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Buddhist Temple Under Siege : Awake up Conscience of the World....

Buddhist Temple Under Siege : Awake up Conscience of the World.... Dhammakaya Buddhist Temple in Pathumthani has been undergoing the siege for the 5th day. And, people from all over the country are protesting against the government's bullying acts.  The Thai government has been trying to capture the temple with military and police forces, including embedding spies among the civilians and monks inside and out of the temple to disrupt the…

Awake up Conscience of the World : Dhammakaya Temple Embraces for the Thai DSI and Military Attack

Awake up Conscience of the World....Dhammakaya Temple Embraces for the Thai DSI and Military Attack The battered buddhist temple has been trying to ready her people to take on the government forces attack on the monastery. It has been realized that the innocent buddhist temple has been abused by the Thai government which is very deeply in need of financial rescue. They have circumvented so many schemes to bleed money…

Funeral of Asgiri Mahanayaka Thera held

Funeral of Asgiri Mahanayaka Thera held ITNN: 13 March 2016 The funeral of Mahanayake of Asgiri Chapter Most Venerable Galagama Sri Attadassi Thera took place this afternoon with full state honours at Asgiri Police Grounds. Most Venerable Galagagama Sri Attadassi Thera past away last Wednesday following a sudden illness. Thousands of people came to pay their last respects to the Late Venerable Mahanayaka Thera whose remains were lying at state…

Buddhist Cultural Centre (Lumbini Vihara) will celebrate Kathina on Sunday, 08th of November

East London Buddhist Cultural Centre (Lumbini Vihara) will celebrate Kathina on Sunday, 08th of November Dear Devotees, Just reminding you all, this year East London Buddhist Cultural Centre (Lumbini Vihara) will celebrate Kathina on Sunday, 08th of November. This is a great opportunity for you all to generate merit to improve the quality of your life. Address: East London Buddhist Cultural Centre 33 Maybury Rd, London E13 8RZ, Plaistow, United…

Pravarana Purnima Full Moon Day

Pravarana Purnima Full Moon Day We celebrate the Pravarana Purnima or the Full Moon Day on 27th October. This day is celebrated as the end of the three months rains retreat which started on the Full Moon day of July. Monks and laity both having observed this retreat in meditation, listening to the discourses, making offerings to the monks, making dana in memory of the departed ones, observing precepts, doing…

International Buddhist Conference in Bangladesh : 27-28 October 2015 in Dhaka

International Buddhist Conference in Bangladesh : UN World Tourism (UNWTO) and the Ministry of Civil Aviation and Tourism, Bangladesh International Conference on “DEVELOPING SUSTAINABLE AND INCLUSIVE BUDDHIST HERITAGE AND PILGRIMAGE CIRCUITS IN SOUTH ASIA’S BUDDHIST HEARTLAND” scheduled from 27-28 October 2015 in Dhaka, Bangladesh. This Conference will be a joint effort of the United Nations World Tourism Organization (UNWTO) and the Ministry of Civil Aviation and Tourism, Bangladesh. Hon. Prime Minister…

World Knows Martin Luther King, Not Ambedkar: PM Modi Ahead of Bihar Polls

World Knows Martin Luther King, Not Ambedkar: PM Modi Ahead of Bihar Polls MUMBAI: Prime Minister Narendra Modi today invoked Lok Nayak Jayaprakash Narayan and BR Ambedkar at a rally in Mumbai. He also laid the foundation stone for the grand Ambedkar Memorial -- a long-standing demand of the Dalits -- and said November 26 will henceforth be marked a "Constitution Day". "Babasaheb Ambedkar is an inspiration not just for…

Gujarat govt green-lights world's tallest statue of sitting Buddha

Gujarat govt green-lights world's tallest statue of sitting Buddha Bharat Yagnik,TNN AHMEDABAD: The Gujarat government is going ahead with a 108-meter tall Buddha statue at Dev ni Mori near Shamlaji, 150 kms north of Ahmedabad. It'll be the second tallest Budhha statue in the world after the Spring Temple in China (153 meters) -- and the tallest of a sitting Buddha, beating a 92-meter statue in Thailand. A detailed report…

Gypsy Buddhists in Hungary; and a job opportunity

Gypsy Buddhists in Hungary; and a job opportunity Posted by Munisha Subhuti leaves the UK for India once again this week – but this time with three mitras from Hungary: Janos, Tibor and Kubu. Here he writes about Hungary’s new gypsy Buddhist movement and its Jai Bhim Network – and the opportunity to apply for the post of manager of its Dr BR Ambedkar High School in Hungary. (“Gypsy” is…

Buddhist Path, a Way to Asian Century: PM Modi

Buddhist Path, a Way to Asian Century: PM Modi By ANI NEW DELHI: Prime Minister Narendra Modi said on Thursday that for the century to be an Asian century, one has to walk in the path of Buddha.He was addressing the Samvad Global Hindu Buddhist Initiative on Conflict Avoidance, Environmental Consciousness and Dialogue.Prime Minister Modi and former Sri Lankan President Chandrika Kumaratunga were among the guests at the event. "We…

Professor Sumedhananda Thera and S. Lokajit Thera obtained M.Phil. Degree

Professor Sumedhananda Thera and S. Lokajit Thera obtained M.Phil. Degree The Abbot of the Middle Adhar Manik Public Buddharasmi Buddhist Monastery and the Senior Professor of Agrasara Girl’s College Sumedhananda Thera and the Abbot of the Chadgaon Sakyamuni Vihara, Chittagong obtained M.Phil. Degree. Both researcher achieved their degree by the approval of the 228th academic council syndicate of the University of Chittagong. The title of the Professor Sumedhananda Thera’s research…

Amit Chakma, Western University president, to give back half of $924K salary

Amit Chakma, Western University president, to give back half of $924K salaryPresident received nearly double his salary in 2014 in lieu of taking an administrative leave Western University president Amit Chakma says he will voluntarily refund the school nearly half his $924,000 salary last year, money he received in lieu of taking an administrative leave. "My employment contract with Western, executed in 2009, provided for payment in lieu of one…

Moushumi Barua to host in Los Angeles

Moushumi Barua to host in Los Angeles Moushumi Barua has experience to host different shows in country. In her hosting career, she has already passed 15 years. She has an acceptability to the viewers in this field specially hosting in different programmes of Channel i which always entice the viewers. For the first time, Moushumi is going to host a programme in Los Angeles, USA. On the occasion of celebration…

Grand Reception Celebration’ of Dr. Pornchai Pinyapong, President of The World Fellowship of Buddhist Youth (WFBY)

Grand Reception Celebration’ of Dr. Pornchai Pinyapong, President of The World Fellowship of Buddhist Youth (WFBY) Nirvana Peace Foundation is going to arrange ‘Grand Reception Celebration’ on February 14th, 2015, B.E. 2558 at Muslim Institute Hall, Chittagong, in the honor of World Fellowship of Buddhist Youth (WFBY) President  Dr. Pornchai Pinyapong, a great leader who has been successfully caring on an important role to expand humanity, peace, harmony among Buddhist Youth…

ATISHA PEACE GOLD AWARD & VISUDDHANANDA PEACE GOLD AWARD-2015

ATISHA PEACE GOLD AWARD-2015 AND VISUDDHANANDA PEACE GOLD AWARD-2015 The Ceremony of Atisha Peace Gold Award-2015 and Visuddhananda Peace Gold Award-2015 will be observed on 23 FEBRUARY 2015, Monday, at Dhammarajika Buddhist Monastery, Dhaka, Bangladesh organized by Bangladesh Bouddha Kristi Prachar Sangha. Honorable Speaker of National Parliament Dr. Shirin Sharmeen Chowdhury MP has kindly consented to grace the Award Ceremony as Chief Guest. ATISHA DIPANKAR Venrable Atisha Dipankar Sregyana is…
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