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Myanmar to deport Spanish tourist for Buddha tattoo: Police

A Spanish tourist faces deportation from Myanmar over a Buddha leg tattoo that offended monks, police said Monday, in a country where the influence of religious hardliners is growing.

Buddha Purnima—The legend behind this day!

Buddha Purnima—The legend behind this day!

Buddha Purnima, also widely known as the Buddha Jayanti celebrates the birth of Lord Buddha. Traditionally, it's a holiday in Mahayana Buddhism commemorating the birth of the prince Siddhartha Gautama, later the Gautama Buddha—founder of Buddhism.

Ultra brings popular 'Buddha' series in DVD format

Ultra brings popular 'Buddha' series in DVD format

The famous "Buddha" series, which was once telecast on Doordarshan, will now be available for viewers on DVD format.

Water reveals two sides of Myanmar`s economic boom

Water reveals two sides of Myanmar`s economic boom

Every morning on his way to work in Yangon, builder Zaw Min Tun takes a swig of water at a Buddhist temple, a vital place to quench a thirst for the many ordinary citizens left behind by Myanmar`s economic boom.

'Yeh Hai India' concept convinced me to star in it: Himanshu Soni

'Yeh Hai India' concept convinced me to star in it: Himanshu Soni

Actor Himanshu Soni, who played the title role in the popular serial ‘Buddha’ and arrives on the big screen for the first time with ‘Yeh Hai India’, says the concept, writing and plot convinced him to star in the film.

World-famous Buddhas of Bamiyan resurrect in Afghanistan

World-famous Buddhas of Bamiyan resurrect in Afghanistan

 Fourteen years after the Taliban dynamited the world-famous Buddhas of Bamiyan, the giant statues were resurrected with 3D light projection technology in the empty cavities where they once stood in Afghanistan.

Thousands flock to Buddha's birthplace to seek safety and peace

Hundreds and thousands of people from Nepal and neighbouring India flocked to the birth place of Lord Buddha on Monday to pray for safety and peace in the earthquake-devastated country on the occasion of Buddha Poornima.

Buddha Purnima 2015: Remembering the teachings of Lord Buddha

Buddha Purnima or 'Vesak' is recognised as the thrice sacred day that marks the birth, enlightenment and Mahaparinirvana of Lord Buddha.

India using 'Buddha' to counter China

India using 'Buddha' to counter China.

Congress' 'Buddha to Gandhi' march attacked in Bihar, several injured

Several persons were injured when miscreants attacked Congress' 'Buddha to Gandhi' march in Jehanabad district of Bihar on Sunday.

Courtney Love compares Buddhist chanting to exercise

Singer Courtney Love has compared practicing Buddhist chants to doing sit ups and admits that while she thanks the faith for turning her life around, she sometimes gets bored of meditating.

New Zealander faces Myanmar court over Buddha booze insult

 A bar manager from New Zealand appeared before a Myanmar court Thursday accused of insulting religion by using an image of the Buddha to trail a cheap drinks night.

New Zealand bar manager held in Myanmar over 'Buddha' promo

A New Zealand bar manager is due to appear in a Myanmar court today after he was arrested for allegedly insulting religion by using an image of the Buddha wearing headphones in a promotion, police said.

Assembly polls: OP Chautala compares Devi Lal with Buddha; slams Congress, BJP

INLD chief Om Prakash Chautala on Sunday attacked the ruling Congress in Haryana for taking the state "backward" and said he was not power hungry but wanted to fulfil the dreams of Devi Lal, who had "sacrificed" prime minister's post for VP Singh.

Buddhist Conclave to promote, package pilgrimage sites

Buddhist Conclave to promote, package pilgrimage sites

To showcase the beauty of Buddhist heritage in India, the 4th international Buddhist Conclave will be held in Bodhgaya and Sarnath from Sep 26, the Ministry of Tourism said Wednesday.

'Bodhi' trees gets a place in Vietnam's Presidential palace

A second sapling of the revered 'Bodhi' tree from Gaya in Bihar was on Monday planted in Vietnam's Presidential palace by President Pranab Mukherjee, 55 years after India gifted the first offshoot of the holy tree to this Communist country.

'Buddha' to wind up Sep 21, makers plan to show it abroad

'Buddha' to wind up Sep 21, makers plan to show it abroad

Mythological TV show “Buddha”, which narrates the life and teaching of Gautam Buddha, will air its final episode Sep 21. Its producers are planning to take the show global.

Lotus at Toji temple a reminder of BJP's symbol: Modi tells Abe

Lotus at Toji temple a reminder of BJP's symbol: Modi tells Abe

Prime Minister Narendra Modi and his Japanese counterpart shared a light moment on Sunday when the former found himself enchanted by the presence of a lotus attached to a statue of Lord Buddha at the Toji temple here.

Richard Gere in Leh for Dalai Lama`s discourses

Hollywood actor Richard Gere is in Leh, the main town of the mountainous district of Ladakh in Jammu and Kashmir, to attend to Tibetan spiritual leader the Dalai Lama`s discourses, event organisers said Monday.