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Fruition of rain retreat

First, they blamed the monks. Then they blamed the Buddha. The Buddha and his Sangha Order walked even during the rainy season. This drew much wrath from the Buddha's rival groups. They made this a good opportunity to label Buddhism as non-violent. Sri Lanka Daily News, 2 weeks ago

Ironies of history: October 14 and the Jains of Palitana

October 14 was the anniversary of the conversion of Dr Ambedkar and 5 million others, mainly Dalits, to Buddhism in 1956. And not the Buddhism of monastery-based ritualism, nor the self-focused meditation so fashionable nowadays, but a socially ...
 Goa Herald3 days ago

Jainism its distinctive features and their impact on our com

JAINISM: ITS DISTINCTIVE FEATURES AND THEIR IMPACT ON OUR COMPOSITE CULTURE The researches of many devoted savants, both West­ern and East­ern, have estab­lished beyond any doubt that Jain­ism is a very, very old tra­di­tion. It is now ...
 CAclubindia1 week ago
Mid Day

Discovery may actually be re-discovery

This is how we are taught Buddhism. There was once a prince of the Sakya clan, who was so unhappy with the world that on the night following the birth of his first child, a son, he left the palace and went to the forest in search of wisdom that ...
 Mid Day1 week ago
Dhaka Tribune

An enduring cure for sadness

The best thing for being sad is to learn something. That's the thing that never fails ... you may miss your only love, you may see the world about you devastated by evil lunatics, or know your honour trampled in the sewers of baser minds. There is ...
 Dhaka Tribune1 day ago

What can India teach us about... ; To mark Diwali, the ancient Hindu festival of lights and one of the most significant in Indian culture, we asked... [Western Mail (Wales)]

[October 23, 2014] (Western Mail (Wales) Via Acquire Media NewsEdge) What can India teach us about... ; To mark Diwali, the ancient Hindu festival of lights and one of the most significant in Indian culture, we asked expert writers ...
 TMC Net2 days ago A world apart but still together: what Wales can learn from India ; Today marks Diwali, the ancient Hindu festival of lights and one of the most... [South Wales Echo (UK)]  TMC Net2 days ago

Kailash Mansarovar: The Ultimate Pilgrimage

The South Face of Kailash (CC0 Public Domain Image) Pilgrimages have always been a big part of every culture's spiritual ethos. As a Hindu, perhaps one of the most important pilgrimages to make would be the one to Mount Kailash and Lake Mansarovar ...
 Huffington Post3 days ago

Why black American theologians went to India

The Ebola outbreak is centered in three West African countries where almost 4,500 people have died ; 17 people have been treated for the disease in Europe and North America , most of whom are health and aid workers who contracted the disease in West ...
 Christian Century3 days ago

Many life lessons for humanity in Divali »

THE EDITOR: President Barack Obama, Pope John Paul II, Nelson Mandela, David Cameron have all shown how religion serves as an axis to unite us — unity within diversity. Mandela said, as he lit the sacred lamp on November 3, 1991, to celebrate the ...
 Trinidad and Tobago's Newsday3 days ago

Odisha govt signs MoU for sound & light shows

BHUBANESWAR: After being put on the backburner for years, the sound and light show at three historic sites of the state has finally come to the fast-track. The state government on Tuesday signed an MoU with the Indian Tourism Development Corporation ...
 Times of India3 days ago Heritage showcase  The Statesman4 days ago Light and sound shows planned at four sites  New Delhi Pioneer4 days ago Pact with ITDC for light and sound shows at heritage sites  Business Standard India4 days ago
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