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2000-Year-Old Buddha Statue from Pakistan on Loan to Swiss Museum
It is the first time the three-and-a-half-meter statue has left the country
Uploaded 14 Dec 2018
Anniversary of B. R. Ambedkar's Death Prompts Marches and Reflection
Dalit leader pioneered a new political-religious movement in India
Uploaded 13 Dec 2018
Chinese Monks Walk from Nepal to Bodh Gaya in Gesture of Ecumenism
Move highlights the entwined nature of Chinese and Indian Buddhist diplomacy
Uploaded 5 Dec 2018
Matri Bhumi Eco-Learning Centre Opens in Bodh Gaya, India
Founding trust engaged in teaching communities about sustainability
Uploaded 28 Nov 2018
His Holiness Kathok Getse Rinpoche, Seventh Head of the Nyingma School, Passes Away in Nepal
Rinpoche died from injury sustained in accident while on retreat
Uploaded 22 Nov 2018
Buddhists in Bangladesh Celebrate Kathin Chibar Dan Festival
Observing the largest Buddhist festival in Bangladesh
Uploaded 21 Nov 2018
BBC Names Dr. Tashi Zangmo of the Bhutan Nuns Foundation among 100 Most Influential Women of 2018
Dr. Zangmo recognized for her tireless work to empower Buddhist nuns
Uploaded 20 Nov 2018
Hong Kong’s Sri Lankan Buddhist Community Celebrates Kathina
Observing the end of the annual rains retreat
Uploaded 13 Nov 2018
Shah Allah Ditta Buddhist Caves in Pakistan in Need of Preservation
Despite preservation and development plans, the caves are neglected
Uploaded 9 Nov 2018
Ten Thousand Dalits Reportedly Embrace Buddhism During Dussehra Festival
Dalits follow Dr. Ambedkar who took refuge during the Dussehra Festival in 1956
Uploaded 26 Oct 2018
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