Dalai Lama Will Open Three Day Buddhist Conclave In Bihar Today

Three day Buddhist conclave is all set to open from Friday as His Holiness the Dalai Lama arrived in Rajgir, Bihar to inaugurate the Buddhist meet. ‘The Relevance of Buddhism in the 21st Centruy: Perspectives and Global Challenges’ is the title of the conclave scheduled for three days. President Pranab Mukherjee will also be attending the conclave.

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Anger Over ‘Insensitive’ Pictures Involving Buddha Statue Corrupts Buddhists Essence

When football star Cristiano Ronaldo posted a picture on Instagram reclining casually against a Buddha statue, his picture provoked immediate indignation. Buddhist practitioners around the world condemned the picture and said that Ronaldo should apologise for ‘disrespecting’ Buddhism.

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Despite China Blocking Tibetans, Dalai Lama’s Kalachakra Continue Drawing Devotees

The Dalai Lama’s Kalachakra Initiations; the largest Tibetan Buddhist event that is being held at Bodh Gaya in India continues to draw devotees from around the world. Despite China declaring the holy religious event as an illegal one and barring the native Tibetan followers from inside Tibet in attending the religious event, the 13 day Kalachakra teachings has been receiving unprecedented response till now.

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Dalai Lama’s Five European Nation Teaching Tour Starts With Teaching In Riga

His Holiness the Dalai Lama arrived in Latvia on Sunday and yesterday he commenced his teaching tour of Europe. The Dalai Lama’s five European nation teaching tour stretches between 10th October and 24th October. His Holiness is giving a two-day teaching on Dharmakirti’s Pramanavarttika (tsema namdrel) at the request of Save Tibet Foundation (Moscow) and Saglabasim Tibetu (Riga).

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34th Kalachakara Will Be Held From 3-14th January 2017

The Kashag issued a circular to announce that the 34th Kalchakra initiations will be held at the holy city of Bodh Gaya from 3 – 14 January 2017. The announced about the kalachakara had already been made by His Holiness the Dalai Lama himself earlier this year and the confirmed dates of the religious event has been announced by Kashag lately.

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Benedict Cumberbatch Inspired From Tibetan Monks to Play Doctor Strange

Cumberbatch had spent a summer teaching English to Tibetan monks 20 years ago during his teenage years. He was astonished by the exposure to the totally new world. “It was an unfair exchange,” the British actor told. “Basically, they taught me reams, fathoms, more than I could possibly begin [to teach them]. I became interested in the meeting point between Western logic and Eastern mysticism.”

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