Acharya Nagarjuna University, Mahayana Buddhist Studies, Guntur was established in 1982 under the scholarly guidance of Padma Vibhushan Prof. K. Satchidananda Murthy, the inspiration of late Prof. R. Subrahmanyam, who extensively excavated the Nagarjunakonda site in 1960 and the then External Affairs Minister Dr. P.V. Narasimha Rao.
His Majesty the King of Bhutan, Jigme Singye Wangchuk inaugurated the Chair of Mahayana Buddhism and donated an endowment fund.
The UGC grant had provision for constructing a Chaitya model building to house the Centre.
Padma Vibhushan Prof. K. Satehidananda Murthy is the Honorary Director of the Centre.
The college is well equipped with all modern equipments.
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