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Bodhi’s Contribution to CHT and NE India

Bodhichariya High School in Kolkata is partially funded by Bodhi. The school is located in northern Kolkata and admits both fee paying and non-fee paying students from CHT & NE India There are not many organizations willing to help the indigenous communities in North East India & Bangladesh. Some of the impediments are restricted access, […]

An Account of Tripura by Kulottam Chakma

Photo: Kulottam Chakma (April 2008) Recently I have been on a visit to Tripura. It was my first visit to the north eastern state of India. Tripura is the 2nd smallest state after Sikkim. Yet the state is culturally and geographically very diverse and a very fascinating place to visit.  For this article please visit […]

Chakmas of Rangoon by Kulottam Chakma

Photo: Rangoon by Kulottam Chakma (August 2009) Recently I have been on a short visit to Burma, I arrived there on 17 August 2009. I met members of the Chakma community in Rangoon. They mainly come from the Rakhine state of Myanmar. Last time I visited Burma was almost 10 years ago in 2000. For […]

A visit to CADC Mizoram by Kulottam Chakma

31 March 2010 Aizawl houses in Mizoram, India Recently I have been to Mizoram for 5 days. Mizoram is home to 100,000 Chakmas. Bodhi Australia has been sponsoring mobile medical clinic in cooperation with the Chakma Mohila Samiti (CMS) for two years. I went to Mizoram on a friendly visit as a representative of Bodhi. For […]

Most Highest Holiness Bana Bhante’s 91st Birth Anniversary – 08 January 2010

By: Ven. Pragya Jyoti, Australia Jummaland (UJI): The Jumma-land (Chittagong Hill Tracts) is situated in the South-Eastern part of the Bangladesh. The to-tal population of Buddhists is nearly 3 millions roughly. They are Chakmas, Tanchangyas, Mros or Murungs, Chaks, Marmas, and Baruas. The Chak-mas, Tanchangyas, Mros, Chaks and Marmas are living in Jummaland since pre-historic […]

Birth anniversary of Bana Bhante today

08 January 2010 Today marks the 91th anniversary of birth of the Great Bana Bhante, who is believed to have attained Arhathood (fully liberated), the highest spiritual achievement in Buddhism. The Great Bhante was born Rathindra Chakma on 8 January 1919 into an ordinary Chakma family in a village on the bank of the river […]