In 1996, a three-week educational program in Bodhgaya
, "Life as a Western Buddhist Nun," exposed many Tibetan nuns to the possibility of bhiksuni ordination for the first time.
Bhatkal has denied any hand in the Bodhgaya
blast in Bihar this year.
Two people were wounded in the eight blasts that went off Sunday in Bodhgaya
, according to a report of the Associated Press.
complex is one of the oldest Buddhist sites in India, visited by millions of pilgrims from the world over.
I was in Bodhgaya
(Bihar) where I spent the New Year at the Kalachakra with the Dalai Lama.
One afternoon in 1988, at the Mahabodhi Temple in Bodhgaya
in Bihar, eastern India, the temple superintendent had a pillar, a bell and a stupa (Buddhist shrine) moved a little further down the walkway leading to the temple.
They had plans to target Delhi during the festival season and a temple in Bodhgaya
, had a limereen colour scheme, funky antiques, nd a calming view of the small park utside.
The Tibetans told police and immigration authorities that they initially traveled from Tibet to India via Nepal to attend Kalachakra, a Tibetan religious ceremony held at Bodhgaya
, a religious site in the eastern Indian state of Bihar, from Jan.
Koiy Goldberg arrives at a similar realization in his intriguing work on alternative Buddhist education in Bodhgaya
as a kind of pilgrimage.
I also travelled to India to support the revival of the Theravada Bhikkhuni Sangha in Maharashtra, gave International Bhikkhuni Parisad in Aurangabad and administered Buddha Vision Bhikkhuni Training in Bodhgaya
Government and private travel agencies processed approximately 2,500 Buddhist pilgrims to travel to Bodhgaya