Culture  /  Published 12.09.21

Buddha’s Footman

It was not just the statues that kept Aron on the move. At Taiwan’s port city of Kaohsiung, in the museum within the temple complex of Fo Guang Shan, he saw a series of paintings depicting the p...
By Anasuya Basu

India  /  Published 10.09.21

Claim on Buddha’s thrones in Bodhgaya

He is also preparing a report for his ASI seniors and will be presenting his findings at the 20th annual conference of the Indian Society for Buddhist Studies, to be held from October 1 to October 3 i...
By Dev Raj in Patna

Books  /  Published 15.06.21

‘The Light of Asia’ still shining

Tagore’s stance on the Mahabodhi Temple at Buddha Gaya was completely different to the one his Japanese friend and admirer Okakura Kakuzo had taken years earlier. Okakura Kakuzo was an artist wh...
By Jairam Ramesh

Calcutta  /  Published 26.05.21

Covid jabs for kids closed on Wednesday

Covid vaccination, as well as immunisation of children, will remain closed on Wednesday at all clinics run by the Calcutta Municipal Corporation because of Buddha Purnima. All clinics will, however, ...
By Our Bureau in Calcutta

Jharkhand  /  Published 21.02.21

ASI team finds Buddha statue

Archaeologists have found a large statue of Gautam Buddha at Bahronpur village in Sitagarha, around 20 kilometres away from the district headquarters, while excavating a ninth century Buddhist Shrine ...
By Vishvendu Jaipuriar in Hazaribagh


Opinion  /  Published 03.02.21

Speak freely: FIRs against journos

Sir — The Editors Guild of India, as well as citizens, has rightly condemned the filing of first information reports against senior editors and journalists for reporting on the tractor parade un...

World  /  Published 22.12.20

Nepal airline in flight mix-up

Passengers bound for Nepal’s Janakpur were in for a surprise after they ended up in Pokhara, 255km away from the actual destination, after a rare flight mix-up by a leading private carrier, acco...
By PTI in Kathmandu

Opinion  /  Published 15.08.20

Borderline case: Claiming The Buddha

When a hold-all subject called geography, packed with fold mountains and sedimentary rocks, trade winds and cold currents, and the earth spinning on its tilted axis with all its climatic regions, rive...
By The Editorial Board

India  /  Published 10.08.20

Buddha: Nepal stalks Delhi

Nepal on Sunday objected to foreign minister S. Jaishankar’s statement that the Buddha was one of the “two greatest Indians ever”, forcing India to move swiftly to smother a possible...
By Our Special Correspondent in New Delhi

World  /  Published 19.07.20

4 held for Pakistan Buddha statue raid

Four persons have been arrested in Pakistan’s Khyber-Pakhtunkhwa province for vandalising a rare statue of Gautam Buddha discovered during excavation at an agriculture farm, police said on Satur...
By PTI in Peshawar


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