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14th century Hindu temple found in Bali

Construction work on the island of Bali has led to the discovery of a 14th century Hindu temple; the largest such temple found on the island. Construction workers were digging a new drainage basin near a Hindu learning center on Jalan Trengguli, in East Denpasar, when their tools struck a large

Copper plates and bronze icons found in India

A caches of 85 copper plates and 12 bronze icons have been found in a temple in India. The copper plates — 45-cm long and 20-cm broad — were strung around a two-foot diameter copper ring and forged with the Chola emblem. Earlier, 20 copper plates were found in Villupuram,

Sacred statue uncovered at ancient Hindu temple

A statue of Nandi, the sacred bull that carried the Hindu god Shiva, has been unearthed at an ancient temple in Indonesia. Indung Panca Putra, the head of the excavation team from the Yogyakarta Antiquities and Relics Conservation Agency, said the discovery of the statue, which in Hindu mythology is said

Stone sculpture of Hindu goddess discovered in Kashmir

A sixth century stone sculpture of the Hindu Goddess of wealth, Gajalakshmi, has been discovered in Kashmir. “As far as the object (sculpture) is concerned it is very important. According to our earlier examination, the statue dates back to the 6th or 7th century. It’s of brownish colour and from the

Ancient bath found in Indonesia

The ruins of an ancient bath dating back to the 8th century have been found near the Ngempon Temple in Central Java. The ruins are located on a riverbank, 200 meters away from the Hindu temple. Ngempon stands on the other side of the river, close to hot and cold springs. Wahyu,

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