Buddhism Current Affairs, GK & News

Buddha Purnima

In India, Buddha Purnima is celebrated on first full moon of the Month of Vaishakha to honour the birth, nirvana (enlightenment) as well Mahaparinirvana (death) of Gautam Buddha. Importance of Full Moon of May Even though every full moon day is auspicious, the most important one is the full moon in May as all three ..

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March 22: Bihar Diwas

Bihar is celebrating its 109th foundation day on March 22, 2021. The foundation day is known as the “Bihar Day”. The day is regarded as a public holiday across the state. Bihar Day The day is observed every year on March 22. It marks the formation of state of Bihar. On this day, Bihar was ..

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Sixth India-Japan Samvad Conference

The Prime Minister Narendra Modi recently addressed the sixth India-Japan Sanwad Conference through video conferencing. Key Highlights During the address, the Prime Minister proposed to create a library of traditional Buddhist literature and scriptures. The library will collect digital copies of Buddhist literature from different countries. It will aim to translate and make them freely ..

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Association of Buddhist Tour Operator (ABTO) International Convention

On December 10, 2020, the Union Minister of state for tourism and culture Shri Prahlad Singh Patel inaugurated the Association of Buddhist our operators International Convention in New Delhi. The convention is to be held in partnership with Ministry of Tourism. Recent development in the tourism sector of India During the inauguration ceremony the Minister ..

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Mahaparinirvana Divas: December 6

The death anniversary of Dr Babasaheb Ambedkar, which falls on December 6, is dubbed as Mahaparinirvana Divas. On this day each year, millions of people throng to Dr Ambedkar’s Samadhi in Mumbai, which is called Chaitya bhoomi to pay respect to the father of Indian Constitution. This year, due to the on-going pandemic, the Maharashtra ..

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