PM Modi compared to 'Ashoka the Great' by Sri Lankan priest

Prime Minister Narendra Modi compared to 'Ashoka the Great' by Sri Lankan priest at Mahabodhi Society.

India refutes reports about Bodhi tree sapling plantation row

India on Saturday said that the sapling of holy Bodhi tree was planted in a temple in Lumbini, the birth place of Gautam Buddha in Nepal, as per the directions given by the Nepalese authorities.

Modi to plant sapling of Bodhi tree in Nepal

Prime Minister Narendra Modi will plant a sapling of Bodh Gaya`s sacred Bodhi tree in Lumbini during his visit to Nepal next week, an official said Saturday.

Sapling of Bodhi tree planted in Vietnam

A sapling of the holy Bodhi tree from Bodh Gaya in Bihar, which was carried by Indian President Pranab Mukherjee as a gift, was planted here on Monday.

President Pranab Mukherjee to gift Bodhi tree sapling to Vietnam

President Pranab Mukherjee will gift "a sapling" of the sacred Bodhi Tree in Bodh Gaya to Vietnam during his visit to that country, a temple official said Monday.

Branch of historical `Bodhi tree` falls in Sarnath

One of the branches of the historical `Bodhi tree` in Sarnath, where Gautama Buddha had given his first sermon and set in motion the `Dharma-Chakra`, has fallen.

Bodhi tree sapling sent to PM for Thailand tour

A sapling of the historic Bodhi tree under which Lord Buddha had attained enlightenment has been sent to Prime Minister Manmohan Singh who will take it as a "gift" to Thailand next week.

`Bodhi tree` branches chopped off

Some branches of the `Bodhi tree`, under which Lord Buddha attained enlightenment, were chopped off on Wednesday.

Bodhi tree whithering

The sapling of the revered Bodhi
tree brought from Sri Lanka and replanted at the Buddha Smriti
Park here by the Dalai Lama is showing signs of whithering.