The destruction of Bamiyan Buddhas: How the Taliban obliterated the 6th-century monuments to deny their own past

The destruction of Bamiyan Buddhas: How the Taliban obliterated the 6th-century monuments to deny their own past When the statues were finally turned into rubble, the Talibani terrorists jumped and pranced around in celebrations. They fired weapons in the air, and brought nine cows to slaughter as a sacrifice, Hussain told BBC in the interview. […]

In Thai manuscript paintings, chariots are more than just vehicles for transportation

The chariot has special importance in religious traditions in Thailand, especially those related to royal ceremonies and funerals. Chariots figure prominently in South and Southeast Asian art and architectural decoration. Borrowed from the Sanskrit word ratha, the chariot is called rot in Thai and has special importance in religious traditions in Thailand, especially those related […]