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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 week 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 Chronicle3 weeks ago
Sri Lanka Daily News

Selfless spiritual seeker, greatest revivalist and propagandist of Buddhism in modern times

Continued from yesterday Dharmapala decided to join Colonel Olcott and C.W.Leadbeater in their campaign to raise funds for the activities of the campaign and acted as a junior clerk. From this juncture, he renounced wealth, the comforts of a ...
 Sri Lanka Daily News2 months ago
Stuff.co.nz

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 Chronicle3 weeks ago Buddha doesn't belong in temple, says statue breaker  Stuff.co.nz1 month ago Voices told NZ tourist to sit on Buddha's lap  Phnom Penh Post1 month ago Kiwi woman admits breaking Buddha statue  Stuff.co.nz1 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 Herald10 hours ago
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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 UK2 days ago Monk Who Gave Up Acting With Olivier To Lead Buddhism In Britain's Prisons  Huffington Post UK2 days 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 India4 weeks ago Work on Statue of Unity to begin on October 31  Times of India1 month 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 News2 weeks ago
Rediff.com

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.com1 month ago Unique memorial for Gandhi in Texas city  IndiaPost1 month ago
Stuff.co.nz

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 News1 month ago Sri Lanka's charmingly decrepit railway  Stuff.co.nz1 month ago Sri Lanka by train: A journey on a charmingly decrepit railway  Gloucester Advocate1 month ago
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