Greeks and Buddhism

A THREE DAYS SEMINAR ON “GREEKS AND BUDDHISM”

The Indo-Hellenic Society for Culture & Development and the Aetopouleio Cultural Center of Chalandri Municipality organized a three days seminar on the theme “Greeks and Buddhism”. The program of the lectures was the following: 

 

Day 1, Thursday 1 March, time 19.00:

Lecture 1: “Buddhism in India and the World” speaker: H.E. the Ambassador of India, Mr. Tsewang Topden.

Lecture 2: “The Greek Buddha” speaker: Dr. Nikos Demou, writter.

 

Day 2, Thursday 8 March, time 19.00:

Lecture 3: “The Art of Gandhara” speaker: Dr. Potitsa Grigoratou.

Lecture 4: “Monachisism in the Orthodox and Buddhist Traditions ” speaker: Prof. Stylianos Papalexandropoulos.

 

Day 3, Thursday 15 March, time 19.00:

Lecture 5: “In the Steps of Buddha” speaker: Dr. Marianna Benetatou.

Lecture 6: “Greeks and Buddhism – the Meeting of two Worlds” speaker: Dr. Dimitrios Vassiliadis.

 

Venue: Aetopouleio Cultural Center (Filikis Etaireias & Tompazi 18, Chalandri, τel. 210 6820464)

 

FREE ENTRANCE

 

Photo: The Ambassador of India Mr. Tsewang Topden with the Mayor of Chalandri Mr. Giorgos Kourasis and the well known author Niko Demou in the beginning of the Seminar.

 

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