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Buddhists Among Those Welcoming Pope Francis in Thailand and Japan
20 Nov 2019
By Justin Whitaker
Pontiff spreads message of inter-religious dialogue
International Buddhist Conference in Kalmykia Marks the 420th Birth Anniversary of Zaya Pandita
19 Nov 2019
Discussing the science of preserving Buddhism's heritage
German-born Buddhist Monk Passes 1,000-year-old Monastic Exam in Japan
18 Nov 2019
The first time the exam has been held at historic Kofuku-ji in eight years
China Plans to Protect Tibetan Plateau Ecosystems with New National Park
15 Nov 2019
New national parks system expected to launch in 2020
Buddhist Monk at Heart of Wartime Politics in Vietnam Dies Aged 95
14 Nov 2019
Like many Buddhists, he sought to transcend the divisive politics of the time
Myanmar’s Military Seeks to Jail Buddhist Monk over Criticism
13 Nov 2019
Defamation suit could see prominent monk and social activist imprisoned
Buddhist Death Row Inmate Given Second Stay of Execution in Texas
12 Nov 2019
State of Texas still offers unfair preference to Christians, according to critics
Buddhist Scholars, Russian Scientists Probe Neurology of Death Meditation
11 Nov 2019
Scientists study monks in deep meditation known as thukdam
Lessons in Impermanence: Ajanta Caves Under Threat
8 Nov 2019
New study highlights conservation challenges for this historic site
Police in England and Wales Take Up Buddhist-inspired Meditation
7 Nov 2019
Move follows a large trial showing the benefits of mindfulness
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