Dharamshala: This morning, a group of Muslim scholars from Malaysia, Sweden and the USA received an audience with His Holiness the Dalai Lama at his residence in Dharamshala.
His Holiness had a brief interaction with...
The distinguished guests expressed their sincere solidarity and support for the resolution of the Tibet-China conflict and expressed their concern over the continued oppression in Tibet and the implementation of repressive policies by China.
By — Shyamal Sinha
Tibetan activists from Students for a Free Tibet (SFT), National Democratic Party of Tibet (NDPT) and Tibetan Youth Congress (TYC) staged a protest at the Chinese Embassy in New Delhi against...
The Bharat Ratna is the highest civilian award of the Republic of India. Instituted on 2 January 1954, the award is conferred in recognition of "exceptional service/performance of the highest order", without distinction of race, occupation, position, or sex
Christians worship the icons or statues of Christ, the Virgin and the saints, and Buddhists light candles before the images of the Enlightened Ones. In Nepal, however, they still worship a living goddess –...
Gregory Grieve, who heads the religious studies department at University of North Carolina, Greensboro, holds that the authenticity of digital Buddhist meditation is not the determining factor as to whether it is a valid practice of the religion.
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Many religions have their own mythologies, symbols and sacred stories designed to explain the meaning of life or the origin of...
After a two-year hiatus due to the COVID-19 pandemic, a large-scale lantern parade will resume next month as part of the UNESCO-listed Lantern Lighting Festival, an annual festival to celebrate Buddha’s birthday
Our Journey of Eons
Dear Mother Earth,
Do you remember when you and Father Sun first formed from the dust of exploded stars and interstellar gas? You didn’t yet wear the silken cloak of freshness that...
The European Times is sharing the Ten Love Letters to the Earth of Zen Master Thich Nhat Hanh. These meditations are an invitation to engage in intimate conversation, a living dialogue, with our Earth.
By — Shyamal Sinha
Every full moon day is known as a Poya in the Sinhala language; this is when a practicing Sri Lankan Buddhist visits a temple for religious observances. There are 13 or 14 Poyas per year.The term poya is derived...
By Lyudmila Klasanova December 20, 2021 The Palace of Sandalwood Buddha. From fest-bilet.ru The Sandalwood Buddha is a legendary image believed to be a “living image” or a “lifelike portrait” of Shakyamuni Buddha. The mysterious statue is said to have traveled miraculously from North India to Central Asia, China, and finally ending up in Buryatia. Its […]
Leading Buddhist monks en route to Kushinagar. From indiatimes.com By — Shyamal Sinha Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Wednesday (Oct 20, 2021) formally inaugurated the International Airport at Kushinagar and to mark this historic occasion an inaugural international flight from Sri Lanka landed at this airport Kushinagar is considered to be a focal point of the Buddhist Circuit in […]
By — Shyamal Sinha
President Xi Jinping hailed China’s “irreversible” course from humiliated colony to great power at the centenary celebrations for the Chinese Communist Party on Thursday, in a speech reaching deep into history...
Tibetan Youth Congress members protesting against 100 years of CCP at Chinese Embassy (ANI) By — Shyamal Sinha Tibetan Youth Congress (TYC) members on Thursday staged a protest in front of the Chinese Embassy in New Delhi against the centenary celebrations of the Chinese Communist Party (CCP). Dozens of Tibetans gathered at the Chinese Embassy […]
Meera Venugopal Sun, 27 June, 2021, 10:36 pm #HealthBytes: Effective ways to reduce the risk of chronic inflammation 27 Jun 2021: #HealthBytes: Effective ways to reduce the risk of chronic inflammation Inflammation is nothing but the body’s natural defense against infections and diseases. However, when it lasts for weeks, months, or years, it can damage […]
By — Shyamal Sinha
The Third Bhutan-India Development Cooperation Talks for the 12th Five Year Plan (FYP) was held virtually on Monday, 28th June 2021. The Bhutanese delegation was led by Mr. Kinga Singye, Foreign Secretary, and included senior...
Members of the Buddhist faithful spin prayer wheels outside the Potala Palace in Lhasa in western China’s Tibet Autonomous Region, Tuesday, June 1, 2021 (AP) Dalai Lama is an important figure bringing Buddhist teachings to the international community Beijing is bent on deciding the succession of Tibet’s next Dalai Lama as the present spiritual leader […]
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