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  Posted on Aug.15.2009 @ 09:32AM EDT by chontri

Sakuladayi the Wanderer asked the Buddha:
-What is the past and what is the future?
The Buddha answered:
-Let the past be and forget the future. I will teach you that... continue...

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1. San Francisco's Asian Art Museum Announces 2014-2015 Exhibition Schedule

Dakini, an enlightened Tibetan Buddhism goddess and SFMOMA 's Felix Gonzalez-Torres' "Untitled" .

2. Tens of Thousands of Buddhists From All Over the World Bid Farewell to Tibetan Buddhist Leader

His Holiness the 17th Karmapa Thaye Dorje, spiritual head of the Karma Kagyu school, one of the oldest Buddhist traditions in Tibet, will preside over the ceremonies.

3. 'Crazy' Li Yang coverts to Buddhism

Li Yang converts to Buddhism recently in the Shaoling Temple in Dengfeng of Central China's Henan province on July 26, 2014.

4. In change of heart Nepal to allow cremation of Tibetan monk

Nepal will allow a monk prominent in Tibetan Buddhism to be cremated in a monastery in Kathmandu, a minister said on Tuesday, disregarding fears of possible anti-China protests by his followers during the funeral.

5. Zen

The teachings of Zen include various sources of MahA yA na thought, especially YogA cA ra, the TathA gatagarbha Sutras and Huayan.

6. Joint committee to seek UNESCO status for Buddhist mountain temples

South Korea is stepping up efforts to inscribe the nation's traditional Buddhist mountain temples as UNESCO World Cultural Heritage sites with the founding of a new association to facilitate and oversee the inscription process until 2018.

7. Yen Tu - the home of Vietnam's hero king-turned-Buddha

The Yen Tu historical relic occupies nearly 20 kilometers of Quang Ninh Province's Uong Bi District.

8. The Ten Buddhist Perfections

The paramitas , or perfections, in Buddhism are a set of virtues that aspirants cultivate as part of their path.

9. The marvels of Sukhothai in northern Thailand

Some of the earliest traces of human culture can be found in the Southeast Asian nation of Thailand.

10. Perched Diskit

Diskit Monastery also known as Deskit Gompa or Diskit Gompa is the oldest and largest Buddhist monastery in the Nubra Valley of Ladakh, northern India.

11. China to Extend Rail Line from Tibet to India, Nepal

Workers take a break sitting on the tracks leading to the platform of the newly opened Lhasa train station in Lhasa, Tibet, China.

12. other-power: why self-mastery is self-defeating

The logic of morality is often based on a wish, an assumption, or an aspiration toward self-mastery in service of a spiritual or worldly goal.

13. China Invests US$79 Million To Provide Tibetan Temples With Drinking Water

China will invest 495 million yuan to provide safe drinking water to all temples around the southwestern Tibet Autonomous Region within this year.

14. Peaks and lamas

Conch shells sounding from the roof announce the early morning puja at the Tibetan Buddhist Thiksay Monastery in Ladakh.

15. Oriental Yellow Peril

Yellow Peril was a color metaphor for race that originated in the late 19th century with Chinese immigrants as laborers to various Western countries, especially North America.

16. Rites of passage

The reservations against the cremation of Tibetan religious guru Shamar Rinpoche, the lineage holder of the Kagyu school of Tibetan Buddhism, on Nepali soil are understandable.

17. Eat, pray and learn

Nun Ven Miao Ze shows how to copy Sutra calligraphy, characters from Hridaya Sutra, depicting the word po ruey, meaning prajnya or wisdom It is a temple for foodies, in the truest sense.

18. The 27th General Conference of the World Fellowship of Buddhists to be held in Baoji, Shaanxi

The 27th General Conference of the World Fellowship of Buddhists, jointly held by the Buddhist Association of China, Shaanxi Province, and the Organizing Committee of Baoji City, is scheduled to be held in Baoji City, Shaanxi Province, from October 16 to 18 this year.

19. Guangren Temple, the only Tibetan Buddhism temple in Shaanxi

Situated in downtown Xi'an, Guangren Temple was a temporary dwelling for senior lamas from northwestern China and Kangzang Plateau on their way to the capital, and was therefore referred to as the "Lama Temple" in ancient times.


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