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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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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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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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Buddhist Grand Master Wei Chueh left this world at the age of 88 years. 0

Buddhist Grand Master Wei Chueh, who founded the Chung Tai Chan Monastery  in Nantou County’s Puli Township , passed away at 10:31pm on Friday night, the monastery announced yesterday. He

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Etawah’s Farmer discovered ancient Buddhist site ? 0

A farmer in Etawah district of Uttar Pradesh surprised all when he discovered 400 to 500 ancient Jain and Buddhist idols from a farmland while ploughing. According to a news

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Buddhism again on rise in India 3

LAMAT R HASSAN   Of  the 360 million Buddhists around the world, 70,00,000 are in India. And for all the conversation about the rising tide of Hinduism, it’s Buddhism that

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“Culturally Hindu, Spiritually Buddhist”—Middle-class Indians Turn to Buddhism 2

    By Raymond Lam Buddhism is enjoying a surge of interest among a once impervious demographic: middle-class Indians in urban areas. While the narrative of its complete extinction in

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IBC Global Envoy, Ani Choying Drolma Singing for Nepal relief at Hong Kong on April 20 0

Many people say the ethereal singing of Nepalese Buddhist nun and world-renowned musician Ani Choying Drolma has a healing effect—not only due to her remarkable talent but also because of

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