China`s five officially sanctioned religions - Buddhism, Taoism, Islam, Catholicism and Christianity - have vowed to fight "desinicization".Sep 12, 2017, 14:20 PM IST
Talented young actress Akshara Haasan is currently keeping busy with Thala Ajith's much talked about 'Vivegam' which will mark her big screen debut in Tamil cinema.Jul 28, 2017, 19:03 PM IST
As many as 200 Dalits in Amreli district have threatened to convert to Buddhism alleging police inaction in conducting a fair probe into the death of a community member in judicial custody two weeks ago.Jul 05, 2017, 10:23 AM IST
Around 87 per cent of Buddhists in India are neo-converts; the rest belong to traditional Buddhist communities, mostly in the north-east of India and other Himalayan regions.Jun 17, 2017, 12:48 PM IST
It will be Narendra Modi's second trip to Sri Lanka as Prime Minister after March 2015.May 11, 2017, 09:20 AM IST
Buddha Purnima 2017: The legend behind Gautama Buddha's transformation from a prince to a spiritual seeker
The day celebrating lord Buddha's birth is widely known as Buddha Purnima or Buddha Jayanti across the globe.May 10, 2017, 10:47 AM IST
The video establishes the true spirit of an artist who knows no barriers of caste, creed or religion. His talent makes him the person he is.Apr 24, 2017, 14:13 PM IST
The Karmapa, the third-most important Tibetan religious head, is an influential voice in the new generation of thought leaders and spiritual head of one of the major schools of Tibetan Buddhism, which has been working with the notion of interdependence for many centuries.Apr 24, 2017, 08:29 AM IST
PM Narendra Modi paid homage to BR Ambedkar with a visit to Deekshabhoomi, where the Dalit icon and over 500,000 followers had embraced Buddhism on October 14, 1956.Apr 14, 2017, 22:15 PM IST
Thaye Dorje, 33, has claimed since childhood to be the reincarnation of the Karmapa Lama, the leader of one of the four major schools of Tibetan Buddhism.
Tibetan spiritual leader the Dalai Lama today described himself as a "son of India" and hailed the secularism prevailing in the country.Mar 17, 2017, 19:02 PM IST
Thai security forces entered the country`s biggest Buddhist temple on Thursday to search for an influential monk wanted for money laundering, police said.Feb 16, 2017, 10:36 AM IST
With the decline of Buddhism in the region, the traces of the Stupa and monastery faded away.Jan 28, 2017, 09:01 AM IST
Zen belief encourages us to live and give everything to the particular moment of existence.Jan 26, 2017, 16:33 PM IST
After inviting Beijing`s wrath for hosting the Dalai Lama, Mongolia has said it will never again allow the Tibetan spiritual leader to visit the country.Dec 21, 2016, 14:04 PM IST
Mongolian Buddhism is closely related to the Tibetan tradition.
Over 200 people from the Dalit community from Gujarat converted to Buddhism in three separate events organised by Buddhist organisations here on the occasion of Vijaya Dashmi, organisers said on Wednesday.Oct 12, 2016, 18:38 PM IST
In the wake brutal thrashing of Dalits in Una, at least 1,000 people from the community in Banaskantha district have so far expressed their desire to convert to Buddhism, stating that there was not point in continuing with Hinduism, if they are not treated as equals.Jul 27, 2016, 00:10 AM IST
Although officially atheist, China selected Gyaltsen Norbu as the 11th Panchen Lama in 1995 in a drive to win the hearts and minds of Tibetans.
Myanmar has struggled to contain bouts of deadly religious bloodshed in recent years, with rising Buddhist nationalism posing a steep challenge to the new government.