Invitation to IBC

  • 01:00 PM
  • Hyatt Regency Hotel, New Delhi


We were invited to attend the 1st Founding Members Conclave of the International Buddhist Confederation (IBC) that will be convened from September 9th to 12th, 2013 at the Hyatt Regency Hotel in New Delhi. So today the Founder President of Prajapathi Buddhist Centre, Ms. Shermila Milroy is leaving for International Buddhist Conference in Delhi

The following events will take place there.

SEPTEMBER 9 (Day 1) – 4:30 AM to 6:00 PM
Inter-Faith Relations: A Meeting of Hearts & Minds

SEPTEMBER 10 (Day 2 – I) – 09:00 AM to 11:00 AM
SESSION: “Preservation, Dissemination & Continuity of Buddhist Traditions & Practices”

Working Groups:

Preservation, Dissemination & Continuity of Buddhist Traditions & Practices: Divided into Northern Buddhism (Trans-Himalayas, Mongolia, Russian Republics), Southern Buddhism (Sri Lanka, Thailand, Myanmar, Cambodia, Laos, Vietnam), Eastern Buddhism (China, Korea, Japan), Western Buddhism, Indian Buddhism of the Sub-Continent (India, Bangladesh)
Common Ground of Buddhist Traditions
Collective Wisdom in the Public Domain [attn all archivists]

SEPTEMBER 10 (Day 2 – II)– 11:30 AM to 01:30 PM
SESSION: “Our Collective Heritage: Stewardship & Revival ” – PART I, Bodhgaya: Navel of the World

Working Groups:

Management & revival of Bodhgaya

SEPTEMBER 11 (Day 3 – I)– 09:00 AM to 11:00 AM
SESSION: “Our Collective Heritage: Stewardship & Revival” –– PART II, Holy Relics, Sites & Pilgrimage

Working Groups:

Management of Holy Relics; Management & Revival of Buddhist Sites; Management & Development of Buddhist Pilgrimage Circuit.

SEPTEMBER 11 (Day 3 – II)– 03:20 PM to 05:30 PM
SESSION: “Changing Times: Buddhism in the 21st Century”

Working Groups:

Buddhism in the Global Discourse; Nuns Ordination; Women in Buddhism; Environment & the Natural World; Buddhist Youth Outreach; Buddhism & Media.

The letter we received from them is attached below.