Tag Archives: Buddhism

  • Mandala magic returns to Ulladulla

    A group of Tibetan monks from a monastery in southern India is arriving in Ulladulla, a coastal town in New South Wales, Australia, to begin work on a sand mandala. ...

  • Myanmar condemns Time magazine cover

    Myanmar's President Office issued a press release on Sunday's night, lashing out at the TIME magazine for featuring a Buddhist monk as "Buddhist Terror" on the cover of its July issue. ...

  • Zamling Chisang commemorated in Gangtok for first time

    Zamling Chisang [འཛམ་གླིང་སྤྱི་བསང་] (Universal Prayer Day) was commemorated, perhaps for the first time in Gangtok, Sikkim, on Sunday at Chol-kha Sum Hall. ...

  • Karmapa Lama outlines social vision in new book

    The 17th Karmapa Ogyen Trinley Dorje has released a book presenting his social vision based on the Buddhist concept of interdependence, particularly in the arenas of environment and social activism. ...

  • Sogyal Rinpoche teaches Himalayan youth in New York

    Sogyal Rinpoche, the founder of Rigpa, gave a teaching to the younger generation on Sunday at the newly-inaugurated Sherpa Community Hall in Queens, New York. ...

  • Dalai Lama meets with church leaders in Dunedin

    The Dalai Lama has spoken with church leaders and students during an appearance in Dunedin today. He met Anglican leaders on the steps of St Paul's cathedral in the Octagon. ...

  • Gender no bar

    There are various traditions and schools of thought in Buddhism with varying opinions on the topic of women's enlightenment. Some believe that women need to be reincarnated as men to gain Enlightenment. ...

  • Dalai Lama urges respect for non-religious

    The Dalai Lama on Tuesday called for the teaching of secular values in education, saying that it was critical for the world to respect all religions -- as well as the right not to believe. ...

  • Dalai Lama: “Respect all religions and also respect nonbelievers”

    We are all human beings and should be good to one another. ...

  • Dalai Lama: I would be pleased if my successor was female

    The Dalai Lama tells Cathy Newman why he would be pleased if a woman was his successor and how they may do a better job than the male contenders. ...