News Round Up for w/e 1st October 2022
News & snippets from Zen Cyber-Space
The latest news and snippets from across Zen Cyber-Space
The Shravan Kumars of China — How Buddhist stories made it to Chinese iconography In Chinese caves and iconography, many Indians will see a familiar image — a son carrying his parents on his shoulder. It was Confucian propaganda.
The Rise Of The Buddha Symbol In Fashion The Buddha is back in fashion, on handbags and even in tattoos.
Midwives review – a Muslim and a Buddhist grapple with childbirth in strife-torn Myanmar Sombre documentary shot over five years follows two healthcare workers as they deliver babies in a brutally divided society
What If We Viewed Christianity Like Buddhism? “Buddhism is not a religion. It’s more like a philosophy,” is a refrain I often hear these days. Such words are mostly uttered by Westerners who practice Buddhist meditation and read Dalai Lama or Thich Nhat Hanh but do not belong to a temple community.
ASI reports Ajanta-era Buddhist caves, other remains in tiger reserve The exploration was conducted by ASI's Jabalpur circle under the direction of its superintending archaeologist Shivakant Bajpai, officials said here on Wednesday.