J&K Minister said Buddhism played vital role for development of State
Jammu,Octobor 7 (Vijay Kumar) - Buddhism has played a vital role for the promotion of Socio-economic development of the State of J&K,said Minister for Tourism and Culture, Nawang Rigzin Jora .
Jora while addressing at the valedictory function of the 9th Annual Session of Indian Society for Budhist Studies (ISBS) conference organized by Department of Saniskrit, University of Kashmirin Srinagar on Wedenesday said that preserving the rich cultural heritage and age old manuscripts of Buddhism is the need of the hour as this religion has contributed a lot for transformation of our society and has been the leading religion propagating peaceful co-existence on earth . The theme of the conference was “Role of Kashmir in Development of Buddhism”.
The Minister said that
Jora said that history can’t be ignored as everybody from Mughals to Britishers has contributed towards enriching the cultural ethos of the State.
On the occasion, various research scholars read out their papers on the theme.
M .salem Beigh chairman INTAC Kashmir chapter talked about the influences on Buddhism on the contemporary life of
The registrar of the University, Prof. S. Fayyaz, while speaking on the occasion stressed the need to go back to the past to seek guidance and wisdom in matters related to on spiritual nourishment. He also assured the house that the university was working tirelessly towards the progress of horizons of knowledge in such important areas. "Department of Sanskrit,
In her address, the Head of Department Sanskrit, Prof. Satyabama Razdan thanked the ISBS for collaborating with the University to hold the historic conference in the
Prof R Krishna Rao, chairman
Vice Chancellor, University of Kashmir, Prof. Riyaz Punjabi, Chairman Indian Council for Philosophical research, New Delhi, Prof. R. Krishna Rao, Member Secretary, Indian Council for Philosophical Research, Prof. Goda Vari Mishra, Convener, Indian National Trust for Art and Cultural Heritage was also present on the occasion .
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