Statue of Lord Buddha unveiled on Buddha Purnima (09.05.2009)

A function was organized under the auspices of Ashoka Mission Educational Society at Kadipur( Shivpur, Varanasi) in which various scholars expressed their views on Buddhism. Important among those where head of Hindi department of U.P. College Dr.Ram Sudhar Singh, advocate Sri Prakash Maurya, social activist Jagannath Kushwaha and noted poet Ramdas Akela. Sanskrit scholar Acharya Tara Maurya unveiled the statue of Lord Buddha. A promising young sculptor Vivek M.F.A. donated the statue to Ashoka Mission. Mr. Sunil Singh, a renowned vocalist presented classical songs.

The programme was presided over by Sahitya Bhushan Pt. Hari Ram Dwivedi. The life member of mission Miss Sanghamitra Ashok conducted the programme. Mrs. Shobhana Pradhan ,the President of Ashoka Mission welcomed the guests. Mrs. Asha Singh extended the vote of thanks.

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Teachers of Ashoka mission reciting Panchsheel( five precepts) and Triratna (triple gems).

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Sanskrit scholar Acharya Tara Maurya unveiled the statue of Lord Buddha.

044Mrs. Asha Singh offering flowers.

070Head of Hindi department of U.P. College Dr.Ram Sudhar Singh spoke on Buddhism.

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Sahitya Bhushan Pt. Hari Ram Dwivedi offering flowers.

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Mr. Sunil Singh, a renowned vocalist presented classical songs.

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