‘Thithi’ to open Dharamshala International Film Festival 0

Dharamsala, Oct 6 (IANS): Raam Reddys critically acclaimed Kannada film “Thithi” will open the fifth edition of the Dharamshala International Film Festival (DIFF), while Vetrimarans Tamil drama “Visaranai” (Interrogation) will

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Vietnam ties Buddhism knot with India, not China 0

By Dipanjan Roy Chaudhury/NEW DELHI Indo-Vietnam cultural linkages are well known. Vietnam, a key strategic and economic player in South-East Asia, is now keen to trace back its Buddhist legacy

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Kancheepuram may soon have a Buddhist temple 0

Though Kancheepuram was once a flourishing Buddhist centre, there is not a single Buddhist temple in the town today. But this could soon change as a 9th century Buddha statue

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Buddhist remains unearthed in Andhra Pradesh 0

Buddhist remains on a mound called ‘ Ernamma Pallu Dibba’ on the rear side of the Zilla Parishad High School at Ghantasala in Krishna district were unearthed on Sunday. Disclosing

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Buddhist tourism to get impetus after UNESCO declares Nalanda Mahavihara as World Heritage site 0

The proposed ‘Buddhist Tourism Circuit’ scheme is likely to get a fresh impetus following Bihar’s ‘Nalanda Mahavihara’ being awarded the ‘UNESCO World Heritage Site’ tag . The Indian government has

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Sikkim Residents Request Indian Government to Allow Karmapa to Visit Rumtek Monastery 0

Thousands took to the streets of Gangtok, the capital of Sikkim, on 11 July to urge the Indian government to allow Ogyen Trinley Dorje, one of the two claimaints to

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Maharashtra: Nallasopara Buddhist stupa proves it was once hotbed of Buddhism 0

Inside an obscure protected site in Nallasopara that has been forgotten by the government as well lies a Buddhist stupa, which is evidence to the fact that Sopara or Shurparka,

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Exhibition documents life of lesser-known Buddhist monk 0

An ongoing photo exhibition here reflects upon the life and legacy of a lesser known character from Indian history – Buddhist monk Kumarajiva. The 10-day-long exhibition titled, “The Life and

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ASI unearths remains of Buddhist monastery in Vadnagar, Gujarat 0

The Archeological Survey of India (ASI) has unearthed structures resembling a Buddhist monastery in Vadnagar city of Gujarat, a finding which could further establish the importance of the region as

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Delegates from 70 countries to participate in int’l Buddhist conclave 0

VARANASI: The International Buddhist Conclave is scheduled to be held from October 3 to 5 at Sarnath. Around 300 delegates from 70 countries are expected to take part in it.

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