PM Modi Inaugurated Buddha Jayanti Celebrations

On the occasion of Buddha Jayanti or Purnima marking the birth of Gautam Buddha, the Prime Minister of India Shri Narendra Modi inaugurated the event celebrating the occasion on Monday. The PM while inaugurating the celebratory event attended by Buddhists from different countries, offered donations to them as ‘Sangha Dana’.

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Monk Accuses Dalai Lama For Not Demanding Buddhist Control Over Mahabodhi Temple

The Buddhist spiritual leader His Holiness the Dalai Lama has been accused to have disappointed the sentiments of the Buddhist group spearheading the demand to pass the control of the Mahabodhi Temple in Bodh Gaya to the Buddhists. The buddhist monk has urged His Holiness to demand for the same from the repetitive authorities.

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One of The Largest Tibetan Monastery Opened In Taiwan

One of the largest Tibetan monastery has been opened in Taiwan according to the report published in the official website of the Central Tibetan Administration on Wednesday. The Gosok Tsechen Kunphen monastery was inaugurated in the presence of His Eminence Jangtse Choeje Gosok Rinpoche and Representative Dawa Tsering, Office of Tibet, Taiwan on Sunday.

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Dalai Lama’s Answer On Buddha’s Birth Place Misunderstood In Nepal: Clarification From His Office

His Holiness the Dalai Lama’s answer about the Lord Gautam Buddha’s birth place during an interactive session in India has been misunderstood in Nepal. The office of His Holiness the Dalai Lama (OHHDL) today issued a clarification notice in it official website that there has been a misunderstanding in the intend of his answer.

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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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