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Kapilavastu Day Movement National Committee formed in New Zealand

Posted by Ram Kumar Shrestha on November 25, 2010

Kapilavastu Day Movement National Committee formed in New Zealand. After Global Committee of the Movement,New Zealand is the fifth country to form National Committee. Spain was the first, Belgium the second, UK the third and Canada the fourth to form National Committee and many countries are preparing to form their National Committees. Here is the full text of the mail sent by Baburaja Maharjan, the Regional Coordinator to look after Australia, New Zealand and surrounding countries,  from New Zealand:

It’s my pleasure to inform all of you that Kapilvastu  Day Movement, New Zealand National Committee is formed to preserve and protect one of the world’s renowned heritage – Kapilvastu, Lumbini; birthplace of Lord Gautam Buddha. This committee will encourage all concerned people and organizations to contribute raising awareness on people against misleading information regarding the birthplace of Buddha.

Why do we need this movement?

  1. India is constantly and vigorously trying to establish newly built copy of Kapilvastu as original birthplace of Lord Gautam Buddha
  2. India has already engaged in propaganda warfare using world’s largest film making industry, Bollywood. Movie “Chandani Chowk to China” is just an example Read the rest of this entry »

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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 Read the rest of this entry »

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