Buddha Purnima

Special IAF aircraft to carry Buddha relics to Mongolia

Last time, these relics were taken out of the country in 2012 for an exposition in Sri Lanka.  

published on : 12th June 2022

PM uses buddhism thread to strengthen Nepal ties

“Today’s meeting with PM @SherBDeuba was excellent. We discussed the full range of relations between India and Nepal,” Modi tweeted.

published on : 17th May 2022

PM Modi offers prayers at Buddhist temple in Kushinagar after returning from Nepal

He offered a 'chivar' (robe) at the reclining Lord Buddha statue in the presence of priests. He was also presented with an idol of Lord Buddha.

published on : 16th May 2022

PM Modi arrives in Lumbini on Buddha Purnima; to hold talks with Nepalese counterpart

Modi, who is in the Himalayan nation at the invitation of Deuba, is paying a day-long visit to Lumbini on the occasion of Buddha Purnima. It is the prime minister's fifth visit to Nepal since 2014.

published on : 16th May 2022

PM Modi to visit Lumbini in Nepal for Buddha Purnima, bypassing airport built by China

Instead of flying to Gautam Buddha International Airport, also known as Bhairahawa airport, he is taking a helicopter from Kushinagar international airport in India directly to Lumbini

published on : 11th May 2022