South Asia

Five day Tibetan Buddhist conference ends

ANI, Oct 22, 2004

Dharamshala, India -- A five-day-long conference on Buddhist teachings and science presided over by the Dalai Lama concluded in Dharamshala on Friday.


Former Nazi soldier fights to save Nepalese monastery

Indo-Asian News Service, Oct 14, 2004

Kathmandu, Nepal -- At the age of 93, a former Nazi soldier has taken up a new battle -- fighting to restore a 200-year-old Buddhist centre in Nepal ravaged by time, nature and human hands.


Vietnam shows keen interest in Indian Buddhist sites

Press Information Bureau (India), Oct 18, 2004

New Delhi, India -- Vietnam has shown keen interest in Indian Buddhist sites. To facilitate visit of Vietnamese in larger groups, both the countries will consider possibilities of direct airlink and other measures required.


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