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Buddhist News Features:

Wednesday, May 26, 2021 Vesak Extra!
UN: Let’s resolve to build lives of peace and dignity for all on a healthy planet

Thursday, May 7, 2020 Vesak Extra!
UN: "Because all living beings are subject to illness, I am ill as well."

Sunday, May 19, 2019 Vesak Extra!
UN: All of us can draw inspirations from the Buddha's teachings

Tuesday, May 29, 2018 Vesak Extra!
UN: Buddhism's emphasis on non-violence stands as a powerful call for peace

Wednesday, May 10, 2017 Vesak Extra!
UN: Buddha's message of compassion is timeless in confronting human suffering

Saturday, May 21, 2016 Vesak Extra!
UN: Day of Vesak is reminder to practise compassion for all people

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3-Year News Archive:

Monday, June 1, 2015 Vesak Extra!
UN: Buddhist teachings to practice compassion are timeless

Tuesday, May 13, 2014 Vesak Extra!
UN: Buddha's timeless teachings can help guide governments

Friday, May 24, 2013 Vesak Extra!
UN: Buddhist teachings can inform our response to prevailing challenges

Saturday, May 5, 2012 Vesak Extra!
UN: Buddhist belief offers insight to improve world conditions

Tuesday, May 17, 2011 Vesak Extra!
UN: Apply universal values of Buddhism to end worldwide suffering

Sunday, August 8, 2010
Nepal: UNESCO and Japan join forces to conserve birthplace of Buddha
India: Singapore Buddhists to fund Nalanda University multi-million-dollar library project (updated)
Culture: Marking 1600th anniversary of Fa-Hien's visit to Sri Lanka
Culture: France to lend 8th century travelogue by Korean Buddhist to home country
Study: Two-way bilingual system

Sunday, June 6, 2010
Texas: Austin monk says U.S. can benefit from example of monastic communities
California: Teacher who helped shape American Buddhism is still on a quest
Massachusetts: Late monk's poems recall Khmer Rouge horrors
Study: Flourishing standard of Pali and Buddhism in Tripura
Arts: Illuminating Prince's path that led to Enlightenment

Friday, May 28, 2010 Vesak Extra!
UN: Buddhist values are echoed in the Charter of United Nations

Sunday, March 7, 2010
Laos: Construction of Buddhist University begins
New York: Monk's protest efforts lead him to Utica, Oscars acclaim
Profile: Local symbol of global Buddhism
Study: First territorial states of ancient India
Study: Buddhist publications in India (1908-2008)

Sunday, January 24, 2010
Thailand: Singing Dharma to the youth
Cambodia: Misbehaving monks scolded at national congress
Profile: The Daily Telegraph editor who brought Buddha to life
Society: The Jathaka Book and the Buddhist society
Study: Past and present glory of Gujarat

Sunday, December 20, 2009
Myanmar: Inle Lake group spreads Vipassana meditation
Thailand: Saving mural paintings with fire
India: NNM to release Pali-Hindi dictionary
China: Dai boys keep ethnic culture alive
Cambodia: British 'Indiana Jones' finds missing legs of ancient statue

Sunday, November 15, 2009
Asia: East Asia hails Bihar's Nalanda University project
India: 100-foot Gandhara Buddha statue being built in Sarnath
London: Ananda Bodhi sapling offered to Red Bridge Buddhist Vihara
Study: Methodology of Sutta reading
Arts: 'Emerald Cities' at the Asian Art Museum (California)

Sunday, October 4, 2009
Massachusetts: Westford temple celebrates 5th anniversary
Utah: Monks have reason to celebrate at Layton temple
Afghanistan: Afghan 'Indiana Jones' hunts lost Bamiyan statue
Perspective: Does Sarvodaya hold the secrets to systemic change?
Travel: Rare poise (Thailand)

Sunday, August 30, 2009
Sri Lanka: Buddhist doctrine in encyclopaedic form
Myanmar: Buddhist canon preserved on 9500 brass plates
Texas: Monk shares his own path at Dallas meditation center
Malaysia: Animated films lighting the way
China: Mount Wutai joins world heritage list

Sunday, May 31, 2009
New York: Monks honor Buddha's birthday, mothers
Denmark: An unusual place to find a Thai temple
Ohio: Antioch Buddhist program is 30
California: Marin gives birth to a new sound - dharma music
Travel: Where to learn Buddhist meditation in Thailand

Sunday, May 10, 2009
Maryland: Faithful celebrate the life of Buddha
Thailand: Everyday enlightenment
Sri Lanka: ANCL Vesak magazines launched
Germany: Berlin Vihara draws many Westerners
Perspective: Buddhism more scientific than modern science

Saturday, May 9, 2009 Vesak Extra!
UN: Buddha's 'timeless teachings' can help world

Sunday, May 3, 2009
Sri Lanka: Buddhists and Catholics aid Sri Lanka refugees
Sri Lanka: The Buddhist Channel
Afghanistan: First national park in Bamiyan bets on peace
Dialog: The bhikkhuni question
Perspective: Can all monks be trusted?

Sunday, April 19, 2009
East Asia: Taiwan and Jiangsu hosted second Chinese World Buddhist Forum
India: Exploring the world of Pali
China: Dai people create "civilization on palm leaves"
Religion: Vatican's Vesak message
Perspective: Are Buddhists violent?

Sunday, April 12, 2009
Thailand: Honouring the best on International Women's Day
Cambodia: Peace walk assumes modern tone
Singapore: Monk takes degree to help others in need
Rhode Island: A tribute to Ghosananda
South Carolina: Family going around globe to help others survive

Sunday, March 1, 2009
Myanmar: Int'l Theravada Buddhist universities conference to be held in Sagaing
North Carolina: Buddhist nun receives international award
Thailand: The secrets of the forest
Profile: Bhante Walpola Piyananda
Travel: Sanchi: A magnificent architectural expression

Sunday, February 15, 2009
India: Asia's largest pagoda inaugurated in Mumbai
India: World's second-largest Buddhist stupa discovered in Bihar
Singapore: The changing face of Buddhist sculptures
India: Ancient languages gaining popularity at UoP
Travel: Buddhist Nalanda: Oldest residential university of the world

Sunday, February 1, 2009
California: Teens find inner peace at Redwood City center
Kenya: Ambassador for Peace Award for Bhante Wimala
Texas: Monk in Jefferson County takes Buddhism behind bars
Malaysia: New home for foundation
Massachusetts: Meditation center in Framingham ushers in New Year

Sunday, December 21, 2008
Cambodia: 17th monk congress in Phnom Penh
Thailand: Bridging the digital divide in Thailand
New South Wales: Meditation no cure, but it helps
Virginia: In search of plants, peace of mind
New South Wales: Ashoka Pillar now stands tall in Australia

Sunday, November 16, 2008
Afghanistan: New Bamiyan Buddha find amid destruction
Iran: Researchers may have found new frontier of ancient Buddhist world
Wisconsin: Nun hopes to revive bhikkhuni lineage in the Midwest
Arizona: Buddhists celebrate new temple in Mesa
Study: Buddhism in the Hellenistic world

Sunday, November 2, 2008
Sri Lanka: Academy project launched with Norwegian assistance
Myanmar: Officials scratch off gold from Buddha statues
Thailand: Learning to live
Society: An unwanted destiny: Dalits in India
Perspective: Lifestyles and spiritual progress

Sunday, September 21, 2008
Afghanistan: Giant reclining Buddha statue unearthed in Bamiyan
Illinois: Chicago museum exhibit mirrors archivist's life story
California: Judge hands down victory for embattled Oakland temple
Sri Lanka: A Buddhist research conference with a difference
Perspective: A spiritual computing hub?

Sunday, September 7, 2008
Ontario: Embracing the calm in Ottawa
New South Wales: Aussie finds spiritual enlightenment with Cambodia's poor
India: Revival of the ancient Nalanda Mahavihara Library
Malaysia: Buddhist song book launched
Perspective: Burmese days: A nation faces up to its future

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