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Date(s) - 05/28/2013 - 09/15/2013
11:00 am - 5:00 pm

Cleveland Museum of Art

Tantra in Buddhist Art
Now through Sunday, September 15, 2013
The second exhibition in Focus Gallery, Tantra in Buddhist Art presents the concept and characteristics of Tantra, a system of esoteric techniques used for attaining enlightenment in the Buddhist context. Through twenty works ranging from the seventh to the 17th centuries from across Asia, Tantra in Buddhist Art will introduce key elements of tantric art and show how it was used to reach the Buddhist spiritual goal of enlightenment and bring an end to suffering in the world.

Free. Tantra in Buddhist Art at the Cleveland Museum of Art, 11150 East Boulevard, Cleveland, Ohio 44106. Now through Sunday, September 15, 2013. For more information, please call 216-421-7350 or 888-CMA-0033, or visit our web site www.ClevelandArt.org

Hevajra, about 1200. Cambodia. Bronze; 46 x 23.9 cm. The Cleveland Museum of Art, Gift of Maxeen and John Flower in honor of Dr. Stanislaw Czuma 2011.143