Buddha News

Australian art gallery to return 2000 year old Buddha idol to India

With the Canberra-based art gallery giving its consent, the ASI has requested the Ministry of Culture to send an official team to examine the antique idol dating to the first century.

China restores 800-year-old Buddha statue with 1,000 hands

Visitors could now see a new appearance of the "Qianshou Guanyin", a statue with 1,000 hands in southwestern Chongqing Municipality, state-run Xinhua news agency reported.


From tomorrow, get ready to meditate amidst statues of Buddha in Panchkula park

The first-of-its-kind garden area has been developed by HUDA’s Horticulture Department to provide the residents a place to sit and meditate.

Buddha goes international

Ridhwana, the creative producer of Buddha, is on a world tour to sell the rights of her show in the international market

In Good Faith

An exhibition in New York explores the sculptural art produced in the earliest kingdoms of Southeast Asia.

Who was Vipassana guru S N Goenka

If they know and practice Vipassana,my purpose is served: S N Goenka


Nature,Her Muse

It's her growing up years in picturesque Shimla that have inspired Payal Juneja to create paintings that capture nature.

New clues found may change Buddha’s date of birth

Archaeological evidence favoured a date no earlier than the third century BC.

Speaker in dilemma over inviting Buddha

Meira Kumar will be among the speakers at the three day celebrations starting December 4.

Tea can impart medicinal benefits

Long -term use of ginseng may produce hypertension,nervousness and sleeplessness.

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How India and the world celebrated Buddha Purnima

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.