Emerging actress Ashishma Namarmi talks about her experience in film industry. And she discloses her acquaintance with Buddhism. She was brought up in Buddhist family and she was ordained as Anagarika, instead of following the rituals of “Baray Tayegu”. She participated in Pariyatti classes too. In her school vacations, she used to visit vihars and also practiced Anapana meditations. “One can be influenced by any religion. I was influenced by Buddhism,” she says.