Buddhism

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a religion represented by the many groups (especially in Asia) that profess various forms of the Buddhist doctrine and that venerate Buddha

the teaching of Buddha that life is permeated with suffering caused by desire, that suffering ceases when desire ceases, and that enlightenment obtained through right conduct and wisdom and meditation releases one from desire and suffering and rebirth

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PEKyN (CyHAN)- China's top political advisor on Saturday urged Buddhist circles in different nations to promote dialogue between cultures and religions.
In the news release, "Tens of Thousands of Buddhists From All Over the World Bid Farewell to Tibetan Buddhist Leader" issued on 29 Jul 2014 1624:37 GMT, by Diamond Way Buddhism Foundation over PR Newswire, we are advised by a representative of the company that "It was said by mistake that His Holiness the 17th Karmapa Thaye Dorje had accompanied the body of the 14th Shamar Rinpoche to Bhutan which was not the case.
The World Bank Group is supporting India s Ministry of Tourism and state tourism departments of Bihar and Uttar Pradesh on the government s priority program to develop the Buddhist Circuit, foster tourism-led growth, expand economic opportunities and create jobs for local communities, offer better facilities to pilgrims and help increase tourist traffic five times.
This week's unrest was the first in Mandalay, an important centre of Buddhist culture and learning where Muslims and Buddhists have traditionally lived peacefully together.
TEHRAN (FNA)- Buddhist extremists in a popular tourist region in Sri Lanka defied a curfew imposed by police, causing mayhem for a second night.
Nichiren Buddhists chant Nammyoho-renge-kyo as away of activating that energy and setting it in motion in their lives.
15 ( ANI ): Buddhist monks from across the world converged at ancient temple in Bihar to celebrate traditional water festival, heralding the New Year for the community.
Empirical information on the number of Buddhists in the U.
Thousands of Buddhists staged a sit-in at the principal government secretariat in Kathmandu on Tuesday to protest the removal of a Buddha statue in the holy grounds of Kakrebihar in western Nepal.
The magazine also documented the ongoing sectarian violence between Buddhists and Muslims.
Monks -- once at the forefront of the country's pro-democracy movement -- have also spearheaded a campaign to shun shops owned by Muslims and only to visit stores run by Buddhists.
Eight Myanmar Buddhists were killed in the fight that broke out with members of Myanmar's Rohingya minority in the overcrowded centre in Belawan, North Sumatra on April 5, a police report said.
htm) erupted in the Belawan detention centre in North Sumatra where 117 Muslim Rohingya refugees and 11 Buddhists accused of illegal fishing were being held together, leaving eight Buddhists dead and 15 Rohingya injured.
Gnanasar Thero accused some Muslim institutions of receiving Middle Eastern funds for converting Buddhists.
Nineteen lay and professional Thai Buddhists were given passages from the Bible expressing core ethical/philosophical issues (Proverbs 11:18-31, Psalm 73, and Ecclestastes 9:1-12) and asked to interpret them from a Thai Buddhist perspective.