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 ..
Tags: Alexander the Great • Barikot • Buddhism • Buddhist architecture • Buddhist art
Month: Current Affairs - February, 2022
Category: Art & Culture Current Affairs
Bamiyan Buddha- Key Facts to Know!
Recently, the Bamiyan Buddhas were brought back to life with the help of 3D projection in the event held in the Bamiyan Valley of Afghanistan. The event called “A Night with Buddha” was held on the anniversary of annihilation. Background ..
Tags: A Night with Buddha • Afghanistan • Bamiyan Buddha • Bamiyan Valley • Gandhara Art
Month: Current Affairs - March, 2021
64th Mahaparinirvan Diwas
On December 6th 2019, the country observed the 64th Mahaparinirvan Diwas. The day marks the death anniversary of Dr. B R Ambedkar, who passed away in 1956. Ambedkar is considered as the ‘Father of the Indian Constitution’ or the ‘Chief ..
Tags: B. R. Ambedkar • Buddhism • Chaitya Bhoomi • Dadar • Gautama Buddha
5th International Dharma-Dhamma conference held Rajgir
The 5th International Dharma-Dhamma conference was held in Rajgir, Bihar from 27-28 July 2019. Approx 200 delegates from 15 countries participated in the conference. The main purpose of this conference was to address people about the terror, violence and global ..
Tags: Buddhism • Dharma • Gautama Buddha • Nirvana • Rajgir
18 May: ‘Buddha Purnima’ celebrated
Buddha Purnima also known as Vaishak Purnima is the birth anniversary of Gautama Buddha (or Lord Buddha). 18 May 2019 witnessed the 2,563rd birth anniversary of the Buddha and is being celebrated across the world. About Buddha Purnima Background: Buddha ..
Tags: 2 • Buddha Purnima • Buddhism • Gautama Buddha • Gregorian calendar
Month: Current Affairs - May, 2019
Sri Lanka declares National Vesak Week to mark most significant event for Buddhists all over world
On May 15, Sri Lanka has declared a National Vesak Week to mark the most significant event for Buddhists all over the world. The festival commemorates the birth, enlightenment (Buddhahood), and death (Parinirv?na) of Gautama Buddha in the Theravada or ..
Tags: Birthdays • Buddha's Birthday • Buddhist holidays • Calendars • Festivals