Buddhism Current Affairs, GK & News

Taklung Setrung Rinpoche

The Nyingma sect – one of the oldest Buddhist sects – identified a boy from Himachal Pradesh’s Spiti as the reincarnation of the late Taklung Setrung Rinpoche. Who was Taklung Setrung Rinpoche? Taklung Setrung Rinpoche was a famous scholar known for his expertise in Tibetan Tantric School. He was the Supreme Head of the Nyingma ..

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Thadingyut festival

The three-day Thadingyut festival was celebrated in Myanmar from October 8 to 10 this year. Key facts The Thadingyut Festival is also called the Lighting Festival of Myanmar. People in Myanmar celebrate this festival every year on the full moon day of the Burmese lunar month of Thadingyut. It is celebrated at the end of ..

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Mes Aynak Site

Mes Aynak is a site that is located 40 km southeast of Kabul, Afghanistan. It is located in the Logar Province’s barren region. This region contains the largest copper deposit in Afghanistan. Also, in this region, there are remains to be found of an ancient settlement that has 400 Buddha stupas, statues, and a monastery ..

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Ancient Buddhist Temple in Pakistan

The Archaeologists have unearthed an ancient Buddhist temple in Swat valley. The valley is located in Northern Pakistan. The temple was a part of the Gandhara region. The temple has a mix of Greek art and Buddist art. This is because the region was once conquered by Alexander the great. About the temple The temple ..

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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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Kung Fu Nuns won UNESCO Martial Arts Education Prize 2021

Prestigious “Martial Arts Education Prize 2021” was conferred to the world-renowned Kung Fu Nuns of Drukpa order of Buddhism. Key Points Prize was given to them from the UNESCO International Centre for Martial Arts to honour their brave acts of service. The Prize recognises the historic “acts of service and championing of gender equality in ..

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