Gautam Buddha
Books  /  Published 29.10.21

A timeless message

In spite of such a glorious reception, “The Light of Asia” faced its share of qualms too. As the sixth chapter of Ramesh's book observes, orthodox thinkers like G.T. Flanders, William ...
By Argha Kr Banerjee

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

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

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

India  /  Published 23.02.19

Scratch Cong faces: BJP chief

BJP national chief Amit Shah has asked farmers associated with the party to scratch the face of Congress leaders if they question Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s agricultural policies. “We purchase...
By Piyush Srivastava in Lucknow

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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