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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