Sokushinbutsu, when Buddhist monks embalmed their bodies while alive

Wed, 25 May 2022 - 12:41 GMT

The goal was to demonstrate the ultimate act of religious discipline and devotion.

Pakistan unveils 1,700-year-old sleeping Buddha

Wed, 15 Nov 2017 - 10:20 GMT

Pakistan unveiled the remains of a 1,700-year-old sleeping Buddha image on Wednesday, part of an initiative to encourage tourism and project religious harmony.

Dalai Lama says Buddha would have helped Myanmar's Muslims

Mon, 11 Sep 2017 - 12:11 GMT

The Dalai Lama has spoken out for the first time about the Rohingya refugee crisis.