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China seeking return of 'stolen' Buddha statue

A CT scan shows a body, whose internal organs were removed, concealed in an ancient Chinese statue of a Buddha. [Photos provided by the Drents Museum] A State Administration of Cultural Heritage official said they are working with other departments ..., 6 days ago
Statue containing mummified monk believed to be stolen from China Straits Times Online Mobile Print, 1 week ago
Japan Times

Tokhoku kids to help stitch giant baseball glove for Great Buddha in Nara

NARA A giant baseball glove is being stitched together for the Great Buddha of Nara as part of efforts to boost the spirits of children in Tohoku, which was hit hard by the March 2011 earthquake and tsunami. The project, initiated by a baseball ...
 Japan Times2 weeks ago Tohoku kids to help stitch giant baseball glove for Great Buddha in Nara  Japan Times1 week ago

Mummy found inside ancient Buddha statue contains even more surprises

A 1,000-year-old Buddha statue from China has revealed some surprises, after being given a thorough medical exam, including CT scans and an endoscopy. The mummy, thought to be a case of self-mummification, was part of a touring exhibit called ...
 CBC1 month ago Ancient Chinese Buddha statue has a mummy with surprises inside  CBC1 month ago Ancient Buddha statue has a surprising mummy inside  Nile International1 month ago Man's Body Found in Ancient Buddha Statue  Newser1 month ago

Chinese expert sheds light on monk's mummified remains

The reason the mummified remains of a monk found encased in a Buddha statue have received so much attention and even caused surprise may be due to a lack of understanding of Buddhism, according to a Chinese expert. The remains, minus organs, were ...
 CHINAdaily USA1 month ago CT scan taken of mummified remains in statue  PhysOrg.com1 month ago Mummified Monk Discovered Hidden Inside 1000-Year-Old Statue Of Buddha  Tech Times1 month ago

The Life of Sariputta

In many temples of Sri Lanka you will find on either side of the Buddha image, the statues of two monks. Their robes are draped over one shoulder and they stand in the attitude of reverence, with joined palms. Quite often there are a few flowers at ...
 Sri Lanka Daily News1 month ago Temples auction off 'first incense' for lunar new year on Taobao  Ecns.cn1 month ago Wonder of Asia Sri Lanka  The Freepress Journal1 month ago Pope makes surprise visit to Buddhist temple  ABS-CBN News2 months ago

Why tyrants are afraid of art and beauty

Monumental 6th Century statues of Buddha, carved into cliffside in Hazarajat region of central Afghanistan Largely destroyed in March 2001 by the Taliban, who controlled the country at that time - under their interpretation of Sharia law, the ...
 BBC2 months ago
Canberra Times

Return of Buddha to help seal India-Australia free-trade agreement

The return of 2000-year-old stone statue of Buddha is expected to help smooth the way for a free trade agreement with India by the end of the year. The Times of India says the Australian government told Indian authorities where it will join two ...
 Canberra Times2 months ago Buddha's return to help seal free-trade deal  WA Today2 months ago Return of Buddha to help seal free-trade agreement  Sydney Morning Herald2 months ago
Times of India

Kushan Buddha statue to make way back to India

The growing India-Australia bonhomie under PM Narendra Modi and his counterpart Tony Abbott will soon bring to an end an international art scandal which saw the surfacing of a Kushan Buddha statue in National Gallery of Art (NGA) in Canberra 7 years ...
 Economic Times2 months ago Australia to return a 2nd century BC sculpture to India  Times of India2 months ago

Bamyan Giant Statues On The Verge of Full Annihilation

Saturday March 14, 2015 Kabul (BNA) Simultaneous with the advent of 14th annihilation anniversary of Bamyan giant Buddha status by petrified Taliban insurgents, the officials of provincial department of information and culture of Bamyan ...
 Bakhtar News Agency2 weeks ago

Sino-Tibetan Buddhist culture indebted to Kashmiri Pandits

The only Hindu artifact on display in Collecting Paradise is this magnificent statue of Kashmira, Shaiva tutelary goddess of the Valley. CHICAGO: The University of Chicago professor Matthew Kapstein's lecture Pandits and Poets: Kashmir's ...
 IndiaPost3 weeks ago
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