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The community of humanity


Actually, we are all part of the community of humanity. If humanity is happy, has a successful life, a happy future, automatically, I will benefit. If humanity suffers, I too will suffer. Humanity is like one body, and we are... ...>

Tibetans unveil chair fit for king


Chicago, USA -- Every time he prays, Tibetan carpenter Lobsang Yangphel envisions the Buddha radiating wisdom from a majestic throne. So when news spread that His Holiness the Dalai Lama would deliver his first spiritual message to Chicago in May,... ...>

Himalaya: Personal Stories of Grandeur, Challenge, and Hope


As I was reading this afternoon the Shambhala Sun I came across a review of this book. Sounds like a great treasure to add to book collection and the proceeds from this sale of this book will go to supporting... ...>

Buddha’s life offers a lesson in values


Honolulu, Hawaii (USA) -- Buddhism, like other world religions, expresses through its myths and legends humanity's deepest aspirations and hopes to transcend the limitations of finite existence. Gautama Buddha, also known as Sakyamuni Buddha, was born in India more than... ...>

14th Mind and Life conference begins in Dharamsala


Dharamsala, India -- A team of 12 leading scientists, accompanied by other researchers, are once again in the Northern Indian town of Dharamsala, home to the exiled 14th Dalai Lama of Tibet, to engage in a deeply engrossing dialogue with... ...>

Portrait of a holy man


Naperville, IL (USA) -- He probably could have had any seat in the house, but Mayank Chhaya preferred to stand in the back of the crowded college lecture hall in New Delhi when the celebrated monk took the stage. It... ...>

The concept of Nirvana from a psychological point of view


Colombo, Sri Lanka -- The concept of Nirvana is more than 2500 years old. Throughout the centuries various scholars and philosophers tried to explain this concept using their limited knowledge. In fact the concept of Nirvana is much more wide... ...>

Dalai Lama to Attend Buddhist Conference in Hamburg


Hamburg, Germany -- The Fourteenth Dalai Lama has confirmed his participation as a keynote speaker at the International Congress of Buddhist Women, to take place in Hamburg from July 18 through 20, 2007. The main topic of this pan-Buddhist conference... ...>

Terror group’s threat raises Dalai Lama alert


Security surrounding the Dalai Lama has been tightened after reports of an attempt by the al-Qa'ida-linked terrorist organization Lashkar-e-Toiba to assassinate the exiled Tibetan spiritual leader. A three-tier security ring has been thrown around the 72-year-old Buddhist head. (read more)... ...>

Nepal’s “Buddha Boy” begins three-year meditation in bunker


KATHMANDU, Nepal -- A Nepali teenager dubbed the ”Buddha Boy” has begun meditating for three years in an underground bunker and will neither sleep, eat nor drink any water during that time, supporters claimed on Tuesday. Ram Bahadur Bomjan, 17,... ...>

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