Current Exhibitions

This exhibition is divided into two sections. The first is entitled “Buddha Illustration by Manga Artists” , a touring comics exhibition launched to raise funds for reconstruction after the 2011 Tōhoku earthquake and tsunami. It gathers artworks from 64 Japanese cartoonists and illustrators, wherein Buddha statues promote Buddhist dogma while expressing concern for humanity through humorous ways. The theme for the second section is “Prayer × Taiwan”, and features the works of 37 Taiwanese cartoo


In early-period Indian Buddhism, Buddha was represented by his footprints or some other distinguishing feature.