Remembering Buddhas of Bamiyan

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Rustam Seerat
3 min readMar 11, 2023

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On this day (March 11), we remember the Buddhas of Bamiyan, the two monumental statues that stood tall and proud for centuries in the Bamiyan valley of central Afghanistan. These statues were a testament to the rich cultural heritage of Afghanistan and the country’s history as a hub of Buddhist thought and art…

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Rustam Seerat

I scout Afghanistan media for stories about women that deserve wider attention. Whatever I earn on Medium, 50% will be donated to educating children in Afg.