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In Mes Aynak in Afghanistan, archeologists are excavating a 2,600 year-old Buddhist monastery. Because the second biggest copper mine of Afghanistan is located beneath the archeological site, Chinese investors are eager to start digging. The archeologists in charge of the works are affraid they wont have sufficient time to fully preserve the site.
New play "Ambush on T Street" explores the myth of isolation, the journey toward connection.
The King Library on Miami University’s campus has put on display the largest book in the world as part of its special collection.
The Xinjiang archaeological team from the Institute of Archaeology under the Chinese Academy of Social Sciences launched archaeological excavations at the Tianfo Site in Damagou Town of Cele County in the city of Hetian, Xinjiang Uighur Autonomous Region on Aug. 22.
“I noticed there was these qualities in my work that I’d always liked, and little by little I realised they were very fundamental Buddhist values of fluidity of time and silence and space, presence and immediacy.”
This is some artwork by a Tibetan artist who calls himself Gade. Gade has combined his love of iconic Western comic superheroes and the incredible art of Tibetan Thangka style paintings.
What are the issues for Buddhism as it becomes established in Africa ? How does the transmission of Buddhism into Africa resemble and differ from its transmission into other environments ?
Archaeological evidence has shown that one of the world’s major maritime trading routes went overland through the south of Thailand in ancient times
President Asif Ali Zardari on Monday visited the special Gandhara exhibition here at the National Museum of Asian Art Guimet, that is drawing large crowds and presenting a soft and rich image of Pakistan.
United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization’s World Heritage committee added 21 new sites to the World Heritage’s long list, following its 34th session which was being held in Brasilia from July 25 to Aug 3.