The fourth International Buddhist Conclave, aimed at boosting tourism in country and showcasing India's Buddhist heritage and pilgrimage sites, concluded here.
The 17th Karmapa, Ogyen Trinley Dorje, would open a 10-day medical camp for animals in Bodhgaya on Friday.
Six months after the Buddhist shrine was rocked by serial bomb blasts, the 17th Karmapa Ogyen Trinley Dorjea on Friday led a special prayer here to reaffirm the Buddhists` commitment to non-violence.
Groping in dark over the Mahabodhi temple serial blasts, security agencies have now started looking into role right wing extremists, Maoists, Rohingya Muslims besides Indian Mujahideen in incident.
Kapilvastu, where the Buddha spent his early life, is also covered under the security alert.
A special train was today flagged off from here with over 80 passengers for an eight-day long journey to various Buddhist heritage sites across India.
Bodhgaya is a city of contrasts. As the city holds Assembly polls, the contrasts
come to fore all the more with people voicing their aspirations and concerns openly.
Day in Pics: 26th November
Showbiz World - November 26, 2014