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“Walking with the Buddha: Discovering the Natal Landscape of the Buddha” International Academic Workshop Handbook

Table of Content

I. Background
II. Agenda
III. Rules of Procedure
IV. Papers
1. Excavating Ancient Kapilavastu, the Childhood Home of Lord Buddha / Robin Coningham
2. The Rediscovery of Lumbini, the Birthplace of Lord Buddha / Kosh Prasad Acharya
3. Managing Lumbini, the Birthplace of Lord Buddha / Venerable Metteyya Sakyaputta
4. Protecting the Natal Landscape of the Lord Buddha / Ram Bahadur Kunwar
5. Walking with the Buddha through the Collections of Durham University / Craig Barclay and Rachel Barclay
6. Gandhara and Pakistan’s Rich Buddhist Heritage / Muhammad Ashraf Khan
7. The Importance of the Buddha in China during the Sixteen Kingdoms: an assimilation of Chinese sage king and Buddhist cakravartin / Venerable Juewei
8. Planning for Pilgrimage in the Greater Lumbini Area of Nepal / Yukio Nishimura
9. Recording the Intangible Heritage of Buddhist Pilgrimage / Ira Block
V. Hosts and Organizers
UNESCO Chair in Archaeological Ethics and Practice in Cultural Heritage, Department of
Archaeology, Durham University, UK
Education Bureau, Kaohsiung City Government
Humanistic Culture and Education Foundation
Lumbini Development Trust, Nepal
Fo Guang Shan Buddha Museum
Oriental Museum, Durham University, UK