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Kalachakra empowerment postponed to 2017

The 34th Kalachakra empowerment scheduled to be held in January 2016 has been postponed by a year owing to the Dalai Lama’s busy schedule. Sikyong (Prime Minister of Central Tibetan Administration) Lobsang Sangay announced the postponement during a press conference, according to Tibet.net..

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Myanmar seeks help to save Buddhist temple in Varanasi

Security of a Buddhist temple and monks from intruders here has turned into a diplomatic issue with the Myanmar embassy in India seeking intervention from the ministry of external affairs (MoEF) after the district administration allegedly failed to provide the required help. Officials confirmed that a letter (dated December 17), written by MoEF under secretary (Myanmar section) Shweta Singh, seeking security at the Buddhist temple near Cantt Railway station, has been received by the district administration. District magistrate Pranjal Yadav said "appropriate action is being ensured in this connection".

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10 Famous Buddhist Temples in world

Buddhism is a major world religion and philosophy founded in northeastern India in the 5th century BC. It is based on the teachings of Siddhartha Gautama, commonly known as “The Buddha”, who was born in what is today Nepal. Buddhism takes as its goal the escape from suffering and from the cycle of rebirth: the attainment of nirvana. There are between 230 million and 500 million Buddhists worldwide. An overview of the most famous Buddhist temples in the world

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Top 10 Buddhist Holy Places

Buddhism is a major world religion, and propounds a philosophy that is based on the teachings of the Buddha. The Buddhists venerate Buddha as the supreme enlightened being who sought out enlightenment not for himself but for everyone. It is regarded as one of the most practical religions in the world, and is also among the most popular. The roots of Buddhism date back to the 5th and the 6th century BC India. Buddha was born as Siddhartha Gautama at Lumbini (now in Nepal) to Suddhodhana, a Shakya chieftain. Buddha’s teachings spread to different parts of Asia

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Buddhist Tourist Pilgrimage in India

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