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Buddhism in Bangladesh

The total population of Bangladesh in 2004 is about 125 million with only 1 million Buddhists living in Chittagong, Chittagong Hill Tracts, Comilla, Noakhali, Cox’s Bazar and Barisal. The Buddhists of Bangladesh belong to four groups of Nations who have been gradually mixed together. The groups are the Austic, the Tibeto-Burman, the Draviyans and the Aryans.

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India - The historical theory of caste system origin

According to socio-historical theory, the caste system began with the arrival of the Aryans in India. The Aryans arrived in India around 500 B. C. (some claim a much earlier date). The fair skinned Aryans arrived in India from south Europe and north Asia...

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South Korea - Gongju National Museum

Gongju National Museum manages and preserves the cultural treasures excavated from northern Chungcheongnam-do. It takes special care of cultural treasures discovered from Muryeong Royal Tomb in 1971. The Muryeong Royal Tomb is the tomb of King Muryeong (501 523) and his queen consort from the Baekje Period.

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Sikkim: Pristine and unique charm

The charms of Sikkim allure not only for its beautiful view and precious pants, but also its "spiritual quotient", according to Reshmi R Dasgupta

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Visiting the birthplace of Japanese Buddhism

Guests can stay overnight at one of the temples and participate in the monks’ routines

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South Korea - Geography

Korea is situated on the Korean Peninsula, which spans 1,100 kilometers north to south. The Korean Peninsula lies on the northeastern section of the Asian continent, where Korean waters are joined by the western-most parts of the Pacific. The peninsula shares its northern border with China and Russia. To the east is the East Sea, beyond which neighboring Japan lies. To the west is the Yellow Sea. In addition to the mainland, Korea includes some 3,200 islands.

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Donglin Monastery

Donglin Monastery (East Forest Monastery) is seated at the northwestern foot of Mt. Lushan, about 16 km (10 miles) from Jiujiang City, Jiangxi Province. It was initially built in 384 A.D. in the Eastern Jin Dynasty (317-420) and developed in popularity through the Tang Dynasty (618-907). Later it suffered a lot of damage and has been renovated in recent years. Now, it receives a great many Buddhist disciples and tourists every day.

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History of King Asoka

In the history of the world there have been thousands of kings and emperors who called themselves ‘Their Highnesses’, ‘Their Majesties’ and ‘Their Exalted Majesties’ and so on. They shone for a brief moment, and as quickly disappeared. But Ashoka shines and shines brightly like a bright star, even unto this day.

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Historical Background of the Himalayan Frontier of India

The Kena Upanishad, written sometime about 1000 B.C., speaks of Uma
the daughter of the Himalayas- Umam haimavatim. The legend is that
Uma, the daughter of the Himalayas, revealed the mystic idealism of the
Upanishads to the gods.

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Sacred Sites — Sacred Waters around the World

Since prehistoric times sacred places have exerted a mysterious attraction on billions of people around the world. Ancient legends and modern day reports tell of extraordinary things that have happened to people while visiting these places. Different sacred sites have the power to heal the body, enlighten the mind, increase creativity, develop psychic abilities, and awaken the soul to a knowing of its true purpose in life.

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