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Buddhism

Buddhism

Buddha Purnima today

Buddha Purnima marks the birth, enlightenment and death of Gautama Buddha. On this day in 563 BC, Buddha was born as Siddhartha Gautama in Kopilabostu at the foothill of the Himalayas

Buddha Purnima today

Headscarves not banned at Motijheel Ideal School & College: PM

Mentioning that wearing headscarves by girl students at Motijheel Ideal School and College not banned, prime minister Sheikh Hasina on Wednesday said her government is always aware about taking ...

Headscarves not banned at Motijheel Ideal School & College: PM

India's contentious citizenship act comes into effect

The contentious Citizenship (Amendment) Act which grants citizenship to six non-Muslim communities -- Hindu, Sikh, Buddhist, Jain, Parsi and Christian -- who have come to India from Pakistan, ...

India's contentious citizenship act comes into effect

Kung Fu sisters battle stereotypes

They train with swords and fighting fans after their prayers and morning chants.Meet the Himalayan kung fu nuns using their martial arts skills to challenge stereotypes about women's roles in the ...

Kung Fu sisters battle stereotypes

Myanmar town offers glimmer of hope for Muslims enduring 'apartheid'

Htoo Maung sits down to lunch, sharing a bowl of traditional noodle soup with old friends, an ordinary act that has become extraordinary in Myanmar's Rakhine state -- because he is Muslim, and they ...

Myanmar town offers glimmer of hope for Muslims enduring 'apartheid'

Strongman Gotabaya Rajapaksa Sri Lanka’s new president

Gotabaya Rajapaksa, 70, set to be Sri Lanka’s new president, was the de facto military chief who crushed Tamil guerrillas a decade ago, making him a revered figure among the Sinhalese majority and ...

Strongman Gotabaya Rajapaksa Sri Lanka’s new president

Japan temple puts faith in robot priest

A 400-year-old temple in Japan is attempting to hot-wire interest in Buddhism with a robotic priest it believes will change the face of the religion -- despite critics comparing the android to ...

Japan temple puts faith in robot priest
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