Buddha Statue Unveiled at Mongolia
September 21 , 2019
- PM Modi and Mongolian President Khaltmaagiin Battulga have jointly unveiled through video conferencing Buddha statue at the historic Gandan Tegchenling Monastery, Ulaanbaatar.
- The statue depicts Buddha in a sitting posture along with his two disciples conveying the message of compassion along with peace and coexistence.
- It was installed and consecrated at the Gandan Monastery earlier this month during the third edition of "SAMVAAD" dialogue held in Ulaanbaatar.
- 3rd SAMVAAD was a discussion on contemporary Buddhism by world Buddhist scholars and monks.
- Mongolian President is on a 5-day state visit to India.