Stupa Current Affairs, GK & News
Addressing 50th anniversary of establishment of Vishwa Shanti Stupa (World Peace Pagoda) at Rajgir in Bihar; President Ram Nath Kovind said the timeless teachings of Lord Buddha and Gandhi are panacea for fundamental problems faced by individuals, a community, a country and the entire world.
Topics: Bihar • Buddhism • Buddhist pilgrimage sites in India • India • Peace • Peace Pagoda • Rajgir • Shanti Stupa • States and union territories of India • Stupa • Vishwa Shanti Stupa • Wardha district
The major part of the famous Mahastupa of the 2,000-year-old Buddhist heritage site of Thotlakonda has recently damaged due to heavy rains in Visakhapatnam, Andhra Pradesh. The dome of the Mahastupa is belonged to Heena Yana stream of Buddhism. The site is a prominent tourist spot with remnants of stupas, chaitya grihas and viharas atop ..
Topics: Andhra Pradesh • Architecture • Architecture of India • Buddhist architecture • Buddhist pilgrimage sites in India • Buddhist temples • Chaitya • Indian rock-cut architecture • States and union territories of India • Stupa • Thotlakonda • Visakhapatnam
Buddhist sites in Sanchi have recently become the first friendly world heritage monuments in country for the visually challenged. Special tactile walkways, signages in Braille, beepers and a Braille map would make the famed Buddhist monuments, including the Stupa, come alive for the visually challenged, who will also be also allowed to “feel” the grandeur ..