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Buddhist monastery found in India

Structures resembling a Buddhist monastery have been found in the ancient city of Vadnagar in India. “The latest excavation revealed structures resembling monastic cells. However, only further excavation at the site would help establish whether the structures were part of a monastery or were secular in nature,” Superintending Archaeologist of ASI

Jade casket found in northern China

A farmer plowing a field in Hebei,China has unearthed a small jade casket containing relics of a prominent Hinayana Buddhist. A farmer accidentally found a cushion-sized "stone" when he was ploughing fields in the historic site of Yecheng, a 2,500-year-old ancient city located in what is now Linzhang County of Handan

Children swimming in pond find ancient Buddhist statues

A group of children bathing in a pond in Cambodia have found six ancient Buddhist statues which date back 1,000 years. Sakhon says the statues are believed to be from the ninth to the 12th centuries, with the biggest just over a half-meter (half-yard) tall and weighing about nine kilograms (20

Ancient Buddist relics found in India

Broken pieces of 7th century Buddha statues have been found in Karnataka, India. The face of the Buddha’s head is totally damaged. It has long ears and a small “ushnisha” over the head. These features indicate that the image is of Buddha’s head which dates back to the 7th century AD. The

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