.New Delhi, Delhi, India
India's Prime Minister Narendra Modi addresses the 76th Session of the U.N. General Assembly at United Nations headquarters in New York. (Photo credit: PTI)

  • The United States handed over the artefacts to Modi during his US visit
  • 71 of them are cultural, there are 60 Hinduism figurines and 16 of Buddhism
  • There are 56 terracotta pieces and an 18th CE sword

New Delhi, Sep 14 (PTI) The India Council of Cultural Relations (ICCR) has referred visa extension requests of Afghanistan students to the Union Home Ministry, its president Vinay Sahasrabuddhe ...

.Aurangabad, Maharashtra, India

  • Ajanta and Ellora caves are located in Aurangabad, Maharashtra
  • Ajanta caves and Ellora caves are among the earliest Buddhist architectures and are one of the most popular tourism destinations
  • They were declared as the World Herotage Site by UNESCO

.Rishikesh, Uttarakhand, India
Chris Evans upcoming projects include Don't Look Up', 'Lightyear', 'The Gray Man' and 'Little Shop of Horrors.' (Photo credit: AFP/File)

  • Chris Evans turned 40 on Sunday
  • He is best known for his role as Captain America in various Marvel movies
  • Chris Evans visited India for a Buddhist retreat in 2005/2006

Mandalas are geometric forms of representations and symbols. (Photo Credit: Representative Image/Unsplash)

  • Some of the mandalas are representations while some are symbols
  • Different symbols have different meanings and denote what is shown in the paintings
  • A representation has a deeper connotation to it, which a non-artistic person might not understand

Washington, May 27 (PTI) US President Joe Biden sent greetings on Wednesday to the Buddhist community on the occasion of Vesak, a day honouring the birth, enlightenment and passing of the Buddha.