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International Buddhist Conference in Bangladesh : 27-28 October 2015 in Dhaka

International Buddhist Conference in Bangladesh : UN World Tourism (UNWTO) and the Ministry of Civil Aviation and Tourism, Bangladesh International Conference on “DEVELOPING SUSTAINABLE AND INCLUSIVE BUDDHIST HERITAGE AND PILGRIMAGE CIRCUITS IN SOUTH ASIA’S BUDDHIST HEARTLAND” scheduled from 27-28 October 2015 in Dhaka, Bangladesh. This Conference will be a joint effort of the United Nations World Tourism Organization (UNWTO) and the Ministry of Civil Aviation and Tourism, Bangladesh. Hon. Prime Minister…

Professor Sumedhananda Thera and S. Lokajit Thera obtained M.Phil. Degree

Professor Sumedhananda Thera and S. Lokajit Thera obtained M.Phil. Degree The Abbot of the Middle Adhar Manik Public Buddharasmi Buddhist Monastery and the Senior Professor of Agrasara Girl’s College Sumedhananda Thera and the Abbot of the Chadgaon Sakyamuni Vihara, Chittagong obtained M.Phil. Degree. Both researcher achieved their degree by the approval of the 228th academic council syndicate of the University of Chittagong. The title of the Professor Sumedhananda Thera’s research…

Moushumi Barua to host in Los Angeles

Moushumi Barua to host in Los Angeles Moushumi Barua has experience to host different shows in country. In her hosting career, she has already passed 15 years. She has an acceptability to the viewers in this field specially hosting in different programmes of Channel i which always entice the viewers. For the first time, Moushumi is going to host a programme in Los Angeles, USA. On the occasion of celebration…

ATISHA PEACE GOLD AWARD & VISUDDHANANDA PEACE GOLD AWARD-2015

ATISHA PEACE GOLD AWARD-2015 AND VISUDDHANANDA PEACE GOLD AWARD-2015 The Ceremony of Atisha Peace Gold Award-2015 and Visuddhananda Peace Gold Award-2015 will be observed on 23 FEBRUARY 2015, Monday, at Dhammarajika Buddhist Monastery, Dhaka, Bangladesh organized by Bangladesh Bouddha Kristi Prachar Sangha. Honorable Speaker of National Parliament Dr. Shirin Sharmeen Chowdhury MP has kindly consented to grace the Award Ceremony as Chief Guest. ATISHA DIPANKAR Venrable Atisha Dipankar Sregyana is…

THE MONTHLY SANGHADANA WITH ATTAPARIKKARA OBSERVED (141 NOS.)

THE MONTHLY SANGHADANA WITH ATTAPARIKKARA OBSERVED (141 NOS.) The 9th January, 2015 at 10:00am, The Monthly Sanghadana with attaparikkharadana (141 Nos.) observed at Dhammarajika Buddhist Monastery, Dhaka, Bangladesh. H H SANGHANAYAKA SUDDHANANDA MOHATHERO, Hon'ble President of Bangladesh Bouddha Kristi Prachar Sangha; Hon'ble Vice President of World Fellowship of Buddhists (WFB); Hon'ble Vice President of World Sangha Council; Chief Abbot of Dhammarajika Buddhist Monastery, Dhaka; Chief Abbot of Bangladesh Buddhist Monastery,…

Monthly Sanghadana & Attaparikkara (135 Times) Observed at Dhammarajika Buddhist Manastery

MONTHLY SANGHA DANA & ATTAPARIKKARA (135 TIMES) OBSERVED AT DHAMMARAJIKA BUDDHIST MANASTERY, DHAKA, BANGLADESH A small number of young devotees of Dhaka, the Capital city of Bangladesh, have been arranging to observe the monthly Sangha Dana with Atthaparikkhara Dana by organizing the lay Buddhists at Dharmarajika Buddhist Monastery since December 2007. They have observed the Monthly Sanghadana with Atthaparikkara Dana (135 times) today, the 8th August'14, Friday at 10.00 am.…

Chakma Raja Debashish Roy wedded

Chakma Raja Debashish Roy wedded After long 12 years since the death of first wife, Chakma Circle Chief Barrister Raja Debashish Roy wedded the second time on Friday. The bride Yen Yen is a member of the Rakhaine community. According to sources in the royal family, the wedding ceremony took place in Tridip area of Rangamati town. About 4,000 guests from home and abroad attended the ceremony. On Friday afternoon…

Buddha Purnima celebrated

Buddha Purnima celebrated Buddha Purnima, the biggest religious festival of the Buddhist community, was celebrated yesterday in the capital and elsewhere across the country, reports BSS. To mark the day in a befitting manner, country’s Buddhist community chalked out various programmes including coulourful processions and discussions. The day was a public holiday. On the occasion, newspapers published different articles while Bangladesh Betar, Bangladesh Television (BTV) and private TV channels are…

Indigenous fest in Bandarban

Indigenous fest in Bandarban To highlight the traditional cultural diversity of indigenous communities from Bandarban, a one-day “Khudra Nri-Gosthir Loko Sangskriti Utsab" was held by Khudra Nri-Gosthi Sangskritik Institute (KNGSI) at the institute on Saturday evening. Chief guest Cultural Affairs Secretary Dr. Ranajit Kumar Biswas inaugurated the fair. Kwe Shwe Hla, chairman of Bandarban Hill District Council (BHDC), chaired the function. The chief guest in his speech said, “The ethnic…

Buddhist monks protest move to acquire 25 acres of land

Buddhist monks protest move to acquire 25 acres of land Our Correspondent, Bandarban: Buddhist monks and indigenous people formed a human chain in the district town yesterday, protesting BGB's move to acquire about 25 acres of land at Taracha mouza in Rowangchhari upazila. They have urged the government not to allocate the land to the BGB as several historical structures, including Ram Jadi temple, meditation centre, Ram Mahabijoy Buddhist temple…

Bangladesh's Buddhist youths promote ways of helping disadvantaged people.

Bangladesh's Buddhist youths promote ways of helping disadvantaged people Social welfare is a key component of a civilized society. Welfare for disadvantaged people is not only humane, but also provides a hand up that helps them to become productive members of society. Motivated by these ideals, several religious organizations in Bangladesh engage in social welfare activities to promote brotherhood and harmony. A group of Buddhist youths has also come forward…

Dr. Pornchai Pinyapong, President of World Fellowship of Buddhist Youth (WFBY) visited Chittagong Buddhist Temple, Bangladesh

Dr. Pornchai Pinyapong, President of World Fellowship of Buddhist Youth (WFBY) visited Chittagong Buddhist Temple, Bangladesh The President of World Fellowship of Buddhist Youth (WFBY) Dr. Pornchai Pinyapong today 22nd March, 2014 visited Chittagong Buddhist Temple in Chittagong, Bangladesh.  Dr. Pornchai Pinyapong also attended Bangladesh Buddhist Association Youth (BBAY) open cultural competition ceremony at Chittagong Buddhist Temple Hall. In this program there was President of Bangladesh Buddhist Association (BBA) Mr.…

New-Shalbon Bihar: Peace Pagoda Analoyo

Peace Pagoda Analoyo, an eye catching Peace Stupa or Pagoda is going to build at New Shalbon Buddhist Vihara, Comilla, an ancient Buddhist area of Bangladesh. Pagoda is modeled after the design a thai pagoda by a famous thai architect Mr. Surasai. Work is monitoring by a popular Bangladeshi architect Mr Biswajit Barua and others engineers and total work is coordinated by Shilabhadra Bhikkhu & Sugata Bhikkhu . Courtesy::Atish Dipankar…

6th Anniversary of Monthly Sanghadana & Atthaparikkara (121 times)

6th Anniversary of Monthly Sanghadana & Atthaparikkara (121 times): A small number of young devotees of Dhaka, the Capital city of Bangladesh, have been arranging to observe the monthly Sangha Dana with Atthaparikkhara Dana by organizing the lay Buddhists at Dharmarajika Buddhist Monastery since December 2007. They have observed the 6th Anniversary of Monthly Sanghadana with Atthaparikkara Dana on 8th November'13, Friday. 28 Buddha Puja, Sibali Stabir Puja and Upagupta…