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India : 5 ‘Nursery Toddlers’ held for damaging Temple Deities

India : 5 ‘Nursery Toddlers’ held for damaging Temple Deities

Police arrested five minors boys on charges of vandalising more than 25 idols and sculptures at the Periyanayaki Amman temple near Tiruvarur on Tuesday. The boys were arrested after they broke the cement idols to steal iron rods kept inside the sculptures to buy liquor bottles. [...]

July 6, 2019 HHR Archives, Articles, India, News updates 0

Ancient Hindu temple statues returned to Cambodia

Ancient Hindu temple statues returned to Cambodia

Cambodia has welcomed home three ancient Hindu statues, which were stolen from a temple decades ago. Authorities said the statues were looted from the Koh Ker temple in Siem Reap province, which also houses Angkor Wat, during the civil war. The statues which were returned from the United States, depict mythological figures Duryodhana, Balarama and [...]

June 4, 2014 HHR Archives, Cambodia - Kampuchea 0

India asks Australia to return two Hindu statues believed stolen

India asks Australia to return two Hindu statues believed stolen

SYDNEY (Reuters) – India has formally requested two Australian art galleries to return two ancient statues of the Hindu god Shiva after it emerged the artefacts might have been looted from temples before being bought by the galleries several years ago. In an email to Reuters, the Attorney-General’s Department said the Government of India asked [...]

March 27, 2014 HHR News updates 0

Buddha’s Head : A Headhunters Trophy

Buddha’s Head : A Headhunters Trophy

I had to go and buy some tea mugs downtown. Little did I know that I would literally come face to face with my own past. Instead of ‘face off, it was more a case of ‘head off’. Browsing the shop, a survival holding out against the corporate onslaught on the high street, I notice [...]

January 24, 2014 HHR Spirituality/Culture 0
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