Buddhists: GK, General Studies and Current Affairs

Minorities Rights Day in India

Minorities Rights Day is observed every year on 18th December in India, with the aim that the normal individual rights as applied to members of a class, religious, ethnic, racial, linguistic or gender and sexual ..

Buddha Purnima

Buddha Purnima observed on May 18th marks the birth anniversary of Gautam Buddha and is celebrated by Hindus and Buddhists both in the entire world. Even though every full moon day is auspicious, the most ..

Dalai Lama admitted to Delhi hospital with chest infection

Tibetan spiritual leader the Dalai Lama has been admitted to a hospital in New Delhi. He had been diagnosed with a chest infection and will need to remain under medical supervision for the next two ..

Delhi government launches ‘Happiness Curriculum’ for students up to class 8

Arvind Kejriwal, the Chief Minister of Delhi, launched the ‘Happiness Curriculum’ for students of nursery to Class 8 in government schools on July 2, 2018. The curriculum was launched in the presence of the Dalai ..

Buddhist monk Dhammapiya elected as new secretary general of International Buddhist Confederation (IBC)

Buddhist monk Dhammapiya from Tripura has been elected as the new secretary general of the International Buddhist Confederation (IBC) in New Delhi. The IBC is a global Buddhist forum for preservation and development of heritage ..