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Chinese Copper Mine In Afghanistan Threatens 2,600-Year-Old Buddhist Monastery

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.

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Movie - Journey from Zanskar

’Journey from Zanskar’ tells the story of two monks, seventeen children and some of their parents who undertake a journey in order to give the children better schooling and to pass on the tibetan (buddhist) culture at the same time.

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A Buddhist Vision of ’The Child’s Eye’

Before watching ‘The Child’s Eye’, which is dubbed the first Mandarin movie in 3D, I wondered if the horror movie will be all the more horrible with a literally additional dimension…, which also led me to wonder what is the true source of horror.

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Zen and the art of facing the Demons

New play "Ambush on T Street" explores the myth of isolation, the journey toward connection.

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One of the World’s Largest Book on Display in Miami to Honour the Dalai Lama

The King Library on Miami University’s campus has put on display the largest book in the world as part of its special collection.

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China — Millenium-old buddhist temples see daylight once more

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.

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Meredith Monk’s Tower of Music

“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.”

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Japan Team excavates ancient statues in Cambodia

A team of specialists led by the president of Tokyo’s Sophia University has excavated the severed upper halves of six Buddhist statues from the Angkor ruins in northwestern Cambodia.

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Spiderman, Ultraman and The hulk — Tibetan Buddhist Style

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.

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Book Review: Buddhism and Africa

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 ?

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