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Buddhism
India  /  Published 22.10.20

Hathras pain takes Dalits to Buddhism

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By Piyush Srivastava in Lucknow

People  /  Published 11.10.20

New German consul general checks in

Favourite film: Casablanca. It’s an all-time classic. Most recent watch: Stories by Rabindranath Tagore. It’s a series of one-hour episodes on Tagore’s characters on Netflix. Fav...
By Sudeshna Banerjee in

People  /  Published 03.10.20

Zen positive (and the art of staying)

I try to commit to something I call ‘small moments of happiness’. We have a lot of big moments in our lives, milestones like graduating from college, marrying the person of your dreams, bu...
By Shrestha Saha in

World  /  Published 29.08.20

Xi calls for building ‘socialist Tibet’

Chinese President Xi Jinping has called for building a “new modern socialist” Tibet, constructing an “impregnable wall” against separatism in the Himalayan region and Tibetan B...
By PTI in Beijing

World  /  Published 23.08.20

How FB was used to hound govt critic

In just four days, the reputation of a Buddhist monk who had spent decades fighting for the human rights of Cambodians was destroyed. First, grainy videos appeared on a fake Facebook page, claiming t...
By Hannah Beech and Sun Narin in Bangkok

Opinion  /  Published 18.09.19

The civilizational dimension of foreign policy

That Delhi Cantonment has a long road called Ulaanbaatar Marg seems quite intriguing. I don’t know whether, like the Murree Gate, the Kashmiri Gate and the Lahori Gate in the old city, this is an ol...
By Swapan Dasgupta in

Bihar  /  Published 26.11.18

In Mahabodhi to pray, devotees become prey

Around a dozen teenagers, most of them beggars, managed to enter the Mahabodhi Mahavihara on Monday morning by donning monk robes. The robed impersonators, besides duping gullible Buddha followers fro...
By Farhana Kalam in Gaya

Opinion  /  Published 15.11.18

Why is so little known about Walter Liebenthal?

In Germany this summer, I visited an exhibition at the University of Tübingen, devoted to the life and work of Professor Walter Liebenthal. Seventeen large panels depicted the stages of a productive ...
By Martin Kämpchen in

Heritage  /  Published 09.03.19

Scholars divided on translation of Buddhist text

According to modern historians, the text was originally compiled by the great Buddhist scholar Abhyakaragupta between the 11th and 12th centuries. Abhyakaragupta was associated with the Vikramasila-ma...
By Bitan Sikdar in

Opinion  /  Published 12.08.18

Close encounters of the Buddhist kind

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By A.R. Venkatachalapathy in


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