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Chinese expert sheds light on monk's mummified remains

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 USA, 1 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 week ago Buddhism for beginners  Sangai Express6 days ago Ancient Chinese Buddha statue has a mummy with surprises inside  CBC1 week ago Ancient Buddha statue has a surprising mummy inside  Nile International1 week ago

A family holiday in Afghanistan - really!

Provided by the Financial Times A woman at the site in the Bamiyan valley where the ancient statues of Buddha once stood. Of the many places suggested for the possible site of the Garden of Eden, the Bamiyan valley in central Afghanistan might ...
 MSN UK3 weeks 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.cn4 weeks ago Wonder of Asia Sri Lanka  The Freepress Journal2 weeks ago Pope makes surprise visit to Buddhist temple  ABS-CBN News1 month 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 ...
 BBC1 month 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 Times1 month ago Buddha's return to help seal free-trade deal  WA Today1 month ago Return of Buddha to help seal free-trade agreement  Sydney Morning Herald1 month 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

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 ...
 IndiaPost2 days ago
Your Middle East

Yesterday Fears mount for Iraq heritage after IS museum rampage

A video of jihadists in Iraq gleefully smashing ancient statues to pieces with sledgehammers sparked global outrage and fears Friday that more of the world's oldest heritage will be destroyed. The destruction of priceless Assyrian and other ...
 Your Middle East6 days ago Statue-smashing video in Iraq sparks outrage, fears for U.N. heritage site  Japan Times6 days ago ISIS destroys artefacts in Iraq  Bangladesh Daily Star1 week ago Iraq statue-smashing rampage by IS sparks outrage, heritage fears  Interaksyon1 week ago

No statues on premises: Railways to take action against errant employees

Taking a stern view of the illegal practice of installing statues on railway premises, the Indian Railways has now decided to take action against its employees and union members. According to the new regulations, the Railways will not allow ...
 Indian Express4 days ago
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