Dernier ajout : 17 juillet.
A 1,400-year-old Buddhist temple, built during the Northern Qi Dynasty, has been discovered in north China’s Shanxi Province, which archaelogists say may help shed light on the early Buddha carvings.
An 11th-century Buddha was returned to Myanmar after two decades abroad. Several Southeast Asian countries - including Myanmar and Cambodia - are trying to reclaim cultural artifacts.
The Shaolin Temple, known as the cradle of Chinese kung fu, is preparing to stage its first cultural festival in the United States as part of efforts to expand its global clout.
Noted art historian Benoy K. Behl will screen a documentary titled Culture of Compassion: Buddhism in India and ASEAN countries at India Habitat Centre in Delhi on Sunday.
Saito no Musashibo Benkei was born in 1155 and passed away in 1189. However, despite passing away relatively young he left a lasting impression which continues today in modern Japan.
Two exhibitions using 3D virtual reality technology are now available on the Vietnam National Museum of History’s website, featuring the Buddhist cultural heritage and ancient lamps of Vietnam.
Tibet has long been considered the dream place or Mecca for every backpacker, not only for Chinese tourists but also for adventure-seekers from other countries. Still, many hesitate to visit Tibet out of concerns for how they might adversely react to the high altitude there. Summer is then the best time for these travelers, who hope to fulfill their Tibet dream, to take the brave ascent as oxygen levels can reach as high as 80 percent of that on the plain and reduce altitude-related health risks compared to other times of the year.
It took a massive crane to lift a 40-ton, 35-foot-long statue of Buddha into place Friday at the Brevard Buddhist Center.
Unesco recognized two revered volcanoes as being of “outstanding universal value” this week when its World Heritage Committee announced a set of new additions to the prestigious World Heritage List.
"Aikido is nonviolence. Every human being has been entrusted with a mandate from heaven, and the victory we seek is to overcome all challenges and fight to the finish, accomplishing our goals. In Aikido we never attack. If you want to strike first, to gain advantage over someone, that is proof your training is insufficient, and it is really you yourself who has been defeated..."