What’s in the news?
- Prime Minister Narendra Modi addressed the inaugural session of the Global Buddhist Summit in New Delhi.
- The two-day Summit is being hosted by the Ministry of Culture in collaboration with International Buddhist Confederation. The theme of the Global Buddhist Summit is “Responses to Contemporary Challenges: Philosophy to Praxis”.
- The Summit is an effort towards engaging the global Buddhist Dhamma leadership and scholars on matters of Buddhist and universal concerns, and to come up with policy inputs to address them collectively.
- The discussion at the Summit explored how the Buddha Dhamma’s fundamental values can provide inspiration and guidance in contemporary settings.