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Asadha Purnima: India to go big on Buddha’s first sermon

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NEW DELHI: Amid tensions with China, the Centre has decided to celebrate ‘Asadha Purnima’ on Saturday to commemorate Buddha’s first sermon to his first set of disciples. Being pushed as an event to show India’s strong Buddhist heritage, the event to be hosted at Rashtrapati Bhavan by the culture ministry will see the virtual participation…