Buddha statue

Insensitive Cristiano Ronaldo angers Buddhists with social media post

Insensitive Cristiano Ronaldo angers Buddhists with social media post

Regarded as one of the greatest footballers of all time, Ronaldo is a practicing Roman Catholic.

Oct 21, 2016, 23:00 PM IST
Stunning facts about Hussain Sagar’s Buddha Statue in Hyderabad

Stunning facts about Hussain Sagar’s Buddha Statue in Hyderabad

Here’s taking a look at some of the interesting yet shocking facts believed to have been associated with the installation of the Buddha statue.

Jun 02, 2016, 13:53 PM IST
Barack Obama's inspiration - Lord Hanuman

Barack Obama's inspiration - Lord Hanuman

A statuette of Lord Hanuman is among few items that US President Barack Obama always carries in his pocket.

Jan 16, 2016, 15:09 PM IST
Is it for real? Statue of 'Buddha' on Mars

Is it for real? Statue of 'Buddha' on Mars

UFO Sightings Daily claims to have seen a giant statue of Gautam Buddha on Mars. 

Oct 16, 2015, 14:14 PM IST

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.

Mar 24, 2015, 20:48 PM IST

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.

Feb 24, 2015, 13:16 PM IST
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.

Feb 24, 2015, 08:22 AM IST

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.

Nov 26, 2014, 16:43 PM IST

`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.

Jul 30, 2013, 12:38 PM IST

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.

Apr 04, 2013, 10:07 AM IST

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.

Feb 25, 2013, 21:07 PM IST

Obama makes return visit to sacred Buddha statue

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

Nov 14, 2010, 14:05 PM IST

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.

Aug 02, 2010, 17:45 PM IST

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