Prime Minister to attend Abhidhamma Day programme at Kushinagar, organised on occasion of inauguration of Kushinagar International Airport

What is the News? The Prime Minister will visit Kushinagar in Uttar Pradesh to inaugurate an international airport and attend an event marking Abhidhamma Day at Mahaparinirvana Temple. What is Abhidhamma Day? The Abhidhamma Day marks the end of a three-month rainy retreat – Varshavaas or Vassa – for the Buddhist monks and nuns, during… Continue reading Prime Minister to attend Abhidhamma Day programme at Kushinagar, organised on occasion of inauguration of Kushinagar International Airport

Kushinagar connect to Sri Lanka

What is the News? The Prime Minister will be visiting Uttar Pradesh to inaugurate the Kushinagar international airport. What is the historical significance of Kushinagar? Kushinagar is an International Buddhist Pilgrimage Centre where Buddhists believe Gautama Buddha delivered his last sermon and attained ‘Mahaparinirvana’ or salvation. Kushinagar is also identified with Kushinara, capital of the… Continue reading Kushinagar connect to Sri Lanka