|Thai king presents robe to Vietnam pagoda for religious festival by Translated by Hoang Bao, 05 November, 2006|
|Kittiphong Na Ranong gifted the robe to the Pho Minh Pagoda in Go Vap district on behalf of King Bhumibol Adulyadej at a function during which Vo Van Tan, vice head of the city Communist Party Committee’s administration section, also donated VND10 million (US$625). |
|Buddhism is a science of the mind: Dalai Lama by Tsering Tsomo, Phayul [ November 04, 2006]|
|His Holiness the Dalai Lama said Saturday that Buddhism is a science of the mind.
“Buddhism is more than a religion. It is a science of the mind”, he said quoting scholars and experts in his talk on the introduction of Buddha’s teachings to a gathering of some 2,000 devotees at Daishoin Temple in Miyajima Island. |
|Chance to learn about Buddhism by Alison White, www.thisislocallondon.co.uk, 1st November 2006|
|When the monks have taken their share of food, the rest is shared between the group sitting on plush red carpet in the temple's main room.
Building a temple is also a great honour for Buddhists and many people have donated their time and equipment. |
|Dalai Lama consecrates Buddhist Temple in Hiroshima by Tsering Tsomo, November 01, 2006|
|HIROSHIMA, Japan: His Holiness the Dalai Lama visited Hiroshima city Wednesday morning to bless a Tibetan Buddhist temple.
The Ryuzoin Drepung Gomang Temple where the Dalai Lama held consecration prayers is officially regarded as the first Tibetan temple in Japan. Founded in July 2004, Ryuzoin is a place for Buddhists in Japan to pray and learn about Tibetan Buddhism. |
|Asia's spectacular monument of gratitude by Raja M, www.atimes.com Nov 1, 2006|
|Which two persons are rare in the world? One who serves others selflessly without expecting anything in return; and one who is grateful toward anyone who does one a kindness. These two persons are rare in the world. - Gotama the Buddha |
|Pakistan preserves its rich heritage of Buddhism by Bureau Report, www.zeenews.com, Oct 31, 2006|
|Islamabad, Oct 31: Pakistan on Tuesday said that although it is predominantly a Muslim country it viewed itself as trustee to upkeep and conserve its rich heritage of Buddhism and spared no effort to preserve it.
|Part of Buddha's remains laid to rest after 2,000 years by Reuters, 10/30/2006|
|Mumbai: Thousands of Buddhists gathered in India's western city of Mumbai yesterday to lay to rest part of the ashes and bones of Buddha in a ceremony resurrected after almost 2,000 years. |
|Report: Thai queen cautions against women's racy dancing at Buddhist ceremony by The Associated Press, October 30, 2006|
|BANGKOK, Thailand Sexy dancing and Buddhism don't mix, or so says Thailand's Queen Sirikit, who issued a command cautioning against lascivious behavior during Buddhist events, local newspapers reported Monday.
After seeing television coverage of women dancing in racy outfits at a Buddhist ceremony in northeastern Thailand, the queen sent a letter to the Culture Ministry saying, "Buddhists in general should always bear in mind what is good for the image of the country," the Nation newspaper reported. |
|Dalai Lama lands in Japan by Tsering Tsomo, October 30, 2006, Phayul|
|OKYO, Japan - His Holiness the Dalai Lama arrived at Narita airport in Tokyo early this morning� to begin a two-week visit to Japan.
His activities, beginning Tuesday, include a series of lectures and teachings, and a peace summit in Hiroshima with fellow Nobel peace laureates Archbishop Desmond Tutu of South Africa and Ms. Betty Williams of Northern Ireland. |
|Chance to learn Buddhism by Adam Smeltz, www.centredaily.com, Oct. 30, 2006|
|Raised a Jew, Prebish converted to Buddhism in his college years, after his father's death. He finished an undergraduate degree in chemistry, eschewed dental school and enrolled in a Buddhism class at what is now Case Western Reserve University in Cleveland. |