International Buddhist conference starts in Nepal
The programmes also offer an optional tour to the birthplace of Lord Buddha.
Kathmandu: Around 100 representatives of Buddhist organisations from South Asian countries, including India, will take part in an international conference on Buddhism here.
The eight-day `South Asia International Buddhists Youth Exchange-2010` started today with the main slogan "Buddhist Education, Environment and Entertainment".
The event is being organised the country at the initiative of executive committee of the Young Men`s Buddhist Association Nepal.
The programmes also offer an optional tour to Lumbini, the birthplace of Lord Buddha.
Beside India and Nepal, other participating countries are: Bangladesh, Sri Lanka, Thailand, Malaysia and New Zealand.