Buddhism Newswire

Comprehensive Real-Time News Feed for Buddhism.

Results 1 - 20 of 805 in Buddhism

  1. 14th Shamarpa consigned to flames in KathmanduRead the original story w/Photo

    8 hrs ago | MYREPUBLICA.com

    ... of the 14th Shamarpa at Ichangunarayan-based Sharminub Foundation. Buddhist monks attend the cremation of Tibetan Buddhism guru, Shamar Rinpoche at Sharminub Foundation at Ichangunarayan VDC in the western rim of the Kathmandu Valley on Thursday ...

    Comment?

  2. Tibetan monk cremated in NepalRead the original story w/Photo

    13 hrs ago | The Peninsula

    ... the Karma Kagyupa lineage, also known as the Red Hat Lama of Tibet, and one of the most senior figures in Tibetan Buddhism with followers in Asia and Europe. "I have known him for 25 years. He has guided my studies and my life," Jan Lazicki, a ...

    Comment?

  3. 14th Shamarpa cremated in KathmanduRead the original story

    14 hrs ago | MYREPUBLICA.com

    ... According to Dawa Sangbo Yolmopa, a member of the foundation, Shamarpas body, which is known as Kudung in Tibetan Buddhism, was cremated at 1 pm Thursday, on the 49th day of his death. A special worship was performed before the cremation. Shamarpa ...

    Comment?

  4. Mahabodhi now among India's richest templesRead the original story

    14 hrs ago | Newkerala.com

    After Tirupati, Vaishno Devi and Shirdi Sai Baba temples, the Mahabodhi temple in Bihar's Bodh Gaya, Buddhism's holiest shrine, has become one of the richest temples in India, officials said Thursday.

    Comment?

  5. Tibetan monk cremated in Nepal despite China pressureRead the original story w/Photo

    16 hrs ago | The China Post

    ... the Karma Kagyupa lineage, also known as the Red Hat Lama of Tibet, and one of the most senior figures in Tibetan Buddhism with followers in Asia and Europe. "I have known him for 25 years. He has guided my studies and my life," Jan Lazicki, a ...

    Comment?

  6. Mahabodhi now among Indias richest templesRead the original story

    16 hrs ago | India Gazette

    After Tirupati, Vaishno Devi and Shirdi Sai Baba temples, the Mahabodhi temple in Bihar's Bodh Gaya, Buddhism's holiest shrine, has become one of the richest temples in India, officials said Thursday.

    Comment?

  7. Continuum in the Canyon Starts August 6Read the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Messenger

    ... Groome has traveled the world to visit power spots and sacred sites, studying Raja Yoga in India and Tibetan Buddhism in Nepal. He is also trained in various modalities of bodywork, is a third-degree Reiki master, and was on the healing staff of the ...

    Comment?

  8. Monastery Escape organized by Mahindra Adventure allows you to literally make your dream come trueRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | India.com

    What if you were offered the chance to see the snow-capped mountains of the Himalayas , the cold desert of the Nubra Valley, cross some of the highest mountain passes in the world, visit quaint monasteries in remote valleys and get a crash course on Tibetan Buddhism from the lamas, ride in tandem with the sparkling waters of the Indus, plus a ... (more)

    Comment?

  9. Special Puja for Rinpoche's last rites beginsRead the original story

    Yesterday | MYREPUBLICA.com

    ... and Karmapa are the different titles of various Buddhist gurus of the Kagyupa order under the Mahayana sect of Buddhism. The Buddist gurus holding any of these titles are required to attend each others ascension and the funeral ceremonies. The ...

    Comment?

  10. The Fire of the Heart: Meister Eckhart's Wisdom for Our TimesRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Patheos

    ... that he read Meister Eckhart, "the one Zen thinker of the West." To read Eckhart is to encounter many truths that Buddhism teaches such as the need for stillness or mindfulness. Says Eckhart: "Love God mindlessly, that is, so that your soul is ...

    Comment?

  11. San Francisco's Asian Art Museum Announces 2014-2015 Exhibition ScheduleRead the original story

    Wednesday | AsianWeek

    Dakini, an enlightened Tibetan Buddhism goddess and SFMOMA 's Felix Gonzalez-Torres' "Untitled" .

    Comment?

  12. Tens of Thousands of Buddhists From All Over the World Bid Farewell to Tibetan Buddhist LeaderRead the original story

    Wednesday | Sys-Con Media

    ... the second-highest Karma Kagyu leader and one of the most important personalities in the Himalayas and for modern Buddhism worldwide, due to his widely recognized spiritual realization and broad range of academic and humanitarian activities. "His ...

    Comment?

  13. 'Crazy' Li Yang coverts to BuddhismRead the original story

    Tuesday | People's Daily Online

    Li Yang converts to Buddhism recently in the Shaoling Temple in Dengfeng of Central China's Henan province on July 26, 2014.

    Comment?

  14. Nepal backtracks to allow Tibetan Buddhist monks cremationRead the original story

    Tuesday Jul 29 | Hindustan Times

    ... Prakash Koirala. The body of 61-year-old spiritual leader, the 14th Shamarpa of the Karma Kagyu school of Tibetan Buddhism, was flown in on Tuesday evening by a special Druk Air flight from Thimphu in Bhutan. It will be kept at the Shar Minub ...

    Comment?

  15. In change of heart Nepal to allow cremation of Tibetan monkRead the original story

    Tuesday Jul 29 | Reuters

    Nepal will allow a monk prominent in Tibetan Buddhism to be cremated in a monastery in Kathmandu, a minister said on Tuesday, disregarding fears of possible anti-China protests by his followers during the funeral.

    Comment?

  16. Nepal backtracks allows entry of Tibetan leaders body for last ritesRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jul 28 | Hindustan Times

    ... government. The body of the 61-year-old spiritual leader, the 14th Shamarpa of the Karma Kagyu school of Tibetan Buddhism, which is now in Thimphu, Bhutan is expected to be flown in by a chartered flight. The spiritual leader, who holds a Bhutanese ...

    Comment?

  17. Govt gives nod to cremate Shamarpa in NepalRead the original story

    Monday Jul 28 | MYREPUBLICA.com

    ... taken to Sikkim by the sixteenth Kamarpa. He was just a seven-year-old boy when he was taken to Sikkim. He studied Buddhism in a monastery in Rumtek, Sikkim before heading for the US for higher studies. He was active in spreading the teachings of ...

    Comment?

  18. ZenRead the original story

    Monday Jul 28 | The Free Dictionary

    ... age" of Chn, producing the literature in which the spontaneity of the celebrated masters was portrayed. When Buddhism came to China from India , it was initially adapted to the Chinese culture and understanding. Buddhism was exposed to Confucianist ...

    Comment?

  19. Maybe We Need a New Religion, New Book by James HilgendorfRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jul 28 | PR Log

    ... countries and territories around the world - is the newest book by author james Hilgendorf. The new religion is the Buddhism of the SGI, or Soka Gakkai International. In the past fifty years or so, the Soka Gakkai has grown from less than a million ...

    Comment?

  20. Joint committee to seek UNESCO status for Buddhist mountain templesRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Jul 27 | Korea Herald

    ... of a new association to facilitate and oversee the inscription process until 2018. The Jogye Order of Korean Buddhism will join hands with various actors including the Cultural Heritage Administration of Korea and 12 regional organizations, to form ...

    Comment?