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Friday, March 15, 2013
The Dalai Lama has sent his congratulations to newly elected Pope Francis and praised his choice of name. The Tibetan Buddhist spiritual leader said in a statement on Thursday that while...
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Friday, March 1, 2013
Work on to construct Dhyana Mandapam in Thiyaganur village in Thalaivasal Taluk in the district is nearing completion and expected to be over in a few months. A large sculpture of a lotus fl...
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February 23, 2013
What happens when monks begin to love money…
December 26, 2012
Having turned to Oriental philosophy in search of existential questions 15 years back, French national Nawang Jinpa is now documenting the rich history of the Drukpa lineage of Buddhism at Ladakh’s Hemis monastery »
October 25, 2012
At Deekshabhoomi Dr. Ambedkar converted to Buddhism with his followers in 1956
October 3, 2012
With the six main tourist sites on the Buddhist Circuit in Uttar Pradesh presenting a picture of neglect and lacking basic amenities like clean toilets and good roads, the State Tourism Department...
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 12, 2013
Why we must revisit Dr. B.R. Ambedkar’s final turn to Buddhism.
November 17, 2012
Where is India’s contribution to the museum showcasing Buddhism?
October 9, 2012
Site is at Gudiwada village of Bhogapuram mandal in Vizianagaram district
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.
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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...
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