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Susy Powlesland obituary | Education

My friend Susy Powlesland, who died at the age of 90, was a radical pedagogue. With her husband, John, she established the Kirkdale Alternative School in south London in the mid-1960s. The school adhered to the principles of self-sufficiency, equality and creative learning, focusing on individual interests of each child. It ran for over a […]

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The Dalai Lama returns to public teaching with a two-day global webcast – Buddhistdoor Global

Precious Garland of Nagarjuna on Sunday. Photo by Ven Tenzin Jamphel. At tibet.net”/>His Holiness the Dalai Lama speaks on the second day of his teaching on Nagarjuna Precious Garland on Sunday. Photo by Ven Tenzin Jamphel. At tibet.net After a four-month hiatus from all public engagements due to the COVID-19* pandemic, His Holiness the Dalai […]

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His Holiness the Dalai Lama of Tibet begins a two-day online teaching

His Holiness the Dalai Lama appeared online from his residence in Dharamsala, HP. India on Saturday morning May 16, 2020. Thousands of followers including Tibetans and Buddhists are listening in homes around the world. His Holiness the Dalai Lama started his teaching in the morning. He gave a brief introduction to Buddhism. His Holiness’ two-day […]

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Revealed: Most (and Least) Religious Countries in the World Based on Religious Beliefs 2020

Somalia is once again seen as the most religious country in the world, according to the survey by CEOWORLD magazine in partnership with the Global Business Policy Institute, a characterization of 148 countries based on a survey of more than 370,000 citizens of the world . Niger is the second most religious nation, according to […]

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This Kyoto Zen Buddhist Temple Teaches Zazen Meditation Online

Quarantine and self-isolation are taking their toll and the uncertainty surrounding the Covid-19 coronavirus pandemic is worrying even the best of us. If you’re looking to calm your mind and relieve stress, the Taizo-in Zen Buddhist Temple in Kyoto shares some Zazen meditation techniques you can practice at home. This informative and engaging video is […]

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Buddha Purnima 2020: Interesting Facts and Teachings of Lord Buddha to Share on Buddha Jayanti

Buddha Purnima commemorates the birthday of Prince Siddhartha Gautama who later became ‘Lord Gautama Buddha, the founder of Buddhism. It is believed that Lord Buddha attained enlightenment (bodhi) by meditating under a Bodhi tree in Bodh Gaya. The followers of Buddhism observe Buddha Jayanti by following various festivities. The day highlights Lord Buddha’s teachings such […]

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India’s Identity Is Steeped in Lord Buddha’s Teachings and Beliefs, Says Prime Minister Modi | Latest India News

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Thursday recalled the teachings of Lord Buddha as he took part in the virtual Buddha Purnima celebrations. “Lord Buddha said that the mind is supreme and is the basis of the Dhamma, that the mind is at the forefront of all trends. Therefore, since our psychics are connected, we do […]

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Here are some dos and don’ts; common beliefs of this day

New Delhi | Jagran Lifestyle Desk: One of the important festivals celebrated by Buddhists and Hindus, Buddha Purnima or Buddha Jayanti is celebrated to mark the birthday of Lord Buddha – ninth avatar of Lord Vishnu. He appeared on earth nearly 2,500 years ago to teach ahimsa (non-violence) and mercy to all living creatures. This […]

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Know the auspicious date, time and beliefs of Buddha Purnima

According to Hindi Panchang, Thursday May 7th the last date of Vaishakh month is Purnima. After that, the first month will start from May 8th. On this date, the anniversary of the birth of Lord Buddha is also celebrated. There is a tradition of doing special rituals on the day of the full moon. So […]