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05-02-2006, 10:02 AM
Hi-tech Exhibition “VISAKHAPUNNAMI”

This provides a new dimension to learn Buddhism in combination with the art of a Siamese fantasy. State-of-the art technology is applied to the presentation based on the Conceptual Contemporary Multimedia Arts, in a spiritual atmosphere. A new way of interpreting Buddhism, reiterating more on the Truths discovered than the history of the Lord Buddha. Visitors would gain knowledge as well as entertain themselves at the same time.

The exhibition is conducted in English and Thai. Its contents are divided into six parts: Samsara, Twenty-nine Buddhas, Birth of Prince Siddhartha, the Enlightenment, the forty-five-year life pursuit, and Nirvana. The Samsara chamber can accommodate up to eighty people. Inside, the figure of the universe and Samsara would be shown, to depict its way, on a virtual 3-D screen amidst the special effects of illustration projection in a 360-degree perspective.

The exhibition hall is designed to blend in Buddhism symbols; it comprises nine chambers.

Date of Display: 6-12 May, 2006.
Display Time: 10.00 - 22.00 Hrs.
Venue: Sanam Luang, Bangkok.
Presented by: Events Planning Division, Events Department,
Tourism Authority of Thailand.
Tel. 0 2250 5500 ext. 3475-78.

01-20-2014, 08:28 AM
Vesak Day in Singapore is a holy day celebrated by Buddhists. It represents the birth, the Nirvana (enlightenment) and the Parinirvana (death) of Gautama Buddha and is the most significant day of the Buddhist calendar. Vesak Day usually falls in May, on the 15th day of the fourth month of the Chinese Lunar Calendar.