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Dresden Buddhists drop swastika to keep peace

Thelocal.de, 28 Sep 2015

Dresden, Germany -- On Sunday eastern Germany's first Buddhist graveyard opened in Dresden, marking a turning point for the region's Vietnamese community. But a missing symbol makes the burial ground a peculiarly German affair.


Shinnyo-en Buddhist Centre is place of 'calm and oasis' in Long Ditton

By Charlotte Tobitt, Get Surrey, 13 August 2015

Exclusive tour of the UK's only Shinnyo-en Buddhist Centre as it branches out into the community

Long Ditton, UK -- Many Long Ditton residents have wondered about the grand Manor House next to St Mary’s Church, with some believing it to be a hotel, but it is, in fact, the UK’s only Shinnyo-en Buddhist Centre.


Buddhist lantern-floating festival fosters interfaith spirit

Jewish News, July 30, 2015

Surrey, UK -- Over 500 people attended a Buddhist lantern-floating ceremony this week, encouraging different faiths to mix and develop a mutual understanding.


Actor chanting Buddhist texts on plane gets terrorism detention aboard a plane at Paris Orly airport

Emirates247, July 4, 2015

Paris, France -- A Portuguese actor says he was detained on suspicion of terrorism after meditating and chanting Buddhist texts aboard a plane at Paris Orly airport.


Renowned Meditation Teacher visits London Buddhist Vihara

by Tissa Madawala, Sri Express, 5 Jul 2015

London, UK -- Renowned Meditation Teacher  from USA Ven. Henepola Gunaratana Thera delivered a Dhamma Talk on meditation at the London Buddhsit Vihara. This Dhamma talk was a part of the day retreat and with this talk once again the LBV has started a series of Dhamma talks on every first Saturday of the month.


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