Buddhist college in Dolakha

Republica, October 19, 2016

DOLAKHA, Nepal -- Buddhist college has come into operation in the district. The first ever college of its kind in the district will offer arts and humanities courses in Buddhist philosophy and teachings.

Established by the Bouddha Study and Research Centre Nepal, Jiri, and affiliated with the Lumbini Buddhist University, the college also aims at conserving and preserving the Buddha philosophy, religion, arts, culture and literature, and developing historical, religious and cultural tourism, said the college administration.

The three-year Bachelor's degree course has five subjects including Nepali, English and other Buddha philosophy-based subjects.

The college also has a plan to run Master's degree course in the future, the college administration said.