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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.
Some photos by the BBC of the exceptionnal exhibition on tibetan art which is currently held in Taiwan.
Chinese specialists of Tibetan studies have discovered some well-preserved pre-Buddhist Tibetan religious scriptures in northwestern China’s Gansu Province.
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.
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.
a Folk Tales from Tibet with illustrations by a tibetan artist
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.
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.
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.
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.