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Buddha Purnima
India  /  Published 17.05.22

Modi visits Lumbini, controversy set to rest

PM visited key pilgrimage sites such as the Pashupatinath Temple in Kathmandu, Janaki in Janakpur and Muktinath in Mustang...
By Anita Joshua in New Delhi

News  /  Published 16.05.22

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

A quick look at the day that was for Kolkata...
By My Kolkata Web Desk in Kolkata

Places  /  Published 16.05.22

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

These temples that are not only places of worship, but historical, often little-known landmarks worth a visit ...
By Rangan Datta

India  /  Published 16.05.22

Celebrations of Buddha Purnima across India

The day is celebrated on full moon day of Baisakh month in honour of Lord Gautam Buddha who taught about non-violence, compassion and tolerance. It is said that on the same day of the year, Buddha att...
By Our Bureau, PTI in Calcutta

Calcutta  /  Published 26.05.21

Covid jabs for kids closed on Wednesday

All clinics will remain open to provide emergency services...
By Our Bureau in Calcutta

North East  /  Published 08.05.20

Quiet Buddha Purnima in Assam

People follow the rituals at their home...
By Rinkumani Pathak and Avik Chakraborty in Dibrugarh

Calcutta  /  Published 08.05.20

Monks of Calcutta's monastery donate PPE on Buddha Purnima

The religious institution has also contributed Rs 25,000 to the Chief Minister’s Relief Fund...
By Arkamoy Datta Majumdar in Calcutta

India  /  Published 19.05.19

When meditation becomes a performance

Many pseudo-yogis go around the countryside making a fast buck, sitting under trees or inside caves, wrapped in saffron cloth...
By Deepam Chatterjee


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