Month: December 2019

  • Experts to visit relic site – Cambodia

    Experts from the Ministry of Culture and Fine Arts are planning a visit to Kuk mountain in Pursat province, where an ancient Buddhist carving was found last week. Lach Phengly, provincial director of the Culture and Fine Arts Department, yesterday said villagers alongside members of the CPP provincial working group on Thursday came across an […]

  • 390-foot Buddha the tallest in Japan

    By THERON GODBOLD | Stars and Stripes | Published: December 19, 2019 If you’ve ever taken the Ken-o Expressway to Narita airport, you passed an unforgettably large statue of Buddha. About two hours northeast of Yokota Air Base, in a suburb of Tsukuba called Ushiku, the Ushiku Daibutsu, a bronze statue built in 1993 and […]

  • Islamabad Museum displays rare Buddha statue

    Islamabad Museum displays rare Buddha statue Sculpture from period between 3rd and 4th century AD was discovered in 1960s Islamabad: The Islamabad Museum has put on display a rare statue of Buddha’s head after retrieving it from its reserves where it was locked for decades, according to a media report on Sunday. The sculpture, from […]