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Theravada Bhikkhuni Order Revived in West Java, Indonesia

Theravada Bhikkhuni Order Revived in West Java, Indonesia

The first ordination of an Indonesian bhikkhuni (female Buddhist monastic) in mo...

Europe

The Dalai Lama Visits Glastonbury Festival

The Dalai Lama Visits Glastonbury Festival

The Glastonbury Festival, held near Pilton in Somerset, England, had a special v...

America & Canada

African-American Buddhist Writer and Priest Urges Honest Reflection on Charleston

African-American Buddhist Writer and Priest Urges Honest Reflection on Charleston

African-American Zen priest and writer Rev. angel Kyodo williams has urged hones...

South East Asia

14th Sakyadhita International Conference on Buddhist Women Under Way

14th Sakyadhita International Conference on Buddhist Women Under Way

The 14th Sakyadhita International Conference on Buddhist Women is currently unde...

Europe

Buddhist-Catholic Dialogue in Italy Focusing on “Suffering, Liberation, and Fraternity”

Buddhist-Catholic Dialogue in Italy Focusing on “Suffering, Liberation, and Fraternity”

A five-day dialogue between Catholics and Buddhists from the United States kicke...

Discovery / Archaeology

Buddha Footprints Discovered in Chhattisgarh, India

Buddha Footprints Discovered in Chhattisgarh, India

A set of Buddha footprints has been found during the excavation of a heritage si...

South Asia

The Dalai Lama Celebrates 80th Birthday with Speech and Long-life Prayer

The Dalai Lama Celebrates 80th Birthday with Speech and Long-life Prayer

His Holiness the Dalai Lama celebrated his 80th birthday on 21 June with devotee...

South East Asia

Monks and Campaigners Mobilize to Halt Luxury Construction near Shwedagon Pagoda

Monks and Campaigners Mobilize to Halt Luxury Construction near Shwedagon Pagoda

Activists, including monks, elected officials, and locals, are directing a campa...

Tibet / Himalayas / Mongolia

Nepalese Heritage Sites Reopened and Placed on UN Endangered Sites List

Nepalese Heritage Sites Reopened and Placed on UN Endangered Sites List

Nepal’s Department of Archaeology has announced that the heritage sites an...

Exhibitions / Conferences / Talks

5th International Conference Buddhism & Australia – Call for Papers

5th International Conference Buddhism & Australia – Call for Papers

The Estonian Nyingma organization is inviting submissions of abstracts for panel...

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