Tag: Buddhism

1,500, mostly from Dalit community embrace Buddhism in Meerut

Over 1,500 people from Dalit and Other Backward Classes (OBCs) embraced Buddhism in a huge religious ceremony organized at Subharti University in Meerut, Uttar Pradesh on Wednesday. Founder of the university Atul Krishna and his family also participated in the ceremony and converted to Buddhism. Anam Sherwani, spokesperson of the university[Read More…]

Una Dalit victims embrace Buddhism with 300 others

Una (Gujarat): Four Dalit youngsters, who were flogged by self-styled cow vigilantes for skinning a dead cow in Gujarat in 2016, on Sunday embraced Buddhism along with their families and about 300 others, to protest against discrimination and atrocities on them. Balubhai Sarvaiya, whose three sons and their cousin were flogged[Read More…]

Dalai Lama arrives at Bomdila

Dalai Lama arrived at Bomdila in West Kameng district in Arunachal Pradesh on Tuesday evening, marking the beginning of his nine-day visit amid the Chinese objections. He arrived by road as his chopper could not take off from Guwahati due to unpleasant weather. Arunachal Pradesh Chief Minister Pema Khandu and[Read More…]

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