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Australia / New Zealand

Buddhacare: An Example of Engaged Buddhism

Buddhacare: An Example of Engaged Buddhism

Earlier this year, a new lay organization called Buddhacare was formed in Austra...

China / Hong Kong / Taiwan

Fifth Caring for Life Awards Announced

Fifth Caring for Life Awards Announced

Buddhist spiritual and educational foundation Dharma Drum Mountain (DDM) has ann...

South Asia

Revival of Ancient Vikramashila University

Revival of Ancient Vikramashila University

The two ancient Buddhist universities of Nalanda and Vikramashila in India are p...

Women

4th International Bhikkhuni Day Celebrates Buddhist Nuns

4th International Bhikkhuni Day Celebrates Buddhist Nuns

On 6 September, the 4th International Bhikkhuni Day (IBD) was celebrated around ...

America & Canada

One Earth Sangha Calls for Buddhist Groups to Join Climate March

One Earth Sangha Calls for Buddhist Groups to Join Climate March

One Earth Sangha is leading a call for Buddhists everywhere to join in person or...

South Asia

Tabo Monastery to Get New Institute

Tabo Monastery to Get New Institute

A project to build an Indian Institute of Bodh Darshan (IIBD) at Tabo Monastery ...

South Asia

150th Anniversary of Anagarika Dharmapala's Birth Commemorated in Sri Lanka

150th Anniversary of Anagarika Dharmapala's Birth Commemorated in Sri Lanka

Celebrations marking the 150th anniversary of Anagarika Dharmapala’s birth are b...

Australia / New Zealand

Ullambana Celebrations Light Up Australia

Ullambana Celebrations Light Up Australia

During the month of August, many Buddhists throughout the world take part in ann...

Korea / Japan

India PM Solicits Japan's Help to Develop Heritage

India PM Solicits Japan's Help to Develop Heritage

Indian prime minister Narendra Modi has sought Japan's help to develop the India...

Western / Eastern Europe / Russia

New Buddhist Temples Coming to Moscow!

New Buddhist Temples Coming to Moscow!

Designs will be selected this month for the construction of two new Buddhist tem...

China / Hong Kong / Taiwan

Trial over the Murder of Akong Rinpoche Begins

Trial over the Murder of Akong Rinpoche Begins

Two men accused of killing Akong Rinpoche, his nephew, and his assistant, went o...

America & Canada

Dudjom Sangyum, Kusho Rigdzin Wangmo Enters

Dudjom Sangyum, Kusho Rigdzin Wangmo Enters "Thug dam"

Kusho Rigdzin Wangmo (1925–2014) was the consort and second wife of HH Dudjom Ji...

Australia / New Zealand

First Official

First Official "Sangha Dana" Offering in Melbourne

It was indeed an auspicious occasion. On the morning of Saturday 23 August in Fo...

America & Canada

Princeton University Hosts International Conference:

Princeton University Hosts International Conference: "Dunhuang Manuscripts: The Next 20 Years"

An international conference, “Prospects for the Study of Dunhuang Manuscri...

Art and Culture

Dzigar Kongtrul Rinpoche’s Latest Artwork on Show in the US

Dzigar Kongtrul Rinpoche’s Latest Artwork on Show in the US

Dzigar Kongtrul Rinpoche is the third tulku, or incarnation, of Jamgon Kongtrul ...

South East Asia

Concern Over Islamic State's Threat Against Borobudur

Concern Over Islamic State's Threat Against Borobudur

Individuals and organizations around the world have rallied to express concern o...

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