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  • Buddha, Shiva, Lotus, Dragon: The Mr. and Mrs. John D. Rockefeller 3rd Collection at Asia Society

    Experience the dynamic culture of the Buddha, Shiva, Lotus, Dragon: The Mr. and Mrs. John D. Rockefeller 3rd Collection at Asia Society at the Kimbell Art Museum June 27 through September 5. This selection of masterpieces drawn from Asia Society’s permanent collection illuminates social and artistic histories from across Asia and underscores the visual arts’ […]

  • Thai temple says construction of giant Buddha statue visible across Bangkok nearly complete

    BANGKOK (Reuters) – A Thai temple building a 69-metre-tall (230 ft) Buddha statue that will be visible across Bangkok said construction was nearly complete but its opening may be pushed back to 2022 due to delays caused by the coronavirus pandemic. a view of a city at night: Giant Buddha statue of Wat Paknam Phasi […]

  • India’s Largest Reclining Buddha Statue to be Installed in Bodh Gaya

    Ven. Ariyapala Bhikkhu visits the construction site of the reclining Buddha statue at the Nainan Bandhab Samiti ground in Baranagar’s Ghoshpara, Kolkata. From India’s largest reclining Buddha statue, some 30 meters in length, is to be installed on the premises of the Buddha International Welfare Mission (BIWM) temple in Bodh Gaya, Bihar, within the […]

  • What Are The Best Materials To Buy Buddha Statues?

    Table of Contents Characteristics of Buddha Statue Which Buddha Statue To Choose? Which Material To Choose? A buddha statue symbolizes happiness, good health, and peace. The symbolic value of a buddha statue is what attracts everyone. You can place it in your house, your office, or in your garden. Having a Buddha statue in your […]

  • 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 […]

  • Bronze Buddha statue in Sapa recognised as Asia’s highest statue

    The bronze statue has a height of 21.5m and is located at an altitude of 3,075m above sea level. NDO – The Great Amitabha Buddha statue located at Sun World Fansipan Legend in Sapa has been recognised by the World Guinness Records as the cooper statue located at the highest altitude in Asia. Sun World […]