Op-Ed columnist Roger Cohen of the New York Times looks into the rebuilding of the Buddhas of Bamiyan. Tricycle took a quick look at this story over a year ago. Don’t forget, Buddhas are still being destroyed in central Asia — In fact, Buddhas being dynamited serve as a kind of barometer of Islamist power in a particular region.
– Philip Ryan, Web Editor
Thank you for subscribing to Tricycle! As a nonprofit, we depend on readers like you to keep Buddhist teachings and practices widely available.