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Facelift for over 300-year-old Tibetan monastery


March 23rd, 2012 - 2:30 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, March 23 (IANS) A 303-year-old Tibetan monastery in northwest China's Gansu province is to get a facelift, an official said Friday.The 300-million-yuan ($47.6 million) project will begin at Labrang ... Read more...

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A temple in China reflects ‘Sino-Indian cultural synergy’


October 1st, 2011 - 1:42 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, Oct 1 (IANS) A government-run Buddhist temple in China, that has been visited by many India leaders, has been hailed by experts for its role in the "intersection" ... Read more...

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50,000 palm-leaf manuscripts ‘pages’ preserved in Tibet


August 22nd, 2011 - 4:15 pm ICT by IANS
Lhasa, Aug 22 (IANS) More than 50,000 "pages" of palm-leaf manuscripts, written in Sanskrit and other ancient Indian languages, have been preserved in Tibet.Since 2006, officials have completed the registration, ... Read more...

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Tibetan new year dawns in Indian hill town


March 11th, 2011 - 10:59 am ICT by IANS
Mcleodganj (Himachal Pradesh), March 11 (IANS) Homes are being spruced up, prayers being offered and a special two-feet-high 'bhungu amchok' structure made of food is being erected as Tibetans in ... Read more...

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Delhi hosts first ever ancient Chinese heritage expo (With images)


February 18th, 2011 - 8:46 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 18 (IANS) India refreshed its cultural linkage with China by unveiling Friday an exquisite collection of ancient artistic heritage in the first ever Chinese art and craft exposition of ... Read more...

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Fire at 1,000-year-old temple in China


February 7th, 2011 - 6:08 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, Feb 7 (IANS) A fire in a 1,000-year-old temple in China is believed to have destroyed a building of the temple. The Fahai Temple, built in 945 and located in Fuzhou, ... Read more...

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Tibetans in Dharamsala offer special prayers for Dalai Lama


April 27th, 2010 - 11:43 pm ICT by ANI
Dharamsala, Apr 27(ANI): Scores of Tibetans living-in-exile at Dharamsala and other settlements in Himachal Pradesh, gathered at the Tsuglagkhang Buddhist temple on Tuesday to offer special prayers for the long life of ... Read more...

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Kashmiri historian knows where 2,000-year-old Buddhist relic is


April 10th, 2010 - 12:41 pm ICT by IANS
By F. Ahmed Srinagar, April 10 (IANS) More than 2,000-year-old copper plates containing records of a major Buddhist conference held in Kashmir at the time are lying buried somewhere in the state, and ... Read more...

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Buddhist monks gather to see the life cycle of their 17th spiritual leader


January 4th, 2010 - 2:36 pm ICT by ANI
Bodh Gaya (Bihar), Jan 4 (ANI): Buddhist monks converged at Bodh Gaya here to witness a musical play depicting the life cycle of Karmapa Ujjain Trinela Dorjee, their 17th spiritual leader.A ... Read more...

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Buddhist monks pray for world peace in Bodh Gaya


November 21st, 2009 - 4:38 pm ICT by ANI
Bodh Gaya (Bihar) Nov 21 (ANI): Buddhist monks from various parts of the globe offered prayers for world peace here.Scores of monks participated in the prayers that began under the ... Read more...

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Dalai Lama holds prayers in Taiwan despite China protest


September 1st, 2009 - 5:10 pm ICT by IANS
Kaohsiung (Taiwan), Sep 1 (DPA) The Dalai Lama led thousands of people at a public ceremony Tuesday in Taiwan in prayers for typhoon victims despite protests by China over his visit. He also ... Read more...

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Monks in Bodh Gaya offer special prayer for world peace


January 28th, 2009 - 3:51 pm ICT by ANI
Bodh Gaya, Jan 28 (ANI): Thousands of Buddhist monks converged at Bodh Gaya on Tuesday to offer ''Nigma Monlam Puja'', a ritual of special prayers for universal peace. Lama Buddhist monks from ... Read more...

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Buddhists hold Krodhi-Kali prayers in Bodh Gaya


November 21st, 2008 - 2:58 pm ICT by ANI
Bodhgaya, Nov 21 (ANI): Thousands of Buddhists from across the world congregated at Bodh Gaya for Krodhi-Kali ceremony for world peace on Thursday. Nuns and monks attired in the traditional Buddhist costumes ... Read more...

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Sixteen Buddhist monks arrested for allegedly triggering explosions


June 6th, 2008 - 1:07 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, June 6 (ANI): Sixteen Buddhist monks have been arrested for allegedly triggering explosions in Qamdo prefecture of the Tibet autonomous region.Chogyal, Tenphel and three other monks of the Wese ... Read more...

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Rare Buddhist relics gutted in Himachal monastery fire


February 25th, 2008 - 4:11 pm ICT by admin
Shimla, Feb 25 (IANS) Centuries old Buddhist 'thanka' paintings and rare scriptures have been destroyed in a fire in Himachal Pradesh's remote Lahaul valley, the police said Monday. Sacrificial fires lit by ... Read more...

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