4 hrs ago | Pattaya Mail
YALA, 24 May 2013 Thai Buddhists in Malaysia have traveled to Putthathiwat Temple in this southern province to make alms giving and pay respect to the Buddha statue on the occasion of Vesak Day amid tight security.
9 hrs ago | The Independent
Six years ago, the world cheered the monks behind Burma's Saffron Revolution. Now, a horrific new eruption of religious slaughter is being blamed on a 'Buddhist Bin Laden'. So what happened to the mantra of non-violence? Peter is a foreign correspondent and feature writer with The Independent who has done long stretches in Japan, India and Italy.
11 hrs ago | Bangkok Post
Though the faith's teachings transcend issues of sexual identity, the monkhood in Thailand is struggling to accept or even come to terms with the truth about the gay and transgender men within its ranks Despite being born a boy, 28-year-old Deer has never accepted her masculinity.
20 hrs ago | Nepalnews.com
The 2557th Buddha Jayanti, the birth anniversary of Gautam Buddha, the apostle of peace, is being observed Saturday by organising various programmes with the message of peace and harmony among people.
A Tibetan Buddhist master will make two appearances this weekend, one geared toward novices and another for those who are practiced in the religion.
Taken at face value, there is no more peaceful religion than Zen Buddhism, based as it is on bringing a meditative calm to every aspect of life.
May 24, Colombo: Observance of Buddha's message of the Dhamma enriched national unity and religious coexistence in the country, Sri Lankan President Mahinda Rajapaksa said in his Vesak Day Message to the Nation.
The latest installation of the University of Michigan Museum of Art's Collections Collaborations series is a spiritual journey wrapped around an exotic adventure.
Saha Farms' Ban Sukhawadee and the Phra Yai Chaiyaphum Foundation organized a merit-making ceremony to raise funds for a 20 billion baht Buddhism center in Thailand's northeast.
Russian Buddhists are preparing to celebrate the Buddha's birthday: the day of his enlightenment and passing into Nirvana.
Vesak, the most important holy day of the year to many Buddhists around the world, will be celebrated on May 24th or 25th in 2013, depending on the country and branch of Buddhism.
Poor Brad. He was at the top of his profession, healthy, with all the aforementioned assets except the passel of kids.
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.
Michael Fitzpatrick gets a blessing from His Holiness the 14th Dalai Lama at the KFC Yum! Center on May 20, 2013.
LOUISVILLE, Ky. -- The Dalai Lama's second day in Louisville started on a solemn and contemplative note as he began two sessions of teachings at the KFC The Dalai Lama was asked during a speech in Louisville how to forgive the unforgivable, namely the Boston bombers.