Month: May 2020

  • Biggest gold statue of Buddha is situated in this country

    Various types of sculptures exist in many countries of the world. However, statues of Lord Buddha are also present in many countries and some are so old that no one knows when they have been made and who has made them. The world’s largest Buddha statue is in the southwestern Sichuan province of China, which […]

  • Visions of Bhaishajyaguru, the Healing Buddha

    In the year 680 CE, shortly after the Buddhist teachings had started to take root in Japan, the 40th Japanese emperor, Tenmu (r. 673–86), was worried for the health of his consort and commissioned the construction of a Buddhist temple as a prayer for her recovery. The temple was dedicated to the Buddha of Healing, […]