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Buddhism in Bangladesh: Socio-Cultural Activities

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Bangladesh Bouddha Kristi Prachar Sangha

Bangladesh Bouddha Kristi Prachar Sangha

Bangladesh Bouddha Kristi Prachar Sangha: In socio-cultural and religious activities of the Buddhists Bangladesh Bouddha Kristi Prachar Sang (BBKPS) has been rendering tremendous service since its inception in 1949 under the leadership of most VenerableMahasanghanyaka Visuddhananda Mahathera with his contemporary leading personalities like Pro. Surendranath Barua, Venerable Bhikkhu Bangisha, Shaghanayaka Dharmadarshi Mahathera, Advocate Umesh Chandra Musuddy and others. This organization was one of the founder members of WFB (World Fellowship of the Buddhists) in 1950. It has been affiliated with other International Organizations like ABCP (Asian Buddhist Conference for Peace) and WCRP (World Conference for Religion and Peace) as their Bangladesh National Center. In fact, BBKPS has been playing the pioneer role to uphold he identity and dignity of the Buddhist community in the government level and national field as well as international arena by organizing meeting, seminar and conferences since 1950 to up to date period on various occasions by sending delegation to more than five hundred international conferences held in many countries of the world and by establishing Dhammarajika Buddhist Monasteries with a multipurpose welfare complex wherein includes Residential school, Kindergarten Institution, Printing press, Monthly Journal, Library, Hospital, Trade school and Orphanage of 1500 destitute. In Chittagong the BBKPS founded Navana Pandit Vihar, a girl school, college and other welfare centers in villages. In Monshigonj, the birthplace of Atisha Dipankara, Bajrajongini, in Buddhagaya, India and Lumbini, Nepal, Bangladesh Boddha Krishti Pracher Sangha has been materializing three projects for Bangladeshi people.

The BBKPS is the main organization of the Buddhists of the country with its zones and branches at district and thana level consisting of youth and women wings. Now, most Venerable Suddhananda Mahathera, one of the main disciples of late Mahasanghanayaka has been elected the president of BBKPS and the organization is now running well under his dynamic leadership.

Bangladesh Bouddha Samity

Bangladesh Bouddha Samity

Bangladesh Bouddha Samity: It is oldest organization of the Buddhist formerly known as Chittagong Buddhist Association. It is also regional branch of world fellowship Buddhists with zonal branches youth and women wings. Established in 1887 this organization with Venerable Gunameju Mahathera of Chakaria as President and Mr. Krishna Chandra Chowdhury Nazir of Satbaria as secretary has been rendering great service for the upliftment of community. In 1894 after the demise of Najir Krishnachandra, a prominent social worker Dr. Bhagirath Barua became the secretary and he played an important role in founding a Monastery in Chittagong town.

                During the time president-ship of most Venerable Achariya Punnachar, Chandra Mohan Mahathera and Prof. Dharmavangsha Mahathera this organization contributed much towards construction of building of monastery and expansion of religious Pali education. This trend of this organization has also been running under the president leadership.

                Among other Buddhist organizations are : # Bangladesh Buddhist Federation # Bangladesh Boddha Juba Parishad # Aburkhil Janakalyan Samaity # Anoma Cultural Organization # Bangladesh Buddhist Foundation # ASgrasara Memorial Society of Bangladesh # The World Buddha Sasana Sevaka Sangha # Bangladesh Buddhist Missionary Society # Bangladesh Buddha Bhikkhu Mahasabha # Marma Rakhain Mahasangha council of Bangladesh # Parbatya Buddha Bhikkhu Sangha, Hill-tracts # Pali Book Society, Bangladesh # Agrasara Buddha Anathali (Orphanage) # Dhaarmarajika Buddhist Orphanage at Dhaka, # Monogarh Buddhist Orphanage at Rangamati # Buddhist Orphanage at Karachi # Laksum Barigaon Buddhist Orphanage at Comilla # Gunalankar Students Hostel at Chittagong University Campus # Kadalpur Bhikkhu Training Center at Chittagong # Bangladesh Buddha Mohila Samity. Thees organization has also been doing their best for the welfare of the community with national outlook and spirit.

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