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SAARC Charter Day

SAARC Charter Day

Saarc Charter Day in India Trade bloc consisting of the South Asian countries was planned and created by the president Ziaur Rahman during the late 1970’s. There was a meeting related to the Bangladesh proposal held in the Colombo in the year 1981 which was later accepted by the following countries Pakistan, Sri Lanka and India. The statement on the …

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Bhutan – World Atlas: Kids Encyclopedia

Bhutan – World Atlas: Kids Encyclopedia

System of government: Monarchy Capital: Thimphu. In winter, the royal court moves to Punakha, which has a milder climate than Thimphu Location: Bhutan lies in the eastern Himalayas. It is sandwiched between India to the south and China to north Area: 47,000 sq km National composition: The Bhutias, who live in the eastern part of the country, migrated to Bhutan …

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Buddha Poornima

Buddha Poornima

Buddha Poornima, which falls on the full moon night in the month of Vaisakha (either in April or May), commemorates the birth anniversary of Lord Buddha, founder of Buddhism. Notwithstanding the summer heat (the temperature routinely touches 45 degrees C), pilgrims come from all over the world to Bodh Gaya to attend the Buddha Poornima celebrations. The day is marked …

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Walking the Himalayas – Levinson Wood

Walking the Himalayas - Levinson Wood

Publisher: Hodder & Stoughton, An Hachette UK company Pages: 291 Price: Rs.699 Levinson Wood clambers up steep mountains and treks through narrow passes, taking us on a journey that begins in Afghanistan, moves through Pakistan and India and ends in Bhutan. In his book, he explores and presents an animated vision of the paths he treads — many of them …

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Michael Learns to Rock will perform in 5 major cities in India

Michael Learns to Rock will perform in 5 major cities in India

Danish soft rock/pop band Michael Learns to Rock (MLTR) is back to India to “paint their love” on their loyal fans in the country, where they will perform in five cities starting here from Friday night. It’s going to be a big adventure, says the band’s drummer Kare Wanscher. “I think it’s been seven to eight years since we performed …

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General Knowledge Picture Quiz – 3

General Knowledge Picture Quiz – 3: Recognize the Pictures of Maps and Flags…

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The Graded Path in Tibetan Buddhism Quiz

The Graded Path in Tibetan Buddhism Quiz

The Graded Path in Tibetan Buddhism Quiz – Lam Rim teachings were disseminated by Tsongkhapa from Tibet. What makes them special that these teachings provide a graded path, where the practitioner completes one stage of practice and proceeds to the next higher one!

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Buddhism Quiz

Buddhism Quiz

Buddhism Quiz – Buddhism is a religion to about 300 million people around the world. The word comes from ‘budhi’, ‘to awaken’. It has its origins about 2,500 years ago when Siddhartha Gotama, known as the Buddha, was himself awakened (enlightened) at the age of 35.

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