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Why tyrants are afraid of art and beauty

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 ... BBC, 1 week 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 weeks ago Buddha's return to help seal free-trade deal  WA Today3 weeks ago Return of Buddha to help seal free-trade agreement  Sydney Morning Herald3 weeks 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 Times4 weeks ago Australia to return a 2nd century BC sculpture to India  Times of India1 month ago

Feminism Awakens In Himalayan Buddhist Art and Meditation

On the left is Mahapajapati Gotami, the Buddha's stepmother and aunt and the first woman to request and receive ordination from the Buddha.In the mural seen here and immediately below she is accompanied by some of the first Buddhist nuns ...
 Huffington Post19 hours ago

10 Quick Tips To Help You Save Time And Restore Your Creativity

In Bangkok, Thailand, in 1955, historians discovered the world's largest gold statue while they were moving a plaster statue to another location in the Wat Traimit temple. During their final attempt to remove the plaster statue from its pedestal, ...
 Fast Company1 week ago

A 'little Buddha city' in the making near Bendigo

exit VIDEO: Leigh Sharp It's a little known fact that a unique, world-first Buddhist village is under construction just outside Bendigo. On the site of the old Sandhurst Town tourist attraction in Myers Flat a long term vision is slowly taking ...
 The Northern Times1 week ago
Japan Times

Yokoo Tadanori: Great Nirvana

This collection of more than 300 nehanzo (nirvana statues) was originally accumulated by the artist Tadanori Yokoo. Such statues usually depict Buddha reclining as he awaits death to enter parinirvana , a realm also known as nirvana-after-death.
 Japan Times1 week ago 'Yokoo Tadanori: Great Nirvana'  Japan Times1 week ago

Walking The Talk

POONAM JAIN joins a thousand Drukpa pilgrims as they walk through the Buddhist circuit of north India and feels a change that can only be better experienced than explained One pilgrim was married to a man involved in the Afro-Cuban Santeria ...
 Speaking Tree1 week 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 ...
 CNN1 month ago World's grandest religious statues  CNN1 month ago 10 impressive religious statues  CNN1 month ago 10 of the world's most impressive religious statues  CNN1 month 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 Herald2 months ago Seductive Sri Lanka lures with rich cultural heritage month ago
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