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Cambodia recovers stolen Buddhist relics

AP February 07, 2014 Previous stories on this case may be found here. – Ed. PHNOM PENH: Authorities in Cambodia have recovered a stolen urn made of gold that contains what are considered to be remnants of Buddha´s body. The … Continue reading

Theft of Buddha relics sparks showdown between monks, Cambodian government

The Globe and Mail JULIE MASIS Jan. 21 2014 What makes the recent case unusual is that in the past, kings, not grave robbers, stole relics for prestige, not for monetary gain At 2 o’clock one morning in early December, … Continue reading

Cambodian Monks Call For Urgent Action On Stolen Buddha Relics

PHNOM PENH, Dec 17 (Bernama) — Some 150 Buddhist monks held a protest in the capital on Tuesday in calling the government to take urgent action to deal with last week’s theft of the country’s only Buddha relics, Xinhua news … Continue reading

Precious Buddhist Relics Stolen in Cambodia

AP December 13, 2013 Cambodian officials said Friday a golden urn containing what are considered to be remnants of Buddha’s body has been stolen from its shrine near the capital. Government spokesman Ek Tha said the relics have enormous religious … Continue reading

Walking with the Buddha

The Hindu, Archana Nathan Anjasa, a stunning Bharatanatyam production, took its audience on a journey through key Buddhist monuments in South East Asia When you look at a frieze or a piece of sculpture closely, one often gets an impression … Continue reading

Book: Lost Kingdoms: Hindu-Buddhist Sculpture of Early Southeast Asia, 5th to 8th Century

From Yale Press website: Lost Kingdoms Hindu-Buddhist Sculpture of Early Southeast Asia John Guy Numerous Hindu and Buddhist kingdoms flourished in Southeast Asia from the 5th to the 9th century, yet until recently few concrete details were known about them. … Continue reading

“A monumental [exhibit] in about every sense of the word.”

WSJ LEE LAWRENCE April 15, 2014 The Metropolitan Museum of Art’s “Lost Kingdoms: Hindu-Buddhist Sculpture of Early Southeast Asia” is a monumental show in about every sense of the word. At least one third of its 150-plus works are large … Continue reading

Video: Ancient Sculptures from Myanmar on Display in New York

NTDTV 08 April 2014 For the first time ever, ancient sculptures from Myanmar are on display outside of the once-repressed country. The art is part of an exhibition called “Lost Kingdoms” at The Metropolitan Museum of Art.Rare and ancient artifacts … Continue reading

Treasures from Lost Kingdoms of early Southeast Asia at Met Museum

eturbo news Mar 26, 2014 NEW YORK, NY – A ground-breaking international loan exhibition devoted to the Hindu-Buddhist art of first- millennium Southeast Asia will go on view at The Metropolitan Museum of Art beginning April 14. Some 160 sculptures … Continue reading

NY Exhibit: Lost Kingdoms of Early Southeast Asia: Hindu-Buddhist Sculpture of Early Southeast Asia, 5th to 8th Century, 14 April – 27 July 2014

http://www.metmuseum.org 03 Feb 2014   Buddha (detail). Central Thailand, 1st half 7th century. Sandstone. H. 67 3/8 in. Lent by the National Museum, Bangkok, Thailand A ground-breaking international loan exhibition devoted to the Hindu-Buddhist art of first- millennium Southeast Asia … Continue reading