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Saturday, January 22, 2022



Retracing Fa-Hien in the land of the Buddha

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.

India's Dhamma traditions can show way towards post-pandemic life

November 13, 2021 6:43 am

Pema Khandu writes: The precept of right livelihood from the Buddha's Eightfold Path shows that true contentment and happiness lie in needs, not wants. By following it, we can create a more sustainable world.

From popularity among Dalits to promotion of tourism: Buddhism’s new life in India

October 30, 2021 1:48 pm

Buddhism originated in India but slowly declined in popularity over the centuries. It now looks to be revived by a combination of factors

China does not have any right in choosing next Dalai Lama: Head of Tawang monastery

October 24, 2021 6:44 pm

The issue of a successor to the 14th Dalai Lama, who has been living in exile in Dharamshala in India since 1959, gained traction as he turned 86 in July.

Happy Buddha Purnima 2021: Wishes, images, quotes, status, messages, and photos

May 26, 2021 6:07 pm

Happy Buddha Purnima 2021 Wishes Images, Quotes, Status, Messages: Even though things are a lot different this year, celebrate this day by sharing these wishes with your friends and loved ones

Buddha Purnima 2021: Date, significance and importance of the day

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

To boost Buddhism, UGC plans ambitious database on courses, scholars and research

March 04, 2021 8:36 pm

In a notification dated February 23, the UGC has sought information about current courses, research, scholars and experts, alumni along with important events, seminars and conferences organised in this field from all universities, research institutions and centres.

Whatever we have today in Brahminism is a twisted history of Buddha’s work

February 07, 2021 9:03 am

To investigate the Buddhist past is to supplant both Hindu (Brahminic) and Islamic history, for they contributed to the erasure of Buddhist richness from the land.

Bihar’s lost city: A newly unearthed Buddhist monastery holds vital clues

January 21, 2021 4:59 pm

The excavation at Lal Pahari is yet another clue found in recent years as part of a larger effort by researchers and government officials to resurrect a long-forgotten, prosperous city called Krimila, which has been identified in and around the present-day town of Lakhisarai in Bihar.

Days after 230 Dalits took up Buddhism, UP Police file FIR over conversion 'rumours'

October 23, 2020 11:07 am

Members of the Valmiki community in Karera village said that they converted to Buddhism in the presence of Rajratan Ambedkar, great-grandnephew of Dr B R Ambedkar, on October 14.


On Ambedkar's birth anniversary, Rohith Vemula's mother, brother embrace Buddhism

April 14, 2016 5:50 pm

Rohith's mother Radhika and brother Raja Vemula were given 'deeksha' at a function in Dadar in the presence of Prakash Ambedkar, the grandson of Dr B R Ambedkar.


'Tibetan Nuns Project' Dedicated to Educate and Empower Buddhist Nuns Living in Exile

June 22, 2020 6:18 pm

The Tibetan Nuns Project is enabling the Tibetan Buddhist nuns to accomplish independence through training, ability building and creating a ground-breaking educational program for nuns.