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Shakubuku! The Advent of Nichiren Buddhism in India
A history of Nichiren Buddhism in India since 1931
Uploaded 18 Aug 2017
Praying for Peace: Reflections on the Kagyu Monlam Chenmo
The profound effect of the Kagyu Monlam Chenmo on its participants and the world
Uploaded 28 Apr 2017
A Light in the Darkness of the Slums of India
Fighting to improve the lives of Dalit women and children in Nagpur
Uploaded 13 Apr 2017
Falguni Purnima: Celebrating Family Reunions and the Buddha’s Life
The Buddhist equivalent of Hindu Holi
Uploaded 31 Mar 2017
The Hanging Sculptures of the Little Western Paradise
Exploring a little-known jewel of Buddhist artistic expression
Uploaded 14 Oct 2016
Lee Mei-yin holds the keys to a renaissance in appreciating Dunhuang and Buddhist art
Few of us undergo a truly religious experience. Many who do, pass a new milestone in their lives and emerge with a transformed vision of how they should live and act in the world. I can confidently wr
Uploaded 5 Jul 2014
The Familiar Oddities of Ikkyū Sōjun
Sex and Zen - the Japanese monk-poet Ikkyu on women, love, and prose
Uploaded 27 May 2014
One Hundred Million Blessings: Happy Saka Dawa!
To the uninitiated, Vajrayana’s ritualistic and esoteric appearance can make some observances seem heavy and difficult to comprehend. Tantric texts are laden with difficult religious vocabulary and in
Uploaded 21 May 2014
Reducing plastic pollution in the place of Buddha's Enlightenment
Lillian Sum is the founding director of Sacred Earth Trust and is based in India.I first arrived in Bodhgaya in 2006. My first feelings about Buddhism’s holiest location were mixed. They ranged from a
Uploaded 9 May 2014
Vanishing Virtues: The Spirituality of China's Ethnic Minorities
Interview with Mrs. Meiyin Lee on China's endangered cultures
Uploaded 15 Apr 2014
The Theravada Monastic Robe: The Design and Meaning
  The saffron robe of a Theravada Buddhist monastic is instantly recognizable to Buddhists and non-Buddhists alike. But what is the origin, function and meaning of the design? In ancie
Uploaded 10 Apr 2014
Reflections on Buddhist Sites in Malaysia
Travel, in the younger sort, is a part of education; in the elder, a part of experience.   --- Francis Bacon (1561-1626)   The Mahindarama Buddhist Temple is located in the beautiful city of Penang
Uploaded 26 Mar 2014
Kākkāpalliye Anuruddha Nāyaka Mahāthera Remembered
The first time that I met the most Venerable Professor Kākkāpalliye Anuruddha was at the 2010 Master of Buddhist Studies (MBS) orientation day at the University of Hong Kong (HKU) (1). It was also the
Uploaded 4 Oct 2013
Being in the Moment
“Being in the moment” has become a cliché since Zen was introduced to the West in the 1950s and 1960s. It has a wide spectrum of meaning these days, ranging from enjoying what one does, to being mindf
Uploaded 3 Oct 2013
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