November 27, 2019

29-Meter-Tall Shakyamuni Buddha Sculpture Blown up in Jilin

11/06/2019 Outdoor religious statues continue to be destroyed across China, local officials in charge threatened to be dismissed if they disobey the central government orders. by Wang Anyang In mid-June, a 29-meter-tall carving of Shakyamuni […]
December 7, 2019

China – Shows No Mercy to the Buddhist Goddess of Compassion

12/06/2019 SHEN XINRAN Despite pleas by local Buddhists, a 17-meter-tall statue of Guanyin in Hebei Province was demolished, joining the long list of China’s shattered religious icons. by Shen Xinran Dabei Buddhist Temple (大悲禪寺), located […]