Date(s) - Jan 29
As part of their family On-Site: North Hollywood series, LACMA presents The Story Behind Buddha Shakyamuni in the Parileyaka Forest Attended by Animals on Sunday, January 29. Discuss the story and message behind the sculpture. What might the characters (quarreling monks, the monkey, and the elephant) and objects in the story symbolize? How does the story convey acts of mindfulness and compassion to overcome conflict, and how is this symbolized in the sculpture?