Articles and Commentaries

Dharma-Dhamma Links: Strengthening Cultural Bonds

With the fourth International Dharma-Dhamma Conference, which is the first to be hosted by Nalanda University, in the state of Bihar, in a sense, the twin traditions of Dharma and Dhamma have come home. They have come home to the sacred soil of this ancient land of faith, wisdom and enlightenment – the land of…
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Transforming India’s Economic Architecture

India is a $ 2.5 trillion economy that is growing by 7-10% a year. It is the seventh largest economy in the world in nominal terms. It took us 60 years to become a $1 trillion economy but only seven years after, we added another $2 trillion. We are expected to become $3 trillion by…
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India-China Economic Relations and The Persistent Trade Deficit

Atenacious boundary dispute, large volumes of trade, boundary incursions, similar stances on advancing developing countries’ interests with respect to climate change, a persistent trade deficit, mutual suspicion, a boundary skirmish in 1962 and growth rates high enough to herald what is known as the Asian century! A strange mix of these facts and more is…
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KushokBakula Rinpoche – India’s Monk Ambassador to Mongolia

“It was due to our Buddhist heritage and KushokBakula Rinpoche’s presence in the country that the transition to democracy in Mongolia, unlike in other socialist countries, was so peaceful. Rinpoche was an integral part of this great transformation” - N. Ekhbayar, the President of Mongolian Peoples Revolutionary party and Minister of Culture If one thinks…
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