Month: May 2021

  • Haikou Museum puts on display two Buddha heads acquired at an auction in France

    HAIKOU, May 27. /TASS/. Two heads of Buddha were unveiled this week at the Museum of Culture and Art in Ronghuihe Complex Bonded Zone in Hainan’s Haikou, reported the Hainan Daily. According to the newspaper, in January 2021, the relics were purchased at an auction in France, and on Monday this week they were delivered […]

  • Miniature sculpture of Saranath Buddha unearthed

    Udupi/UNI: A miniature sculpture of Lord Buddha was discovered at Alembi in 76 Badagabettu village, a local suburb, near here. The sculpture was found in the debris excavated from a well near an abandoned temple. Prof T Murugeshi, Associate Professor in the Department of Ancient History and Archaeology, MSRS College, Shirva, said the sculpture’s height […]

  • 2565th Buddha Jayanti being observed across country

    Celebrations this year have seen limited numbers of people in view of the pandemic. The 2565th birth anniversary of Gautam Buddha is being observed across the country on Wednesday. The celebrations this year have seen limited numbers of monks, followers and others in view of the prohibitory orders enforced to contain the spread of the […]

  • Explained: The Reclining Buddha and his various other depictions in art

    Here’s why India’s largest statue of the Reclining Buddha, built over three months by a team of 22 artisans in Kolkata, is a fascinating piece of art. Buddha Jayanti, Buddha Purnima, or Vesak — India’s largest statue of the Reclining Buddha was to have been installed at the Buddha International Welfare Mission temple in Bodh […]