buddhist philosophy

Buddha, Dawood and thrills on bookshelf (IANS Books this Week)


June 16th, 2012 - 2:11 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 16 (IANS) The bookcart this week is thought-provoking and colourful. Browse with IANS...1.Book: "Dancing With Life: Buddhist Insight For Finding Meaning and Joy in the Midst of ... Read more...

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Now a festival on Buddhist philosophy, aesthetics


April 18th, 2012 - 8:06 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 18 (IANS) The capital is set to host its first ever international Buddhist film festival, aimed at promoting Buddhist philosophy and aesthetics.The festival, to be held April ... Read more...

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Dalai envoy praises India’s ‘free democracy’


November 28th, 2011 - 10:34 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 28 (IANS) The Dalai Lama's envoy here lauded India's "free democracy" and said New Delhi has done "the right thing" by letting the the Tibetan spiritual leader ... Read more...

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China warns India against giving ‘platform’ to Dalai Lama


November 28th, 2011 - 9:44 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing/New Delhi, Nov 28 (IANS) China Monday said it is opposed to any country providing "a platform" to the Dalai Lama for his "anti-China activities" even as the Tibetan leader's ... Read more...

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Buddha relevant in modern world: Dalai Lama


November 27th, 2011 - 10:13 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 27 (IANS) Buddhism has a special role to play in the modern world because unlike many other religious traditions, Buddhism uniquely propounds the concept of independence which ... Read more...

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Global design competition for Nalanda university


February 21st, 2011 - 10:52 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 21 (IANS) As the historic Nalanda University is set to be rebuilt, Vice Chancellor Gopa Sabharwal said Monday that a global design competition for the building's architecture will be ... Read more...

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Restrictions on our language triggered Tibet protests: Dalai Lama


November 6th, 2010 - 8:04 pm ICT by IANS
Dharamsala, Nov 6 (IANS) China has imposed Mandarin as a medium of instruction in schools in Tibet, triggering demonstrations there, Tibetan spiritual leader the Dalai Lama said Saturday."Tibetan language is a very ... Read more...

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Drukpa lineage chief kicks-off ‘Planting on the World’s Rooftop’ campaign before CWG 2010


September 12th, 2010 - 5:11 pm ICT by ANI
Ladakh, Sept.12 (ANI): The Gyalwang Drukpa, the head of the Drukpa Lineage (proponent of Mahayana Buddhist philosophy and founder of Live to Love humanitarian initiatives) today announced a plantation drive across Ladakh ... Read more...

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Nalanda University bill in parliament next month


March 27th, 2010 - 12:07 am ICT by IANS
Singapore, March 26 (IANS) Giving a push to reviving the Nalanda University, India Friday said the land to set up an international university in its Bihar state has been acquired and a ... Read more...

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17th Karmapa Lama holds dialogue on Lord Buddha’s teachings


February 19th, 2010 - 4:51 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Feb 19 (ANI): Ogyen Trinley Dorje, the 17th Karmapa Lama delivered a discourse on the teachings of Lord Buddha here on Friday.Dorje is the highest Tibetan lama, whose authority ... Read more...

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Dalai Lama wishes Losar to all Tibetan across the world


February 14th, 2010 - 10:08 pm ICT by ANI
Dharamsala, Feb 14(ANI): Tibetan spiritual leader Dalai Lama on Sunday sent out wishes for a prosperous Losar, the Tibetan New Year, after a religious ceremony in Dharamsala.Thousands of Tibetans, foreigners and ... Read more...

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Centre for Buddhist Studies proposed in Gujarat


January 16th, 2010 - 12:01 am ICT by IANS
Vadodara (Gujarat), Jan 15 (IANS) Gujarat Chief Minister Narendra Modi Friday announced the setting up of a temple and centre for Buddhist studies and higher research in the state. Terming the ... Read more...

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Tibetan culture can benefit humanity: Dalai Lama


December 27th, 2009 - 9:24 pm ICT by IANS
Dharamsala, Dec 27 (IANS) Tibetan spiritual leader, the Dalai Lama, Sunday said it is important to preserve and promote Tibetan culture which has the potential to benefit humanity. "There is a ... Read more...

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Dalai Lama to speak at Delhi University


November 19th, 2009 - 3:00 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 19 (IANS) Tibetan spiritual leader the Dalai Lama will give the valedictory address at a conference on Tibetan history and culture at Delhi University Saturday in which more than ... Read more...

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East Asia summit welcomes revival of Nalanda University


October 25th, 2009 - 9:09 pm ICT by IANS
Hua Hin (Thailand), Oct 25 (IANS) The Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) Sunday welcomed India's initiative to revive the Nalanda University in Bihar, noting that the varsity was a "great ancient ... Read more...

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Tibetans-in-exile get lessons in Mahatma Gandhi’s philosophy


October 22nd, 2009 - 1:37 pm ICT by ANI
Dharamshala, Oct 22 (ANI): Tibetans-in-exile organised a five-day discourse here during which Mahatma Gandhi's philosophy is being preached.A committee headed by Samdhong Rinpoche, the Tibetan Prime Minister-in-exile, has organised the event ... Read more...

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World’s oldest surviving medicine system gets government’s ok


September 10th, 2009 - 9:28 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 10 (IANS) The world's oldest surviving system of medicine called "Sowa-Rigpa" -popular in the country's Himalayan region and said to be taught by Gautam Buddha himself - got ... Read more...

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A green school amid a cold desert (Feature with images)


July 9th, 2009 - 1:04 pm ICT by IANS
By Madhusree Chatterjee Shey (Jammu and Kashmir), July 9 (IANS) Barely 15 km southeast of Leh, the hilly headquarters of Ladakh district in Jammu and Kashmir, lies one of India's most innovative ... Read more...

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Karmapa prays for world peace and liberation


January 4th, 2009 - 9:24 pm ICT by ANI
Bodhgaya, Jan.4 (ANI): The 17th Karmapa Lama, Ugyen Thrinley Dorje has urged people to maintain world peace. Offering prayers at the Mahabodhi temple in Bodhgaya today, Karmapa asked hundreds of Buddhists monks ... Read more...

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Macca receives spiritual book from Dalai Lama ahead of Israel gig


September 24th, 2008 - 6:19 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Sept 24 (ANI): Sir Paul McCartney has received a special gift from the Dalai Lama to help him through his controversial Israel gig a spiritual book.The Tibetan spiritual leader has ... Read more...

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I will quit if violence goes out of control: Dalai Lama


March 25th, 2008 - 9:56 pm ICT by admin
New Delhi, March 25 (IANS) The Dalai Lama Tuesday reiterated that if the violent uprising in his homeland Tibet goes out of control, he will resign as the spokesperson of the Tibetan ... Read more...

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China warns US, slams Dalai Lama for ‘lies’


March 21st, 2008 - 11:41 pm ICT by admin
(Roundup)New Delhi, March 21 (IANS) On a day Tibetan protesters slipped into the Chinese embassy premises and the Dalai Lama arrived for a week's stay, China urged India not to be misled ... Read more...

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Dalai Lama in Delhi for Buddhist discourses


March 21st, 2008 - 11:33 pm ICT by admin
(Lead)New Delhi, March 21 (IANS) The Dalai Lama arrived in New Delhi Friday evening for a week of Buddhist discourses, hours after a group of Tibetan youth managed to scale the Chinese ... Read more...

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Dalai Lama arrives in Delhi for Buddhist discourses


March 21st, 2008 - 7:57 pm ICT by admin
New Delhi, March 21 (IANS) Tibetan spiritual leader the Dalai Lama arrives in the capital late Friday evening for a nine-day discourse on Buddhist philosophy. "His holiness the Dalai Lama will be ... Read more...

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