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Buddha Purnima
India  /  Published 17.05.22

Modi visits Lumbini, controversy set to rest

Prime Minister Narendra Modi visited Lumbini in Nepal on Buddha Purnima, seeking to settle the controversy over the Buddha’s birthplace and create a footprint for India at one of Buddhism’...
By Anita Joshua in New Delhi

News  /  Published 16.05.22

Buddha Jayanti, Bowbazar demolition, Arjun vacays in Goa and more

By My Kolkata Web Desk in Kolkata

Places  /  Published 16.05.22

On Buddha Jayanti, a tour of some of Kolkata’s Buddhist temples

Rangan Datta is a mathematics and management teacher by profession and a travel writer and photographer by passion. He has been addicted to discovering off-beat places since his undergraduate day...
By Rangan Datta

India  /  Published 16.05.22

Celebrations of Buddha Purnima across India

By Our Bureau, PTI in Calcutta

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

Calcutta  /  Published 08.05.20

Monks of Calcutta's monastery donate PPE on Buddha Purnima

A group of monks from a city Buddhist monastery distributed personal protection equipment to doctors and health workers on the occasion of Buddha Purnima on Thursday.At least 100 sets of PPE were hand...
By Arkamoy Datta Majumdar in Calcutta

North East  /  Published 08.05.20

Quiet Buddha Purnima in Assam

The Buddhist monasteries in Assam restricted Buddha Jayanti celebration to religious rituals in view of the Covid-19 pandemic.Deviating from its tradition of hosting a huge congregation, the historic ...
By Rinkumani Pathak and Avik Chakraborty in Dibrugarh

India  /  Published 19.05.19

When meditation becomes a performance

Today (Saturday) is Buddha Purnima. It is The day that the Shakya prince Siddhartha Gautama became enlightened through meditation and became the Buddha. He subsequently taught meditation as an essenti...
By Deepam Chatterjee


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