Korean Buddhist monk to lay foundation stone of International Buddhist University in Tripura

The chief monk of the World Buddhist Pope Association of Korea, Shakya Gasan, will lay the foundation stone of the International Buddhist University in South Tripura's Manu Bankul, PTI reported.
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Arunachal Pradesh Deputy Chief Minister Chowna Mein, local MLA Sankar Roy and senior Buddhist monk from Thailand Dr Pornchai Pinyapoong will be present at the foundation stone laying programme.
"Dhamma Dipa International Buddhist University (DDIBU) will be the first Buddhist University in India to be headed by Buddhist Monastics and run and monitored by Buddhists. This university will set an example in the history of Indian Buddhism for the promotion and revitalization of Buddhist culture", said Dhammapiya, the founder chairman of Bahujan Hitaya Education Trust (BHET).