Showing posts with label Buddhism. Show all posts
Showing posts with label Buddhism. Show all posts

Saturday, April 8, 2017

Dalai Lama says it's for people to decide fate of his office

The exiled Tibetan Buddhist spiritual leader said Saturday that it's up to his followers to decide whether the office of the Dalai Lama exists in the future.

Saturday, February 6, 2016

Tibetan Buddhists Receive Blessings ahead of Losar

Large crowds of Tibetan Buddhists gathered at a prominent monastery in the holy city of Lhasa on Friday to receive blessings in a centuries-old religious ritual, a prelude for celebrations of the Losar, or Tibetan New Year.

Tuesday, August 11, 2015

Police Brutality Leave Tibetans Hospitalised in Nangchen

Several Tibetans were hospitalised on 4 August after they were brutally assaulted by Chinese police in Nangchen County, Yushul Tibetan Autonomous Prefecture (incorporated into China’s Qinghai Province).

Thursday, July 30, 2015

Buddhist association demands truth after accusations

The Buddhist Association of China (BAC) on Thursday called for the truth as soon as possible about accusations by a self-claimed insider against the abbot of a famous kungfu temple.

Saturday, June 13, 2015

China restores 800-year-old Buddha statue with 1,000 hands

Chinese experts have completed restoration of an 800-year-old Buddha statue, famous for its 1,000 hands, located in the country’s southwest province after
seven years.

Monday, June 1, 2015

As UN marks Buddhist holiday, Ban Ki-moon pays tribute to the victims of Nepal earthquake

UN, 1 June 2015 – On the Day of Vesak, which acknowledges the contribution of Buddhism to the spirituality of humanity, United Nations Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon is paying special tribute to the victims of the devastating earthquake that struck Nepal over a month ago.