KATHMANDU: The Lumbini Buddhist University has given affiliation to five Buddhist institutions in the Kathmandu valley. The university has given them affiliation for various subjects to run classes from July.
The university has given affiliation to Sugat Buddhist College of Lalitpur for Buddhist studies Mahayana, Lotus Research Academic Centre for practical Buddhism, Therbad Buddhist Academy, New Baneswor for Therbadi Buddhist philosophy, Buddhist Multiple Campus of Chabahil for Buddhism and peace, and Lumbini College of Buddhism for Buddhism and Himalayan studies.
Vice Chancellor of the University Prof. Dr. Triratna Manandhar said the different subjects are permitted for providing studies on various communities of Buddhism.
The university is constructing an academic building at a cost of Rs. 25 million in Lumbini. Masters classes will be run from 2070 BS after the construction. Some 49 persons have done doctorate so far from the university.THT