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2000-year-old Ashoka Stupa restored in remote China

2000-year-old Ashoka Stupa restored in remote China

A 2000-year-old lost Stupa, one of the 19 built with Lord Buddha's relics sent by Emperor Ashoka to China, has been renovated and restored with religious rites by an Indian monk in this remote Tibetan town, making it a symbol of the advent of Buddhism from India to China.The renovated Stupa and Ashoka pillar along with a huge golden statue of Buddha was consecrated by Gyalwang Drukpa, the spiritual head of Drukpa lineage of Buddhism based in Ladakh, on Tuesday in China's Qinghai province, ..., 2 weeks ago
Restored Ashoka Stupa in China symbolises Indi... Qatar Peninsula, 2 weeks ago

Bihar caste politics drags Emperor Ashoka in election games

A senior Union Cabinet minister from Bihar even announced a postal stamp to honour Ashoka and that a big statue of the emperor would be installed in Delhi and Patna if the party was voted to power. By Nalin Mehta What does an ancient emperor who died over ...
 Economic Times3 weeks ago

Social engineering: BJP's Bihar formula to swing a vote?

Aiming to send the right signal to different sections of society, the BJP has embraced figures like Chuhar Mal, Emperor Ashoka, Ramdhari Singh Dinkar and Maharana Pratap. Mayank Mishra reports. The folklore about Chuhar Mal (also known as Baba Chuhar Mal) evokes divergent reactions in some parts of Bihar. While the Dalits idolise him, the reaction from the upper caste often borders on hostile. Legend goes that Chuhar Mal -- a Dalit by birth -- fell in love with Reshma, a girl with upper caste ...
 Rediff.com2 months ago Social engineering: Bharatiya Janata Party's Bihar formula to swing a vote?  Business Standard2 months ago

Emperor State Building

A study looks at Ashoka’s extant, physical heritage and celebrates his ideals as essential to the idea of India
 Outlook2 months ago

Rs.5 postal stamp on Ashoka released

Union Telecom Minister Ravi Shankar Prasad on Monday released a Rs.5 postal stamp in honour of Indian emperor Ashoka."This postal stamp in honour of Ashoka would be available for sale in the post offices," he said.Prasad said he would also propose to senior ...
 Prokerala1 month ago Postal stamp on Ashoka released; Kalam, Manjhi to follow soon  News Chennai Online1 month ago Rs 5 Postal Stamp on Ashoka Released  NDTV1 month ago Postal Dept to Issue Stamps of Kalam & Manjhi Soon  Odisha Samaya1 month ago

Poor paean to poet Dinkar’s memory

Come elections and politicians start remembering noted personalities to garner their caste votes. When the Mauryan emperor Ashoka was not spared, who else would be! Political parties these days are fond of ‘Rashtrakavi’ Ramdhari Singh Dinkar to woo ...
 Times of India6 days ago
Calcutta Telegraph

A street by any other name

Emperor Aurangzeb I am sure that I will be branded as an Anglophile, but as I am certain in my own heart that I am not I thought it is necessary to record a few points. l waited for the big guns to stop roaring before putting in my twopenny bit ...
 Calcutta Telegraph1 week ago

Interview with Vasudha Gangadharan of Temple of Fine Arts (Singapore) Dharma Ashoka A Transformative Journey

Temple of Fine Arts (Singapore) will be presenting a dance drama, Dharma Ashoka A Transformative Journey, as part of Singapore's 50th birthday celebrations aka SG50 Golden Jubilee. The dance drama will run at Republic Polytechnic's TRCC Theatre ...
 Blogcritics.org1 month ago Interview with Kalaivani Kumareswaran of Temple of Fine Arts (Singapore) Dharma Ashoka A Transformative Journey  Blogcritics.org1 month ago
Deccan Chronicle

Changes in traditional styles of mosques, shrines transform Kashmir's architectural landscape

Kashmir is the land of saints and Sufis, brimming with monuments that represent its diverse cultural heritage. There arenumerous shrines and other places of worship in the picturesque Valley which enjoy reverence and allegiance of people professing ...
 Deccan Chronicle6 hours ago
The Hindu

Chat on roads in Bengaluru

Better Bengaluru aims to create lasting improvements and celebrate those who are championing civic change, helping the conservation of heritage or those less privileged. Better Bengaluru aims to create lasting improvements and celebrate those who ...
 The Hindu1 day ago
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