Sarnath

International Buddhist conclave open session in Sarnath

The International Buddhist Conclave-2016 aimed to showcase Buddhist heritage and pilgrimage sites in the country, opened its sessions in Sarnath today, the heartland of Buddhist pilgrimage.

Oct 05, 2016, 01:22 AM IST
In Uttar Pradesh, a villager offers Rs 50,000 reward for tracing missing bull

In Uttar Pradesh, a villager offers Rs 50,000 reward for tracing missing bull

A man in Uttar Pradesh has offered a reward of Rs 50,000 for anybody who can help find his bull, missing since April 02.

Apr 13, 2016, 12:19 PM IST
Share Nepal's pain, hope it bounces back soon: PM Modi on Buddha Purnima

Share Nepal's pain, hope it bounces back soon: PM Modi on Buddha Purnima

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Monday led the nation in prayers and solidarity with the people of India and Nepal on the occasion of Buddha Purnima.

May 04, 2015, 08:22 AM IST
46 Indian monuments nominated for World Heritage Site list

46 Indian monuments nominated for World Heritage Site list

India has submitted a list of 46 monuments for their inclusion as Unesco World Heritage Sites, parliament was informed on Wednesday.

Mar 04, 2015, 20:52 PM IST

Congress to hold youth training camp in PM Modi's constituency

Seeking to regain its moorings in the key state of Uttar Pradesh, Congress will hold a three-day camp this week in Varanasi - the Lok Sabha constituency of Prime Minister Narendra Modi - to garner support of youths.

Feb 23, 2015, 21:17 PM IST

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.

Jun 21, 2014, 23:04 PM IST

Narendra Modi invokes Hsuan-Tsang to connect with Buddhists of Varanasi, Sarnath

Aiming to connect with Buddhists of Varanasi-Sarnath region, Narendra Modi on Thursday said ancient Chinese traveller Hsuan-Tsang had visited his birthplace at Vadnagar in Gujarat.

Apr 24, 2014, 22:39 PM IST

Buddhist sites from Bodh Gaya to Sarnath to be documented

All Buddhist sites between Bodh Gaya and Sarnath in Bihar would be documented, Chief Minister Nitish Kumar said on Thursday.

May 09, 2013, 23:49 PM IST

Special train on Buddhist heritage tour flagged off

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.

Jan 20, 2013, 23:58 PM IST

Karmapa begins annual spring teachings at Sarnath

The 17th Karmapa Ogyen Trinley Dorje has begun his annual spring teachings at Sarnath, the birthplace of Buddhism, in Uttar Pradesh, a monastery official said on Thursday.

Mar 10, 2011, 11:37 AM IST

Karmapa to visit Sarnath next month

As the controversy over the recovery of foreign and Indian currency worth Rs 70 million from the 17th Karmapa`s monastery is gradually coming to an end, the Karmapa is headed next month to Sarnath, the birthplace of Buddhism.

Feb 18, 2011, 14:12 PM IST