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  • 1,300-year-old Temple discovered by Pakistani and Italian archaeologists in Northwest Pakistan, was built in Hindu Shahi period

    The Hindu Shahis or Kabul Shahis, a Hindu dynasty which ruled the Kabul Valley (eastern Afghanistan), Gandhara (modern-day Pakistan), and present-day northwestern India from 850-1026 CE may have built the Hindu temple in the region. A Hindu temple, estimated to have been constructed around 1,300 years ago, has been unearthed by Pakistani and Italian archaeological […]

  • Chinese Bronzes Takes Gold & Silver For Lark Mason Associates

    Review by Madelia Hickman Ring, Catalog Photos Courtesy Lark Mason Associates NEW YORK CITY & ONLINE – Capitalizing on some of the foot traffic that braved travel to New York City for Asia Week, Lark Mason Associates conducted a nearly 200-lot auction of Asian, Ancient and Ethnographic Works of Art on the iGavel platform that […]

  • Vietnam. Visit Som Rong, a pagoda that combines traditional and modern Khmer culture

    By Huynh Phuong Patum Wongsa Som Rong, or Som Rong Pagoda is located at 367 Ton Duc Thang Street, Ward 5, southern Soc Trang Town. The pagoda dates back to around 1785 and was originally built using bamboo, wood and simple leaf roofing. It is the work of Khmer people, an ethnic group that resides […]

  • Palace architectures harmonized with artworks at Deoksugung palace

    Exhibition at the palace Deoksugung offers extraordinary experience to appreciate art alongside traditional architecture When you pass by the palace Deoksugung at the center of Seoul, you might notice the sign “Art Plant Asia 2020: Hare Way Object,” the title of the exhibition that offers a chance to appreciate the beauty of the architecture in […]

  • How did the snow lion become the symbol of Tibet?

    Jamyang Norbu explains Tibetan political activist and writer delves into history to talk about mythical creature’s origins The Tibetan snow lion is a symbol of political authority, Tibetan political activist and writer Jamyang Norbu has told Down To Earth (DTE) in an interview. “The snow lion is very important for the Tibetan world. That is […]


    This essay is a preliminary to the study of the modern Sinhala Buddhist civilization of Sri Lanka. This essay draws attention to those aspects of Asia’s Buddhist civilization, which are not well known and have not received much attention in Sri Lanka. Buddhism, which originated in north India in the 6th century BC, spread over […]

  • Cambodian man arrested with almost 300 centuries-old jars

    PHNOM PENH, Cambodia — A man on Cambodia’s southern coast was arrested for possessing almost 300 centuries-old earthenware jars that he is believed to have salvaged from a shipwreck, an official said Tuesday. Khieng Phearum, a spokesman for Preah Sihanouk province, said the 42-year-old man was arrested late Sunday after authorities determined that he was […]

  • Ayurvedic literature: Delving into its history

    The travelogue of Chinese pilgrim Faxian was the earliest testimony to describe the healthcare system in ancient South Asia. It is close to the description by the earliest Ayurvedic compendium, Charaka Samhita Ayurveda has become a buzzword in the contemporary setting of medicine in the era of COVID-19. There are many discussions on Ayurvedic approaches […]

  • Buddha’s head restored on statue with 3D tech

    A Buddha’s head has been three-dimensionally printed to restore a stone statue at the Longmen Grottoes, a world cultural heritage site, in central China’s Henan Province. The printed head, which is 40cm tall and 30cm wide, perfectly matches the remaining part of the Buddha statue carved on the northern wall of Fengxian Temple in the […]