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2015/03/27 17:22
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We want our mummified monk back! Chinese villagers start petition to demand return of 1,000-year-old relic they claim was stolen Villagers say relic is their 'ancestral patriarch' who gives spiritual...
2015/03/27 17:22
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2015/03/27 14:40
2015/03/27 14:40
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You just knew this was going to end badly. In the hours before the Ottawa Senators stumbled and fell 5-1 to the New York Rangers, the players one by one declared themselves without superstition –...
2015/03/27 14:38
2015/03/27 14:38
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A Dutch private collector who owns a Buddha statue with a mummy inside it will return it to a Chinese village if it is proved to be stolen from there, the NRC reports. The collector told the paper...
2015/03/23 21:13
2015/03/23 21:13
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... -- Chinese relic experts claim that a 1,000-year-old mummified monk encased in a Buddha statue was stolen from a village temple in Eastern China in 1995, state media reported. The mummy made...
2015/03/22 20:15
2015/03/22 20:15
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This stamp features both Pope and the Buddhist dagoba to represent religious reconciliation. For a start you would certainly think it is a photograph of His Holiness. But you are mistaken. It is not a...
2015/03/22 04:59
2015/03/22 04:59
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When this 55-year old Joint Director of Social Welfare R. Mallikarjuna Rao conceived a giant statue of Buddha seated in a meditative posture on the banks of River Krishna at Amaravati in the year...
2015/03/19 01:17
2015/03/19 01:17
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Couples enjoy a walk under the pink blossoms of the Kawazu cherry tree that blooms in early March, about a month before the cherry trees blossom in Tokyo. As one of the earliest opportunities in the...
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2015/03/18 16:59
2015/03/18 16:59
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Establishing a direct connection between a site, referred to in the Karanthai Copper Plates of the 10th century AD, and an old Shiva temple at Tirukkoilpattu near Thanjavur, archaeologists here claim...
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2015/03/11 15:59
2015/03/11 15:59
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The stained-glass windows at the Blue Lotus Temple are 109 years old. One window has the image of Jesus walking among sheep. At the bottom of the window, the glass is cracked where the original...
2015/03/08 01:16
2015/03/08 01:16
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Moths to the flame: Monks and followers gather around the candle-lit dome at Wat Dhammakaya. Critics say the temple's architecture is designed to present an image of power to potential supporters....
2015/03/07 20:48
2015/03/07 20:48
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The symbolism of the story is so powerful that when we think about American origins, we can’t help but think of those stories, and yet that leaves out the vast population, not only of those who were...
2015/03/06 08:49
2015/03/06 08:49
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Venerable Thich Nu Tri Thuan is happy that she followed her heart and changed the course of her destiny. AS a young child of five, Thich Nu Tri Thuan was already helping her parents to distribute...
2015/03/05 22:26
2015/03/05 22:26
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National Gallery of Australia to receive $1.2 million refund for 'stolen' Buddha statue The National Gallery of Australia will receive a refund of more than $1.2 million for a 2,000-year-old stone...
2015/03/05 15:56
2015/03/05 15:56
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BUDAPEST: A Buddha statue from China that conceals the remains of a monk who turned himself into a mummy almost a millennium ago is the centerpiece of an exhibition in Budapest. Visitors to the...
2015/03/05 11:19
2015/03/05 11:19
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Two young Buddhist monks run through the Mya Thein Tan pagoda in Mingun on Nov. 28, 2013. Almost everyone in Myanmar is taught from childhood that Buddha's image is sacred and that provoking monks is...
2015/03/04 17:32
2015/03/04 17:32
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Some 1,250 Buddhist monks took part in a beautiful candlelit ceremony at the Wat Phra Dhammakaya temple in Pathum Thani province, north of Bangkok, to mark Makha Bucha Day. The important festival...
2015/03/01 15:34
2015/03/01 15:34
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Imagine, if you will, that you introduced some human DNA into mouse embryos and their brains got bigger. Next thing you know, they'd be running off to college, getting PhDs in neuroscience or...
2015/02/28 12:16
2015/02/28 12:16
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Man's Body Found in Ancient Buddha statue: Dutch researchers performing a CT scan on a Buddha statue shown last year in the Netherlands' Drents Museum saw a mummified body inside, showing what appears...
2015/03/27 17:22
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