Home > Asia Pacific > South Asia

South Asia

Mahakaruna Day Celebration, Nagpur

The Buddhist Channel, Feb 14, 2017

Nagpur, India -- The 4th Mahakaruna Diwas of this year was held in the beautiful city of Nagpur with more than 5000 Buddhists participants. Various cultural programmes and lectures was organized at the historical Deekshabhoomi to celebrate Mahakaruna Diwas on 11th February, 2017.

more…


The National Buddhist Intellectual Council appreciates the President’s service to strengthen piriven education

Sri Lanka Broadcasting Corporation, 31 January 2017

Colombo, Sri Lanka -- The National Buddhist Intellectual Council appreciates the President Maithipala Sirisena’s service to strengthen piriven education.

more…


Early Buddhist monastery awaits govt attention

By Shehzad Khan, The Express Tribune, January 21, 2017

SWAT, Pakistan -- An ancient double-domed structure still stands tall near Mingora after having survived the cruel ravages of time, vandalism and official neglect.

more…


Sri Lanka: So you want to take out ‘Buddhism’?

by Malinda Seneviratne, The Daily Mirror, Jan 19, 2017

Colombo, Sri Lanka -- The ‘enlightened’ people entrusted with the grave task of recommending changes to the constitution have sought to turn Sri Lanka into an official secular state. Although the Final Report of the Consultation Task Force on Reconciliation Mechanisms (CTF) doesn’t mention it, this particular recommendation clearly seeks to do away with Article 9 of the Constitution. 

more…


The Buddhist connection of Hajo in Assam

by S Balakrishnan, The Sangai Express, Jan 5, 2017

Assam, India -- Hajo, 24 kms from Guwahati in Assam, a quite little spot, is said to have connection with Buddhism.

more…


Sri Lankan President meets Malaysian King, visits Buddhist Temple

ColomboPage News Desk, Dec 17, 2016

Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia -- Sri Lankan President Maithripala Sirisena, who is on a three-day visit to Malaysia from Thursday, met with the King of Malaysia Sultan Muhammad V on Friday.

more…


Kathin Chibar Dan: Robe offering festival to preserve Buddhist tradition in Chitagong Hill Tracts (CHT)

The Daily Star, Nov 10, 2016

Dhaka, Bangladesh -- Kathin Chibar (robe) Dan, the biggest religious festival of the Buddhist people in Chitagong Hill Tracts (CHT), started yesterday at Rajban Bihar of the Chakma king in the town with great enthusiasm and festivity.

more…


Andhra Pradesh wants to invite Dalai Lama for Buddhist ritual in Amravati

Indian Express, Nov 4, 2016

This comes as part of the serious efforts by the AP govt to promote Buddhist centres in the state, and the ancient Buddhist town of Amaravati as a major tourist destination.
Andhra Pradesh, India
-- The Andhra Pradesh Government has proposed to hold ‘Kalachakra’ initiation - ‘wheel of time’ or ‘time-cycles’ rituals in Buddhism, where disciples are initiated into higher forms of meditation and rituals - in the presence of His Holiness the Dalai Lama. This comes as part of the serious efforts by the AP govt to promote Buddhist centres in the state, and the ancient Buddhist town of Amaravati as a major tourist destination.

more…


Nipponzan Myohoji: This Buddhist temple offers peace, silence in a noisy city

by Ruhi Bhasin, The Indian Express, November 6, 2016

Mumbai, India -- On his tour to India during 1931-38, for regenerating Buddhism, Fujii Guruji met Mahatma Gandhi and actively participated in the freedom movement of India.

more…


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.

more…

Page 1 of 189       


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