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 […]

Three heads of Asura discovered at Takao Gate

The conservation team of the Department of Conservation of Monuments in the Angkor Park and Preventive Archaeology of the APSARA National Authority has discovered three heads of Asura, while conducting excavations to restore Takao Gate (West Gate). The information was shared this afternoon by Kim Sothin, Deputy Director General of APSARA National Authority. A statue […]

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’ […]

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 […]