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How are wisdom and compassion depicted in Asian art? Why are they key concepts? What are they meant to convey? Objects from India, China and Japan are presented. You will learn why the tea gathering is to be understood as its own form of wisdom and how it is related to Zen Buddhism.

Bodhisattva Avalokiteshvara in Wasser-Mond-Pose
Bodhisattva Avalokiteshvara in Wasser-Mond-Pose © Staatliche Museen zu Berlin / Stiftung Humboldt Forum im Berliner Schloss, Foto: Alexander Schippel

  • 8,00 EUR per person
  • Please book your ticket in advance online or at the ticket office in the foyer.
  • monthly on the fourth Thursday
  • Dates and ticket booking for the coming month will be released at the end of the previous month.
  • Duration: 60 min
  • German
  • max. 10 persons
  • Belongs to: Ethnological Museum and Museum of Asian Art
Meeting place & time: You will find the meeting point for guided tours on your booking confirmation. To ensure that the guided tour starts on time, please arrive at the Humboldt Forum 15 minutes before the programme begins. Please take this extra quarter of an hour into account when planning your visit. Thank you very much!

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Our tip: Find good stories in good books, visit the shop at the Humboldt Forum, onsite or online! Then enjoy a good coffee and more in the Schlüterhof or the rooftop restaurant.

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Humboldt Forum - Museum für Asiatische Kunst
Humboldt Forum - Museum für Asiatische Kunst