On An Overgrown Path
Peaks and lamas
Conch shells sounding from the roof announce the early morning puja at the Tibetan Buddhist Thiksay Monastery in Ladakh.
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Sun Jul 20, 2014
Oriental Yellow Peril
Yellow Peril was a color metaphor for race that originated in the late 19th century with Chinese immigrants as laborers to various Western countries, especially North America.
Sat Jul 19, 2014
Rites of passage
The reservations against the cremation of Tibetan religious guru Shamar Rinpoche, the lineage holder of the Kagyu school of Tibetan Buddhism, on Nepali soil are understandable.
Eat, pray and learn
Nun Ven Miao Ze shows how to copy Sutra calligraphy, characters from Hridaya Sutra, depicting the word po ruey, meaning prajnya or wisdom It is a temple for foodies, in the truest sense.
Fri Jul 18, 2014
People's Daily Online
The 27th General Conference of the World Fellowship of Buddhists to be held in Baoji, Shaanxi
The 27th General Conference of the World Fellowship of Buddhists, jointly held by the Buddhist Association of China, Shaanxi Province, and the Organizing Committee of Baoji City, is scheduled to be held in Baoji City, Shaanxi Province, from October 16 to 18 this year.
Thu Jul 17, 2014
People's Daily Online
Guangren Temple, the only Tibetan Buddhism temple in Shaanxi
Situated in downtown Xi'an, Guangren Temple was a temporary dwelling for senior lamas from northwestern China and Kangzang Plateau on their way to the capital, and was therefore referred to as the "Lama Temple" in ancient times.
Wed Jul 16, 2014
6 Tips to Mindfully Make the Most of Your Day
Mindfulness is an idea from Buddhism that's central to meditation , but it's also a way of life and a crucial tool in living each moment to its fullest.
Tue Jul 15, 2014
The China Post
Nepal denies Chinese pressure over Tibetan monk's cremation
Nepal denied Tuesday that it had caved in to diplomatic pressure from China by denying permission for a senior Tibetan Buddhist monk to be cremated in Katmandu in accordance with his wishes.
Mon Jul 14, 2014
A glimpse of Lhasa
Lhasa, a holy place of Tibetan Buddhism, is well-known around the world for its picturesque scenery, long history, and unique customs that are deeply influenced by religion.
Nepal halts cremation of Buddhist monk after Chinese pressure: report
Nepal has reversed a decision to allow a monk prominent in Tibetan Buddhism to be cremated on its soil after what media reports said was pressure from China and his organization said on Monday they were in talks with the government in Kathmandu.
Sun Jul 13, 2014
Pace presents a retrospective of Zhang Huan's oeuvre at project space in Switzerland
Following the success of Carte Blanche, the inaugural exhibition presented at the project space Chesa Busin, in Zuoz, Switzerland, Pace presents a retrospective of Zhang Huan's oeuvre from 14 July to 31 August 2014.
Nepal denies permission for Tibet gurus last rites
Retracting from its earlier stance Nepal has refused to allow entry of a prominent Tibetan spiritual leader's body into its soil from India for conducting his last rites.
Fri Jul 11, 2014
Press & Sun-Bulletin
Learning Buddha's golden rule
This report originally appeared on Oct. 8, 2007 in The Ithaca Journal. It provides background on the Namgyal Monastery and the Buddhist philosophy.
Conflicts and the future of Islam and Buddhism in SE Asia
The ongoing conflicts and religious disharmony in Buddhist societies from Sri Lanka to Japan were in the spotlight at "Twenty-Five Years in Retrospect: Buddhism, Ethnic Conflicts and Religious Harmony in South and Southeast Asia" - a conference organised by the International Centre For Ethnic Studies last month in Kandy, Sri Lanka.
Acting Supreme Patriarch asks people to observe precepts on occasion of Asalha Puja
The Acting Supreme Patriarch has given an address to people reminding them to observe religious precepts on the occasion of Asalha Puja.
Over 5,000 foreigners converge to listen to Dalai Lama
Over 5,000 followers of Tibetan spiritual leader the Dalai Lama from aborad, including China, reached this mountainous town in Jammu and Kashmir to participate in the highly venerated two-day Kalachakra ceremony beginning Friday.
Wed Jul 09, 2014
Sustainable road to success bears fruit...
'Think carefully if you run a business, because if it's based on moral practices, business will surely be a success.
Tue Jul 08, 2014
Ecology Global Network
The Heart of Ecology
Once, while waiting for a wilderness permit at a ranger station in North Cascades National Park, Washington state, I overheard the following message, radioed into headquarters by a backcountry ranger: This ranger was not only a practical and profound ecologist, she also possessed the wisdom of a Buddhist master.
Mon Jul 07, 2014
Sturgill Simpson's ode to restlessness
Country musician Sturgill Simpson stands out from the herd in a number of ways-his interest in theoretical physics for one thing.
Burma: Religious conversion law threatens religious freedom
Over 80 organisations from civil society worldwide have called on the government of Burma/Myanmar to scrap proposed legislation that would unlawfully restrict the right to freely choose a religion.