08-19-2014, 04:22 PM
Nava Nalanda Mahavihara was established in 1951 institute called "Magadh Institute of post-graduate study and research in Pali and allies language and Buddhist learning" at Nalanda. The inspiration behind the creation of this institute was to develop a center for higher studies in Pali and Buddhism along the lines of the ancient Nalanda Mahavihara. The greatest achievement was completed publication in 41 volumes, in a critical edition of the entire Pali Tipitaka in Devanagari skrift.De main objectives of Nava Nalanda Mahavihara is to develop an institute similar to the old Viharas, where teachers and students lived together user to studies and higher academic pursuits to promote higher studies and research in Pali literature and Buddhism through Tibetan, Sanskrit, Chinese, Mongolian, Japanese and other Asian languages.
To maintain a modern and rich library to facilitate teaching and research;
To meet monks, nuns and lay scholars versed in traditional monastic learning and put them with current methods of research and comparative studies;
To cooperate with similar institutes in India and abroad for research;
Sending researchers recognized Buddhist educational centers to learn about other traditions and restore the old cultural ties;
To host distinguished scholars from around the world to edit, translate and publish Buddhist works from Pali, Sanskrit, Tibetan, Chinese, Japanese, Mongolian and other languages critical;
To compile and publish original work on different aspects of Buddhism.
Facilities and organizes courses for practice and theory of Vipassana Meditation.