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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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Behind the Lens: Ryan Hellard

When it comes to photography, Ryan Hellard has discovered that patience really is a virtue. His most memorable shoot to date was in Bhutan, where he spent time capturing monks at work inside an ancient monastery.

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How the hare got his split lip

a Folk Tales from Tibet with illustrations by a tibetan artist

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Taiwan — Indian cultural exhibit on Ghandi and Buddhism being held in Taipei

A three-part exhibition that highlights India’s Buddhism tradition and the life of the widely revered human rights champion Mahatma Ghandi is being held at the National Central Library.

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Reflections on Buddhist cinema — By Prof. Wimal Dissanayake

A friend of mine once asked me what my views on the idea of a Buddhist cinema were. Admittedly, the concept of Buddhist cinema is a capacious one.

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The art of Suiseki

Silver, gold, and diamonds are not the only precious stones that can be considered treasures. Connoisseurs of art and landscaping have discovered a new kind of precious stone, the suiseki.

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Obon Festival

The festival of Obon lasts for three days; however its starting date varies within different regions of Japan. When the lunar calendar was changed to the Gregorian calendar at the beginning of the Meiji era, the localities in Japan reacted differently and this resulted in three different times of Obon.

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Los Gatos — Ito’s calligraphy will be on display in council chamber

Jade Bradbury, who curates the artwork in the Los Gatos Town Council chamber, feels she has scored another major coup with the exhibition coming up—the calligraphy of Rev Ito.

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American’s gift of love revives memory of ancient Tibet kingdom

An amazing gift of love by an American artist will revive the memory of an ancient Tibetan kingdom more than 50 years after the annexation of Tibet by China and a drive by Beijing to clamp down on Tibet’s unique Buddhist art, culture and tradition.

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