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Why many urban Indians are taking to Buddhist chanting 0

The practice is catching on among India’s well-off urban professionals, growing by word of mouth as a way to relieve stress. Most of those picking up the practice are Hindu,

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Anaheim church honors Buddha’s birthday and Japanese culture 0

  ANAHEIM – When Buddha was born, about 2,500 years ago, sweet tea fell from the heavens and his mother dreamed of a white elephant by her side. Or so

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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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“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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EXECUTIVE MEMBERS (2013-2016) 0

EXECUTIVE MEMBERS (2013-2016)    S.No Name Country 1 Ven. Dr.Jinwol Y. H. Lee Korea 2 Ven. Beop-Gwang Korea 3 Lama ChosphelZotpa India(Himalaya) 4 Ven. BhantheBuddharakkhita Uganda (Africa) 5 Dr.PornchaiPinyapong Thailand

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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 and Gujarat Govt in building Grand Vihara at Devni Mori 0

Devni Mori was in ancient times an important Buddhist destination in Gujarat, dating back to the 3rd-4th century AD. In more recent times, the findings of remains of a stupa,

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IBC efforts brings relief for Monasteries in Nepal 0

The Sri Lankan government has approved a proposal to support the re-construction of a Buddhist Monastery and a Hindu Temple damaged in the recent earthquake in Nepal. This request was

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Boxanagar, a new chapter in the heritage of Tripura. 0

Archaeological explorations and excavations have substantiated two Buddhist centres in the north-east Indian state of Tripura. One of them is located at Shyam Sundar Tila in South Tripura district and

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