Month: June 2022

  • Discover the thousand faces of Buddha at meditative Moselle village museum

    A Buddha bust in the basement at the Buddha Museum in Traben-Trarbach, Germany, June 11, 2022. The large open basement offers Buddha steles and statues from Thailand, Cambodia, China and Japan and shows off the building’s wine-cellar origins, with large intake spouts once used for wine production still visible. (Alexander Riedel/Stars and Stripes) Sitting cross-legged […]

  • Peshawar: The oldest living city of South Asia

    PESHAWAR, (APP) – Known as the oldest living city in South Asia with a documented history of 2,500 years old, Peshawar carries a unique distinction of being a custodian of eight to ten ancient civilizations including Gandhara, making it a centre of attraction for foreign and domestic tourists due to its unique archaeological sites and […]

  • India to send some Buddha relics to Mongolia for display

    New Delhi: Making an exception to its personal regulations, India is all set to ship some relics of Gautam Buddha to Mongolia subsequent week which, officers say, will reinforce the rustic’s place because the flagbearer of Buddhism and counter the rising affect of China with its comfortable energy. This comes after the Mongolian govt reached […]

  • The Taliban Take Aim at Buddhist Heritage

    Afghanistan’s new rulers are looting the past—again. Immediately after storming to power in Afghanistan last August, the Taliban renewed their assault on the country’s rich pre-Islamic heritage by looting archeological treasures in Bamiyan province, in Afghanistan’s central highlands. They zeroed in on the site of the giant Buddhas that, in the Taliban’s first incarnation two […]