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Korea Opens Up UNESCO World Heritage Mountain Monasteries for Temple Stays
Visitors offered firsthand experience of monastic life
Uploaded 15 May 2019
Buddhist Scholar, Teacher, and Unitarian Universalist Gene Reeves Dies
A lifelong advocate for interfaith dialogue and civil rights
Uploaded 10 May 2019
McMaster University Receives Major Grant from Japan’s Society for the Promotion of Buddhism
University to create a new chair for the study of Buddhism
Uploaded 3 May 2019
Korea’s Oldest Stone Buddhist Pagoda Officially Unveiled after 20-year Restoration Project
Ancient Buddhist monument commissioned in 639 CE
Uploaded 30 Apr 2019
Zen Buddhist Priest Offers Refuge to All Comers in Japan
Seeking a sustainable society through engaged Buddhism
Uploaded 6 Mar 2019
Japanese Monastic University Diversifies Curriculum to Attract New Students
Diminished interest in Buddhism has led to a sharp drop in enrolments
Uploaded 5 Mar 2019
Korea Extends Support for Pakistan’s Efforts to Preserve Buddhist Heritage
Ambassador to Pakistan donates US$50,000 in conservation equipment
Uploaded 27 Feb 2019
Kyoto Temple Unveils Android Version of Kannon Bodhisattva
Robot designed to explain the Heart Sutra and raise interest in Buddhism
Uploaded 26 Feb 2019
South Korean President Says Tours and Temple Stays on Mt. Kumgang Will Be First Economic Project with North
Temple stays can only commence after sanctions on North Korea are lifted
Uploaded 19 Feb 2019
Korean Buddhist Humanitarian Organization JTS Brings 100,000 Gas Stoves to Rohingya Refugees in Bangladesh
JTS works to improve living conditions at refugee camp
Uploaded 30 Jan 2019
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