IBC to celebrate anniversary of Samrat Ashok on April 14 0

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

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Buddhism again on rise in India 3

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

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Buddhist Women honoured on International Women’s Day 0

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,

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“Culturally Hindu, Spiritually Buddhist”—Middle-class Indians Turn to Buddhism 2

    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

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Cambodian Monk Launches International Appeal to Save Country’s Forests 0

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.

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Buddhist Monk Forgives Attacker Who Mistook Him for a Muslim 0

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

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IBC Global Envoy, Ani Choying Drolma Singing for Nepal relief at Hong Kong on April 20 0

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

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His Holiness the Karmapa Hosts Free Medical Camp for the Disabled in Bodh Gaya 0

  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

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Thai Youth Learn to Develop a ‘Mindful’ Economic Behaviour 0

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

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IBC patron and Supreme Head of Mongolian Buddhists, Khamba Lama Gabju on the Buddhist Revival in Mongolia 0

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.

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