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  1. Lifestyle - Books - INDIA

    Book review: A Strange Kind of Paradise: India Through Foreign Eyes, by Sam Miller

    Posted Apr 06th 2014, 12:40pm by Victoria Burrows

    ... Miller an obviously fake Mauryan terracotta head. From this rather unglamorous start, the book weaves through historical sources over the millennia, including the Buddhist monk, Tripitaka, who ...

  2. News - Asia - INDIA

    'Terror attack' at Bodh Gaya temple, one of Buddhism's holiest sites

    Posted Jul 07th 2013, 12:02pm by AFP

    ... at Buddhist holy site Multiple small bomb blasts at one of Buddhism's holiest sites- the Bodh Gaya temple complex in eastern India- wounded two monks yesterday, but the historic temple itself was not damaged, police said. The Indian government called the blasts a "terror attack" after eight bombs exploded at the complex in Bihar state, which attracts Buddhists and other visitors from ...

  3. News - Asia - INDIA

    India police make arrest over Bodh Gaya temple ‘terror attack’

    Posted Jul 08th 2013, 02:39pm by AFP

    ... Agence France-Presse in Patna, India Indian police arrested a man on Monday over the weekend attacks at the historic Bodh Gaya Buddhist temple complex and were studying CCTV footage ... as revenge for Buddhist violence against Muslims in neighbouring Myanmar. Attacks on Buddhists are rare in India, but there have been tensions in the region recently following clashes between ...

  4. News - Asia - INDIA

    India arrests suspected top militant Yasin Bhatkal

    Posted Aug 29th 2013, 03:17pm by AFP

    ... that is revered by Buddhists. The blasts were suspected to have been staged in retaliation for violence against Muslims in Buddhist-majority Myanmar. Bhatkal is from the southern state of Karnataka, where ...

  5. News - Asia - INDIA

    Rape defendant’s death casts shadow on model jail

    Posted Mar 14th 2013, 12:09pm by Associated Press in New Delhi

    ... Associated Press in New Delhi Tihar Jail is a land of bakeries and carpentry shops, where inmates compete in music contests, take classes and perform intensive Buddhist meditation as part of their rehabilitation. Tihar Jail is crammed with people awaiting trial who sleep on concrete floors, face daily threats from other prisoners and are shaken down for bribes from their poorly paid jailers, ...



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