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Ancient Buddist relics found in India

April 13th, 2012 | by Sevaan Franks

Broken pieces of 7th century Buddha statues have been found in Karnataka, India. The face of the Buddha’s head is


Buddha statue unearthed in Kyrgyzstan

July 19th, 2011 | by Sevaan Franks

A statue of a seated Buddha has been unearthed in the hills outside of Kyrgyzstan’s capital, Bishkek. “This sculpture is as high


Mining destroys ancient Buddhist caves

July 19th, 2011 | by Sevaan Franks

Four ancient Buddhist caves have been demolished during mining activities in India. Amid reports that the four caves, located around


Copper mining threatens ancient monastery

June 14th, 2011 | by Sevaan Franks

A mining operation in Afghanistan is threatening to destroy a 1,400-year-old Buddhist monastery. The monks settled here because there was



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