Tag: Buddhism

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  • Nitish Kumar’s warm welcome to Dalai Lama as he visits Patna

    Nitish Kumar’s warm welcome to Dalai Lama as he visits Patna

    The Dalai Lama thereafter offered prayers before a ''Bodhi tree'' at the chief minister's 1, Anney Marg bungalow along with other Buddhist priests.

    January 17, 2020
  • Past Lives & Future~I

    Past Lives & Future~I

    The three-dimensional Life Book is an important and effective instrument whereby the souls can revisit their past lives or plan their future lives by considering various alternatives and options. The proposed future life or lived past life is often created or recreated out of extant atmospheric energy particles with varying alternatives before taking a final call.

    January 16, 2020
  • Buddhism more of a science of mind than religious faith: Dalai Lama

    Buddhism more of a science of mind than religious faith: Dalai Lama

    Dalai Lama said that even Buddha himself asserted his followers to accept his teaching only after performing thorough investigation and experiment as opposed to just following it out faith alone.

    September 12, 2019
  • Dalai Lama lauds India for upholding freedom of religion

    Dalai Lama lauds India for upholding freedom of religion

    He was according teachings on Gyalsey Thokme Sangpos’s Thirty-Seven Practices of a Bodhisattva (laklen sodunma) in the morning for Tibetan youth at the main Tibetan temple on Monday.

    June 3, 2019
  • Integrate religious teaching for transformation: Dalai Lama

    Integrate religious teaching for transformation: Dalai Lama

    Dalai Lama said, Religion is not about building temples; these are part of religious practice, but most important is to control and discipline your mind.

    December 5, 2018
  • Tibetans accuse China of trying to control Buddhism

    Tibetans accuse China of trying to control Buddhism

    In view of which these so-called legal trainings appears to be just another move to control Tibetan Buddhism, he added.

    November 29, 2018
  • Up and Away

    Up and Away

    There was a time I travelled often. I still travel, but off and on. Earlier, I travelled regularly, frequently, and far and wide. Aircrafts felt like taxis and airports were very nearly home. I saw wonderful things: the placid Periyar lake in India’s Kerala, the glorious sunset on St Mark’s square in Venice, the old …

    September 10, 2018
  • Dalai Lama lauds Nalanda priests for logical Buddhist teachings

    Dalai Lama lauds Nalanda priests for logical Buddhist teachings

    Tibetan spiritual leader Dalai Lama on Monday praised the seventeen pandits (priests) of Nalanda for their logical way of teaching Buddhism and said he himself is one of their biggest admirers. “The only complete and detailed explanation of the ancient Nalanda teaching has persevered in the Tibetan language which is the reason that the Chinese …

    September 4, 2018
  • The Karmapa Controversy

    The Karmapa Controversy

    In a recent statement from New York, the 17th Karmapa, Ogyen Trinley Dorje (OTD), regarded as the most influential Tibetan Buddhist leader after the Dalai Lama, conveyed to the Government of India that he is unhappy over “restraints” on his travel and monitoring of his activities at all times by intelligence agencies. He also declared …

    September 1, 2018
  • Flogged by cow vigilantes, Dalits embrace Buddhism

    Flogged by cow vigilantes, Dalits embrace Buddhism

    The family infamously flogged by cow vigilantes for skinning a dead bovine in 2016 today led nearly 300 Dalits who embraced Buddhism under heavy police security. Two boys of the Saravaiya family, who had earlier announced their intention to convert to Buddhism to escape caste discrimination as Hindus, were waylaid by the accused last week …

    April 29, 2018
  • PM Narendra Modi greets nation on Buddha Purnima

    PM Narendra Modi greets nation on Buddha Purnima

    In his monthly radio programme, Mann Ki Baat, PM Modi said that Buddha Purnima is a special day for every Indian. We must be proud of the fact that India is the birthplace of Lord Buddha

    April 29, 2018
  • Una’s flogged Dalit family to embrace Buddhism

    Una’s flogged Dalit family to embrace Buddhism

    Following in the footsteps of the Constitution’s author Dr BR Ambedkar, survivors of the infamous bashing of a Dalit family by cow vigilantes in Una would embrace Buddhism to escape caste oppression under Hinduism. Four members of a Dalit family in Una of Gir Somnath district were beaten mercilessly and paraded half-naked through the streets …

    March 19, 2018
  • Back to Buddhism?

    Back to Buddhism?

    Mindfulness is big business, worth in excess of $1bn (£7.2m) in the US alone and linked – somewhat paradoxically – to an expanding range of must-have products. These include downloadable apps (1,300 at the last count), books to read or colour in and online courses. Mindfulness practice and training is now part of a global …

    March 4, 2018
  • Lyrical, even ironic

    Lyrical, even ironic

    The author is an expert in Chinese law, a fellow at the School of Asian and African Studies in London, and has lived for a great deal of time in China after her first visit there in 1987. This is her second book on China after All Under Heaven, and the present book is the …

    February 11, 2018
  • Ramayana route to soft power

    Ramayana route to soft power

    While the use of hard power and tough diplomatic negotiations almost invariably hog the spotlight in international relations, soft power rarely comes into play. But this was not the case when top leaders of India and South East Asian countries celebrated a quarter century of becoming dialogue partners in a grand manner in New Delhi …

    January 30, 2018
  • Rinpoche begins spiritual training

    Rinpoche begins spiritual training

    The 19-year-long rigorous study of Buddhism has begun for the incarnation of the Bakula Rinpoche with his “Chos-zhuk” (monastic enrolment ceremony) in the Drepung Loseling monastery at Mundgod in Karnataka. The enrolment ceremony of the 11-year-old Stanzin Nawang Jigme Wangchuk was attended by a large number of Buddhists from Ladakh and elsewhere in the country. …

    January 15, 2018
  • Una Dalit assault: Victims to convert to Buddhism

    Una Dalit assault: Victims to convert to Buddhism

    A Dalit family, that was allegedly beaten up by cow vigilantes for skinning the carcass of the animal in Una tehsil in Gujarat, have decided to embrace Buddhism. In July last year, seven Dalits of Mota Samadhiyala village were allegedly paraded and flogged for skinning a dead cow, an incident that caused nation-wide outrage after …

    January 9, 2018