Archaeologists unearth some 100 undiscovered temples in Cambodia

Cambodian archaeologists have unearthed the remnants of nearly 100 previously undiscovered temples dating from the 6th and 7th centuries in Kratie province’s historical Samphu Borak area, former capital of the pre-Angkor Empire Chenla period. Thuy Chanthourn, the deputy director of the Institute of Arts and Culture of the Royal Academy of Cambodia, said the remnants […]

Statues of Buddha’s disciples

This photo provided by the National Museum of Korea on April 29, 2019, shows stone statues of Buddha’s disciples on display for a special exhibition. The same day, the museum opened the exhibition of 88 statues excavated from a temple site in Yeongweol, about 200 km southeast of Seoul. (Yonhap)

Archaeologists unearth ancient Funan burial site in Prey Veng town

  Archaeologists have unearthed six ancient graves in Tnort Tretvillage, in Prey Veng town’s Takor commune, concluding that the tombsdate from the Funan era between the first and fifth centuries AD. Funan is the name given to an Indianised Southeast Asian state centred on the Mekong Delta that existed in that period. Voeun Vuthy, director […]

Buddha statue returns to Peshawar Museum after being displayed in Switzerland

PESHAWAR: The 2,000 years old statue of Buddha that had been put on display at an exhibition in Switzerland has been returned to the Peshawar Museum after around three months, an official said on Sunday. Nawazuddin, spokesperson for Directorate of Archeology and Museum, said that the statue was out of Peshawar Museum for around 100 […]

Ottawa monastery’s Buddha statue vandalized for the third time

Members of a Heron Road Buddhist community say they are fearful after a statue of the Buddha was vandalized for the third time. A surveillance camera caught a vandal hitting the statue with a piece of wood early Wednesday morning, the monastery’s chief incumbent monk Rev. Nugegalayaye Jinananda Thero said. On the wood was written […]