Bodh Gaya Current Affairs, GK & News
India’s Largest Reclining Statue of Lord Buddha
The largest reclining statue of Lord Buddha in India is being built in Bodh Gaya, Bihar. India’s Buddhist pilgrimage circuit is being proactively revived and Bodh Gaya is an integral part of it. Hence, the site of Gautam Buddha’s enlightenment will soon be home to his largest reclining statue. Overview: This statue is being built ..
Month: Current Affairs - March, 2022
Category: India Nation & States Current Affairs • Places in News Current Affairs
Topics: Bihar • Bodh Gaya • Gautam Buddha • Gaya • Kushinagar • Lord Buddha • Mahabodhi Temple • Mahaparinirvana.
ASI declares Chaukhandi Stupa as Monument of National Importance
According to a notification issued by Union Ministry of Culture, Chaukhandi Stupa, an ancient Buddhist site located in Sarnath, Uttar Pradesh (UP) has been declared as ‘protected area of national importance’ by Archaeological Survey of India (ASI). For declaring the stupa as protected area government sought public feedback on 8 March 2019 for a period ..
Month: Current Affairs - June, 2019
Category: Art & Culture Current Affairs
Topics: Archaeological Survey of India • Bodh Gaya • Buddha • Chaukhandi Stupa • Dharmachakra Pravartana Mudra • Govardhan • Gupta period • Hiuen Tsang • Humayun • Panchavargiya Bhikshus • Protected Area of National Importance • Raja Todarmal • Sarnath • Union Ministry of Culture
Japan is partner country for 2018 International Buddhist Conclave
The 2018 International Buddhist Conclave (IBC) will be inaugurated by President Ram Nath Kovind with theme “Buddha Path – The Living Heritage” in New Delhi on August 23. The aim of the conclave is to showcase Buddhist Heritage in India and boost tourism. It is being organized by the Ministry of Tourism in collaboration with ..
Topics: Bihar • Bodh Gaya • Gautama Buddha • Gaya, India • Hindu holy cities • Hindu pilgrimage sites in India • India • Nalanda • Rajgir • Sarnath • States and union territories of India • Uttar Pradesh