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Nalanda University returns to life

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Nalanda University returns to life

Postby cooran » Wed May 29, 2013 8:11 am

Hello all,

Nalanda is in Bihar State and was the first great Buddhist University.

India's Ancient University returns to life
http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/business-22160989

With metta,
Chris
---The trouble is that you think you have time---
---Worry is the Interest, paid in advance, on a debt you may never owe---
---It's not what happens to you in life that is important ~ it's what you do with it ---

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Re: Nalanda University returns to life

Postby cooran » Wed May 29, 2013 8:19 am

Hello all,

Photos of ancient Nalanda University:

http://images.google.com.au/search?site ... lAW8noGIBg

With metta,
Chris
---The trouble is that you think you have time---
---Worry is the Interest, paid in advance, on a debt you may never owe---
---It's not what happens to you in life that is important ~ it's what you do with it ---

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Re: Nalanda University returns to life

Postby Ytrog » Wed May 29, 2013 1:40 pm

I hope it will be successful despite the doubts people have about the location :)

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Re: Nalanda University returns to life

Postby David N. Snyder » Wed May 29, 2013 4:58 pm

Good news!

See my photo in my signature line. :tongue:

One of the oldest universities of any kind, during its heyday, it had around 8,000 to 10,000 students.
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Re: Nalanda University returns to life

Postby Dmytro » Fri May 31, 2013 4:16 am

I would endorse Nava Nalanda Mahavihara, founded in 1951, as a truly Buddhist institution:

http://www.nnm.ac.in/about/index.html
http://www.nnm.ac.in/about/history/index.html


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Re: Nalanda University returns to life

Postby Sekha » Mon Jun 10, 2013 2:00 pm

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Re: Nalanda University returns to life

Postby PadmaPhala » Thu Jun 13, 2013 5:06 am

nice place to meditate and study sutras.


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