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2014-05-15 16:25:25

NEW DELHI, May 15, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Department of Post, Ministry of Communication and IT, Government of India today celebrated Buddha Purnima with the release of a commemorative stamp on the Drukpa Buddhists. The Drukpa Lineage, based in the Himalayas, is the most prominent Buddhist lineage in India. The commemorative stamp celebrating the 999 years of Drukpa Lineage was released by Shri SK Sinha, Member (HRD), Department of Post in the august presence of the Gyalwang...

2014-03-20 12:28:55

NEW DELHI, March 20, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Showcasing of Kung Fu Nuns performance and Dragon Dance Drukpa Buddhists showcased the Himalayan Buddhist Tradition, as they celebrated self-empowerment in Delhi's Indira Gandhi National Center for the Arts. The day was filled with scintillating dragon dance by the Drukpa nuns, breath-taking demonstration by the Kung Fu Nuns, art and photo-exhibition, and some delectable Himalayan cuisine. The event was organised...


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monteith
  • A large punch-bowl of the eighteenth century, usually of silver and with a movable rim, and decorated with flutings and a scalloped edge. It was also used for cooling and carrying wine-glasses.
  • A kind of cotton handkerchief having white spots on a colored ground, the spots being produced by a chemical which discharges the color.
This word is possibly named after Monteith (Monteigh), 'an eccentric 17th-century Scotsman who wore a cloak scalloped at the hem.'
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