How Asia Celebrates Buddha’s Birthday

For Buddhists all over the world, Vesak (Vaisakha, Buddha’s Birthday or Buddha Day) is the holiest day of year. It commemorates the birth, enlightenment, and death of Siddhartha Gautama, or the Buddha. It is celebrated on different days in many...

Bangla Academy Holds Folklore Summer School

Bangla Academy, a Dhaka-based government agency dedicated to conducting research on Bangla language, culture, and history, organized the fourth Folklore Summer School with the participation of folklorists from Bangladesh, India, and USA. The five-day international workshop included classes and seminars...


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