Theravada Buddhist Programme Organized at Kursk

February 28, 2008

Author: Srimal Silva

Source: The Buddhist Channel/Sinhalaya News Agency,5971,0,0,1,0

The students of Kursk State Medical University (KSMU), in Russia organized a Theravada Buddhist religious programme on the 10th of February within the university premises.

This was a first for any Russian city other than Moscow, and the event occurred in Kursk, the city with the largest Sri Lankan student population in Russia, which currently numbers 240.