Buddhism

Zen Buddhism Sings Softly In The Hills

January 3, 2011

Author: Peter Fabricius

Source: The Independent Online/The Pretoria News

http://www.iol.co.za/travel/south-africa/kwazulu-natal/zen-buddhism-sings-softly-in-the-hills-1.1007400

The Buddhist Retreat Centre at Ixopo is synonymous with its founder, Louis van Loon, who arrived in South Africa from Amsterdam as a 20-year-old in 1956 with one suitcase full of old clothes and another filled with art...

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Tibetan Monks Studying Science At Emory In Atlanta

December 30, 2010

Author: Dorie Turner

Source: The Washington Post

Wire Service: AP

http://www.washingtonpost.com/wp-dyn/content/article/2010/12/30/AR2010123000422.html

Munching on pizza. Posting on Facebook. Hanging out with friends on weekends.

 

Some of the newest students at Emory University's student body may act like typical college kids, but there's a key difference: They're...

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Sand Creation By Visiting Tibetan Buddhists Symbolizes Impermanence

December 22, 2010

Author: Scott Hewitt

Source: The Columbian

http://www.columbian.com/news/2010/dec/22/tibetan-buddhists-sacred-sand-art/

Everyone’s enjoyed the paradoxical play of sand castle construction — focusing with delight and deliberation on a project that’s doomed. The point is the process, the reward your own sense of satisfaction despite the looming tide.

Now imagine spending day after day drawing on...

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Buddhist Religious Leaders Bring Cheer to Elderly Folk

December 18, 2010

Author: Staff Writer

Source: The Buddhist Channel/The Star

http://www.buddhistchannel.tv/index.php?id=56,9762,0,0,1,0

A group of 40 Buddhist monks and novitiates displayed their spirit of giving and sharing by distributing food and provisions to elderly residents at Little Sisters of the Poor, Home for the Aged.

 

They were led by Mahindarama Buddhist Temple chief priest Ven E. Indaratana Maha Thera and Ven Dr K....

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