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  • Restored Buddha Statues on Display in Cambodian Museum

    The centuries-old Buddha statues were taken by conservationists from the Angkor Wat’sPreahPoan gallery and restored by the Angkor Conservation’s experts, the news release said. Pen Chamrong, acting director of the PreahNorodom Sihanouk-Angkor Museum, said the exhibition starting in May was conducted on the advice of PhoeurngSackona, the Cambodian minister of culture and fine arts, after […]

  • 5 top Buddhist sites in Bangladesh

    Bangladesh is a religiously diverse country, with people from every religion and all walks of life living together. Although Buddhism comprises a very small percentage of the population, there are Buddhist temples and monasteries aplenty, especially due to Bengal’s rich Buddhist heritage. These places of worship exude peace and tranquillity. Some are decorated exceptionally well, […]

  • A unique statue of Lord Buddha suddenly came out after heavy rain experts are investigating history

    Buddha pendant found at Mohenjo daro: Due to heavy rains in Pakistan, life has become paralyzed. During this rain, a unique antiquity has been found near Mohenjo-daro, an archaeological site in Sindh province, which is called ‘Buddha pendant’. Now the opinion of experts has been sought to establish the manufacturing period and age of this […]

  • ‘Hindu Deity’ Worshiped In Tamil Nadu Village Temple Turns Out To Be Lord Buddha

    The Madras High Court has ordered the Archaeological Department to take control of the Thalaivetti Muniyappan temple in Periyeri Village of Salem District in Tamil Nadu after it was found that the sculpture there was of Lord Buddha. The Madras HC, in a recent order also banned pooja and other Hindu rituals there and directed […]

  • Secret hidden Buddha image revealed in reflection of centuries-old ‘magic mirror’

    Amid the thousands of treasures in the Cincinnati Art Museum’s East Asian art collection, a small bronze mirror dating back to the 15th or 16th century always seemed rather unremarkable. After decades kept in storage, eight words asked by an expert allowed its hidden secret to be projected onto the wall. Last exhibited in 2017, […]

  • ‘Unpleasant to look at’: officials remove goofy Buddha statues donated by top generals

    Former dictator Than Shwe and other top officials donated the carvings, whose strange gestures were a superstitious bid to keep power At sacred sites across Myanmar, worshippers prostrate before statues of the Buddha seated in the lotus position. Some are carved out of gorgeous marble, others fashioned with base metals or adorned with gold leaf. […]

  • Long-lost giant Buddha statue worshipped by A-bomb survivors returned to Hiroshima

    HIROSHIMA — A large Buddha statue that was once enshrined near the hypocenter of the atomic bombing after World War II to pray for the victims, and whose whereabouts had since been long unknown, has been returned here for the first time in about 60 years following efforts by a temple priest. The “Hiroshima Daibutsu” […]

  • 5 Iconic Great Buddha Statues in Japan

    A trip to Japan isn’t complete without at least one trip to a temple, which is ji or tera in Japanese. While you’ll likely find that temples are quite a common sight, not every temple has a Buddha statue with a hand the size of your body. These large, divine statues are known as Daibutsu, […]

  • Preah Norodom Sihanouk-Angkor Museum showcasing seven new Buddha relics

    A sandstone Buddha Foot statue and six olden wooden carvings of the spiritual teacher are on display at the Preah Norodom Sihanouk-Angkor Museum in Siem Reap town, according to APSARA National Authority (ANA) on July 7. ANA said in a statement that the seven artefacts had been restored by experts, after having been moved from […]

  • History of the Swastika: 6 Facts

    The state of Victoria in Australia has made it illegal to display swastikas. After racist incidents increased 750% over the past year and a half, Victorian legislators moved to ban the Nazi-linked image. “Victoria has now become the first (state) in Australia to ban the public display of the Nazi symbol, recognizing its role in […]