Borobudur—Ancient Buddhist Stupa
Lecture no. 25 from the course: 30 Masterpieces of the Ancient World
Taught by Professor Diana K. McDonald | 30 min | Categories: The Great Courses Plus Online Music & Fine Art Courses
Continue your investigation of Buddhism by turning to the largest Buddhist monument in the world, Borobudur. As you study the terraces of this “cosmic mountain,” you’ll see superb carved reliefs that tell stories about the Buddha’s life, humanity’s place in the cosmos, and the path to nirvana.