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Will shrine discovery end Buddha's birth date dispute?

The key discovery of the oldest 'Buddhist shrine' at Buddha's birthplace in Nepal will throw more light on one of the world's earliest religions, archaeologists have said. The international team,......

Mahabodhi temple set to glitter with Thailand's 289 kgs of gold

Buddhism’s holiest shrine in Bihar’s Bodh Gaya is all set to glitter with gold, thanks to Thailand. The much awaited work to inlay with gold the dome of Bodh Gaya's 1,500-years-old......

Rajnath pledges to rebuild Bamiyan Buddha in UP's Kushi Nagar

If Bharatiya Janata Party Rajnath Singh has his way, the Bamiyan Buddha could rise again. This time, though, in India. In Kushi Nagar, Uttar Pradesh, where the Buddha attained Parinirvana after his......

'Want to ask Putin why Dalai Lama can't get Russia visa'

There are more than 800 Russian Buddhists, currently, inNew Delhi.On the eve ofRussian President Vladimir Putin's brief visit to India, they want to hand him a signed statement demanding a visa for......

Bihar all set to host 4,000 UK troops in Bodh Gaya

Bodh Gaya's Mahabodhi temple, one of Buddhism's holiest shrines, plans to provide a peaceful environment for meditation to 4,000 visiting troops of the Royal British Army, whowill start arriving in......

Doing business in South Korea

Rocking on a bullet train to a hip-hop future or prostrating themselves repeatedly before huge gilt Buddhas in the Jogeysa temple, South Koreans are good people to do business with. But not if your......

India to set up separate ASEAN Mission; FTA by year-end: PM

Eyeing greater cooperation with South East Asian countries on economic and security issues, India on Thursday announced a separate Mission for ASEAN region to be set up in Jakarta with a full-time......

New luxury train to cover Sikh shrines

Indian Railways will launch a special train next month to cover various Sikh shrines in the country to cash in on the success of luxury trains on the religious routes catering to overseas......

Steve Jobs learnt intuition in India!

The seven months that Steve Jobs spent wandering in India in search of spiritual enlightenment were "not a waste of time", his biographer has said, with the late Apple co-founder telling him his......

Richard Gere visits Buddhist temple in Seoul

Richard Gere puts his hands together during his visit at the Korean Buddhism's Chogye temple in Seoul. Gere, a practicing Buddhist, visited South Korea to attend his photography exhibition titled......

B K Modi plans mega Buddha film

Nearly twelve years after Mira Nair abandoned her Buddha movie project because Italian filmmaker Bernardo Bertolucci beat her to it with his Little Buddha starring Keanu Reeves as Siddhartha, there......

Indian monk misses Grammy

Indian Buddhist monk Lama Tashidid not win a Grammy, even though thousands of monks from Ladakh in Jammu and Kashmir to Miao in Arunachal Pradesh kepta nightlong vigil before the television.Lama......

Meet the Indian monk at the Grammies

It came as a surprise to Geshe Ngawang Tashi Bapu, a 38-year-old Buddhist monk from Arunachal Pradesh, when his nephew who checks his e-mail -- told him that his latest album Tibetan Master Chants......

Now showing: When Jesus came to India

A new play looks at how Jesus might have spent his adolescent years backpacking in India, writes Arthur J Pais. Playwright Lloyd Suh has read and heard a lot of stories about the missing years in......
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rehan saxsena
Q. Who is God? Any scientific evidence for God's existence?
Rehan Saxsena:  A.  more

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Chanakya
Q. Actually Buddhism is a religion born in India. But these days Buddhism in Japan is called Japanese Buddhism, Buddhism in Korea is called Korean Buddhism, Buddhism in Tibet is called Tibetan Buddhism, Buddhism in western countries is called western Buddhism. So, is there any wrong in calling Hinduism in India is called Indian Hinduism and Hinduism in Nepal is called Nepalese Hinduism/ Likewise Islam in India is Indian Islam, Islam in Arabian countries as Arabian Islam and Islam in Pakistan is Pakistanese Inslam?
Chanakya:  A. Conceptions of God can vary widely, despite the use of the same term for them all. Theologians and philosophers have studied countless conceptions...... more

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Dil Se
Q. We are all different in nature, so the experience of finding our true love cannot be the same...What do you say....?
Dil Se:  A. pl get them patented more

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Apocalypso
Q. Which one of the following describes best the concept of Nirvana in Buddhism? (a) The extinction of the flame of desire (b) The complete annihilation of self (c) A state of bliss and rest (d) A mental stage beyond all comprehension
Apocalypso:  A. Hi, I would like to add you as a contact. Maybe we can write a book together? I am currently thinking the same kind of things, the concepts you...... more

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  Web results for Buddhism
Narendra Modi ji, Varanasi has a few questions

RNA Research & Archives The Lok Sabha seat of Varanasi has become the most talked about campaign seat in general elections of 2014. Every day... ...

http://www.dnaindia.com/analysis/standpoint-narendra-modi-ji-varanasi-has-a-few-questions-1980312
NE sites on Unesco list

New Delhi, April 19: The Apatani cultural landscape in Ziro Valley and Thembang Dzong, a fortified village near Bomdila, are lined up for a place... ...

http://www.telegraphindia.com/1140420/jsp/frontpage/story_18258909.jsp
Far from the din, RSS works hard for Modi's success

On the Pilibhit-Shahjahanpur road, at Ghazipur Munghel, residents talk enthusiastically about BJP's prime ministerial candidate, Narendra Modi.... ...

http://www.thehindu.com/news/national/other-states/far-from-the-din-rss-works-hard-for-modis-success/article5928907.ece?utm_source=RSS_Feed&utm_medium=RSS&utm_campaign=RSS_Syndication
Ancient seat cries apathy

Binod Kumar (46), a resident of Antichak near the ruins of the ancient seat of learning at Vikramshila, said public representatives have ignored... ...

http://www.telegraphindia.com/1140419/jsp/bihar/story_18253926.jsp
Calm over a tea cup

In Hong Kong, when my guide Fred Chang offered to take me to a celebrated tea house for a tea appreciation session, I was a bit apprehensive about... ...

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