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.
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
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.
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
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
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
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
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
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
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