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The gold within

The following story may sound incredible, but is absolutely true. It concerns the golden statue of the Buddha that now stands in the Temple of Wat Traimit in the city of Bangkok, Thailand. Made up of 5.5 tonnes of solid gold, it is 3 metres tall and ... Deccan Herald, 1 month ago

A sustainable legacy: Palace Museum at 90

Photo taken on Oct. 8, 2015 shows Buddha statues at the new exhibition area which is about to open to public at the Palace Museum in Beijing, captial of China, Oct. 8, 2015. (Photo: Xinhua/Jin Liangkuai) Established on Oct. 10, 1925, the Palace ...
 Ecns.cn1 month ago Royal treats unveiled  Beijing International1 month ago
Stars and Stripes

Todaiji Temple in Nara

The 15m tall Buddha statue. Photo courtesy of Stefanus Husin by: Stefanus Husin | . JapanTravel | . published: November 10, 2015 Todaiji Temple, also known as the Great Eastern Temple, is one of Japan's most famous temples and is an ...
 Stars and Stripes2 weeks ago
Science World Report

Buddha 'Statue' Discovered on Mars in New NASA Curiosity Rover Image

Text Size - + After news of extraterrestrials, the public is primed for more sightings. In this case, though, it's a Buddha statue on Mars-sort of. (Photo : NASA/JPL-CALTECH/MSSS) After news of extraterrestrials, the public is primed for more ...
 Science World Report1 month ago

The monk who launched a thousand faces

Centuries old stones have eloquently expressed the meditative silence of the Buddha creating the puzzling paradox of Buddhist art. The Buddha was against artistic representation, yet we have the best representational forms of Buddha himself. Buddha ...
 Financial Chronicle3 days ago

China: New Life for Historical Sites and Local Communities

The Great Wall starts from the coast of the Bohai Sea, runs more than 8,000 kilometers along north China and ends at the Jiayuguan Pass, in China's far west province of Gansu. Jiayuguan Pass faces the west, the Gobi desert and what was then seen as ...
 World Bank6 days ago

Honors for a king's protector

Familial worship: This family temple dedicated to Buddha, Confucius and family ancestors was built in 1977 on the grounds of an original temple, believed to be the first in Karangasem. When opium merchant Lie Sing Hwat sailed into Singaraja's ...
 Jakarta Post1 week ago
Hindustan Times

From Siddharth to Buddha: Retracing the birth of a religion

There was no Freud to help Queen Mayadevi interpret her dream back in 6th century BCE, but to all who heard, it was clear that future greatness lay in store for the boy whose mother had dreamt that a white elephant had descended from heaven and ...
 Hindustan Times2 weeks ago
The Japan News

Nature in Short / Meiwa Fire, Buddhist saints and sacred old-growth forests

By Kevin Short / Special to The Japan News Last Monday, I found myself at Meguro Station in central Tokyo with a half hour or so of free time. I immediately set out westward, descending a short but very steep slope that drops swiftly down into the ...
 The Japan News3 weeks ago
Kuensel Online

Reviving the tantric teachings of Hevajra

Ngagdra Dorji Choegar institute offers major tantric studies of Vajrayana Buddhism Religion: The first tantric institute in the country, which will soon be ready with proper classrooms and hostels, is expected to revive the Hevajra tantra, an ...
 Kuensel Online1 month ago
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