Buddhism Current Affairs, GK & News

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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PM to attend Abhidhamma Day programme at U.P

Prime Minister, Narendra Modi, is set to visit Uttar Pradesh on October 20, 2021 to attend Abhidhamma Day Programme. Key Points On the occasion, Prime Minister will inaugurate the Kushinagar International Airport. After this launch, he will participate in an event at Mahaparinirvana Temple, marking Abhidhamma Day. Thereafter, he will be attending a public function ..

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Ministry of Tourism organising conference on Buddhist Crcuit

The Ministry of Tourism is organising a “Buddhist Circuit Train FAM Tour and Conference from October 4 to October 8, 2021 in a bid to tap the potential of the Buddhist tourism. About FAM Tour The FAM tour will comprise of the visit of prominent Buddhist sites as well as conferences at Bodh Gaya and ..

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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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