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  1. Panchen Lama's well-schooled English raises eyebrows

    Posted Mar 29th 2009, 12:00am by Will Clem

    ... on western television to convert the unconvertible?' said Maria Reis Habito, director of international programmes for the Taipei-based Museum of World Religions. It was a rare public appearance ...

  2. Waiting for Shambhala's army of peace

    Posted Oct 02nd 2004, 12:00am by Laurence Brahm

    ... speaks about Buddhism as religion. He refers to it as philosophy. He teaches meditation. 'If it is for your good and benefits you, then practice. If it is not much benefit, just leave it. Most other religions say you have to follow, you have no choice. Buddhism says it's up to you, depending on your wish.' He says that according to Tibetan philosophy, the world is now ...

  3. An End to Suffering: The Buddha in the World

    Posted Nov 14th 2004, 12:00am by Gillian Bickley

    ... finally, in the 20th century, Buddhism became a world religion. He relates how, contrary to this movement, the Indian sub-continent, Buddha's birthplace, forgot him, and he gives a readable, ...

  4. Eat Sleep Sit

    Posted Apr 19th 2009, 12:00am by David Wilson

    ... is questioning why, at 30, he left his family, girlfriend and job to enter the mountain redoubt of religion whose icy slabs leach the warmth from his feet. Hardship permeates every aspect of monastery ... his year is up, Nonomura acquires a deep affinity with the religion. It helps him learn to eat less, and also teaches him to be more accepting. No longer do society's entanglements strike ...

  5. Bringing power of Buddha to all

    Posted Apr 12th 2009, 12:00am by Fabio Scarpello

    ... the devotion of believers and their prayers. Even Hendro Purnomo, 50, who is a Catholic, said he felt some vibrations while viewing the ringsel. 'My religion has many relics from our saints, ... religion in Indonesia after Hinduism. It reached its peak during the Sriwijaya's dynasty rule, which from about the 7th century until the 14th century was the largest Buddhist kingdom ...

  6. Master's pieces

    Posted May 10th 2009, 12:00am by Justus Krueger

    ... and the way the religion changed as it entered new cultural environments. 'The historical Buddha Shakyamuni is a major theme in the first room with displays of Indian and Sri Lankan works,' ...

  7. Buddha- A Story of Enlightenment

    Posted Jun 24th 2007, 12:00am by James Rose

    ... By presenting the Buddha as a man complete with fears, desires and whims, Chopra allows readers to gain insight into one of the world's great religions, and gain inspiration to see further, hear ...

  8. Age of enlightenment

    Posted May 20th 2007, 12:00am by Yenni Kwok

    ... birthday, Yenni Kwok reports how the 2,500-year-old religion is finding Maria Andreasen had her first serious encounter with Buddhism in Thailand in 1996. She joined a 10-day meditation retreat ... and feel an intellectual affinity with the religion. About 40 per cent of an estimated 160,000 Buddhists in Britain are of European descent. Across the Atlantic in the US, despite a pronounced ...

  9. News - Hong Kong - RELIGION

    Hongkongers just want to be heard, says eminent Buddhist monk Thich Nhat Hanh

    Posted May 20th 2013, 12:00am by Jennifer Ngo

    ... Jennifer Ngo jennifer.ngo@scmp.com HK people just want to be heard: monk You can stop one protest for a time, but you can't stop another one from starting up if you don't deal with the problem, says an eminent Buddhist monk. "There are peop ...

  10. Yangzhou to build Buddhist academy

    Posted Mar 23rd 2004, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... David Fang The new religious learning centre will be the nation's biggest Yangzhou in Jiangsu will soon be famous for a lot more than giving birth to egg fried rice and Jiang Zemin. The former leader's hometown will soon host the country's ...




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