" a memorable event. The Walk started at 1.30 p.m. at the base of
where the Bhikkhu Sangha and dignitaries were recieved by the local community for the commencement of the walk.
The walk was led by the students of the Nalanda Heritage School carrying placards, followed by the Bhikkhu Sangha with Dhamma flags.
1- Ven. Okonogi, Vishwa Shanti Stupa,
2- Ven. Phramaha Phan Thaekrathoke, Wat Thai Nalanda
3- Ven. Phra Vithun Putāni, Thailand
4- Shri Nanzej Dorjee, IAS, Member Secretary, BTMC
5- Ms. Seema Tripathi, IAS, SDM, Rajgir
6- Richard Dixey
7- Dr. Radhakrishna Mishra, Member, BTMC
8- Dr. Arvind Kumar Singh, Member BTMC
Shri Sanjay Agarwal, the District Magistrate of Nalanda
presented the welcome note and addressed the audience thanking them for their presence.
Dr. R. Panth, V. C, Nava Nalanda Mahavihara
, Nalanda ended the event with a thankful note for all those present and for those who made this event a success. He wished for continued collaboration in preserving the heritage.
Click link below for more information about the start of this organized event last year
1st Sariputta World Peace Walk- 2010
The event this year was well received by the community and the participating organizations and has already become a tradition of sorts that the locals wish to continue. Here are some glimpses of the event through the lens...
1- Participants collecting at the base of Giriyak Hill for beginning of the Peace Walk