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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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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Aung San Suu Kyi to Lead Peace Effort in Rakhine Against Backdrop of Political Complications 0

Veteran Burmese leader and state counselor Aung San Suu Kyi is to head a high-level committee to address the ongoing concerns about peace and coexistence between the Buddhist majority and

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On the anvil, trans-national Buddhist circuit from India to Nepal 0

The Ministry of Tourism is set to announce the Buddhist circuit as India’s first trans-national tourist circuit. The effort will promote tourism in Nepal and Sri Lanka alongside that in

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Buddhist monks visit Takht Bhai 0

  The Buddhist remains of Takht Bhai, Mardan echoed with prayers and hymns as a delegation of 39 Buddhist monks from Sri Lanka visited the site on Tuesday. The government had

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Pakistan Sends Sacred Buddhist Relics to Sri Lanka for Vesak Festival 0

Marking the celebration of Vesak, the government of Pakistan has loaned sacred bone relics of the Buddha to Sri Lanka, now on public display in a series of expositions at

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Google Cultural Institute to Host Indian Museum’s Collection of Buddhist Art 0

For the first time ever, the Indian Museum, Kolkata is making its extensive holdings of Buddhist art available online. The project, which includes the museum’s famed Gandharan sculptures, the largest

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Mississauga’s Buddhist community in Canada celebrates Buddha’s birth, enlightenment and death at Celebration Square 0

Michael Weldon describes Vesak as being as significant to Buddhists as Christmas is to Christians. After all Vesak, which translates to May, was the month when Buddha was born, achieved

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Buddhist online messenger ‘to unite all of world’s practitioners,’ says creator 0

In a world of online messenger services, what we were truly missing was one for Buddhists, according to the president of the World Chess Federation (FIDE), Kirsan Ilyumzhinov. The multimillionaire

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Preserving Bhutan’s Cultural Heritage: Princess Ashi Kesang Choden T. Wangchuck 3

A member of the Bhutanese Royal Family, Princess Ashi Kesang Choden T. Wangchuck is executive director of Bhutan’s Thangka Conservation Center and a scholar of ancient Buddhist scriptural texts and

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