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Loyola University Museum of Art Presents an Evening with Master Shen-Long
Zen Master and Chinese Artist Will Discuss Zen Buddhist Philosophical Concepts  

What:
The Loyola University Museum of Art (LUMA) in partnership with Art Founders presents an evening with Master Shen-Long, a Zen Buddhist master and literati artist (master of the “three perfections” of poetry, painting, and calligraphy).

The lecture, titled “Time, Space, Infinity,” will be a discussion of Zen Buddhist philosophical concepts, with emphasis on the human constructions of time and space and its illusory qualities.

Shen-Long has exhibited his work internationally and conducted public talks on many Buddhist scriptures including the Platform Sutra of the Sixth Patriarch Huineng, Heart Sutra, Sutra of Infinite Life, Amitabha Sutra, Essential Annotation on the Amitabha Sutra, Chapter of Chanting Amitabha in Whole Completeness to Become Buddha by the Dashizhi Bodhisattva (Great Strength; Mahasthamanparapta) from the Suramgama Sutra, the Suramgama Sutra, and the Vimalakirti Sutra. His recent publications include The Spirit of the Dragon (2012), Amitabha (2013), and Prajna (2013).

This event is free and open to the public, but seating is limited. Light refreshments will be served following the lecture. For more information, please visit LUC.edu/luma. To RSVP, email luma@luc.edu or call 312.915.7630.

When:
Tuesday, March 25, 2014
6 – 7:30 p.m.

Where:
Loyola University Museum of Art (LUMA)
820 N. Michigan Avenue
Chicago, IL 60611

About LUMA
Opened in 2005, the Loyola University Museum of Art (LUMA) is dedicated to exploring, promoting, and understanding art and artistic expression that illuminates the enduring spiritual questions of all cultures and societies. As a museum with an interest in education and educational programming, LUMA reflects the University’s Jesuit mission and is dedicated to helping people of all creeds explore the roots of their faith and spiritual quests. Located at Loyola University Chicago’s Water Tower Campus, the museum occupies the first three floors of the University’s historic Lewis Towers on Chicago’s famous Michigan Avenue. For more information, visit the museum’s website at LUC.edu/luma.

About Art Founders
Art Founders Inc. is an international organization that seeks to inspire and educate the public’s understanding of fine art, tradition and culture through an interdisciplinary integration of art, philosophy and literature. For more information, please visit www.artfounders.com.

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