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Celebration of Wishaka Bucha Day

Last updated: 23.05.2016 // On Friday 20 May, Ambassador Kjetil Paulsen was an official guest at the remarkable temple Wat Sraket in Bangkok, together with Professor Jens Braarvig from the University of Oslo. The occasion was the celebration of the important Buddhist festival Wishaka Bucha. The celebration coincided with the final day of the exhibition “Traces of Gandharan Buddhism”, which Professor Braarvig has been supervising. The exhibition has had a successful journey through 11 Asian countries.