We apologise if you are not able to book a place due to this restriction.

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STEPHEN BATCHELOR is a translator, teacher, artist and writer known for his secular approach to the Dharma. A co-founder of Bodhi College, his books include Buddhism Without BeliefsLiving with the Devil, Confession of a Buddhist Atheist and After Buddhism. His most recent publication, The Art of Solitude, was published by Yale University Press in 2020. He lives in southwest France with his wife Martine.