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Ancient Buddhist scripture found near Beijing

CCTV.com, July 27, 2016

Dunhuang, China -- A sacred Buddhist scripture was found in a suburb of Beijing. The 'Lotus Sutra' - supposedly wrested from a realm of snake gods - is one of the religion's most important and influential texts, and this find is the earliest known translation in Chinese.

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China restores 800 year old Buddhist statue

ANI, June 14, 2015

Chinese experts have completed restoration of a famous 800-year-old Buddha statue after seven years of work.

Chongqing, China -- Chinese experts have completed restoration of a famous 800-year-old Buddha statue after seven years of work.

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SPA to help CRDA build Buddhist museum

by T. Appala Naidu, The Hindu, June 7, 2015

Andhra Pradesh, India -- Exploring the illustrious history of Satavahana period to trace roots of Buddhism in Andhra Pradesh, the School of Planning and Architecture, Vijayawada, (SPA-V) is identifying historical important architectural remains, sculptors and relics of Buddhism to preserve them in the proposed state museum in the new capital.

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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.

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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.

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