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Chronicler With A  Movie Camera

Chronicler With A Movie Camera

Romila Thapar’s account of a 1957 journey to ancient Buddhist sites in China, across swathes of Silk Route territory and modern cities, comprises both visitor’s gaze and historian’s introspection. The result is time travel with a continually shifting...

08 October 2021
India Celebrates Buddha Purnima Amid Covid Restrictions

India Celebrates Buddha Purnima Amid Covid Restrictions

Buddha Purnima is observed to mark the birth anniversary of Lord Buddha.

26 May 2021

Monks Positive

It’s a mystic puzzle. Some 160 Buddhist monks in a Tibetan monastery test positive for Covid. But they had never even stepped out….

A Nimbus Received

A Nimbus Received

Our Sufis, saints and gurus are Indian culture’s biggest achievement—not gods, whom people across the world created

28 December 2019

Dalai Lama Apologises For Comment On Women

Responding to a question on whether his reincarnation could be a woman, the Nobel Peace Prize winner had joked that she should be attractive.

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29 May 2019
12-Year-Old Surat Girl Drops Out Of School To Become Jain Monk

12-Year-Old Surat Girl Drops Out Of School To Become Jain Monk

Khushi Shah, who scored 97 per cent marks in class VI, left school in November last year, to lead a simple life and embraced monkhood on Wednesday


19 January 2019
Gunmen Shot Dead Two Monks As Violence Flares In Thailand

Gunmen Shot Dead Two Monks As Violence Flares In Thailand

Gunmen in Thailand's deep south shot dead two Buddhist monks and wounded two others inside a temple.


06 July 2020
A God In Exile

06 July 2020
Living Room Incantations

Living Room Incantations

This willingness to understand and joyfully fulfil your needs, just as a close friend might, is what was so wonderful about the Dalai Lama, and remains so,...


12 September 2018
Buddhist Monks Are Learning Science At A 'Mini Cosmos' Near Mysore

Buddhist Monks Are Learning Science At A 'Mini Cosmos' Near Mysore

Even though intellectual advancement is key for the students from Sera Jey School, many want to use their science education to serve humanity.


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30 August 2018
Bihar: Buddhist Monk Arrested For Sexually Assaulting Children

Bihar: Buddhist Monk Arrested For Sexually Assaulting Children

The children said the monk used to call them in his bedroom and sexually abuse them.


24 August 2018
9-Year-Old Boy Slammed Against Pillar By Thai Buddhist Monk, Dies

9-Year-Old Boy Slammed Against Pillar By Thai Buddhist Monk, Dies

Monk Suphachai Suthiyano, 64, flew into a rage during a prayer session last weekend when the young disciple disrupted the ceremony with his "playful" behaviour.


15 August 2018
Top China Buddhist Leader, Accused Of Sexually Harassing Nuns, Quits Post

Top China Buddhist Leader, Accused Of Sexually Harassing Nuns, Quits Post

China's top religious authority launched an investigation shortly after the allegations were made public.


17 May 2018
Japanese Monk Sues Temple For Forcing Him To Overwork

Japanese Monk Sues Temple For Forcing Him To Overwork

"You provide labour, but you are told it's part of religious training. And if it's training, you must endure even it causes you significant hardship. Through...


21 April 2018
This 24-Year-Old Mumbai-Based CA Renounces Rs 100-Crore Business To Become Jain Monk

This 24-Year-Old Mumbai-Based CA Renounces Rs 100-Crore Business To Become Jain Monk

Mokshesh Sheth, who managed his family's business for two years after becoming a CA, gave up all the earthly possessions and aspirations and became a Jain monk.



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