Sri Lankan President Srisena accepts Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s Invitation to attend International Buddhist event 0

    COLOMBO: Sri Lankan President Maithripala Sirisena will be attending an international Buddhist event at Ujjain in Madhya Pradesh in mid -May at the invitation of Indian Prime Minister

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The US returns ancient Buddhist stone sculpture 0

      The 2nd Century piece, depicting Buddha’s footprints alongside religious symbols, was reportedly taken from the Swat Valley and eventually smuggled into the US. A Japanese antiques dealer

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2,000-year-old Buddhist texts on show in central Vietnam 0

                                    Gandharan Buddhist manuscripts dating back 2,000 years have been put on display

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Indian PM , UP Chief Minister likely to attend Buddhist conclave at Sarnath 0

Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi and UP chief minister Akhilesh Yadav will attend the inaugural function of International Buddhist Conclave at Sarnath starting from October 2 to 4. Foreign delegates

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Why many urban Indians are taking to Buddhist chanting 0

The practice is catching on among India’s well-off urban professionals, growing by word of mouth as a way to relieve stress. Most of those picking up the practice are Hindu,

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Vipassana meditation teacher Sayadaw U Pandita no more 0

The funeral rites for revered Burmese monk and influential vipassana meditation teacher Sayadaw U Pandita, who died in a Bangkok hospital on 16 April at the age of 94, were

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Archaeological Evidence of Buddhist Settlements in Odisha Reveals Ancient Trade Routes 0

Archaeologists working on excavations in Puri District, in the eastern Indian state of Odisha (formerly Orissa), have unearthed new evidence of ancient trade routes in the area. The team from

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Rajnath promises replica of Bamiyan Buddha at Kushi Nagar, if voted in power in UP 0

Indian Home Minister Rajnath Singh promised to build a Buddha statue taller than the ones in Bamiyan in Afghanistan which were blown up by the Taliban, if BJP came to

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IBC Celebrates Emperor Ashok the great’s anniversary on April 14 1

    To celebrate the birth anniversary of Emperor Ashok the Great, the Chakravarti Samrat Ashok Mahan Janmotsav was organized on 14 April 2016 by the International Buddhist Confederation (IBC)

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SAMRAT ASHOK JAYANTI SAMAROH 0

SAMRAT ASHOK JAYANTI SAMAROH  Asoka Mission, Mehrauli, New Delhi  14 April 2016   Programme schedule   04.00 PM: Floral offerings to Sakyamuni Buddha   04.05 PM: Trisharan Panchasheel Vandana  

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