The Southeast Asian countries Thailand, Cambodia, Laos, and Myanmar are known for their many colorful and enjoyable festivals. One of the most popular is Magha
When my elders retold to me Bangladesh’s struggle for independence, I was regaled with the fundamental principles that make an independent nation-state worth living in.
“May this image win me virtue”: The Courtauld Institute of Art’s Proceedings of the Buddhist Art Forum 2012
Buddhistdoor International would like to thank Professor David Park, Director of the Courtauld Institute of Art’s Conservation of Wall Painting Department, for kindly hosting us
The three-month rains-retreat seclusion of Buddhist Saṅgha concludes with the pavāraṇā (invitation) ceremony, which is in turn followed by Kaṭhina robe offering festival. It is a traditional
This article is the second in a series of three that explains more about the practice of rains-retreat (vassāvāsa), which is then followed by the Kathina ceremony.
“When the rainy season has come and it is raining, many living beings are originated and many seed just spring up. … Knowing this one
This April will see the annual Chinese festival of Qingming: more commonly known in China as the occasion to tend to our ancestors’ graves and burial