Korean Museums Hold Art Exhibitions to Mark the Birth of the Buddha

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By Shyamal Sinha,New Delhi Shakyamuni Buddha’s birthday, observed in Korea on 14th May this year, the National Museum of Korea in Seoul and the Ho-am...

Buddhist Sculptures Discovered in the Ruins of Bazira, Pakistan

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By Shyamal Sinha,New Delhi The ruins of Bazira, also called Vajirasthana, are near the modern town of Barikot, where the Italian Archaeological Mission has been...

Taiwan Temples Forsake Tradition for Environmental Responsibility

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By Shyamal Sinha,New Delhi The potential damage to the environment and to the health of devotees from staggering levels of dangerous particles in the air...

Korean Researchers Claim Scientific Evidence for Meridians

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By Shyamal Sinha,New Delhi Acupuncture is generally held to have originated in China, being first mentioned in documents dating from a few hundred years leading...

Dispute Over Buddhist Sites

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By Shyamal Sinha,New Delhi The  ancient Buddhist heritage sites in order to tap the burgeoning Buddhist tourism market, a curious rivalry has emerged between the...

A Centuries-old Buddhist Practice for Jizo Bosatsu

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By Shyamal Sinha, New Delhi Traditional families living in a village in a mountainous region of western Japan have for centuriespassed down a curious Buddhist practice...

PM Modi Uses Buddhist Monks to Woo Dalit Voters in Uttar Pradesh

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By Shyamal Sinha,New Delhi  Monks in India not only do the preacher job but can be utilised as political campaigner also for upcoming election in...

Ancient Buddhist Temple and Stupas Found in Bangladesh

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By -Shyamal Sinha,New Delhi Excavating the 900-year-old Buddhist temple at Dharmapalagarh. From thedailystar.net  The Bangladesh government’s Department of Archaeology has unearthed a 900-year-old Buddhist temple. Working...

17 TH KARMAPA ANNOUNCES PLANS OF MONASTIC COLLEGE FOR WOMEN

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By- Shyamal Sinha,New Delhi : The head of the Karma Kagyu tradition of Tibetan Buddhism, the 17th Karmapa Ogyen Trinley Dorje, presiding over the 3rd...

Xi Jinping reorganised PLA into five zones

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By -Shyamal Sinha,New Delhi xi jinping  inaugurated the military’s five new “battle zones”, the Defense Ministry announced , the latest step in President Xi Jinping’s...