From a Correspondent
Dibrugarh, Feb 19: A three-day tiol semir on ‘Buddhism in Northeast India’, organized by the Buddhist Study Centre, Dibrugarh University (DU), in collaboration with the Indira Gandhi tiol Centre for Arts (IGNCA) at DU Sri Aniruddhadev Bhavan started on Monday.
More than 30 scholars from the Northeast are participating in the tiol semir. In the iugural session, coorditor of the tiol semir, Ajay Kumar Mishra presented the perspective of the semir. Vice Chancellor of Dibrugarh University, Professor Alak Kumar Buragohain iugurated the semir. In his iugural speech, Buragohain highlighted the teachings of Buddha and their high relevance in the 21st century.
Before the iugural speech, Associate Professor of History Department, Dr Chandan Kumar Sarma delivered the welcome address. Other dignitaries gracing the event included Coorditor of IGNCA, Dr Richa Negi and Director of Tibet House, New Delhi, Ven. Geshe La Damudul.