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JK govt plans to introduce Islamic, Buddhist, Vedic Studies in

The Jammu and Kashmir government is planning to introduce several new subjects, including Islamic, Buddhist and Vedic Studies, in the school curriculum, Education Minister Syed Mohammad Altaf Bukhari informed the Legislative Council today.He said that ... Business Standard, 2 months ago

'People's happiness must be measured in terms of Gross National Happiness, not GDP'

DIBRUGARH, Feb 20 - A three-day national seminar on Buddhism in North East got under way at the Buddhist Studies Centre, Department of History, Dibrugarh University here on Monday.The seminar held under the aegis of Indira Gandhi National Centre for the Arts ...
 The Assam Tribune2 months ago
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The Monk Who Lived India

'He will always live in the hearts of the millions of children who have studied in schools and colleges established by him and the faithful Hindus to whom he was a symbol of the invincible spirit of glorious Hindu Dharma,' says Tarun Vijay. IMAGE: Jayendra Saraswati, the sankaracharya of Kanchi, who passed into the ages on February 28, 2018. Photograph: PTI It was 1992. In the wake of the Ayodhya movement, I met the Kanchi seer Jayendra Saraswatiji for the first time. I asked him: "People say a ...
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Wheel of Time

THE BUDDHA IS said to have preached during the last year of his life at a place called Dhanyakatakam in the present- day Indian state of Andhra Pradesh. One of his students at that event was King Suchandara, who had travelled a great distance from his kingdom ...
 Open Magazine2 months ago
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Buddhist Fest aims to set world record with chanting session

[India], Feb 4 (ANI): 'Global Shanti: Amaravati Buddhist Heritage Festival' kicked off on Saturday at Swaraj Maidan here. The three-day festival, organised by the Andhra Pradesh Tourism Authority, aims to set a world record for 'largest online chanting ...
 Sify2 months ago
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Legal reforms is the answer to Kathua/Unnao, not vigils

'Loss of faith in the fairness of the system and the perception that one cannot expect justice are the first few steps to the slippery slope of anarchy,' warns Colonel Anil A Athale (retd). IMAGE: Congress workers participate in a candlelight march to protest the government's 'inaction' in the Kathua and Unnao rape cases near India Gate, New Delhi, April 12, 2018. Photograph: Arun Sharma/PTI Photo While travelling in Sri Lanka recently, one was often asked by lady Western tourists about the ...
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India, Mongolia agree to jointly fight terror, boost trade

Ulaanbaatar: Indian External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj on Wednesday discussed terrorism with her Mongolian counterpart Damdin Tsogtbaatar and the two agreed to collaborate to confront those who design and support terror outfits. Sushma Swaraj, who ...
 Mathrubhumi9 hours ago Mongolia not only India's strategic partner but 'spiritual neighbour': Swaraj  Sify20 hours ago
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In a Sacred Grove

‘HINDUISM HAS A cosmic, rather than anthropocentric, view of the world,’ explains Nanditha Krishna in this concise but comprehensive study of Hinduism and the environment. Hinduism’s reverence for nature is not just built into its scriptures, but is ...
 Open Magazine1 week ago
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A soldier returns to Sri Lanka

'As I went around Batticaloa, Trincomalee, Jaffna and Mannar, my mind went back to my visit in January 1990 at the fag end of the IPKFs mission in Sri Lanka,' says Colonel Anil A Athale (retd). IMAGE: Indian commandos at the burnt Jaffna library, January 1990. Photograph: Colonel Anil A Athale Sri Lanka, India's closest maritime neighbour, seldom grabs headlines in the Indian media except during instances of internal violence, as happened recently with the Buddhist-Muslim riots. Or during the ...
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Why the Dalai Lama Matters

'The Tibetan movement will never turn violent during the Dalai Lama's life-time.' IMAGE: His Holiness The Dalai Lama with retired Havaldar Naren Chandra Das, one of the five Assam Rifles soldiers who escorted him to India during his escape from Tibet in March 1959. Guwahati, April 2, 2017. Photographs: PTI Photo Professor Robert Thurman is a well-known figure in the United States. Not only because a few years ago, he was nominated as one of the 25 most influential Americans by Time magazine, ...
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