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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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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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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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ALGA honour Lama Lobzang 0

All Ladakh Gompa Association (ALGA) honoured General Secretary of IBC,  Ven. Lama Lobzang with a ‘Lifetime Achievement Award’ on May 12, 2015, in recognition for his outstanding humanitarian service to

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Indian Prime Minister shown mapping depicting Xuanzang’s pilgrimage 0

An exhibition, ‘Chetiya Carika-the Dhamma Pilgrimage’, was inaugurated by PM Narendra Modi on the occasion of ‘Global Hindu-Buddhism Initiative’, held at Bodh Gaya on September 5. The focus of the

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Mapping of Nālandā, 0

 By Deepak Anand Nava Nalanda Mahavihara (NNM, Deemed University) is a research institute that specializes in the field of Pāli and Buddhist studies. It integrates and unfolds knowledge in threefold manner as per

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IBC organised tree plantation drive , advocates to avoid plastic use 0

To celebrate the 80th birthday of His Holiness the Dalai Lama on July 5, 2015, the International Buddhist Confederation (IBC) organised a ‘Tree Plantation’ drive along the banks of the river

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Strong leadership needed to save Planet Earth: IBC 2

Dr Barbara Maas, Head, International Species Conservation, NABU International Foundation for Nature, and Secretary, IBC Standing Committee on Environment & Conservation, speaking at the ‘Samvad – Global Hindu-Buddhist Initiative on

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TIME TO ACT NOW : A Buddhist Deceleration on climate change 0

Today we live in a time of great crisis, confronted by the gravest challenge that humanity has ever faced: the ecological consequences of our own collective karma. The scientific consensus

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IBC Initiative: Dialogue on Vinaya: A first in centuries 1

At a two-day Dialogue on Vinaya  held on March 18-19, 2015, senior monks of the Nalanda tradition based in India, and high-ranking monks of the Theravada tradition from Sri Lanka

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