About International Buddhist Festival for Social & Cultural Relationship (IBFSCR)
Aurangabad has been of great significance to Buddhism as it is a fact that the Legendary task of Ajanta caves had first begun at Aurangabad. The Ajanta Caves in Aurangabad district of Maharashtra state of India are about 30 rock-cut Buddhist cave monuments which date from the 2nd century BCE to about 480 or 650 CE. The Ajanta Caves have also been declared as ‘World Heritage Sites’ by UNESCO for its rich Buddhist Heritage. The Festival will focus on Boosting the Indian Buddhist Circuit along with Prime Buddhist Circuits of the World. The Festival will also focus on showcasing the Global Buddhist Cultures & Heritage.
In the past two consecutive years, dignitaries such as HE Mahinda Rajapaksa (Former President of Sri Lanka), Sh. Devendra Fadnavis (Chief Minister of Maharashtra State, India) have graced the Festival as Chief Guest. While other dignitaries such as Mr. Soungeun Kim (Consul General of The Republic of Korea) & Madam Saroja Sirisena (Consul General of Sri Lanka) have also deliberated at the Festival. The Festival will be Monumental in strengthening Social & Cultural Relationship with the Major Buddhist Countries in South East Asia and across the World
8 Point Agenda: Objectives of IBFSCR
Promoting World Peace by Teachings of The BuddhaEstablishing Strong Social & Cultural Relationships with Buddhist NationsPromoting Tourism in the Indian Buddhist CircuitExhibiting Buddhist Arts & Cultural Programs
Showcasing all Global Buddhist CulturesEntrepreneurship & Skill Exchange Programs with Buddhist NationsInviting Scholars to share valuable Humanistic TeachingsResearch in Meditation & Buddhist Healing Practices