Updated : 1 month ago IST
Semtokha [Bhutan], Aug 17 (ANI): Prime Minister Narendra Modi, who is on a two-day official visit to Bhutan, met a group of monks at the Simtokha Dzong in Semtokha on Saturday.
Updated : 2 months, 2 weeks ago IST
Colombo [Sri Lanka], July 7 (ANI): Security was beefed up in the Sri Lankan highland town of Kandy on Sunday as hardline Buddhist monks gathered for their first big assembly since Easter attacks by Islamist militants on churches and luxury hotels that killed more than 250 on April 21.
Updated : 2 months, 3 weeks ago IST
Gaya (Bihar) [India], June 26 (ANI): Buddhist monks gathered at Tergar Monastery in Bodh Gaya to celebrate the 34th birthday of the 17th Gyalwang Karmapa Ogyen Thinley Dorje here on Wednesday.
Updated : 3 months ago IST
Shimla (Himachal Pradesh) [India], June 21 (ANI): Tibetan and Indian Buddhist monks performed yoga on the occasion of 5th International Yoga Day on Friday, in the presence of Chief Minister Jai Ram Thakur and Governor Acharya Dev Vrat.
Dharamshala (Himachal Pradesh) [India], June 18 (ANI): Tibetans in exile here commemorated the full moon of Saka Dawa here on Tuesday.
Updated : 4 months ago IST
Akhnoor (Jammu and Kashmir) [India], May 19 (ANI): In a bid to attract tourists here, Tourism Department on Saturday organised a heritage walk to the ancient Buddhist site of Ambaran on the occasion of Budh Purnima.
Updated : 5 months ago IST
Gaya (Bihar) [India], Apr 22 (ANI): Buddhist monks at Mahabodhi Temple in Bodh Gaya conducted a prayer meeting and took out a candlelight march last night for the victims of the serial bombings that took place in Sri Lanka on April 21.
Updated : 8 months, 3 weeks ago IST
Vienna [Austria], Dec 28 (ANI): Five monks were assaulted in a Church here, out of which one is reported to be critical. The monks were held captive in the church, where they were tied up and gagged.
Updated : 1 year, 2 months ago IST
Leh (Jammu and Kashmir), June 28 (ANI): As many as 185 monks and nuns from Thailand reached Mahabodhi campus in Shey village on June 26 after completing a month-long 'Pad Yatra' (peace march), to spread the message of peace, love and communal harmony.
Updated : 1 year, 3 months ago IST
Kathmandu [Nepal], June 17 (ANI): Taking Yoga practice to new heights, monks and locals in Nepal, celebrated fourth International Day of Yoga at Muktinath Temple, 12500 feet above sea level.
Updated : 1 year, 4 months ago IST
Hong Kong [China], May 15 (ANI): A county in China's south-west Sichuan Province has imposed a ban on Indian monks teaching Buddhism on grounds that it could breed separatism.
New Delhi [India] Apr 30: Buddha Purnima, a holiday traditionally celebrated to commemorate the birthday of Gautam Buddha, is being observed with much devotion and spirituality at various places across the country.