Wednesday 5 August 2015
"Breathing in, I calm body and mind. Breathing out, I smile. Dwelling in the present moment I know this is the only moment." - Thich Nhat Hanh

FEATURES Updated Fridays

“Treasures from Asia’s Oldest Museum: Buddhist Art from the Indian Museum, Kolkata” – Exhibition Review

“Treasures from Asia’s Oldest Museum: Buddhist Art from the Indian Museum, Kolkata” – Exhibition Review

Shuyin
Review of an Indian Buddhist art exhibit at the Asian Civilisations Museum, Singapore
The Wonders of Kham and Larung Gar

The Wonders of Kham and Larung Gar

Dharma Eye: Text and images, Victoria Knobloch
A photographic journey to Larung Gar and Kham with Dharma Eye
Hong Kong Tulku—A Little-known Side of Jonangpa

Hong Kong Tulku—A Little-known Side of Jonangpa

Elbe Lau; images, Ngawang Kunga Tenzin Gyatso Rinpoche
Elbe Lau's pilgrimage in the Jonangpa tradition
Spiritual Receptiveness: A Conversation with Reverend Shomon

Spiritual Receptiveness: A Conversation with Reverend Shomon

Raymond Lam
Our interview with Danish Tendai priest Rev. Shomon
Buddhistdoor View: Communicating Buddhism to Young People

Buddhistdoor View: Communicating Buddhism to Young People

Buddhistdoor
Ideas for communicating Buddhism to youth
Buddhist Ministry Initiative Conference: Building Partnerships and Forging Ties

Buddhist Ministry Initiative Conference: Building Partnerships and Forging Ties

Harsha Menon
Reflections on the Buddhist Ministry Initiative at Harvard Divinity School
“Devout Patrons of Buddhist Art” – Exhibition Review

“Devout Patrons of Buddhist Art” – Exhibition Review

Soyon Kang
“Devout Patrons of Buddhist Art” is showing at The National Museum of Korea from 23 May to 2 August
The Butcher Who Laid Down His Knife and Became a Buddha

The Butcher Who Laid Down His Knife and Became a Buddha

Alan Kwan
A story of a Tang-era butcher whose life was transformed by Pure Land master Shandao.

NEWS Updated Weekdays View All

4 Aug 2015
Restored Abayagiriya Stupa Unveiled by Sri Lanka’s President
Sri Lanka’s president has unveiled the restored Abayagiriya Chaithya and opened the site to the public
3 Aug 2015
Archaeologists Work to Conserve “The World’s Largest Book” in Mandalay
Archaeologists to clean and document hundreds of stelae at Kuthodaw Pagoda
31 Jul 2015
Myanmar Frees Nearly 7,000 Prisoners on Buddhist Holiday
Myanmar has handed out presidential pardons to almost 7,000 state detainees.
30 Jul 2015
Thai Buddhist Group Plans Dharma Camp for International Students
The Young Buddhists Association of Thailand's second annual international camp.
29 Jul 2015
Buddhist Rains Retreat to Begin on 31 July
The three-month Vassavasa rains retreat for monks and nuns begins.

COLUMNS Updated Fridays View All

Dharma Eye
The Wonders of Kham and Larung Gar
A photographic journey to Larung Gar and Kham with Dharma Eye
Last Updated: 31 Jul 2015
Teachings of Amitabha
The Butcher Who Laid Down His Knife and Became a Buddha
A story of a Tang-era butcher whose life was transformed by Pure Land master Shandao.
Last Updated: 24 Jul 2015
Ancient Dances
A Concern for Beauty
The earthquakes in Nepal were not merely geological—some of humanity’s oldest symbols got jumbled and tumbled. Mount Everest and the Kathmandu Valley have been wonders of the world since time immemorial.
Last Updated: 17 Jul 2015
Teachings of Amitabha
Can Amitabha-recitation Help One to Overcome Lust?
The question of lust in Pure Land practice.
Last Updated: 10 Jul 2015
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