The International Buddhist Confederation (IBC) reached a momentous milestone in hosting the groundbreaking ceremony, also known as Bhoomi Pooja, for the India International Centre for Buddhist Culture and Heritage (IICBCH) on August 6th, 2023. This auspicious event took place in the sacred land of Lumbini, Nepal. Despite encountering various challenges during the preparation, including unfavorable weather conditions, the ceremony emerged as a remarkable success. This achievement stood as a testament to the commitment and relentless efforts of the IBC team.
The Bhoomi Pooja transpired flawlessly, with participation of a distinguished gathering of 250 plus dignitaries from 10 countries. Among these esteemed guests, over 120 revered Monks from 32 monasteries/temples/centers were present from the Lumbini Monastic Zone.