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The Kalmyk Restoration: Telo Tulku Rinpoche on a Russian Republic’s Buddhist Revival
Unique insights from the driving force behind the restoration of Buddhism in Kalmykia
Uploaded 23 Oct 2015
<i>Buddhism and Islam on the Silk Road</i> – Book Review
One of the best studies on Buddhist-Islamic history
Uploaded 28 Nov 2014
Spiritual Borderlands: Folklore, Identity, and Vajrayana in Southern Siberia
Lore, history, and society at the far reaches of the Buddhist world
Uploaded 17 Oct 2014
Lu Mountain: Peaks of Time Immemorial
The Yellow Emperor liked these crystal pools, these fickle waterfalls. They trickled but they also crashed. They fell towards him, droplets outstretched, or they squeezed themselves through the stones
Uploaded 10 Dec 2013
A History of Buddhism in Russia: The Early Centuries
A four-part series on the Buddhist diffusion in Russia!
Uploaded 26 Nov 2013
A History of Buddhism in Russia: The Sangha and the Soviets
The conflict between Buddhism and Communism reaches a climax
Uploaded 24 Nov 2013
A History of Buddhism in Russia: Return to Saint Petersburg
The story of Russian Buddhism continues into the 21st century
Uploaded 23 Nov 2013
Ramu Tragedy - Bangladesh Government and World Media
The historical sketch of Buddhism in South Asia includes a presence belonging in India, Afghanistan, present-day Pakistan and Bangladesh. At various times in the history of these countries, Buddhists
Uploaded 30 Oct 2013
Restoring the Original Face of Pure Land Buddhism
Behind the simple invocation of “Namo Amitabha Buddha” (nianfo) awaits the keys to Amitabha Buddha’s Land of Bliss (Sukhavati). According to Master Shandao (613 - 681), the recitation of this sextet o
Uploaded 25 Apr 2013
The Death of Pali – A tale of Yunnan, conservation, and urgency with Eisel Mazard
Editor’s note: Eisel Mazard is a Pāli scholar who has travelled extensively through Southeast Asia. In this interview, he shared with me his personal struggles in the volatile regions of Southea
Uploaded 15 Jan 2013
Gay Marriage and Buddhism: A Simple Deal
Behind the tinkle of white cups is my aunt’s loud and confident voice, declaring that while gay marriage should be allowed, it shouldn’t be permissible for homosexuals to adopt children. Lest, of cour
Uploaded 5 Jan 2013
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