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The Great Bendigo Stupa
Sydney Morning Herald

The Great Bendigo Stupa

In central Victoria, an enormous Buddhist monument is slowly but surely taking shape. Deep in the ground in a bush clearing in central Victoria lie four ornate metal vases. They were buried in 2003 with great ritual, one on each of the four points ... Sydney Morning Herald, 1 month ago

Healing movements; Mudras balance energy

A view of Buddha statue at Belum caves in Kurnool district (Photo: DECCAN CHRONICLE) A mudra is a symbolic or hand ritual gesture in Hinduism, Buddhism and Yoga. We primarily use hand and fingers for most of the mudras, though some do involve ...
 Deccan Chronicle1 month ago

SmartTRAVEL: Kandy

WHAT TO SEE Bahirawakanda temple The ominipresent Buddha statue is seen from everywhere in Kandy city. The way to the temple may not be easy to locate, you might have to take a three wheeler or ask a local, when in doubt just walk up and follow the colourful ...
 The Financial Chronicle1 month ago

Awe-inspiring religious statues

(CNN) -- Regardless of whether or not you're religious, you can't help but feel a sense of awe when coming face to face with the grand statues that devout throughout the ages have built in honor of their deities. And these monuments just keep ...
 CNN2 weeks ago World's grandest religious statues  CNN2 weeks ago 10 impressive religious statues  CNN2 weeks ago 10 of the world's most impressive religious statues  CNN2 weeks ago
Sydney Morning Herald

Stunning, seductive Sri Lanka lures with rich cultural heritage

The giant statues at the Dambulla Caves. Photo: Christina Pfeiffer Women sashay past, saris fluttering and hips swaying rhythmically to the thumping drums. The high-pitched whining of a wind instrument draws me like the call of the Pied Piper. I'm ...
 Sydney Morning Herald4 weeks ago Seductive Sri Lanka lures with rich cultural heritage week ago
Huffington Post UK

The Monk Who Gave Up Acting With Laurence Olivier To Lead Buddhism In British Prisons

Throughout November, The Huffington Post UK is featuring its Beyond Belief series, chronicling the remarkable lives of Britons who've taken on their faith to create a force for change. A large, golden Buddha smiles serenely behind the Venerable ...
 Huffington Post UK1 month ago Monk Who Gave Up Acting With Olivier To Lead Buddhism In Britain's Prisons  Huffington Post UK1 month ago

Statue of Unity: Sardar Patel Statue to be Tallest in the World

The Statue of Unity, a statue of Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel proposed by the Modi government, is set to be the tallest in the world, twice the size of America's Statue of Liberty, and will be completed in four years for just under a whopping ₹ 3,000 ...
 International Business Times India1 month ago Work on Statue of Unity to begin on October 31  Times of India2 months ago
Sri Lanka Daily News

Heritage exploitation

People have been creating monuments for several millennia. Reasons may have been many. Today when new statues are made the reasons may be entirely different. When the Japanese erected a memorial to former president Jayawardene it was out of respect ...
 Sri Lanka Daily News1 month ago

Texas city gets Mahatma Gandhi statue

On the 145th birth anniversary of Mahatma Gandhi, Irving city in Texas, United States became the sixth town in the country to install a Gandhi statue. Satish Dhupelia, a great grandson of Mahatma Gandhi, unveiled the Mahatma Gandhi Memorial Plaza at the Jefferson Park, October 2. ‘This memorial will be a prominent landmark, great pride and honour for the Dallas Fort Worth community and will be an inspiration for our coming generations,’ said Dr Prasad Thotakura, chair, Mahatma ...
 Rediff.com2 months ago

Sri Lanka's charmingly colonial era railway

A journey on one of the most charming railway systems in the world reinforces the maxim that all great travel involves a modicum of discomfort. At Colombo's Fort Station, the trapped tropical humidity inside the building's interior, a tangle of ...
 Sri Lanka Daily News2 months ago Sri Lanka's charmingly decrepit railway months ago Sri Lanka by train: A journey on a charmingly decrepit railway  Gloucester Advocate2 months ago
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