The project, to restore 100 printed works form JJ School of Art library, is expected to start in January. Funding of Rs 10 lakh for the same has been obtained from the state government and restoration will be carried out by the National Research Laboratory... read more
Professor Sarah Kenderdine is visiting 12 countries around the world to create a multimedia atlas that features maritime sites associated with Buddhism. Once completed, she plans to tour the world with the exhibit. read more
A view of the 5th century AD prayer hall in the Ajanta caves depicting the Buddha is various poses. History buffs visiting the 2,000-year-old rock-cut caves, armed with guidebooks explaining narratives behind its fabulous murals and sculptures which depict the lives and times of Buddha and Bodhisattvas are met with the extreme low-light conditions inside and the mystery of how painters managed this task in near darkness.