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Ancient Buddhist Temple in Pakistan
The Archaeologists have unearthed an ancient Buddhist temple in Swat valley. The valley is located in Northern Pakistan. The temple was a part of the Gandhara region. The temple has a mix of Greek art and Buddist art. This is because the region was once conquered by Alexander the great. About the temple The temple ..
Month: Current Affairs - February, 2022
Category: Art & Culture Current Affairs
Topics: Alexander the Great • Barikot • Buddhism • Buddhist architecture • Buddhist art • Characters in the Mahabharata • Gandhara Art • Gautama Buddha • Greek culture • Mahabharat • Pakistan • Stupa
Myanmar to sign pact with India for conservation of earthquake-damaged pagodas at Bagan
India and Myanmar will sign a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) for the conservation of earthquake-damaged pagodas at Bagan during Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s visit to Myanmar on September 6-7, 2017. Began is a renowned tourist attraction of Myanmar and India’s role in rebuilding damaged pagodas at Began will be an opportunity to showcase India’s expertise ..
Topics: Bagan • Buddhist art • Countries • Geography • Government of India • Myanmar • Pagan Kingdom
Madhya Pradesh: Sanchi becomes first blind-friendly heritage site
Buddhist sites in Sanchi have recently become the first friendly world heritage monuments in country for the visually challenged. Special tactile walkways, signages in Braille, beepers and a Braille map would make the famed Buddhist monuments, including the Stupa, come alive for the visually challenged, who will also be also allowed to “feel” the grandeur ..
Month: Current Affairs - January, 2012
Topics: Braille • Buddhism • Buddhist art • Buddhist pilgrimage sites in India • Indian religions • Maurya Empire • Mauryan Art • Sanchi • Stupa