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.Read more
His Holiness the Dalai Lama has visited Taiwan in 1997, 2001 and 2009 after which he has never been granted a visa to visit the autonomous country again, which has been a concern to many people in Taiwan as he is followed as a religious leader by more than 1 million Taiwanese.Read more
On the 6th day of the Spring teachings of Gyalwang Karmapa in Sarnath, he discussed about the core issue of whether a buddhist practitioner eat meat. He also clarified the incorrect meaning of his suggestion for people to stop eating meat that he made few years ago at a Kagyu Monlam.Read more
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.”Read more
Afghanistan’s Largest Buddha Statue Destroyed By Taliban Get Another Life With 3D Lasers. The 1500 years old Buddha statue of Afghanistan which was the tallest Buddha statue ever recorded was destroyed by the Taliban in 2001.
This amazing resurrection project is a part of couple’s multi-nation tour that they are carrying out along the ancient Silk Road.