This book contents articles presents by the erudite scholars from Bhutan and India who participated in seminar entitled “Nalanda: Interface of Buddhism and Environment” held on 24th –25th November, 2003 at the Royal Banquet hall, Thimphu, Bhutan under the auspices of Festival of India in Bhutan, 2003. The book contains seventeen papers covered in three working sessions covering the theme. The papers were presented on the topics like Nalanda as a Centre of Higher Learning and its relevance in Today’s Context, Nalanda as a Centre of Dissemination of Buddhism and about its Acaryas. There were papers on Ven. Padmasambhava and his Contribution to the Himalayan region including Bhutan. Papers also covered the various aspects of Nalanda like Nalanda Art and its Uniqueness with Special Reference of Bronze Images, Chortens & Symbolism, Influence of Buddhism on Bhutan covering schools of Bhutan, Buddhism and Legal Trial System and Bhutanese Culture and Literature and also on Buddhism and Environment.