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Proposed Buddha Jayanti Programme in Canada

Posted by worldamity on May 18, 2010

Guidelines for essay writing

Theme: Buddha and Contemporary World (बुद्धको बबचार, आजको संसार)
Medium: English
Length: Max 1500 Words
Highest Age of participant: 22
Everybody will be awarded by a certificate of participation. Top three and highest scoring participant from school level will get attractive prizes.
Deadline: June 15, 2010
Evaluation Criteria
 Contents (50%)
 Structure (20%)
 Language (20%)
 Citation (10%)
Each essay will be evaluated by a team of undisclosed evaluators.
Essay submission process: Microsoft Word Document or PDF document by email (Minimum 12 point font and 1.5 line spacing)
Essay can be sent as an e-mail attachment to bodncsbc@gmail.com

or by mail to

NCSBC 8962 152nd St.

PO Box 734094

Evergreen RO

Surrey, BC V3R 0J2

The sender has to write the title” Buddha and Contemporary World” as e-mail subject, or print on envelop when sending by mail.

It is expected that participants study wider range of reference materials specially focused on basis of evolution of Buddhist philosophy and its significance in contemporary world. We encourage participants visiting libraries and relevant websites including:
1. https://worldamity.wordpress.com/
2. http://www.snowlionpub.com/pages/appeals10.html
3. http://www.lonelyplanet.com/nepal/the-terai-and-mahabharat-range/lumbini/history
4. http://www.lumkap.org.uk/Lumbini%20On%20Trial.htm
5. http://www.lumbinitrust.org/messageunsg.htm
6. Stupas of previous Buddha, B. Gosh , http://himalaya.socanth.cam.ac.uk/collections/journals/bot/pdf/bot_1989_03_03.pdf
7. Ancient inscriptions of Nepal, D. R. Regmi, Abhinav Publications, New Delhi, 1983
8. Lumbini for peace and pilgrimage, (Ancient Nepal, Journal of Department of Archaeology, Government of Nepal, October 1967), T .R. Vaidya
9. The Buddha and Dr Fuhrer: An Archaeological Scandal, Charles Allen, Haus Publishing Limited, UK, 2008

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