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Dalai Lama Inaugurates Buddha Statue During Visit to Ladakh, India

The Dalai Lama inaugurated a 106-foot-tall Buddha statue during his nine-day visit to the Himalayan region of Ladakh. The statue of Buddha Maitreya is at a monastery in India’s Jammu and Kashmir State.

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The ’Inception’ of Illusion or Reality?

The ingenious film that is ‘Inception’ begins with the assumption that it is possible for multiple persons to enter someone’s dream, that can even be designed without that person knowing, thus digging out deep secrets from his sub-consciousness, or even implanting ideas which eventually shape one’s decisions.

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India — Buddhist caves face threat

Situated on a hill on the banks of Baghani river at Bagh village, about-2,200-year-old Buddhist-era caves are facing threat to their existence due to seepage and erosion.

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The Man Who Captivated Ken Burns

Between 1992 and 2000, Ken Burns made three short films on William Segal, a zen buddhist influenced painter. The New York Times relates the story of their friendship.

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Boston — Heaven and Hell in Japanese art exhibition

Heaven and Hell in Japanese Art features several Edo-period (1615–1868) Buddhist paintings that have rarely been exhibited.

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Vietnam — Arrival of King’s memorial tablet begins culture week

28.07.2010
Ha Noi - King Ly Thai To’s votive tablet was taken in a 20-kilometre procession from (...)

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’The Abbot an The Orphan - Belief’ awarded at Vesak Buddhist Film Festival

A 12-minute animated film with a Buddhist theme from Malaysia – The Abbot And The Orphan – Belief – won an award at the 2010 International Sambuddathwa Jayanthi Buddhist Film festival held at the Presidential Secretariat in Sri Lanka last month.

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In pictures: Rare Tibetan artefacts on show in Taiwan

Some photos by the BBC of the exceptionnal exhibition on tibetan art which is currently held in Taiwan.

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Pre-Buddhist Tibetan Religious Scriptures Found in China

Chinese specialists of Tibetan studies have discovered some well-preserved pre-Buddhist Tibetan religious scriptures in northwestern China’s Gansu Province.

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Washington — Gods of Angkor exhibition

In "Gods of Angkor: Bronzes from the National Museum of Cambodia," the Arthur M. Sackler Gallery of Art presents 24 such bronzes along with a dozen others that precede the Angkor period (ninth to mid-15th century). Together they establish that the Khmer people of Cambodia have a rich bronze-casting tradition that produced magnificent works.

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