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The mother was holding her baby tightly under an umbrella, trying her best to guard him from the pouring rain. I could not see her face in the picture. But as a mother, I could feel her shaking fear, not for herself, but for her baby’s safety, as a group of soldiers forced her and other Karen refugees to board a boat back to the war zone in Burma.
More than 1.5 million villagers face starvation with few days left to plant rice in the wake of Cyclone Nargis, which devastated the reclusive state and destroyed crops, said a leading Buddhist monk in Myanmar.
The request comes in a statement written at a summit of representatives from various faiths, held in Osaka and Kyoto. Major global institutions are increasingly turning to religion to understand the world’s problems.
What does being “Buddhist” mean? The best answer is that those who are practicing and living in accordance with the Buddha’s teachings are called Buddhists, because practice is much appreciated by the Buddha.
While watching the show, a bunch of "koan-like" questions about the complex inter-relationships between friendship, love, sex and lust came to mind... What is love?
Scores of Tibetans, including seventy monks from all schools of Tibetans Buddhism and seventy lay people attended the prayer session.
His Holiness the Dalai Lama wrote a letter to M. Jacob Kellenberger, president of International Committee of the Red Cross, sent on 8 May 2008.
Hammered by Cyclone Nargis, many superstitious Burmese cannot help but believe that nature has finally intervened and punished Burma.
Simply raise both your hands. Fold in the thumb of your right hand. This stands for the four letters FREE. The five fingers of the other hand stnad for TIBET.
Six months ago the world watched a courageous attempt led by Buddhist monks to replace military dictatorship with democracy. But what’s the situation in Burma today?