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A Host of Mummies, a Forest of Secrets

In the middle of a terrifying desert north of Tibet, Chinese archaeologists have excavated an extraordinary cemetery. Its inhabitants died almost 4,000 years ago, yet their bodies have been well preserved by the dry air.

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Pha That Luang, Laos

The Pha That Luang ("Great stûpa" in laotian) is a buddist monument located in Vientiane, capital of Laos. Symbol of the nation, it represents the temple the most sacred of Laos.

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10 Biggest Buddhas on Earth

The image of the Buddha is one of the world’s most familiar icons, representing wisdom and compassion. From time to time, people have been moved to erect really big buddhas. Some of these are among the largest statues in the world.

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Video with japanese Music - Relaxating Time - Ancient Buddhist Wonders

Early Buddhist art followed one Indian aniconic tradition, which avoids direct representation of the human figure. Around the 1st century CE an iconic period emerged lasting to this day which represents the Buddha in human form.

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A Buddhist Deity Returns to Boston

A wooden Guanyin deity, about 900 years old, will return to view at the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston.

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India - 40 Buddhist relics unearthed at Moghalmari in a single day

KOLKATA/MIDNAPUR: The ancient site at Moghalmari witnessed much excitement on Sunday morning (...)

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Shelters from the Storm: More Ancient Buddhist Caves Found in Mumbai

Mumbai, India - Seven caves that served as shelters from monsoons for Buddhist monks more than 2,000 years ago (and even into the 1990s) have been discovered in the forests of the Sanjay Gandhi National Park.

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Buddhist Art of Gandhara

For a time, Gandhara also was a jewel of Buddhist civilization. Scholars of Gandhara traveled east to India and China and were influential in the development of early Mahayana Buddhism.

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Glimpses of Indian Buddhist art

New Delhi, India — The latest exhibition at India’s National Museum gives the impression of an art gallery turned into a Buddhist shrine, one soaked in spiritual asceticism, devotion and artistic ornamentation.

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The Spirit of Ikebana

Ikebana is something very different from the simple act of decorating with flowers. It gives us much more than a setting for the table or tokonoma. It brings art. And we model these living things just as the sculptor moulds clay or plaster... It is at that moment that the miracle occurs. A handful of flowers, a tray of leaves becomes something other than the simple total of its elements.

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