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Afghanistan's Female Wardens
The Nation Pakistan

Afghanistan's Female Wardens

Northern Afghanistan's Bamiyan province is an area better known for the Taliban's destruction of two giant Buddha statues in 2001 than for its ecotourism. But its pristine lakes and limestone cliffs are home to the country's first national park, the ... The Nation Pakistan, 2 days ago

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A giant Buddha and a view from above Hong Kong

Hong Kong is a crowded, busy place, but there is a way to escape the city, visit a giant Buddha and feel like you're nearly floating in the clouds. You may have to put up with long lines in order to get there, though. Ngong Ping Village is ...
 CHINAdaily USA1 week ago MTR : A giant Buddha and a view from above Hong Kong  4 Traders1 month ago A serene visit to the Big Buddha in Hong Kong  Denver Post1 month ago | Serenity Now: A giant Buddha and a view from above Hong Kong  MyInforms1 month ago

Sign from heaven? Solar halo appears around giant Buddha statue in China

Thisstunning natural phenomenon occurred on Jan 26, and was spotted right above Guiyuan Buddhist Temple in Wuhan, central China. Locals were rendered awe-struck as they gazed at the 'Buddha's halo' that looks like a circular rainbow, crowning the ...
 Straits Times Online Mobile Print2 weeks ago Solar Halo over Buddhist Temple in Wuhan weeks ago
Financial Express

Giant Buddha of Leshan

The , carved out of a hillside in the 8th century and looking down on the confluence of three rivers, is considered the most remarkable Buddhism site in Mount Emei, Sichuan province, China. The carving stands 71 metres high, becoming the largest ...
 Financial Express1 month ago

PHOTO: Put me in coach--Nara's Great Buddha gets a baseball mitt

NARA--A giant baseball glove stitched together by 2,000 children from across the earthquake-devastated Tohoku region and elsewhere was donated to the Great Buddha of Nara on Dec. 26. The project to dedicate the 3.6-meter-long leather glove to the ...
 Asahi.com1 month ago

Splendid Sichuan after snow

Leshan Giant Buddha. (CNS/Wang Dajiang) A group of photos show the splendid sceneries after snow in southwest China's weeks ago
Sydney Morning Herald

Year of the Monkey launched with a bang at Springvale Buddhist temple

Fireworks rang out every 10 minutes at Bright Moon Buddhist temple in Springvale South on Monday, in a spectacular start to the Lunar New Year. The noise and light served its purpose to ward off Nian​, the beast of Chinese mythology who seeks to ...
 Sydney Morning Herald4 days ago

John Riggins on Super Bowl glory and pain, Jets years and Giants battles

With the 50th Big Game set to kickoff, Super Bowl XVII MVP John Riggins ran through some Q&A with Post columnist Steve Serby. Q: Describe your 43-yard touchdown run in the Redskins 27-17 win over the Dolphins in Super Bowl XVII. A: I knew I had ...
 New York Post5 days ago

Giant Lion-faced Tableau All Set to Catch Eyeballs

VISAKHAPATNAM: As the arrangements for the International Fleet Review reach a peak, the special icon sculptures and model tableaux are being readied to enthral the visitors to the event. Two models of Make In India tableau and Mumbai tableau ...
 New Indian Express2 weeks ago

Preserving our heritage in a hostile world

REUTERS HUGE LOSS: Journalists look at one of the demolished Buddha statues in Afghanistan. The Taliban took 20 days to destroy two 1 500-year-old giant Buddhas. Photo: Reuters The Conversation In March 2001, the Taliban blew up the Bamiyan ...
 IOL2 weeks ago
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