The new airport is part of the prime minister’s efforts to promote the country’s Buddhist heritage and encourage tourism. Plus, Myanmar’s military releases, then rearrests, prisoners, and 84000 announces a new app. Tricycle looks back at the events of this week in the Buddhist world.
While travel remains limited for much of the world, author Paolo Coluzzi transports the reader to Lumbini, Bodhgaya, Sarnath, and Kushinagar through his personal stories and historical context.
The percentage of population growth in Bodhgaya, the cost of a Buddhist tour on the Mahaparinirvan Express, and more data around climate change and Buddhist pilgrimage sites.