Buddhism

Zen Buddhist Temple Celebrates Buddha's 2,554th Birthday

May 27, 2010

Author: Katherine Axelsen

Source: AnnArbor.com

http://www.annarbor.com/faith/zen-buddhist-temple-celebrates-buddhas-2554th-birthday/

On the full moon of the fourth month in the year 544 B.C., Siddhartha Gautama Buddha was born. According to the Mahayana Buddhist lunar calendar, this May marked his 2,554th birthday.

The Zen Buddhist Temple at 1214 Packard St. celebrated the birth of Buddha this...

Read more about Zen Buddhist Temple Celebrates Buddha's 2,554th Birthday

Ceremony Held to Mark Thai Unrest

May 26, 2010

Author: Staff Writer

Source: BBC News

http://news.bbc.co.uk/2/hi/world/asia_pacific/10160335.stm

Monks and other religious figures have held a vigil in Bangkok a week on from the army's operation to clear the capital of anti-government protesters.

Several hundred monks led ceremonies which featured Christian, Sikh and Muslim leaders in mass prayers to bless the city.

The government says it wants to pursue reconciliation in the...

Read more about Ceremony Held to Mark Thai Unrest

Eight Major World Religions Meet Up In a Book

May 15, 2010

Author: Nomi Morris

Source: Los Angeles Times

http://www.latimes.com/news/local/la-me-beliefs-kneel-20100515,0,4133336.story

When Akasha Lonsdale was a child in London, her agnostic family prohibited her from participating in religious services at the Church of England school she attended. Required to sit at the back of a Hebrew class for the school's Jewish students, she befriended a girl whose family invited her to the...

Read more about Eight Major World Religions Meet Up In a Book

Buddhists Urged to Make Religion Real Part Of Life

May 13, 2010

Author: Peter Smith

Source: The Courier-Journal

http://www.courier-journal.com/article/20100513/NEWS01/5130362/Buddhists+urged+to+make+religion+real+part+of+life

Hundreds of Buddhists on Thursday crowded around a Buddhist temple in a verdant field on the edge of this university town, most natives of Tibet or neighboring Mongolia who now live in the Midwest.

Then the dark skies...

Read more about Buddhists Urged to Make Religion Real Part Of Life

Bloomington Center Attracts Budding Buddhists

May 13, 2010

Author: Jeremy Brilliant

Source: 13 WTHR

http://www.wthr.com/Global/story.asp?S=12479516

Indiana is becoming a popular destination for those interested in Buddhist philosophy. The Dalai Lama's visit to the state this week attracted people from all over the country.

Eyewitness News got a rare look inside the living quarters at the Tibetan Mongolian Buddhist Cultural Center in Bloomington. Four to five Buddhist monks live here all the time.

... Read more about Bloomington Center Attracts Budding Buddhists

Pittsburgh Buddhist Temple Hosts Vesak Celebration

May 12, 2010

Author: Staff Writer

Source: ColomboPage

http://www.colombopage.com/archive_10A/May12_1273602849CH.php

The First Unitarian Church in downtown Pittsburgh witnessed a different form of prayer and worship when it hosted a multi-traditional Vesak Celebration.

Members of the Pittsburgh Buddhist Center and other Buddhist sects from the Pittsburgh area gathered on Sunday the 9th of May for a multi-traditional celebration of Vesak to...

Read more about Pittsburgh Buddhist Temple Hosts Vesak Celebration

Pittsburgh Buddhist Temple Hosts Vesak Celebration

May 12, 2010

Author: Staff Writer

Source: ColomboPage

http://www.colombopage.com/archive_10A/May12_1273602849CH.php

The First Unitarian Church in downtown Pittsburgh witnessed a different form of prayer and worship when it hosted a multi-traditional Vesak Celebration.

Members of the Pittsburgh Buddhist Center and other Buddhist sects from the Pittsburgh area gathered on Sunday the 9th of May for a multi-traditional celebration of Vesak to...

Read more about Pittsburgh Buddhist Temple Hosts Vesak Celebration

'Common Ground' Brings Dalai Lama, Islamic Leaders Together In Bloomington, Ind.

May 12, 2010

Author: Peter Smith

Source: The Courier-Journal

http://www.courier-journal.com/article/20100512/FEATURES10/5120393/

The Dalai Lama's entourage stood ready to whisk him across the Indiana University campus on Wednesday afternoon to a waiting audience of thousands at its main auditorium, where he was overdue to resume a daylong series of teachings.

But he wasn't rushing. He lingered patiently with several prominent American...

Read more about 'Common Ground' Brings Dalai Lama, Islamic Leaders Together In Bloomington, Ind.

'Common Ground' Brings Dalai Lama, Islamic Leaders Together In Bloomington, Ind.

May 12, 2010

Author: Peter Smith

Source: The Courier-Journal

http://www.courier-journal.com/article/20100512/FEATURES10/5120393/

The Dalai Lama's entourage stood ready to whisk him across the Indiana University campus on Wednesday afternoon to a waiting audience of thousands at its main auditorium, where he was overdue to resume a daylong series of teachings.

But he wasn't rushing. He lingered patiently with several prominent American...

Read more about 'Common Ground' Brings Dalai Lama, Islamic Leaders Together In Bloomington, Ind.

Pages