As owner of a sacred object, we’re obliged to preserve its power for future generations, says art conservator Ann Shaftel.
The statues, which were likely stolen in 2001, were intercepted while being smuggled into the United Kingdom in 2002.
Andrea Miller visits the ancient artistic wonder in India known as the Ajanta Caves.
The interactive exhibition, based on the Buddhist figures Padmasambhava and Maitreya, takes traditional Buddhist imagery in radical new directions.
When Diana Reynolds Roome brought home a thangka of Manjushri from Nepal she wondered, “How could I bring this great bodhisattva into my humdrum existence?”
The Buddha was carved from a massive high-quality jade boulder unearthed in Canada in 2000.
Latse Library will host the first celebration of Tibetan Calligraphy Day in New York on April 29.
One student described the work as “a mysterious and precious experience.”
The new exhibit at the Smithsonian’s Sackler Gallery will introduce you to Buddhist art and practice in its myriad forms from across history.
A reader asks why Buddhists bow down and make offerings to statues of the Buddha.