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How India Is Squandering Its Top Export: The Buddha

by Dzongsar Jamyang Khyentse, The Huffington Post, April 6, 2015

New Delhi, India - India and Nepal gave the world one of its most precious resources - the Buddha. Yet neither country truly values this extraordinary legacy, let alone takes pride in it. In the Buddha's own birthplace and homeland, his teachings are marginalised, his wisdom is unappreciated, and his legacy is invisible in society.


China re-discovers priceless value of Buddhism

By Senaka Weeraratna, Lankaweb, March 29, 2015

Colombo, Sri Lanka -- In as much as two global religions Christianity and Islam are given leadership today by powerful countries based in the West and Middle East respectively, the time has come for the oldest of the three global religions namely Buddhism to be backed by a powerhouse.


The Buddhist route

Express News Service, March 21, 2015

New Delhi, India -- An Indian government-supported NGO organised a rare dialogue on vinaya between high-ranking monks of the Theravada tradition in Sri Lanka and the Nalanda tradition in New Delhi this week - a dialogue at this level between the two traditions was last held in the 7th century AD.


Be Done with the Reincarnation System (But not the Belief)

by Aik Theng Chong, The Buddhist Channel, March 17, 2015

Singapore -- In reference to the article ‘Dalai Lama's plan to end reincarnation blasphemous: China’; So now the word ‘blasphemous’ has start to creep into the Buddhist faith, no least from a lay person against a religious leader of the faith. One starts to wonder, how such individual as Padma Choling has become more knowledgeable and authoritative then the Dalai Lama himself on such an issue.



West Misses Point - and Lesson - of Buddhist Anti-Muslim Sentiment

By Raymond Ibrahim, The Buddhist Channel, March 17, 2015

Ongoing reports decrying “anti-Muslim” Buddhists seem to miss the point: this antipathy did not appear out of thin air but rather in response to Islamic aggression - the same Islamic aggression the rest of the world is trying to cope with.


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