International Sangha Forum on the theme 'Bridging Traditions, Embracing Modernity: A Dialogue on the Buddha's Teachings in Today's Word' from 20-23 December 2023.
The four day programe will invite over 2000 monastic from the Buddhsit traditions around the world. On the first three days of the Conference, Bhikkhu scholars from the different traditions will discuss on the finer aspects of the Vinaya rules and the role of Buddhism in the 21st century. The Conference will conclude with a prayer gathering at the Mahabodhi Temple on the fourth day.
A first of its kind – the Bodhgaya Marathon is being organised by the International Buddhist Confederation (IBC) in collaboration with the Bodhgaya Marathon Committee (BMC) on 14 January 2024 in the sacred city of Bodhgaya, India. This event is more than just a race; it’s a journey towards fostering global harmony and world peace. It will not only test the physical prowess of its participants, coming across the world, but also their commitment to promoting unity, understanding, and the spirit of togetherness.