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The tradition of Saint Nicholas’ Day, on December 6th (19 December in most Orthodox countries), is a festival for children in many countries in Europe related to surviving legends of Saint Nicholas, and particularly his reputation as a bringer of gifts. The American Santa Claus, as well as the British Father Christmas, derive from these legends. "Santa Claus" is itself derived in part from the Dutch Sinterklaas.Saint Nicholas is spelt ’Sankt Nikolaus’ in German.
October 16 is World Food Day. Food production, distribution and marketing are global socio-economic issues. World Food Day helps raise people’s awareness of problems in food supply and distribution.
The founder of Crazy English, Li Yang, has converted to Buddhism, according his posts on Weibo.
Fans of Chinese kung fu could soon learn the oldest form of the martial art via mobile games, thanks to some tech-savvy monks at the world-renowned Shaolin Temple.
On Vesak Day, which marks the birth, enlightenment and passing of the Buddha, the United Nations joins millions of people - Buddhists and non-Buddhists alike - in reflecting on his life and teachings.
Triangle Buddhists chanted, prayed and noshed Sunday in a celebration of Earth Day, blending a Western ecological movement in its infancy with an Eastern philosophy going strong for 25 centuries.
Anam Thubten’s habit of stripping away so much of the ceremony in the Buddhist tradition has earned him a massive following of Americans who appreciate his simple, clean message.
World Autism Awareness Day is celebrated on 2 April every year, in order to help share more knowledge on the neurodevelopment disorder, which has affected the lives of many people around the world.
Former Malaysian PM lends support for families of missing airline MH370 passengers, as interfaith prayers held at airport
Former Malaysian Prime Minister Tun Abdullah Ahmad Badawi has urged the families of passengers of the missing Malaysian Airline (MAS) flight MH370 to stay strong.
The Cham Shan temple project on the Oak Ridges Moraine in rural eastern Ontario is a massive network of four proposed Buddhist temples linked by pilgrimage trails to symbolize the four sacred Chinese mountains, each representing a Bodhisattva, or enlightened one.