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Cave Temples of Dunhuang: Buddhist Art on China’s Silk Road’ Review 0

  LEE LAWRENCE  Los Angeles On a sunny afternoon, the glare in the Getty Center’s Arrival Plaza is blinding—and stepping into Cave 285 feels like teleporting to heaven. Here, in

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Rare Esoteric Artifacts from Daigo-ji on Display in Shanghai and Shaanxi 0

    Some 90 artifacts from the Buddhist temple Daigo-ji in Kyoto, including 13 of Japan’s National Treasures, are currently in China for two public exhibitions. Titled The Beauty of Mantra: Arts

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Bhutan Convenes Inaugural International Conference on Vajrayana Buddhism 0

The Himalayan kingdom of Bhutan on Sunday concluded a landmark three-day international conference on Vajrayana Buddhism titled “Tradition and Innovation in Vajrayana Buddhism: A Mandala of 21st Century Perspectives.” This

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Dalai Lama and Lady Gaga Talk Compassion at US Conference of Mayors 0

Wrapping up his most recent visit to the United States, His Holiness the Dalai Lama spoke before 200 of the country’s mayors in Indianapolis on Sunday, giving the keynote speech,

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Chinese Buddhist Texts on Display as Examples of Early Block Printing 0

National Library of China is currently displaying a Buddhist text as part of an exhibition totaling more than 100 ancient and classic texts from around the country. The text is

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Buddhist monks serve iftar for Muslims in Bangladesh 0

Dhaka, Bangladesh – Every day during Ramadan, hundreds of Muslim men, women and children queue in front of a Buddhist monastery in the Bangladeshi capital to receive iftar, the food with

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Maharashtra: Nallasopara Buddhist stupa proves it was once hotbed of Buddhism 0

Inside an obscure protected site in Nallasopara that has been forgotten by the government as well lies a Buddhist stupa, which is evidence to the fact that Sopara or Shurparka,

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Public tours spectacular Buddhist temple near Omemee 0

OMEMEE – The public had a chance to look at a Buddhist Temple under construction near Omemee on Saturday (June 25). The Wutai Shan Temple is located in Cavan Monaghan

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Exhibition documents life of lesser-known Buddhist monk 0

An ongoing photo exhibition here reflects upon the life and legacy of a lesser known character from Indian history – Buddhist monk Kumarajiva. The 10-day-long exhibition titled, “The Life and

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Three-day long ceremony marks consecration of first Buddhist temple in Alaska 0

For the first time in Alaskan history, a Thai Buddhist temple in Anchorage has been fully consecrated, or made holy. It was a landmark event for Buddhists from the state

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