Home > Asia Pacific > South Asia

South Asia

City launchpad for Buddhist heritage revival

Express News Service, July 18, 2005

Kolkata, India -- As part of the ministry of culture?s drive to create awareness among people and simultaneously preserve the cultural heritage of India, the ?National Seminar on Buddhist Literary Heritage in India: Text and Context? kicked off today at the Asiatic Society museum.

more…


Kalon Tripa to Visit Ladakh

TibetNet, July 19, 2005

Dharamshala, India -- Kalon Tripa Prof. Samdhong Rinpoche on Tuesday, 21 July, will set off on a week-long visit to Leh, Ladakh. Enroute to Ladakh, Kalon Tripa is expected to meet various people in Delhi on 22 July.

more…


Renovation of tsunami-damaged temples to begin in Sri Lanka

ColomboPage News Desk, July 15, 2005

Colombo, Sri Lanka -- The Sri Lanka Treasury is allocating Rs. 125 million to the Buddha Sasana Ministry to rehabilitate and reconstruct Buddhist temples and places of worship that were damaged by the December 26 tsunami catastrophe.

more…


Orissa university offers MA in Buddhism, Jainism

By Bibhuti Mishra, Sify News, July 5, 2005

Bhubaneswar, India -- Utkal University of Culture (UUC), set up in 2000 as the first culture university in the country, has mooted post graduate programmes in Buddhism and Jainology from the current academic session.

more…


Dalai Lama begins discourse for Taiwanese Buddhists

ANI, July 12, 2005

Dharamshala, India -- Nearly 600 Taiwanese Buddhists began to attend special religious sermons by Tibetan spiritual leader, the Dalai Lama, here today. The Tibetan government-in-exile is headquartered in Dharamsala.

more…


Green light to rebuild Buddhist temples in post-tsunami Sri Lanka

Asia News, July 5, 2005

The Minister for Buddhist Affairs pledges that funds won?t come from foreign sources and that volunteers from other religions will be kept away.

more…


Scientists save Bodh Gaya's holy Buddhist tree

By Imran Khan, New kerala, July 6, 2005

Patna, India -- Scientists have saved a tree in Bihar's Bodh Gaya town - where the Buddha attained enlightenment 2,500 years ago - from infection, disease and pollution.

more…


The Dalai Lama turns 70 today

By Sugita Katyal, Reuters, July 6, 2005

NEW DELHI, India -- At one level, he's just a simple Buddhist monk who's devoted his life to prayer and meditation.

more…


Buddhist site in Pakistan ransacked; relics stolen

PTI, July 2, 2005

Islamabad, Pakistan -- A Buddhist site near the north western Pakistani town of Mardan was ransacked by unidentified people, who took away a number of relics, including statues and iron tools.

more…


Historical laxity: Buddhist sites in state of neglect

Newind Press, July 1 2005

RAJAHMUNDRY, India -- India is a country which often fails to respect its historical heritage. Take the case of the various centuries-old Buddhist sites in East Godavari district, rich in tourism potential, which are in a state of dismal neglect.

more…

Page 168 of 179       


Google
 
Web www.buddhistchannel.tv www.buddhistnews.tv




About Us
Get Breaking Buddhist News in your Email. Free subscription.

Please help keep the Buddhist Channel going

 

Point your feed reader to this location
Wikipedia: Buddhism by Country
Sangha Directory
Ecards
Wallpapers
E-Library
Archives
Sitemap
Submit an Article
Write to the Editor
Affiliation Program

      About The Channel   |   Disclaimer