March 27, 2022 1:52 pm
Afghanistan’s Taliban rulers are pinning their hopes on Beijing to turn that rich vein into revenue to salvage the cash-starved country amid crippling international sanctions.
December 13, 2021 7:46 am
🔴 Suraj Yengde writes: Today, we must honour Fa-Hien as a great chronicler of medieval India. He should be included in the pantheons of Bahujan society and India’s national history.
December 03, 2021 7:46 am
The most recent high-profile fake internet quote incident involved no less personages than Frida Kahlo and whoever handles the Twitter account of New York's Museum of Modern Art (MoMA).
October 26, 2021 7:41 am
The only documented authentic relics of the Buddha in Sri Lanka, the sacred Piprahwa relics are kept at Waskaduwa Viharaya in Sri Lanka’s Kalutara.
October 21, 2021 7:37 am
Among the most important of Buddhist pilgrimages, Kushinagar was where The Buddha attained Mahaparinirvana (ultimate salvation) in c. 483 BC.
October 07, 2021 2:24 pm
In Bihar and Uttar Pradesh, the plan is to further develop the sites of Bodh Gaya, Nalanda, Rajgir, Viashali, Sarnath, Shravasti, Kushinagar, Kaushambi, Sankisa and Kapilavastu.
June 27, 2021 8:51 am
One doesn’t become the Buddha instantly, but there is always hope that we free ourselves from clinging on to desires and detachment. To see things as they are.
May 27, 2021 10:02 am
Here's why India’s largest statue of the Reclining Buddha, built over three months by a team of 22 artisans in Kolkata, is a fascinating piece of art.
May 26, 2021 11:19 am
Buddha Purnima 2021 Date: Buddha Purnima is one of the main festivals during the Vaishak month, which marks the birth anniversary of Siddhartha Gautama, who later came to be known as Lord Budhha
December 16, 2020 5:45 pm
Ramesh was recently declared winner of the 2020 Kamaladevi Chattopadhyay NIF Book Prize for "A Chequered Brilliance: The Many Lives of VK Krishna Menon".
January 27, 2021 9:25 pm
The Buddha International Welfare Mission has claimed that this reclining Buddha statue is the largest in the country.
May 21, 2016 6:58 pm
Wesak Day, one of the holiest days for Buddhists, offers an opportunity for all followers to come together and celebrate not only Buddha's birthday, but also his enlightenment and achievement of nirvana.