Buddhist

84000 Announces World’s First Complete English Tengyur Catalog

84000: Translate the words of the Buddha, a global non-profit initiative to translate and share the Tibetan Buddhist Canon founded by acclaimed Bhutanese lama, author and filmmaker Dzongsar Jamyang Khyentse Rinpoche, announced the first complete catalog of the Tengyur– Tibetan translations collected from treatises by the great Indian Buddhist masters explaining and developing the words of the Buddha. “This work …

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Best of November Haiku Challenge

Just as a bird needs two wings to fly, a poet must learn the art of reading haiku as well as writing them. No form of literature is more fully dependent on our emotional and imaginative response to what we read. We are inspired by the study of the work of other poets. . . and reminds us of what …

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Tracing Fa-Hien in the land of the Buddha

Buddha Sakyamuni Gautama achieved enlightenment on his own. He completely immersed himself in the bliss of Nirvaan – free from thirst, greed, aversion and fallacies. The perfect embodiment of humanity, the Buddha, the most compassionate being, did not keep the secrets of the path to liberation to himself, but shared them with the world. Its sole purpose was to free …

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The principal Thai Buddhist monk Ven. Somdet Chuang dies at the age of 96

Venerable Somdet Phra Maha Ratchamangalacharn (1925-2021). From IBC Facebook Venerable Theravada Monk, Venerable Somdet Phra Maha Ratchamangalacharn (better known as Ven. Somdet Chuang), Abbot of the Royal Thai Monastery Wat Paknam Phasi Charoen, passed away peacefully on Thursday morning. He was 96 years old. the Bangkok Post The newspaper reported that the elder monk had received kidney dialysis treatment within …

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Buddhist temple provides refuge for Vietnamese in Japan

By mainichi.jp As responses to the pandemic cut off many families and workers in East Asia, Buddhist temples have stepped in to provide much-needed support to those facing hardship. In the eastern Japanese town of Nasushiobara, Tochigi Prefecture, a 43-year-old Vietnamese nun, Thich Tam Tri, has opened a new temple, Tochigi Daion-ji, intended to help Vietnamese workers struggling for make …

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Stolen Nepalese statues test Western museum ethics

Over 700 years ago, an artist took a chisel and began carving a massive wooden beam into the supple, curvy figure of a yakshi, an elemental goddess of fertility, to adorn the roof of a temple at Itum Baha, a Buddhist monastery in Kathmandu. . The wooden beam formed a spacer to support the heavy overhang of the roof as …

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The Scientific and Magical Technology of Tantra at the Kadampa Meditation Center San Francisco in San Francisco – December 7, 2021

Tue December 7 – Tue December 21, 2021 Although the idea of ​​Tantra is very popular nowadays, many people misunderstand its true meaning and it is often misused. In Buddhism, Tantra is a very special practice that harnesses the power of our imagination and the power of Buddha’s blessings to quickly lead us to a state of permanent peace and …

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Who is afraid of the Indian constitution?

The Indian constitution is best regarded as the social contract for a new India. It is the only document that has reached intense debates, arguments and negotiations between all political currents within the Constituent Assembly – from members like KM Munshi, who clearly occupied the Hindu nationalist end of the spectrum, to the Muslim League, which occupied the other. Indeed, …

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“Buddhism and the environment are one”: the venerable Yorn Seng Yeat

“Buddhism and the environment are one”: the venerable Yorn Seng Yeat Venerable Yorn Seng Yeat, Vice Chancellor of Preah Sihanouk Raja Buddhist University (SBU) and Deputy Head of Sangha Municipal Council of Phnom Penh, recently led four pilgrimages on foot to 47 locations in the Oral Mountains covering 239 km in 17 days with 212 other participants to promote conservation …

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