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Bihar Buddhist sites in a shambles

by Pranav Chaudhary, TNN, May 4, 2015

PATNA, India -- Several Buddhist sites in Bihar are in a shambles. No sincere effort has been made to preserve and protect the decaying Buddhist pilgrimage and heritage sites in the state.


Spectacular 800-year-old Buddhist statue of goddess with a thousand hands restored to former glory after eight-year conservation project

By Khaleda Rahman and Edward Chow, Daily Mail, 7 May 2015

Chongqing, China - A Buddhist statue that is more than eight hundred years old has been restored to its former glory and will soon be on public display in China after an eight-year conservation project.


Buddhist stupa gets facelift in Prakasam

by S.Murali, the Hindu, April 20, 2015

Andhra Pradesh, India -- The magnificent Buddhist stupa in this sleepy village, has been given a facelift by the State Government to woo national and international tourists in a big way. The stupa is the biggest in Andhra Pradesh.


European scholars document status of Buddhist sites

The Hindu, March 1, 2015

GHANTASALA, India -- As many as six European scholars on Saturday visited Buddhist remains at Ghantasala village in Krishna district, documenting the existing conservation status and conditions of the Archaeological Survey of India’s sites.


Kizil Caves, earliest Buddhist caves in China, hide rare images from the time of the Silk Route

Ancient Origins, 24 February, 2015

Xinjiang, China -- The ancient Silk Route was not only a trade route where goods could be transported between East and West, but was also a corridor where ideas could flow freely. This transmission of knowledge would change the societies along the route.


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