Tag - Buddhist

Reliance Industries and Mrs. Nita Ambani bring 600 years of Indian history to The Met


‘Tree & Serpent: Early Buddhist Art in India, 200 BCE–400 CE’ opens on 21st July    ‘Tree & Serpent: Early Buddhist Art in India, 200 BCE–400 CE’ opens at The Metropolitan Museum of Art (The Met) on July 21st. The spectacular exhibition, tracing the origins of Buddhist art, was made possible through support from Reliance Industries...

NY brewery urged to withdraw ‘Nirvana’ ale


New York: Upset Hindus and Buddhists are urging Cooperstown, New York based Brewery Ommegang to apologize and withdraw its “Nirvana” Pale Ale, calling its name highly inappropriate. Rajan Zed, President of Universal Society of Hinduism, and Buddhist minister Reverend Matthew T. Fisher in a joint statement said that “Nirvana” was an immensely sacred term in Hinduism...

Prefer to die in free India than in ‘artificial’ China: Dalai Lama


Dharamshala: Tibetan spiritual leader Dalai Lama slammed China on Thursday stating that he would “prefer to die in a free democracy of India - rather than amid artificial Chinese officials”. The spiritual leader made these remarks during a two-day dialogue with youth leaders at his residence in Dharamshala in Himachal Pradesh. Holding an interaction organized...