China seeks retrieval of 'stolen' ancient Buddha statue

 China has initiated procedures to retrieve a thousand-year-old Buddha statue from possession of a Dutch art collector, saying the relic was the one "stolen" from an ancient Chinese temple two decades ago.

1000-year-old Buddha statue is actually a mummified monk

A gold-painted Chinese statue of a sitting Buddha hides mummified remains of a high-status monk who lived nearly 1,000 years ago, scientists have found.

Scanner reveals mummified body inside Buddha statue
Scanner reveals mummified body inside Buddha statue

A monk's 1,000-year-old mummified body was discovered inside a Chinese Buddha statue after it was taken to hospital for a CT scan in the Netherlands, a media report said Monday.

Five South Koreans arrested in Japan over Buddha statue theft

Japanese police said Wednesday they have arrested five South Korean men in connection with the theft of an ancient Buddha statue on an island that serves as a stepping stone between the two neighbours.

`Weather, not vandals, damaged Buddha statues in China`

Fluctuating temperatures are to blame for Buddha statues with missing heads in Beijing`s famous Summer Palace park, officials said, dismissing speculation that they were vandalised.

Tibetans to make tallest Buddha statue in Russia

Tibetan sculptors will create a statue of Buddha for Russia`s Tuva region that will be the tallest Buddha monument in the country.

Rajnath promises Bamiyan-like Buddha statue in UP

Rajnath Singh said that if voted to power in UP, his party will construct a mammoth Buddha statue like the ones in Bamiyan in Afghanistan.

Obama makes return visit to sacred Buddha statue

The 13-meter-high bronze statue of Amida Buddha was constructed in 1252.

Damaged Buddha statue at LAC moved closer to Army post

A Buddha statue installed at the
Indo-China border was shifted around 300 meters towards the
Indian territory after it was found damaged due to unknown
reasons in 2007, the Lok Sabha was informed Monday.