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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...

China / Hong Kong / Taiwan

Martial Arts Event Planned for Shaolin

Martial Arts Event Planned for Shaolin

The 1,500-year-old Shaolin Temple, located in China’s Henan Province, is t...

America & Canada

Spiritual Solidarity for Ferguson as Monks Join Protests

Spiritual Solidarity for Ferguson as Monks Join Protests

Six Tibetan monks from Drepung Gomang Monastery in India have taken part in the ...

Australia / New Zealand

Unique

Unique "Voice of Faith" Radio Show Celebrates Three-year Anniversary

This month the “Voice of Faith,” a multi-faith radio show, is celebr...

America & Canada

Kyozen Joshu Sasaki Roshi (1907–2014)

Kyozen Joshu Sasaki Roshi (1907–2014)

Kyozen Joshu Sasaki Roshi, a historic and controversial figure in the introducti...

Tibet / Himalayas / Mongolia

Rato Machhindranath Jatra: Celebrating the Glory of the Compassionate God

Rato Machhindranath Jatra: Celebrating the Glory of the Compassionate God

Every year, the Rato Machhindranath Jatra (chariot procession of Red Machhindran...

China / Hong Kong / Taiwan

Buddhist Monk's Blessing of a Porsche Sparks Anger in Hubei

Buddhist Monk's Blessing of a Porsche Sparks Anger in Hubei

Public anger in China was recently aroused over an incident in the province of H...

South Asia

Ancient Buddhist Site Left Unprotected by Indian Government

Ancient Buddhist Site Left Unprotected by Indian Government

An archaeological site that is known to be a Buddhist monument is facing danger ...

China / Hong Kong / Taiwan

China’s International Temple Zone: A Center of Global Culture and Art

China’s International Temple Zone: A Center of Global Culture and Art

White Horse Temple (Baima si), a 2,000-year-old Buddhist shrine situated in Luoy...

Korea / Japan

Korean Buddhist Committee Urges UNESCO Status for Mountain Temples

Korean Buddhist Committee Urges UNESCO Status for Mountain Temples

A new joint committee has been formed by various Buddhist organizations and the ...

South Asia

Ananda W. P. Guruge, Buddhist Scholar and Professor, Dies at 85

Ananda W. P. Guruge, Buddhist Scholar and Professor, Dies at 85

Sri Lankan diplomat and renowned Buddhist scholar Ananda Wahihana Palliya Guruge...

South Asia

Nalanda University Open Again

Nalanda University Open Again

On 1 September Nalanda University, a proposed global center of research and teac...

Western / Eastern Europe / Russia

Powerful Shamans in Tuva, Russia for Unique Festival

Powerful Shamans in Tuva, Russia for Unique Festival

From 19–27 July, some of the most powerful shamans in the world met in the Tuva ...

Central Asia, Eurasia

Yurt Pre-schools for Nomadic Children in Kyrgyzstan

Yurt Pre-schools for Nomadic Children in Kyrgyzstan

An initiative to host pre-schools in yurts is helping to change the educational ...

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