Buddhist Heritage of Gandhara, Pakistan

Prof. Dr. M. Ashraf Khan Taxila Institute of Asian Civilizations Quaid-i-Azam University Islamabad, Pakistan ashrafarchaelogist@hotmail.com Pakistan is an important region in South Asia since ancient time. It served as a pivotal point of Buddhism from centuries that’s...

The 27th SEM Lecture

Engaged Buddhism: JTS Korea, INEB Distribute US$50,000 in COVID-19 Crisis Relief

Providing meals at PDO, a Buddhist monastic school in Myanmar. Image courtesy of JTS Korea The Buddhist humanitarian relief organization Join Together Society Korea (JTS Korea), founded by the renowned Korean Seon (Zen) monk Venerable Pomnyun Sunim, working in...

Buddhist Monks, Volunteers Offer Relief Amid Floods, Pandemic Risk in Cambodia

By Craig Lewis |  Buddhistdoor Global | 2020-10-23 |  Venerable Vy Sovechea, president of Preah Sihanouk Raja Buddhist University,Battambang Branch. From sbubb.edu.kh As the worst flooding in about a decade inundates large areas of...

Would Council of Churches: Interfaith Message on Just Finance, Debt and Reparations 16 October 2020

INEB has provided the Buddhist perspective in World Council of Churches 16 October 2020 Interfaith Message on Just Finance, Debt and Reparations. "This joint message captures faith reflections on just finance and reparations, identifies common ground and calls for...

Ecology monks in Thailand seek to end environmental suffering

by Kiley Price on 13 August 2018  At a time when Pope Francis is calling upon religious leaders to step up as environmental advocates, Thai Buddhist monks are answering the call. Through rituals like tree ordinations, monks are integrating Buddhist principles into the...
Buddhist Leadership Training Programme

Buddhist Leadership Training Programme

Towards A New Paradigm of Spiritual Growth For Ecology Sustainability and Social justice (1st September 2016 – 10th March 2017) If you are a committed spiritual practioner and want to work for social change this 6-month course is for you. It will provide a break from...

Mindful Markets Social Enterprise Course

Mindful Markets Social Enterprise Course

TOA invites you to join Mindful Markets Social Enterprise Course from 23rd August – 4th September, 2016. The course aims to inspire the concept of mindful markets social enterprises through the process of sharing and learning experiences and skills from successful...

Social Engagement and Liberation

Social Engagement and Liberation

Social Engagement and Liberation Nagaloka, Nagpur, India — 11th-14th October 2016 The International Network of Engaged Buddhists (INEB) and Nagaloka, in partnership with Deer Park and the Karuna Trust, invite you to a conference celebrating the 60th anniversary...

Buddhists Go to the White House

Buddhists Go to the White House

BY HOZAN ALAN SENAUKE    Photo by Philip Rosenberg The streets of Washington DC were lined with blossoms and greenery, the prospect of promise. One hundred thirty Buddhist teachers, monks, nuns, laymen and laywomen, academics, and organizers met on Thursday May...

The Sombath Initiative

The Sombath Initiative

The Sombath Initiative   The Sombath Initiative was conceived in early 2014 and publicly launched on 11 December 2014. The Advisory Board of the Sombath Initiative currently includes: Walden Bello, Member of the Philippine House of Representatives,...

Patronage system breeds malaise in the monkhood

Patronage system breeds malaise in the monkhood

The problems surronding the Dhammakaya temple and its abbot Dhammachayo are serious in themselves. But the also reflect larger and more acute malaises in the Thai Buddhist clergy. Read...

Muslim, Buddhist leaders  denounce religious strife

Muslim, Buddhist leaders denounce religious strife

Bambang Muryanto, The Jakarta Post, Magelang, Central Java | Archipelago | Thu, March 05 2015, 6:45 AM - See more at: http://www.thejakartapost.com/news/2015/03/05/muslim-buddhist-leaders-denounce-religious-strife.html#sthash.0efoDkNQ.dpuf   Muslim and Buddhist...

The anniversary of Typhoon Haiyan

The anniversary of Typhoon Haiyan

Dear fasters and supporting colleagues, Tomorrow and Saturday we will be marking the anniversary of Typhoon Haiyan. Since Nov 8th falls on a Saturday, we thought it is best to go out with our social media support and launch of the much talked about song -'Bring...

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