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Monday, October 14, 2013
Deepak Kurare, 48, a BSNL worker from Jamboli village in Kolhapur district of Maharashtra, did not stop chanting “Buddham Saranam Gachchami, Sangham Saranam Gachchami” (a Budd...
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Tuesday, September 3, 2013
To explore Buddhism’s intricate link between India and South-East Asia, festival organiser Aruna Vasudev is all set to host a five-day-long “The Inner Path: Festival of Buddhism” at the Indian Coun...
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Monday, August 12, 2013
Following tensions sparked by a mob attack on a mosque near Colombo on Saturday, Muslim groups on Monday closed down that mosque and said they would soon move to an older mosque.
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October 1, 2012
Nazi-backed venture in part to trace origins of Aryan race
July 7, 2012
Buddhist artefacts worth millions — possibly dating back to the first century A.D. Gandhara School of Art — were recovered by the police in Karachi on Friday while they were being ferried to Sialk...
May 18, 2012
The Sacred Kapilavastu Relics (fragments of Buddha’s bones) will travel from India to in Sri Lanka in August. These will be on display across Sri Lanka from August 20 to September 5. The relics wi...
April 5, 2012
13 in situ figurines, 4 terracotta tables showing Buddha flanked by Bodhisattvas found
September 17, 2011
A comprehensive dialogue among scholars of different religious faiths was critical to lead mankind forward, at a time when the world was facing crises at many levels, senior BJP leader and Member...
September 10, 2011
The Kapilavastu relics (fragments of Buddha's bones) will travel to Sri Lanka next January, Indian High Commissioner to Sri Lanka Ashok K. Kantha, said here on Saturday.
This is the first...
July 3, 2011
The rich cultural heritage of Amaravati has gained international recognition for being the birthplace of ancient Indian art and sculpture. Recreating the glory of Amaravati on canvas with the help...
February 20, 2011
Tibetan spiritual leader Dalai Lama said here on Saturday that it was Babasaheb Ambedkar, who spread awareness about Buddhism in India in the 20th century. He made this point during a spiritual d...
September 17, 2010
The Thiksey Gompa in Ladakh has murals that are believed to showcase the future »
May 27, 2010
Tibetan spiritual leader, the Dalai Lama, on Thursday inaugurated Buddha Smriti Park here and planted a sapling of the Mahabodhi banyan tree brought from Sri Lanka on the occasion of Buddha Purnima...
August 19, 2012
The horns breach the silence and monochromes are replaced by a splash of colours during a festival at Hemis Monastery in Ladakh »
May 26, 2012
The first encyclopaedia of Buddhist philosophy has been brought out in Russia where Buddhism has seen a revival after the collapse of Communism.The encyclopaedia analyses the philosophical...
April 23, 2012
Film connoisseur Aruna Vasudev talks to Madhur Tankha about the need to throw light on the religion that gave the world rich art and philosophy. To explore Buddhism's li...
November 23, 2011
Plan to promote the ‘Buddhist circuit train' in China to boost sagging visits
September 16, 2011
Our ancestors saw the birth of many religions that soon spread to the rest of the world, and Buddhism in particular was adopted by many countries including Afghanistan, Uzbekistan and Russia where...
August 6, 2011
Udayagiri and Ratnagiri in Orissa were important centres of Buddhist culture in ancient India. But priceless artefacts of that time are being lost thanks to governmental apathy.
February 21, 2011
Bojjannakonda stands testimony to the fact that Buddhism flourished in north Andhra between 3rd century BC and 7th century AD.
December 12, 2010
As a New Year gift to Buddhist pilgrims, the government has decided to extend visa-on-arrival facility to five ASEAN countries from January 1.
“It is being decided that visa-on-a...
August 28, 2010
In new China's cities, millions of young people are turning to Buddhism to make sense of their county's rapid transformation while in the far west, minority communities are searching for ways to preserve their culture against the pressures of development.
May 22, 2010
An examination of the Buddha's views on the mind. Two and half millennia after his time, shows them to be remarkably rational and contemporary. »
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