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Significance of Vaishakh Purnima
Vaishakh Purnima is a full-moon day that falls in the current month. It is an auspicious day, both for Hindus and Buddhists.
Fri May 17, 2013
Buddhism won't be harmed by ex-drag queen
Critics say that, by ordaining as a monk, a celebrity transvestite is using the religion for selfish reasons, but, like everyone else, he has the right to seek solace in the temple One key argument against the decision by a former Miss Tiffany to become a monk is that he may be doing so to escape personal problems or send someone a statement.
Welcoming His Holiness the 14th Dalai Lama
The other night, biking down to the French Quarter I noticed dozens of strands of brightly colored Tibetan Buddhist prayer flags flapping in the warm spring, jasmine-scented air.
Thu May 16, 2013
The Free Dictionary
The history of Bn is difficult to clearly ascertain because the earliest surviving documents referring to the religion come from the 9th and 10th centuries, well after Buddhists began the suppression of indigenous beliefs and practices.
Wed May 15, 2013
Princess to launch Visakha celebrations
HRH Princess Maha Chakri Sirindhorn will launch Buddhism Promotion Week at Sanam Luang this Saturday as part of celebrations for Visakha Bucha Day.
Tue May 14, 2013
Interfaith Education focuses on Buddhist Meditation
The First Presbyterian Church of Rutherford welcomes Joshua and Diana Cutler of the Tibetan Buddhist Learning Center on Sunday, June 23rd at 11:30 a.m. The Tibetan Buddhist Learning Center is a Center dedicated to the study, practice, and preservation of Buddha's teachings.
Eyes in the rock
Tens of thousands of statues of the Buddha and his disciples look down on a river valley from the Longmen Grottoes Making our way along the stone pathway, we commence our approach to the Big Vairocana Buddha of Longmen Grottoes by scaling a vertiginous flight of stairs set parallel to the cliff.
Mon May 13, 2013
South Korea all set to celebrate Buddha's birthday
South Korean Buddhists will hold an annual lantern parade during the Lotus Lantern Festival to celebrate the upcoming birthday of Lord Buddha, which falls on May 17.
Sun May 12, 2013
Buddhists honor being of supreme wisdom
DEVOUT Buddhists today pay homage to the Manjusri, the bodhisattva of supreme wisdom, depicted with a flaming sword in his right hand to cut through clouds of ignorance and a lotus in his left hand symbolizing the attainment of wisdom.
Sat May 11, 2013
Mark Sanford: "Representative Buddha?"
U.S. Rep.-elect Mark Sanford isn't a practicing Buddhist, but the Eastern meditation techniques have been a key component of his political comeback .
Thieves repeatedly ripping off downtown bar
"We just wanted a place for artists and musicians to be able to showcase their work, especially a little bit more modern art as opposed to island style," Khoie said.
Fri May 10, 2013
The Dalai Lama in Portland: 'Life After Life' on SE Market Street
The Dalai Lama, who made two appearances at the University of Portland on Thursday, continues his Oregon visit today at Maitripa College , which invited the Dalai Lama to Portland.
Thu May 09, 2013
Dalai Lama lashes Burma, Sri Lanka Buddhist violence
The Dalai Lama has implored Buddhist monks in Burma and Sri Lanka to put an end to a series of recent attacks on Muslims in their countries.
Ceremonies open temple
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Wed May 08, 2013
Dalai Lama Charms and Counsels Crowd at University of Maryland
His Holiness the 14th Dalai Lama spoke to a packed house Tuesday at the University of Maryland's Comcast Center, touching on everything from shared religious values to eschewing violence to his desire for global demilitarization.
Tue May 07, 2013
Thinking Aloud : Myth of Buddhist non-violence - Razi Azmi
In a world filled with hate and violence on account of religion, race, ethnicity, etc, Buddhists are no exception, despite their contrary image Buddhism is almost universally regarded as synonymous with peace, tolerance and non-violence. On the other hand, so strong and widespread is the perception of Muslims as the source of intolerance and ... (more)
Pittsburgh Buddhist Communities Come to Celebrate Vesak
On Sunday, May 19, 2013, from 3:00pm to 5:00pm, the Buddhist Society of Pittsburgh will host its fifth annual Vesak celebration honoring Siddhartha Shakyamuni's Buddha 's birth, enlightenment and parinirvana.
Mon May 06, 2013
Scholars discuss Buddhism as Portland prepares for Dalai Lama visit
The Dalai Lama 's visit to Portland this weekend for the Life After Life Symposium sponsored by Maitripa College , a graduate school of Tibetan Buddhism in Southeast Portland, has sparked a discussion of Buddhism in the local media.
Seven Wonders of the Buddhist World
Historian Bettany Hughes travels to spectacular and significant locations to offer a unique insight into one of the most ancient belief systems still practiced today.
Dalai Lama to Speak at University of Maryland Tuesday
His Holiness the 14th Dalai Lama will be in College Park tomorrow to deliver the Anwar Sadat Lecture for Peace in front of an estimated crowd of 15,000. The speech, "Peace Through Compassion: Connecting a Multi-Faith World," will take place at the Comcast Center on the University of Maryland campus from 10 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. The Dalai Lama will ... (more)