A three-day academic-cum-cultural event "Jammu, Ladakh & Kashmir - A Cultural Prism", jointly organized by Centre of Indology, Bharatiya Vidya Bhawan and Millennium India Education Foundation was inaugurated by Union Minister Dr Jitendra Singh on the 17th of Feb,2018 & concluded on 20th of Feb, 2018. Bhikkhu Sanghasena was invited to preside over the valedictory function of the event. Number of Ladakhi Scholars such as Ven. Prof. Thupstan Paldan, Shri. PP Wangchuk- Senior Journalist from Hindustan Times, Dr. Nawang Tsering, Shri. Sonam Wangchuk Shakspo and Shri. Nawang Tsering Shakspo also spoke on the occasion.
He expressed his deep appreciation to Dr. Sashibala, Dean, Centre for Indology Bhartya Vidya Bhavan, New-Delhi and the Faculty members for organising this seminar of Jammu, Ladakh and Kashmir. He honoured Dr. Sashibala and the Faculty members by presenting a Khatag and a statue of Lord Buddha.
In his address Bhikkhu Sanghasena said “Ladakh is the jewel crown of India and strategically also very important. Ladakh has not received due attention from the government of India... Ladakh has got its own unique cultural identity which must be promote and preserve. Ladakh cannot be allowed to be like a cheese in between the Sandwich – Jammu & Kashmir. Ladakh is the Head of the Country and if you neglect the Head, then obviously Headache will develop”