Buddhist, Char Dham circuits to see Rs 20,000-cr investment in highways 1

The government plans to invest Rs 20,000 crore in upgrading and building the national highway network around Char Dham and Buddhist circuits. While the plan has faced small hiccups like termination of

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Rs 300 crore for developing Ramayan, Krishna, Buddhist circuits 0

LUCKNOW: With an aim to boost tourism in Uttar Pradesh, the Centre has approved projects worth over Rs 300 crore for developing Ramayana, Krishna and Buddhist circuits in the state.

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Dalai Lama Concludes “Tree of Faith” Teaching to over 3,000 Students 0

His Holiness the Dalai Lama on Friday concluded a three-day teaching on Dromtönpa’s Tree of Faith: A Self-Exhortation at the Tsuglagkhang, the main temple in McLeod Ganj, Dharamsala, in the northern Indian

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On the anvil, trans-national Buddhist circuit from India to Nepal 0

The Ministry of Tourism is set to announce the Buddhist circuit as India’s first trans-national tourist circuit. The effort will promote tourism in Nepal and Sri Lanka alongside that in

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China and India to Collaborate on Archaeological Investigation of Sarnath 0

Archaeologists in China and India are in talks to establish a collaborative project that will investigate key archaeological sites in the northeastern Indian city of Sarnath, a major pilgrimage destination

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Digitising data on ‘stolen’ Buddhist relics 0

Chinese authorities are engaged in a major international effort to digitally accumulate information on the priceless cultural treasures of the Buddhist caves in Dunhuang — murals, statues and manuscripts —

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Indian President to visit Buddhist temple in China with links to India 0

Focusing on ancient Buddhist links is a customary part of India-China cultural diplomacy during high-level visits even if bilateral ties have generally been less-than sacred in modern times. Indian President

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First batch of Geshema candidates sit their final round of exams 0

    This month twenty Tibetan Buddhist nuns are making history as they take their fourth and final round of examinations for the Geshema degree. Those who pass will receive their degrees

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Buddhist-era lamps found near Indo-Pak border 0

Amritsar: Earthen lamps dating back to Gautam Buddha’s era were found by a villager near the India-Pakistan border in Amritsar district. Balwinder Singh, a resident of Bahadurnagar village situated on

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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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