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Indian PM chairs meeting on commemoration of Buddha anniversary

PTI, Jan 10, 2006

New Delhi, India -- Prime Minister Manmohan Singh today chaired a meeting of National Committee on commemoration of the 2550th anniversary of reincarnation of Lord Buddha.


Buddhist philosophy relevant in present times: Dalai Lama

New Kerala, Jan 9, 2006

Guntur, Andhra Pradesh (India) -- Spiritual Tibetan leader Dalai Lama today said the Buddhist philosophy of peace and compassion was very much relevant in the present strife-torn world.


Buddhist monks pray for world peace

NewKerala, Jan 8, 2006

Patna, India -- Hundreds of Buddhist monks from India and abroad offered special prayers at Bodh Gaya, the birthplace of Buddhism, for world peace.


Dalai Lama sees Buddhism as means to end suffering

Newindpress, January 6 2006

AMARAVATI, Andhra Pradesh (India) -- Buddhist spiritual leader Dalai Lama on Thursday asserted that the shape of Tibet in the political map of the world would much depend on the efforts of the people living there.


Kalachakra Empowerment-2006 gets rolling

Newindpress, January 6 2006

AMARAVATI, Andhra Pradesh (India) -- The Kalachakra Empowerment-2006 formally started on Thursday on the banks of the river Krishna here with the Dalai Lama offering the earth ritual prayers at the specially-built Kalachakra temple.


Kalachakra an opportunity for meeting long lost friends and relatives

Andhracafe, Jan 7, 2006

Amaravati, India -- The ongoing Kalachakra is a great opportunity for monks and devotees from Tibet to meet their long lost friends and relatives.


Tibetan Buddhist pilgrim dies, fulfilling last wish

WebIndia123, Jan 6, 2006

Guntur, India -- An ailing Tibetan Buddhist pilgrim, who came for the Kalachakra programme in Amaravathi town, Guntur district, passed away in Guntur General Hospital here today.


Karmapa to attend Buddhist prayer in Bodh Gaya

NewKerala, Jan 6, 2006

Patna, India -- The 17th Karmapa, the spiritual head of the Kagyu sect of Tibetan Buddhists, will attend an eight-day prayer beginning Saturday in Bodh Gaya in Bihar, the birthplace of Buddhism.


Leh airport to be named after Kushok Bakula Rimpoche

The Hindu, Jan 7, 2006

NEW DELHI, India -- Leh airport would be renamed Kushok Bakula Rimpoche airport in memory of the Buddhist spiritual leader and the Head Lama of Ladakh.


Dalai Lama opens rare Buddhist congregation in Andhra Pradesh

By Ishak Mohammad, NewKerala, Jan 5, 2006

Amravati, Andhra Pradesh (India) -- Tibetan spiritual leader and Nobel laureate the Dalai Lama opened “Kalchakra” (wheel of time), the global conclave of Buddhist monks, in the Andhra Pradesh town of Amravati on Wednesday.


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