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Dec 06, 2018
BR Ambedkar's 62nd Death Anniversary: For the Dalit leader, accepting Buddhism was rediscovering his rootsAmbedkar saw conversion to Buddhism as the means to break age-old caste barriers, repudiate oppressive Hindu dogmas and reignite self-esteem among the untouchables in India.
Sep 25, 2018
Mythology for the Millennial: Why Ganesha, remover of obstacles, enjoys an enduring popularity among devoteesThere's a Ganesha — the potbellied, elephant-headed, rat-riding Indian god — almost everywhere you look, and his stories are always popular with children.
Aug 30, 2018
Buddhist monk accused of sexually abusing 15 children in Bihar's Bodh Gaya sent to jail; SIT to probe caseBhante Sanghpriya Sujoy, a Bangladeshi national, who ran a Buddhist school-cum-meditation centre in Bodh Gaya, was produced before a court which remanded him to 14 days in judicial custody, Superintendent of Police (City), Gaya, Anil Kumar said.
Aug 23, 2018
Understanding mental illness: How to embrace and drop the 'storylines' we create for our disordersNone of us can escape emotional trauma. This is why it’s so important to wonder about mental illness itself as a ‘thing’ – to identify when to “drop the storyline” and when not to
Aug 08, 2018
Dalai Lama says 'institution of Dalai Lama' no longer politically relevant, Tibetans to decide if tradition should continueAbout the future Dalai Lama, the spiritual leader said leaders of different Buddhist traditions will discuss the matter in their annual meeting in November.
Jul 12, 2018
Buddha statue once destroyed by Taliban resurrected as symbol of peace and resilience in Pakistan's SwatLike their counterparts in neighbouring Afghanistan, the Pakistani Taliban are extremist insurgents who terrorised the population in the name of a fundamentalist version of Islam, banning all representation in art and for whom the idea of a non-Islamic past is taboo.
Jul 02, 2018
Dalai Lama launches 'Happiness Curriculum' for Delhi govt schools, to include meditation, value education till Class 8The Dalai Lama called for revival of the ancient Indian knowledge in the country of its origin and its subsequent spread across the world.
May 12, 2018
Uttar Pradesh's Dalits embrace Buddhism to escape discrimination, but conversion isn't the solution to their problemsOne of the reasons for the conversion is the clash between Thakurs and Dalits that took place in Shabbirpur village, when Dalit homes were set on fire, while Thakurs had also used abusive language against Ambedkar
May 01, 2018
Ladakh's nunsThe number of Ladakh's nuns had dwindled to 300 in the mid-1990s as they grappled with adverse factors. Thanks to the intervention of Dr Tsering Palmo, the founder of the Ladakh Nuns Association, the community is now 1200-strong.
Apr 30, 2018
On Buddha Purnima, Narendra Modi says his teachings are important in context of terrorism, casteismPrime Minister Narendra Modi said India has never been an aggressor nor encroached upon anyone's territory and saw no distinction between religions, castes and languages