Bengal Buddhist Association

Bengal Buddhist Association

Bengal Buddhist Association (Bengaliবৌদ্ধ ধর্মাঙ্কুর সভাBauddha Dharmankur Sabha) is a Buddhist organisation based in Kolkata.

Address – 1, Buddhist Temple Street , Bow Bazar , Kolkata – 700012 , West Bengal

This institution was established by Kripasaran on 5 October 1892. It was influenced by modernist South Asian Buddhist currents such as Sri Lankan Buddhist modernism as well as Western Oriental scholarship and spiritual movements like Theosophy. The aim of the organisation was to revive, practice and propagate the principles of Buddhism in India and nurture Buddhist studies.[2] In 1903, Dharmankur Buddhist Temple was set up in Bow Barracks in Kolkata by the association.[3] In 1908 their journal Jagajjyoti was first published.

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An Education and Religious Book Publisher based in Delhi (India) associated with prominent Buddhist organisations and temple associations, including Mahabodhi Mahavihara Temple, Bodh Gaya (Bihar) India. Created this website "" in the year 2010-11 with a view to bring the members of Barua community to a common platform, and to make available all relevant information about the community.

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