We’re sorry, says Buddhist chief high priest
Buddhist chief high priest K Sri Dhammaratana said as we live in Malaysia , we must be sensitive to other religions...
Indian Buddhist Sites Hit By Blasts
By INDRAJIT SINGH 07/07/13 12:23 PM ET EDT
PATNA, India — A series of blasts hit three Buddhist sites in eastern India early Sunday, injuring at least two people and drawing condemnation from the prime minister.
Senior police officer S.K. Bhardwaj...
Mes Aynak: Afghanistan's Buddhist buried treasure faces destruction
The Guardian, Friday 31 May 2013 17.00 EDT
Mes Aynak, a magnificent Buddhist city, is the most important archaeological discovery in a generation. But it is sitting on a vast copper deposit and is...
A survey published this week found more young people turning away from religion, believing that the definition of being "moral" meant looking after your family rather than taking part in religion.
More than half of the 16 to 24-year-olds questioned in the poll said their peers were less...
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The Dalai Lama is in Washington D.C. from July 6-16, leading a gathering of thousands of Buddhists through the "Kalachakra for World Peace." Central to the kalachakra ritual is the design and creation of a mandala.
HuffPost blogger Matteo Pistono explains:
Central to the bestowing of the...
Lewis RichmondBuddhist writer and teacher
This March I turned 64 -- one year away from Medicare, two years away from Social Security. So there it is: I'm a baby boomer, a Buddhist, and one individual face to face with his own aging. But I'm not alone. Each day and every day for the next...
Thich Nhat Hanh, who will visit Vancouver this summer, wants various religions to engage in inter-spiritual dialogue with each other
The world's second most famous Buddhist is heading to Vancouver this summer with a message that may resonate among West Coast residents, who are on the front...
An Ancient Buddhist Model For Today's World
by LEWIS RICHMOND
In my ongoing effort to find ways to adapt Buddhism to modern American life, I have long been influenced by the example of Vimala-Kirti, the "householder sage" of ancient India (pictured). According to the Vimala-Kirti Sutra...
Buddhist Thoughts on Impermanence, Plutonium and Beauty
One evening, after my Zen teacher Shunryu Suzuki had finished his talk, a student raised his hand. "You've been talking about Buddhism for nearly an hour," he said with some agitation, "and I haven't been able to...
Posted: March 3, 2011 01:01 AM
Anyone who's been in the spiritual world long enough knows that just about everything can be packaged as the latest, greatest way to get enlightened. Surrender everything, "manifest" everything, celebrate the...
Zen master; founder, Zen Peacemakers
Posted: February 17, 2011 10:10 PM
Doing service for others as a spiritual practice is a way to be in the world without separation. In the Buddhist tradition, we call this recognizing that everything is an expression of emptiness...
By Vishal Arora
Religion News Service
NEW DELHI (RNS) The government commissioner charged with promoting "Gross National Happiness" in the tiny Buddhist nation of Bhutan said he was deeply dismayed by a recent study that found a majority of Bhutanese women think their husbands have the right...
Are there alternatives to consumerism? Other than a dreary alternative such as loss of a job, a prolonged economic downturn or the stealth tax of inflation?
What is it, this consumerism? It's the assiduous promotion of cravings which our economic system, at least until recently, has somewhat...
I was excited to be able to address Lafayette College's Class of 2010 on the topic of "Awakening the Buddha Within." This very well might be the first time in Lafayette's history that the Baccalaureate Sermon was rendered from a Buddhist perspective, so I was thankful for this unique...
Glimpses of the Lost World of Alchi
Threatened Buddhist art at a 900-year-old monastery high in the Indian Himalayas sheds light on a fabled civilization
Glimpses of the Lost World of Alchi | Arts & Culture | Smithsonian Magazine
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The Chicago Council on Global Affairs is recommending that the U.S. government develop a strategy to make religion 'integral' to American foreign policy. Should U.S. foreign policy get religion?
There is little doubt that U.S. foreign policy apparatchiks have historically been deaf to...
Tarungpa Tulku - A Tibetan Buddhist's View on Sikhism
This story was published in the Indian Express, March 6th, 1966
It gave me great pleasure when I was asked to write this article as I have wanted for a long time to say something about my impressions of the Religion of the Sikhs in India...
by Raul Corazzon - e-mail: raul.corazzon[at]formalontology.it
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Buddhist Logic and Ontology. A Survey of Contemporary Studies
"In the non-Buddhist traditions of Indian philosophical thought, and perhaps also in early Buddhist thought, there...
The sudden demise of most Ven. Rajakiya Panditha Medagoda Sri Sumanatissa Threra has caused an irreparable loss to the Buddhasasana and also Buddhist all over the world. At the time of his death he was the Chancellor of the Jayawardanapura University...
The All Island Clergy Organization yesterday issued a statement to the Media expressing its unreserved support to President Chandrika Kumaratunga.