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Nagpur’s iconic Buddhist sites that enthral tourists from all over the world

by Rishabh Deb, Times of India, Jun 11, 2016

Nagpur, India -- In an effort to put Nagpur on the tourism map, guardian minister Chandrashekhar Bawankule has proposed a plan called 'Buddhist Tourism Circuit', which aims to give fillip to tourism in city. The project includes beautification of popular Buddhist sites and their improved ambience. In the light of this announcement by the minister, we explore city's top five Buddhist destinations and discover what draws tourists to these iconic places...

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A journey across the amazing Buddhist circuit of eastern India

by Pallavi Pasricha, India Today, February 28, 2016

New Delhi, India -- In tiny Buddhist pilgrim towns tucked away in eastern India, you can experience moments of tranquillity and peace, even as you witness the frenzy of devotion.

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Buddhism in Thailand: deeply engrained spirituality

Buenos Aires Herald, Aug 2, 2015

Bangkok, Thailand -- Thailand is over 95 percent Buddhist while its diverse population is nowhere near 95 percent pure Thai ethnically (around 40 percent are descended from other South-East Asian nations while the Chinese component is 14 percent) — in that sense at least Buddhism can claim to be the defining feature over any cultural trait.

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Explore hidden Buddhist caves around Mumbai

by Abhishek Rawat, Hindustan Times, Jul 25, 2015

Mumbai, India -- Two women flank a man; one of them is playfully trying to pull a sash off the man’s waist. This scene, sculpted in the 1st century BC at the Kondane caves near Karjat, is among the architectural marvels you can find in Maharashtra’s collection of little-known Buddhist caves.

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Chronicle of Buddhist pilgrimage

by Adrian Chan, The Star, May 1, 2015

Serdang, Selangor (Malaysia) -- IN THE outskirts of Varanasi, India, a peculiar edifice stood 44 metres tall, jutting above a sea of trees.

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