Despite Mongolia’s small population of Catholics, the pope’s visit played an important role in his global mission for peace and brotherhood with Buddhists
Pope Francis is the very first pontiff in the Church’s history to visit Mongolia, with a complicated set of issues to be deliberated
Buddhist Leaders to Take Part in Interfaith Dialogue with Pope Francis in His First Trip to Mongolia
The trip extends the Pope’s many travels to Buddhist countries and is his first to a predominantly Vajrayana Buddhist country
Pope Francis was unable to attend the event which acted as a continuation of decades of friendship-building between Catholics and Buddhists
A ceremony of consecration for the Buddhist monastery Tubten Shedrub Ling was held in Kyzyl, the the capital of the Republic of Tuva, on 28 April. The 12-floor monastery, intended to serve as Tuva’s principal Buddhist temple, stands 56 meters high.
The recognition helps to continue a lineage of reincarnated lamas that spans back nearly 400 years, connecting the Geluk Buddhist traditions of Tibet and Mongolia
Charles Manson’s new book on the second Karmapa is a thorough introduction to the life, legacy, and works of an influential leader
The Buddhist leader had been self-exiled from Russia for months
With his condemnation, the Vajrayana Buddhist becomes the first Russian religious leader to openly oppose the war.
Indian government hopes the gesture will give a message of peace to the world