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Strong leadership needed to save Planet Earth: IBC 2

Dr Barbara Maas, Head, International Species Conservation, NABU International Foundation for Nature, and Secretary, IBC Standing Committee on Environment & Conservation, speaking at the ‘Samvad – Global Hindu-Buddhist Initiative on

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TIME TO ACT NOW : A Buddhist Deceleration on climate change 0

Today we live in a time of great crisis, confronted by the gravest challenge that humanity has ever faced: the ecological consequences of our own collective karma. The scientific consensus

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IBC and Gujarat Govt in building Grand Vihara at Devni Mori 0

Devni Mori was in ancient times an important Buddhist destination in Gujarat, dating back to the 3rd-4th century AD. In more recent times, the findings of remains of a stupa,

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IBC efforts brings relief for Monasteries in Nepal 0

The Sri Lankan government has approved a proposal to support the re-construction of a Buddhist Monastery and a Hindu Temple damaged in the recent earthquake in Nepal. This request was

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Boxanagar, a new chapter in the heritage of Tripura. 0

Archaeological explorations and excavations have substantiated two Buddhist centres in the north-east Indian state of Tripura. One of them is located at Shyam Sundar Tila in South Tripura district and

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IBC Initiative: Dialogue on Vinaya: A first in centuries 1

At a two-day Dialogue on Vinaya  held on March 18-19, 2015, senior monks of the Nalanda tradition based in India, and high-ranking monks of the Theravada tradition from Sri Lanka

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IBC signs MoU with Ministry of Tourism, Gujarat 0

At the Vibrant Gujarat Summit in Gandhinagar, a Memorandum of Understanding was signed between the Ministry of Tourism, Gujarat and IBC for the preservation, development and promotion of Buddhist heritage sites in the

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IBC organizes exhibition of Buddhist Bhoti and Islamic Calligraphy 0

The International Buddhist Confederation organized a unique Calligraphy exhibition and talk featuring Buddhist Bhoti and Islamic Calligraphy in August 2014 to highlight creativity as the highest form of spirituality at the India, International Centre,

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Recognition of IBC by Govt of India 0

THE IBC has been accorded the status of ‘Cultural Organization with National Presence’ by the Ministry of Culture, Government of India. This recognition has been accorded to only a handful of other nongovernmental organizations

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Ancient Buddha sites in Haryana too 0

The state governments of Bihar and Gujarat have accelerated efforts to develop the Buddhist- tourism circuit to attract Buddhist tourists to India, Haryana, where the Buddha delivered some of his

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