A visit to the Buddhist Archives with Dr. Khamvone Boulyaphonh, researcher of the archives, and a photo exhibition by Hans Berger, a famous photographer who has been associated with Luang Prabang for a long time. The current exhibition features the unique meditation traditions of the monks in Laos, an exclusive experience in Luang Prabang. After this visit to the Buddhist Archives, while enjoying some local tea, Khamvone will explain more about the challenges of establishing these archives, the missing support from the government, the importance of this project, as well as answer any question. As a farewell gift, visitors will receive a small book with some photos and more information about the project.
– A perfect opportunity to learn more about the Buddhist culture, as well as delve into the history of Luang Prabang by browsing through historic and contemporary photographs.
– A private discussion for one hour for those who like to get a detailed overview on art, history, and religion.
– A discovery of the most extensive photo collection in Laos, as the oldest photos date back to the beginning of the 20th century.
– A possibility to combine with a visit and donation to the Vat Pha O, where many young students receive schooling on Buddhism.
CAN BE COMBINED WITH
LAOS – Luang Prabang – Local Morning discovery