Taliban and Buddhism Taliban leaders recently ordered the destruction of two ancient statues of Buddha, carved into a mountain in the third and fifth centuries. The monuments are considered offensive to Islam. But commentator Andrew Lam knows smashing a physical statue will not erase the spiritual message of Buddhism.

Taliban and Buddhism

Taliban and Buddhism

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Taliban leaders recently ordered the destruction of two ancient statues of Buddha, carved into a mountain in the third and fifth centuries. The monuments are considered offensive to Islam. But commentator Andrew Lam knows smashing a physical statue will not erase the spiritual message of Buddhism.