Peter Linenthal
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The Dalai Lama on Kushan Art

Kushan art inspired 'Jaya's Golden Necklace'. I love what the Dalai Lama said about the the art of Gandhara, the ...
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BAYCAT & ‘Jaya’

 BAYCAT, a nonprofit social enterprise tackling the lack of diversity in technology and digital media, visited my studio last week ...
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Kanishka’s Stupa: 8th Wonder of Ancient World?

King Kanishka is a character in 'Jaya's Golden Necklace' and a historic figure, credited with calling an important council where Buddhist ...
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Bookmaking at Umpqua Bank

Umpqua Bank Potrero Hill and Christopher's Books hosted a bookmaking workshop for parents & children on Jan. 21. Peter Linenthal ...
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‘Jaya’ at the Fremont Main Library

Fremont has large Afghan, Pakistani, Indian and other Asian communities; it was great to read 'Jaya' at their big, busy ...
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Brent Huffman Recommends ‘Jaya’

Brent Huffman, director of Saving Mes Aynak, a documentary about a Kushan era city discovered in Afghanistan now threatened by copper ...
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GANDHARA CONNECTIONS, exciting new website

Gandhara Connections was just launched, a new website, a project of the Classical Art Resource Center of Oxford University designed "to ...
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Making Golden Necklaces at Linden Tree

Yesterday Mary and Elizabeth made their own golden necklaces at Linden Tree, the wonderful, bigchildren's book store in Los Altos. They'll bring ...
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‘Saving Mes Aynak’ on DVD

An important film about a Kushan-era Buddhist city is now available on DVD. Saving Mes Aynak tells the story of the site's ...
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‘Jaya’ Visits The New School of San Francisco

Thanks to The New School of San Francisco (Hi Nala!) for inviting me to come today and read Jaya's Golden ...
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