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Online Teaching with Ngak’chang Rinpoche and Khandro Déchen – Buddhistdoor Global

Ngak’chang Rinpoche and Khandro Déchen, lineage holders and leading lamas of the Aro gTér tradition of the Nyingma school of Vajrayana Buddhism, will host an online teaching on the inner astrology of Khyungchen Aro Lingma on March 1, titled: ” Oxen Become Tigers – Essential Astrological Teachings on Transit Time of Aro gTér The webinar […]

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Sri Lanka – China cracks down on Buddhism in Tibet

(MENAFN- Colombo Gazette) The latest annual report published by the Tibetan Center for Human Rights and Democracy describes Tibet as a “giant open prison”. A Freedom House report said the human rights situation in Tibet was between Syria and North Korea. In “The State of Human Rights in the World” published by Amnesty International, the […]

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China cracks down on Buddhism in Tibet

The latest annual report published by the Tibetan Center for Human Rights and Democracy describes Tibet as a “giant open-air prison”. A Freedom House report said the human rights situation in Tibet was between Syria and North Korea. In “The State of Human Rights in the World” published by Amnesty International, the situations in China […]

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Dogs and Dharma: Prison Ministry Produces Children’s Book Teaching Buddhist Lessons

Dogs and Dharma: Prison Ministry Produces Children’s Book Teaching Buddhist Lessons By Tracy Simmons Years before Albert Ramos finished his children’s book about an energetic pup who learns that dog toys don’t bring true happiness, he started by writing a letter. In 2010, Ramos, five years after being sentenced to life for murder at Nash […]

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Prison ministry delivers children’s books giving Buddhism lessons

SPOKANE, Wash. (RNS) – Years before Albert Ramos finished his children’s book about an energetic puppy who learns dog toys don’t bring real happiness, he started writing a letter. In 2010, Ramos, sentenced to five years in prison for murder at Nash Correctional Facility in North Carolina, sent his message to Venerable Thubten Chodron, Founder […]

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Buddhism – WorldAtlas

Buddhism is considered the 4e the largest religion in the world originating in ancient India between the 6th and 4th centuries BCE. The religion is based on a series of teachings from Gautama Buddha. From India, Buddhism spread to major parts of Asia and the rest of the world. Currently, there are three major groups […]

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Online teaching with Ngak’chang Rinpoche and Khandro Déchen – Buddhistdoor Global

Ngak’chang Rinpoche and Khandro Déchen Ngak’chang Rinpoche and Khandro Déchen, lineage holders and main lamas of the Aro gTér tradition of the Nyingma School of Vajrayana Buddhism, will organize an online teaching weekend from July 9 to 11 to celebrate the publication of the second edition of their book. Enter the heart of the sun […]

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Between tribal, Christian and Buddhist beliefs, the communities of Arunachal Pradesh try to protect their origins and their practices

As the number of Christian adherents continues to grow and there is a resurgence among indigenous believers in the tribal faith, Christian leaders believe there is room for both groups. It was a humid April afternoon. The sun had been beating down on us relentlessly for three days and it seemed like we were going […]

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Dalai Lama teaches young Tibetans

By Tenzin Dharpo DHARAMHALA, June 3: Leading Tibetan spiritual leader and Buddhist figure, His Holiness the Dalai Lama, on Wednesday concluded a two-day teaching on Je Tsongkhapa’s “Fate Complete” to young Tibetans, where he reiterated his message of compassion and warmth. The Tibetan leader who led the online sessions said, “If you practice love and […]

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Where does Buddhism get its reputation for peace?

When I teach an undergraduate course on ‘Buddhism and Violence’, I usually start by asking students to rank religious groups according to the number of followers they have in the British Army. Typically Christians are at the top of the student lists and Buddhists at the bottom. This reflects an unconscious prejudice that many of […]

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New Year Nuisance in China: New Regulations to Control Religious Beliefs | world news

NEW DELHI: The openly atheist Chinese Communist Party (CCP) has taken a much more aggressive stance against religious practices in recent years under Xi Jinping’s leadership, including creating new rules limiting foreign influence on religion in China. . Its intention was to forcibly align religions and religious institutions remained aligned with the ideology of the […]

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Human rights groups slam Xi’s latest calls to ‘sinize’ Tibetan Buddhism

International rights groups and Tibetan government-in-exile officials say Chinese President Xi Jinping’s latest calls to “sinize” Tibetan Buddhism threaten Tibetan identity and culture. FILE – Chinese President Xi Jinping attends the closing session of the National People’s Congress (NPC) at the Great Hall of the People in Beijing, China on May 28, 2020. Xi’s comments […]

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China’s Sinicization Policy of Tibetan Buddhism Unintentionally Tries to Control People’s Religious Beliefs, Says CTA-ANI Chairman

Dharmsala (Himachal Pradesh) [India], Sept. 1 (ANI): Calling the policy directions proposed by Chinese President Xi Jinping “misguided” and “unrealistic,” Tibetan Central Administration (CTA) Chairman Dr Labsang Sangay said China’s policy of Sinization of Tibetan Buddhism is a misguided attempt to control the religious belief of the Tibetan people and the system of reincarnation.“China’s policy […]

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5 books to get your Buddhism through poetry

This content contains affiliate links. When you buy through these links, we may earn an affiliate commission. According to Dictionary.com, Buddhism is “a religion […] arguing that life is full of suffering caused by desire and that the way to end this suffering is through enlightenment which stops the endless sequence of birth and death […]

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How the Dalai Lama’s flight from Tibet “forever changed the concept of Buddhism”

?? Sixty years ago, on Sunday, the Dalai Lama fled Tibet under cover of darkness, disguised as a soldier. Key points: Some 80,000 Tibetans fled Chinese repression in March 1959, including the Dalai Lama From his base in India, the spiritual leader helped spread Tibetan Buddhism to the world Beijing and Tibetans in exile disagree […]

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Origins of Buddhism, History of Buddhism, Beliefs of Buddhism

Most historians agree that Buddhism originated in northern India in the 5th century BCE. Siddhartha observed the suffering in the world and set off in search of an antidote. Through meditation and analysis, he attained a state of enlightened being which marked the end of attachments (and therefore suffering), and ultimately, upon his death, release […]

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Buddhism flourishes in Siberia, opening window to its pre-Soviet past

For decades, the only Buddhist structure in Ivolginsky – in fact, anywhere in Russia – was a small wooden temple that Joseph Stalin allowed to be built in 1946. But since the fall of communism, Buddhism has experienced a renaissance in Russia, especially in Russia. the ethnically Mongolian republic of Buryatia in Siberia, where Ivolginsky […]

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Religious Beliefs In Nepal

The famous Hindu temple of Pashupatinath in Kathmandu, Nepal. Hinduism According to local traditions and many historians in Nepal, the country was founded by a Hindu sage who was called Ne in prehistoric times. Ne had moved to Kathmandu valley and it was he who named the country Nepal and it was he who chose […]

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Secular Buddhism in North America – Buddhistdoor Global

As Buddhism grows in popularity in North America, one aspect that is becoming increasingly important is its potential affinity with secularism. Books like Stephen Batchelor Buddhism Without Beliefs: A Contemporary Guide to Awakening (Riverhead Books 1997), Confessions of a Buddhist Atheist (Spiegel & Grau 2011), and Secular Buddhism: imagining dharma in an uncertain world (Yale […]

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Stephen Batchelor talks about Buddhism in a ‘secular era’

What is Buddhism? It’s a simple question, but one with no answer, at least on a frozen, bite-sized, media-ready level. This is a question that is reminiscent of the koan that Stephen Batchelor in the early 80s, as he sat in front of a white wall in a Korean Zen monastery, day after day: “What […]

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Buddhism attracts new converts to China

Story Highlights Growing numbers of Chinese are rediscovering the country’s Buddhist traditions It is not always easy to combine Buddhist beliefs with the demands of modern life Buddhism has a long history in China but was suppressed during the Maoist era beijing CNN — Five years ago, Beijinger Robert Zhao went on a trip to […]