Buddhist

“The relaunch of the University of Taxila can transform the region into an educational tourism center”

Rawalpindi: The proposed revival of the University of Ancient Taxila, designated a Unesco World Heritage Site in 1980 and the largest center of civilization learning in Gandhara, may turn the region into a tourism hub education from around the world after proper publicity and provision of extensive facilities to tourists. Taxila, one of the most important Buddhist archaeological sites in …

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Kendal Buddhist group looks back 30 years since its inception

The Kendal (Theravada) BGKT Buddhist group celebrated the 30th anniversary of its founding in September 1991. The School of Theravada Buddhism, which is the oldest school of Buddhism, is practiced in the five Theravada Buddhist countries of South and Southeast Asia. Venerable Dr Balangoda Ananda Maitreya Mahanayaka Thera Aggamaha Pandita Abhidhaja Maharatthaguru DLitt DLitt (1896-1998) and Venerable Henepola Gunaratana Maha …

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Dance of the Lamas – The Hindu

Benoy K. Behl, whose documentary captures Cham’s spirit, talks about layers of meaning in ritual dance The serene and the sacred meet harmoniously in Benoy K. Behl’s documentary, Lama Liberation Dance, which captures the spiritual experience of the Cham. The filmmaker and art historian recently gave a talk on the dance form at an online event hosted by the India …

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Buddhism and Japanese Art: Hakuin Ekaku and Chinese Philosophy

Buddhism and Japanese art: Hakuin Ekaku and Chinese philosophy Lee jay walker Modern times of Tokyo Revered Zen Buddhist Hakuin Ekaku (1686-1769) understood the importance of connecting with ordinary people. Thus, under his tutelage and wisdom, he helped restore the vitality of stagnant Rinzai Buddhism. Hakuin was born in Hara in the province of Suruga (present-day Shizuoka prefecture). He – …

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UVU President Tuminez expresses himself on the search for his “interfaith”

President Astrid S. Tuminez is giving her talk titled “Finding My Faith: A Journey to Discover the ‘Righteous, Charming, Good Value and Praiseworthy’” for BYU’s second annual Richard L. Evans Memorial Lecture. (Sakina Steflik) UVU President Astrid S. Tuminez shared her journey to faith in all its forms at a conference Thursday night, recounting scenes ranging from worshipers in Bali …

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Facebook ordered to post anti-Rohingya messages over genocide case

Published on: 09/24/2021 – 02:16 Washington (AFP) A US judge ordered Facebook to post the deleted messages from the social network because of their role in the government-backed incitement to violence against the Rohingya people in Myanmar. In his ruling on Wednesday, Washington DC District Court Judge Zia Faruqui criticized the company for refusing to provide the documents to countries …

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LankaWeb – An Orderly English Upasaka

By Dr Tilak S. Fernando Lord Buddha said on his deathbed: Don’t believe what others say just because others say it! Do not believe it because you have heard it from a wise being, but only believe something when you know it in your Heart.“ The Heart is supposed to be the seat of feeling, which changes in a fraction …

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Try the Ivy Leagues with these free college courses

Ivy League schools such as Harvard and Yale are renowned for offering some of the most prestigious academic programs in the world. These universities are sadly difficult to integrate, which makes them inaccessible to most. Moreover, the tuition fees are expensive, even with large scholarship opportunities. Students looking for free online college courses may be surprised to find the options …

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