Buddhist Heritage of Gandhara, Pakistan

Prof. Dr. M. Ashraf Khan Taxila Institute of Asian Civilizations Quaid-i-Azam University Islamabad, Pakistan ashrafarchaelogist@hotmail.com Pakistan is an important region in South Asia since ancient time. It served as a pivotal point of Buddhism from centuries that’s...

The 27th SEM Lecture

Engaged Buddhism: JTS Korea, INEB Distribute US$50,000 in COVID-19 Crisis Relief

Providing meals at PDO, a Buddhist monastic school in Myanmar. Image courtesy of JTS Korea The Buddhist humanitarian relief organization Join Together Society Korea (JTS Korea), founded by the renowned Korean Seon (Zen) monk Venerable Pomnyun Sunim, working in...

Buddhist Monks, Volunteers Offer Relief Amid Floods, Pandemic Risk in Cambodia

By Craig Lewis |  Buddhistdoor Global | 2020-10-23 |  Venerable Vy Sovechea, president of Preah Sihanouk Raja Buddhist University,Battambang Branch. From sbubb.edu.kh As the worst flooding in about a decade inundates large areas of...

Would Council of Churches: Interfaith Message on Just Finance, Debt and Reparations 16 October 2020

INEB has provided the Buddhist perspective in World Council of Churches 16 October 2020 Interfaith Message on Just Finance, Debt and Reparations. "This joint message captures faith reflections on just finance and reparations, identifies common ground and calls for...

Ecology monks in Thailand seek to end environmental suffering

by Kiley Price on 13 August 2018  At a time when Pope Francis is calling upon religious leaders to step up as environmental advocates, Thai Buddhist monks are answering the call. Through rituals like tree ordinations, monks are integrating Buddhist principles into the...
Buddhist Heritage of Gandhara, Pakistan

Buddhist Heritage of Gandhara, Pakistan

Prof. Dr. M. Ashraf Khan Taxila Institute of Asian Civilizations Quaid-i-Azam University Islamabad, Pakistan ashrafarchaelogist@hotmail.com Pakistan is an important region in South Asia since ancient time. It served as a pivotal point of Buddhism from centuries that’s...

Korean Buddhist Monk Pomnyun Sunim Wins 37th Niwano Peace Prize

Korean Buddhist Monk Pomnyun Sunim Wins 37th Niwano Peace Prize

The Niwano Peace Foundation announced on Monday that Seon (Zen) master Pomnyun Sunim* (법륜스님), who has earned renown in his native South Korea and around the world for his insightful yet accessible Dharma talks and accolades for his far-reaching humanitarian...

Earth Trusteeship Forum

Earth Trusteeship Forum

Earth Trusteeship: "All global citizens are equal trustees of the Earth" - for the wellbeing of future generations and the community of life Chulalongkorn University, Bangkok, 19 – 21 July 2019Introduction: Earth Trusteeship has been proposed as an overarching...

Awakening Leadership Training programme 2019-2020

Awakening Leadership Training programme 2019-2020

Education needs to be re-envisioned to include the cultivation of wisdom, as well as learning to live in society and overcoming oppression and exploitation. For education to be more effective, it has to be dialogical, inclusive, and compassionate, and needs to heal...

Kerala Floods – Relief and Rehabilitation

Kerala Floods – Relief and Rehabilitation

Kerala is suffering its worst floods for 100 years. Hundreds of thousands have been displaced and are living in over 1,000 relief camps set up in the State. There have been a number of deaths and many serious injuries. Many are missing. The numbers are rising all the...

MEET THE FEMALE MONKS FIGHTING FOR SPIRITUAL EQUALITY

MEET THE FEMALE MONKS FIGHTING FOR SPIRITUAL EQUALITY

    When the nation began mourning King Bhumibol after his death late last year, several dozen robed women entered the long queue to pay their respects at the Dusit Maha Prasat Throne Hall where his body lay in state. They were led by Dhammananda, who was...

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