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Journey to the Diksha Bhumi - International Buddhist Youth Convention, India 2016

Posted by Centre Team on Tue, 11 October, 2016 - 22:41
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In October 2016, young Triratna Buddhists from around the world gathered in India to celebrate the 60th anniversary of the first mass conversions of Dalits (ex-Untouchable Indians) to Buddhism to escape the horrors of the Hindu caste system, inspired by their great leader Dr. Bhimrao Ambedkar.

Come with us to the place of that great historical event - the Diksha Bhumi! Rise Up! Reach Out!

Watch our second video from the celebrations: Ambedkar@60: Social Engagement & Liberation

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Listen to a podcast from the Convention

Visit a special feature site dedicated to the life and work of Dr. Ambedkar

See more from the celebrations in India to mark 60 years of liberation

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Kamalavira's picture

Let us really convert ourselves knowing the past as well as the present.