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Google Cultural Institute to Host Indian Museum’s Collection of Buddhist Art 0

For the first time ever, the Indian Museum, Kolkata is making its extensive holdings of Buddhist art available online. The project, which includes the museum’s famed Gandharan sculptures, the largest

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Archaeologists and geographers team to predict locations of ancient Buddhist sites 0

For archaeologists and historians interested in the ancient politics, religion and language of the Indian subcontinent, two UCLA professors and their student researchers have creatively pinpointed sites that are likely

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IBC hosts meeting with Vietnam delegation 0

On 24 May 2016 IBC hosted a ten-member delegation from the Socialist Republic of Vietnam, headed by Mr. Pham Manh Lam, Chief of the Ministerial Office of the Ministry of

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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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IBC celebrates International Buddha Poornima Diwas 0

‘     The International Buddha Poornima Diwas 2016 was celebrated in New Delhi on 21 May 2016 to commemorate the thrice blessed day of Buddha’s birth, sambodhiprapti and mahaparinirvana,

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Preserving Bhutan’s Cultural Heritage: Princess Ashi Kesang Choden T. Wangchuck 3

A member of the Bhutanese Royal Family, Princess Ashi Kesang Choden T. Wangchuck is executive director of Bhutan’s Thangka Conservation Center and a scholar of ancient Buddhist scriptural texts and

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INTERNATIONAL BUDDHA POORNIMA DlWAS CELEBRATION 2016 0

PROGRAMME SCHEDULE   9:30 AM : Invitees and general public to be seated 9:55 AM : Arrival of Chief Guest and lighting of lamp Dr. Mahesh Sharma Hon’ble Minister of

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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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Exhibition on Buddhist master’s journey 0

  THE relics of renowned Tibetan Buddhist master Choden Rinpoche will be exhibited on May 28 and 29 at the Nanyang Press Multipurpose Hall in Singapore. The exhibition has been organised

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