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Buddhist remains unearthed in Andhra Pradesh 0

Buddhist remains on a mound called ‘ Ernamma Pallu Dibba’ on the rear side of the Zilla Parishad High School at Ghantasala in Krishna district were unearthed on Sunday. Disclosing

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University of Chicago Digitally Restores Ancient Buddhist Caves with 3D Scanners 0

In the Shanxi province of China, about 36 kilometers south of Taiyun City, stands the Heavenly Dragon Mountain, or Tianlongshan. In the sixth century, Buddhist monks began construction on a series

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Larung Gar: China ‘destroys buildings’ at Tibetan Buddhist academy 0

Campaign groups say China has started demolishing buildings at Larung Gar, one of the largest centres of Buddhist learning in Tibet. The London-based Free Tibet group says demolitions at the

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Buddhist tourism to get impetus after UNESCO declares Nalanda Mahavihara as World Heritage site 0

The proposed ‘Buddhist Tourism Circuit’ scheme is likely to get a fresh impetus following Bihar’s ‘Nalanda Mahavihara’ being awarded the ‘UNESCO World Heritage Site’ tag . The Indian government has

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Sikkim Residents Request Indian Government to Allow Karmapa to Visit Rumtek Monastery 0

Thousands took to the streets of Gangtok, the capital of Sikkim, on 11 July to urge the Indian government to allow Ogyen Trinley Dorje, one of the two claimaints to

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Ithaca in New York Selected as Site for the Dalai Lama’s Library and Museum 0

  On 6 July, the mayor of Ithaca Svante Myrick announced that His Holiness the 14th Dalai Lama had accepted a proposal that an international center for Buddhist practice and

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Buddhist Monks Buy Lobsters Destined For The Dinner Table And Set Them Free 0

Buddhist monks in eastern Canada have returned eight crate-loads of live lobsters that were destined for the dinner table back to the ocean. Some 600 pounds of the crustaceans were

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Layers of Indo-Greek City Discovered in Swat Valley, Pakistan 0

By Raymond Lam Large layers associated with both the Indo-Greek city and the pre-Greek Mauryan settlement, together with a large number of everyday objects, have been discovered at the archaeological

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How Buddhist monks are battling deforestation in Cambodia

Cambodia has one of the world’s highest deforestation rates. But a group of Buddhist monks are stepping up efforts to save forests by publicly revealing wrongdoings and mobilizing local villagers.

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Ancient Chinese Shrine May Contain Buddha’s Skull Bone 0

Between 2007 and 2010, archaeologists from the Nanjing Municipal Institute of Archaeology, aided by other Chinese experts, excavated a stone crypt buried beneath the Grand Bao’en Temple in Nanjing. Largely

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