Korean Nun Publishes New Book on Buddhist Cuisine to Heal Mind and Body
09/01/2017 05:24 (GMT+7)
Korean Buddhist nun Venerable Seon Jae, best known for popularizing the cuisine of Korean Buddhist temples, has released a new book titled What Do You Eat for Living? During a press briefing about the book in Seoul, in late December, Ven. Seon Jae spoke about temple food and the Buddhist culinary culture.
The Position of Women in Buddhism
04/11/2013 22:11 (GMT+7)
Today, when the role of Women in Society is an issue of worldwide interest it is opportune that we should pause to look at it from a Buddhist perspective.

Countering Stress and Depression
30/01/2013 11:45 (GMT+7)
A great Tibetan teacher of mind training once remarked that one of the mind’s most marvellous qualities is that it can be transformed. I have no doubt that those who attempt to transform their minds, overcome their disturbing emotions and achieve a sense of inner peace, will, over a period of time, notice a change in their mental attitudes and responses to people and events. Their minds will become more disciplined and positive. And I am sure they will find their own sense of happiness grow as they contribute to the greater happiness of others.
The Awakening
28/08/2012 23:16 (GMT+7)
Buffeted by the whims of larger, more powerful nations and isolated from the international community, Laos, at least until only a few years ago, remained more rumour than reality. Its capital, Vientiane, an anomaly on the world map. With the completion in 1994 of the Australian-funded Mittaphab, or 'Friendship bridge', connecting Vientiane with neighbouring Thailand, and the increasing economic interest in the development of the lower Mekong basin, Vientiane's days of charming obscurity could well be numbered.

The Worldliness Of Buddhism
12/07/2012 05:10 (GMT+7)
Despite Buddhism's growing presence in the West, most Americans still badly misunderstand this ancient world religion. The leaders of Philadelphia's Thai community were rudely reminded of this unpleasant fact during the 1980s when they set out to buy land for a Buddhist temple and monastery not far from the City of Brotherly Love. After searching nearly a year, the Thais were delighted to find a lovely 10-acre site overlooking a lake in southeastern Pennsylvania's Chester County. All that was needed was the local zoning board's permission to use the site for religious purposes.
Buddhist calm becomes big business
15/06/2012 05:39 (GMT+7)
San Francisco, CA (USA) -- This has become a daily ritual. In Mr Ryan's world, it's a stretch for people to get this relaxed. He's a member of Congress.

The Practice Of Buddhist Economics? Another View
20/04/2012 06:38 (GMT+7)
The guidance provided by Buddhism about forms of economy is examined, focusing on individual and social aspects of Buddhist practice, rather than a literal readings of the canonical texts. The case of the village-level development organization in Sri Lanka, Sarvodaya Shramadana, illustrates issues concerning Buddhist approaches to organization at the micro level. The impact of the Buddhist institution of the laity supporting monks on economic growth is considered, and the role of material welfare in a Buddhist conception of development. This examination of Buddhism suggests that its practice reveals insights into approaches to economy.
Buddhism and Charity
04/08/2011 01:56 (GMT+7)
   The supreme sacrifice, which he made in his life for the sake of the humanity, is the best example of ‘Dana’ or ‘Charity’. This small word, ‘Charity’ has occupied a great place in the Buddhism. He was the earliest torchbearer of individual welfare. He was a great humanist who aims at human welfare. He asked his disciples:

Good Governance for a Good Society
04/08/2011 01:56 (GMT+7)
While governance is the exercise of authority – political, economic and administrative – to manage national resources and affairs, good governance is the art of making the government more receptive and accountable to the needs and aspirations of its populace.
The Public of Modern society
04/08/2011 01:56 (GMT+7)
The basic difference between the Buddhism and the other Indian religions is the Origin theory, which is also the core idea of the Buddhism. According to the Origin theory, Buddhism believed that the society is composed of the cause, individual, family, social organization constituted the society.

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