Monday, Sep 26, 2022



Jakucho Setouchi, 99, dies; Buddhist priest wrote of sex and love

November 28, 2021 10:56 pm

Setouchi, whom some critics called “Womb Writer” because of her controversial novels about sex and family, flouted expectations for women throughout her lifetime.

Tension at Sankisa Buddhist pilgrimage site in UP after saffron flag pulled down from temple

October 20, 2021 10:52 pm

Buddhist followers claim the disputed place as a Buddhist stupa having great religious significance for them, whereas the Sanatan Dharm followers claim it to be an ancient temple of Mother Bisari Devi.

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

By a hill in Jharkhand, Buddhist remains from a millennium ago

April 16, 2021 7:57 am

The site, at the eastern side of Jharkhand's Sitagraha hills, has been cordoned off by security personnel.

Kung Fu nuns: From cooking to martial arts, saving the world one social act at a time

November 22, 2019 4:41 pm

To challenge gender roles in India’s conservative culture, the Gyalwang Drukpa has also encouraged the nuns to learn skills traditionally reserved for men, such as plumbing, electrical fitting, driving and cycling.

Tracing the history of Kashmiri art painters

April 19, 2019 10:46 am

The painters and sculptors from Kashmir brought with them a highly sophisticated form of art, which was deeply rooted in the classic Sanskrit texts of India, says art historian Benoy K Behl.

The Significant Other

January 17, 2018 12:16 am

Mobeen Ansari, a Pakistan-based photographer, on travelling the length and breadth of the country to capture traditions and festivals of its religious minorities — the Hindus, Parsis and Budddhists among others.

UN experts urge Aung San Suu Kyi to meet persecuted Rohingya

September 26, 2017 6:19 pm

The military campaign has sent nearly 430,000 refugees fleeing to Bangladesh, the group of seven U.N. officials said. They include the special rapporteurs on human rights in Myanmar, on minority issues and on racism.

China conducts demolitions at Tibetan Buddhist study site

May 19, 2017 8:22 pm

Authorities are reportedly seeking to cut the population by half, to 5,000.

Holy Fonts: Two calligraphers exhibit their work on Buddhist and Islamic calligraphy

August 12, 2014 10:40 am

Dorjee’s calligraphic work Thamsik, looks at the spiritual bond between a teacher and his student, an important aspect of Buddhism.


'Buddha of Gandhara': Exhibition presents a collection of Greco-Buddhist art of Gandharas

December 14, 2021 1:28 pm

In an attempt to spread the message of peace and dharma, an exhibition of paintings called, 'Buddha of Gandhara' by artist Ma Prem Anubodhi is on display at OshoDham in New Delhi from November 13, 2021 to December 11, 2021.


Prayers for world peace held in Gaya

February 17, 2016 5:05 am

Gaya, Feb 17 (ANI): Hundreds of Buddhist monks held special prayers for world peace and prosperity in Bihar. The 17th Karmapa Ogyen Trinley Dorje presided over the week-long special prayer session of 33rd ‘Kagyu Monlam’. According to a Buddhist website, the word monlam could be translated as "the path of aspiration". Tibetan mon means a wish, desire, aspiration and lam - a path. “The 33rd Kagyu Monlam 2016 is officially commencing from today and at present his holiness 17th Karmapa is in session,” said head of publicity department of Kagyu Monlam, Gompo Chering.