BUTWAL April 30: President Bidya Devi Bhandari laid the foundation stone of the Lumbini International Buddhist Meditation Center and Assembly Hall to be constructed in Lumbini, the birthplace of Gautam Buddha, amidst a ceremony today.
KATHMANDU, April 30: A gathering of 23 countries from across the globe has agreed to promote Lumbini as the birthplace of Lord Buddha and a foundation of Buddhism and world peace as envisioned in their previous declaration issued in 2016.
KATHMANDU, Mar 7: What comes to your mind when you hear about Lumbini? Certainly peace and serendipity as it is the birthplace of Lord Buddha. Lumbini has developed as one of the most famous tourist destinations in Nepal.
KATHMANDU, July 25: The eighth senate of Lumbini Buddhist University has endorsed the master-plan of the university during a meeting held at the Prime Minister's Office in Kathmandu on Monday. The formulation and adoption of the master-plan was long due at the university.
BUTWAL, April 30: The District Education Office's Local Curriculum Determination Coordination Committee has approved the proposed new curriculum developed by the Local Curriculum Development Committee and decided to enforce its implementation.
KATHMANDU, March 14:: Lumbini Buddhist University and Lumbini Research Center for Understanding and Peace in collaboration with Citizens Bank International Ltd (CIBL) have organized a program titled ‘Buddhist Economics’ under the bank’s financial literacy campaign.
KATHAMNDU, March 8: Hollywood actor Jet Li is busy meeting with Buddhist religious leaders. He met with Yagi Rimpochhe, a religious teacher at Sherchan monastery located in Bauddha, Kathmandu on Friday. During an hour-long meeting, they discussed Buddhism.
DOLAKHA, Oct 19: Buddhist college has come into operation in the district. The first ever college of its kind in the district will offer arts and humanities courses in Buddhist philosophy and teachings.
KATHMANDU, Oct 16: There is one Buddhist nun everyone in Nepal knows by name — not because she's a religious icon and a UNICEF goodwill ambassador, nor for her work running a girl's school and a hospital for kidney patients.
KATHMANDU, Oct 13: There is one Buddhist nun everyone in Nepal knows by name — not because she's a religious icon and a UNICEF goodwill ambassador, nor for her work running a girl's school and a hospital for kidney patients.
KATHMANDU, June 7: The last rites of senior musician, Amber Gurung, will take place as per the Hindu and Buddhist rituals.
Gurung died early this morning while undergoing treatment at Grande International Hospital.