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The Chinese painter Yen Li-pen (died 673) was the greatest master of the early T’ang dynasty. He was primarily a figure painter, and his style expresses the confident, expansive air of his age.
While Bangkok’s galleries and studios today largely vibrate with the experimental and conceptual, a practitioner of Buddhist painting and plaster-moulded bas-relief quietly keeps the ancient arts alive and relevant.
The recitation of sacred Buddhist texts in India’s Ladakh region has been added to a UN list of "intangible cultural heritage" by the world body’s committee tasked with protecting the oral traditions, performing arts and social practices around the world.
A Talk by Sri Chinmoy : Spirituality is the source of everything. Life is everywhere....But if I want to discover the source, then I have to say it is in the heart. Inside the heart we find the life-breath, and inside the life-breath is God’s Will."
After a 20-year career as a still photographer, Marin’s Heather Kessinger makes her filmmaking debut with "In the Shadow of Buddha," a documentary that takes viewers into the seldom-seen world of Tibetan Buddhist nuns in northernmost India. While beautifully photographed, it doesn’t paint a completely pretty picture.
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.”