International Buddhist Confederation (IBC) in collaboration with the members of Indian Buddhist communities will be organizing Samrat Ashok Jayanti Samaroh at Asoka Mission, New Delhi on 14th April 2016. Shri
LAMAT R HASSAN Of the 360 million Buddhists around the world, 70,00,000 are in India. And for all the conversation about the rising tide of Hinduism, it’s Buddhism that
A ceremony to confer awards to “outstanding women in Buddhism” was held in Taiwan on 8 March, the day recognized worldwide as International Women’s Day. A total of 14 women,
By Raymond Lam Buddhism is enjoying a surge of interest among a once impervious demographic: middle-class Indians in urban areas. While the narrative of its complete extinction in
Delegates at the International Buddhist Confederation’s (IBC) governing council meeting in Thailand last week heard two speeches from a Buddhist monk from Phnom Penh calling for the preservation of Cambodia’s forests.
A Buddhist monk based in Trout Lake, Washington State, has spoken of his sympathy and forgiveness for the perpetrator of an Islamophobic attack mistakenly inflicted on him. Kozen Sampson, co-founder
Many people say the ethereal singing of Nepalese Buddhist nun and world-renowned musician Ani Choying Drolma has a healing effect—not only due to her remarkable talent but also because of
His Holiness Ogyen Trinley Dorje, the 17th Gyalwang Karmapa,Chairperson of the Environment and Conservation Committee of International Buddhist Confederation (IBC) last week launched a free medical camp for disabled
CHIANG MAI (IDN | Lotus News Features*) – The Mindfulness fad sweeping across the West today may be the new money-spinner for those “gurus” who charge hundreds of dollars for
The highest-ranking Buddhist leader of Mongolia, who turns 60 this year, is worried. He is particularly worried about the growing materialism and intensifying activities of non-Buddhist missionaries in his country.