World Buddhist News
Kuala Lumpur – Malaysia – Annual “Qing Ming Festival – Amitabha Repentance Ceremony” held at the Sam Poh Thong Buddhist Temple premises, Kg Baru Ampang, Selangor, Malaysia on April 12 – 14, 2019. The ceremony organized under the leadership by
Bangkok – Thailand – 2019 – 18th Outstanding Women in Buddhism Awards (OWBA) Ceremony, held at the International Nipunin Women’s Meditation Center in Wang Nam Keaw, Thailand on March 06 – 12, 2019. This year 17 women from around the
Bangkok, Thailand – Chung Hwa International Merits Society of Buddha Puja and Sangha Dana Society in Taiwan held special Maha Sangha Dana at Wang Nam Keaw, Thailand on March 06 – 12, 2019. That was the International Maha Sangha Dana
Bodhgaya, Bihar, India – Most Venerable Pelwatte Seewali Thero, the General Secretary of Maha Bodhi Society of India organized a meaningful international Buddhist conference under the topic of “Buddhism and Women Liberation”. The conference held at Maha Bodhi Society of
Nakorn Pathom – Thailand – The 9th “International Conference on Art & Culture Network” (ICAC) held at Nakhon Pathom Rajabhat University in Thailand on February 11 – 13. 2019 . This year held this conference under the topic of “Dvaravati:
Keilong – Taiwan – The first “China Shande Awards” Grand Ceremony was held from 10:00 am to 4:00 pm on February 24, 2019 and the first “China Shande Awards” was hosted by the corporate charity China Character Promotion Education Association.
Bangkok – Thailand – 2019 – 18th Outstanding Women in Buddhism Awards Ceremony, which will be held at the International Nipunin Women’s Meditation Center in Nakhon Ratchasima, Thailand on March 06 – 12, 2019. This year 17 women from around
Taipei, Taiwan – Chinese Young Buddhist Association (CYBA) held a special 2019 Buddhist New Year Celebration at CYBA premises, Taipei, Taiwan on February 16, 2019 with special honorary gusts and devotees. They mentioned 108 years of Chinese new year’s gathering
Yangon, Myanmar – The World Alliance of Buddhists (WAB) 03rd Global Buddhist Congregation held successfully at Yangon, Myanmar on December 07 – 11, 2018. This meeting held under the leadership by Most Venerable Palawadhammo (Dr. Pornchai Pinyapong), the President of
Paris, France – A special celebrating ceremony held the anniversary of the arrival of King Asoka’s daughter Sanghamitta Maha Theri, who founded an order of nuns in Sri Lanka and carried with her a branch of the original holy Bodhi
The “Buddhist Sangha Health Care Foundation” annually arranges special huge Dharma Assembly in Taiwan as their great event. On this time they held another one huge Dharma Assembly on December 01, 2018 at International Exhibition Center premises, in Taiwan. The
2018 Annual Kathina Robe offering for the Venerable Maha Sangha at “Dharma Vijaya Buddhist Vihara” premises in Crenshaw Boulevard, Los Angeles, California, United States of America was held with the participation of Maha Sanga from Sri Lanka along with a
The Special Sri Lankan Sangha Assembly (GABS) will be held at Tokyo, Japan on December 22 – 24, 2018. All chapters Maha Nayaka Theros in Sri Lanka and Sri Lankan Chief Sangha Nayaka Theros of many countries in the world
Buddhist vegetarianism is the belief that following a vegetarian diet is implied in the Buddha’s teaching. In Buddhism, however, the views on vegetarianism vary between different schools of thought. The Mahayana schools generally recommend a vegetarian diet; according to some
The Association of Buddhist Tour Operators (ABTO) will organize their first “ABTO Buddhist Conference &International Buddhist Travel Mart (IBTM)” at world’s historical and most sacred Bodhgaya premises in Bihar, India on December 10 – 12, 2018. Dr. Kaulesh Kumar, the
Chung Hwa International Merits Society of Buddha Puja and Sangha Dana Society in Taiwan held special Maha Sangha Dana at Mahabodhi International Meditation Centre premises, Leh, Ladakh, India on September 17, 2018. That was the International Maha Sangha Dana represented
The World Alliance of Buddhists (WAB) 03rd Executive Council Meeting held successfully at Mahabodhi International Meditation Centre Premises in Leh, Ladakh, India on September 16 – 21, 2018. More than 20 International Organization’s esteemed Executive Council members & delegates from
The “2018 International Conference for the Buddha’s Ritz-Carlton” and Maha Sanghadana was held at the National Sports University Gymnasium in Linkou, Taiwan on September 02, 2018. More than 7000 Buddhist Monks and Nuns from all districts in Taiwan and overseas
The Kampung Senang Charity & Education Foundation (Kampung Senang) with Auspicious World in Taipei, Taiwan and promoting the physical and mental health education centre jointly introducing Buddhist Vegetarian Foods for Singaporeans. Last June 17, 2018 they were organized under the
The Taiwan Taichung Sanbao Huchi Association (The Triple-Gems-Supporting Association, Taichung, Taiwan) annually arrange special Sanghadana in Taiwan as their great event. On this time they held their 31st Great Sanghadana on July 07, 2018 at International Exhibition Center premises, No.
Udumbara Mission organized a Sangha dana and charity program at Wat Kraya, Kg. Thom, Cambodia on June 16 – 17, 2018. The program includes mass ordination, alms offerings and scholarships distribution to outstanding novices who studied at the temple. Stationeries
Nowadays most of the people are in the world turn over to the vegetarian foods. It is the one part of global culture and people are thinking it is time to promote nutritious and healthy vegetarian food with the help
A grand and meaningful merit alms-giving ceremony held in Myanmar by Sri Lankan leading Group of Company named HDDES Extracts (Pvt) Ltd. of HDDES Group as the one of event Lord Gautama Buddha’s Birthday ceremony (Vesak). HDDES Group of companies
“International Indonesia Tipitaka Chanting & Asalha Mahapuja 2562/2018” meaningfully held at world famous Borobudur Temple premises, Central Java, Indonesia on July 20 – 22, 2018. The puja organized by Sangha Theravada Indonesia and supported by ASTINDA, MAGABUDHI, WANDANI, and PATRIA
Almost every temple in Singapore Celebrated 2562 Vesak anniversary from the beginning of May ahead of actual Vesak day of 29th of May in the year 2018. There are about 200 temples, Buddhist centres and Societies reported in For You
The World Alliance of Buddhists (WAB) first time organized their 01st WAB International Buddhist Youth Camp (IBYC) at Pattaya & Pathumtani in Thailand on April 20-25, B.E. 2561 (2018). This 1st WAB – International Buddhist Youth Camp (IBYC) program organized
The “Great Buddha 2018 – Earth Spirit Cultural International Buddhist Conference” held on May 10, 2018 at the Kaohsiung Exhibition Centre, Kaohsiung, Taiwan. This conference organized by “The Great Buddha 2018 Earth Spirit Cultural Festival” of Peace Earth Committee, Most
The World’s largest painting, the World’s largest hand-painted Buddha portrait & the World’s largest Buddha portrait painted by a single person launched on May 09 – 13, 2018 at the Kaohsiung Exhibition Centre, Kaohsiung, Taiwan. The Buddha painting big is
New Taipei City Buddhist Association, Chinese Young Buddhist Association (CYBA), Buddhist Association of the R.O.C, United Association of Humanistic Buddhism Chunghua, New Taipei City Government, Seeland Monastery, New Life Social Welfare Association and Jin Guang Ming Temple in Taiwan held
The World Alliance of Buddhists (WAB) 02nd Executive Council Meeting held successfully at Chinese Young Buddhists Association (CYBA) Premises in Taipei, Taiwan on May 04 – 08, 2018. This meeting held under the leadership by Most Venerable Palawadhammo (Dr. Pornchai
The World’s largest painting, the World’s largest hand-painted Buddha portrait & the World’s largest Buddha portrait painted by a single person will scheduled to release on May 09 – 13, 2018 at the Kaohsiung Exhibition Centre, Kaohsiung, Taiwan. The Buddha
The Supreme Maha Nayaka Thero of Sri Lanka Amarapura Maha Nikaya, Saddharmakirti Sri Tripitaka Visharada, Pravacana Kirti Sri Sāsana Shobhana, Sri Sumangala Vidyavatansaka, Aggamaha Pandita, Most Venerable Kotugoda Dhammavasa Maha Nayaka Thero today visited Charumati Buddha Vihara, Chabahil, Kathmandu, Nepal.
Maitreya Studies successfully celebrated their 15th Anniversary with Second International Academic Forum & First Youth Forum in Hong Kong…
The First Youth Forum and the Second International Academic Forum on Maitreya Studies successfully were held on March 28 – 31, 2018 at Youth Association Building premises in Hong Kong. Internationally renowned experts and the elite of the youth leaders
27 Bhikkhunis & women awarded on 2018 Outstanding Women in Buddhism Awards Ceremony in Rayong, Thailand….
2018 Outstanding Women in Buddhism Awards Ceremony, held at the International Women’s Meditation Center in Rayong, Thailand on March 07 – 11, 2018. This year 27 women from around the world offered for their exceptional contributions to Buddhism. This is
1st WAB – International Buddhist Youth Exchange (IBYE) program will be held on 20 – 25 April, 2018 at Pattaya, Thailand….
The World Alliance of Buddhists (WAB) first time organize their 01st WAB International Buddhist Youth Exchange (IBYE) at Pattaya, Thailand on April 20-25, B.E. 2561 (2018). This 1st WAB – International Buddhist Youth Exchange (IBYE) program organize by The World
The World Alliance of Buddhists (WAB) Robes & Necessities Offering to 3,500 Nuns in Mandalay, Myanmar….
The World Alliance of Buddhists (WAB) with Myanmar – Thai friendship merit makes Robes & Necessities Offering to 3,500 Nuns on January 22, B.E. 2560 (2018) at Mandalay Kyauktawgyi Buddha Temple premises, Myanmar. Honorary President of WAB and Chief Abbot
The World Alliance of Buddhists (WAB) 01st Executive Council Meeting held successfully at Bagan, Myanmar on January 20 – 25, 2018. This meeting held under the leadership by Most Venerable Palawadhammo (Dr. Pornchai Pinyapong), the President of World Alliance of
The World Alliance of Buddhists (WAB) with Myanmar – Thai friendship merit makes Alms offered to 20,000 Monks on January 21, B.E. 2560 (2018) at Mandalay Chanmyathazi Airport premises, Myanmar. This Alms offering ceremony was successfully jointly organized by Myanmar
2018 Outstanding Women in Buddhism Awards Ceremony, which will be held at the International Women’s Meditation Center in Rayong, Thailand on March 07 – 11, 2018. This year 23 women from around the world will be honored for their exceptional
Chinese New Year blessing special ceremony held on February 18, 2018 at the Ta Hsiuang Monastery premises in Taipei, Taiwan under the blessings & leading by the Ta Hsiuang Monastery Chief Master, Vice President Buddhist Association of Republic of China,
Most Venerable Bhiksuni Yang Ding, The Founder of Auspicious World in Taipei, Taiwan and promoting the physical and mental health education is promoting Vegetarian Foods Worldwide as a better concept. With the medical background, Most Venerable Bhiksuni Yang Ding was
The 25th Anniversary of passing away of Venerable Dr. Hammalawa Saddhatissa Nayaka Thero – Kingsbury Temple – London….
The 25th Anniversary of the passing away of Most Venerable Dr. Hammalawa Saddhatissa Sangha Nayaka Thero of United Kingdom and Europe, who was Head of the London Buddhist Vihara for over 25 years ceremony held at the Sri Saddhatissa International
2018 Chinese New Year Celebration was holding on the February 24, 2018 at CYBA (Chinese Young Buddhist Association) in Taipei, Taiwan. As usual, the celebration was co-organized by the three Buddhist organizations that are Chinese Young Buddhist Association, Chinese Young
Chinese New Year meaningfully celebrated on today at the Pure Land Temple premises in Taipei, Taiwan under the blessings & leading by the Pure Land Temple Chief Master, Most Venerable Master Shih Tsu Cheng. Chinese New Year, also known as
‘Global Shanti’ – Amaravati Buddhist Heritage Festival from February 03 – 05, 2018 Vijayawada – India….
The Andhra Pradesh Tourism Authority under the Government of Andhra Pradesh, will be hosting the first-of-its-kind festival of Buddhist Heritage, titled Global Shanti – Amaravati Buddhist Heritage Festival in the city. The festival will be organised in Vijayawada from February
Most Venerable Sayadaw Bhaddanta Dr.Zawtika Thero’s 59th Birthday Alms offering for 420 monks in Myanmar….
The Head Monk of Ooyin Pariyatti Monastery and University of Global Peace, Yankin Hill, Patheingyi Town, Mandalay, Myanmar, Most Venerable Sayadaw Bhaddanta Dr.Zawtika Thero celebrated his 59th Birthday meaningfully on January 28, 2018. A group of 420 theros also engaged
The Nepalese 09th National Gyanmala Conference held in Kathmandu, Nepal on January 11 – 13, 2018 under the management of Charumati Gyanmala (Devotional) Group of Charumati Buddha Vihara, Chabahil, Kathmandu, Nepal. The conference organized by the 09th National Gyanmala Conference
The International “Kathina” Ceremony in B. E. 2561 (2017) held in Bangladesh, India & Sri Lanka under the supported by World Alliance of Buddhists (WAB). “Kathina” is a Buddhist festival which comes at the end of Vassa, the three month
Annual Kathina robe offering for the monks at “Sakamuni” International Buddhist Centre in Tokyo & Niigata Buddhist Temple in Japan was held with the participation of Maha Sanga from Sri Lanka along with a huge gathering of devotees on October
Most Venerable Wathogala Dhammika Nayaka Thero appointed as newly Chief High Priest Judiciary of Italy….
The Chief Incumbent of Brescia Buddhist Temple in Italy Royal Pandith, Most Venerable Wathogala Dhammika Nayaka Thero was appointed as newly Chief High Priest Judiciary of Italy by Karaka Maha Sanga Sabha of the Malwathu Chapter of the Siam Sector
“Buddhism & Science” International Buddhist Conference held at Buddha Vihar Premises in Telok Kurau, Singapore on August 19, 2017. This conference organized by Most Venerable Dr.Galle Uditha Thero, the Chief Sangha Nayaka of Singapore concurred on his 70th Happy Birthday.
The “Zen Life Buddhism – one belt & one road” Chinese medicine green world exchange International Conference held at Conch Convention Centre premises Xuzhou, Nanjing, China on September 04 – 06, 2017 under the leadership of the Chairman & CEO
The 2nd International Buddhist Heritage in Gujarat Conference held at Mahatma Mandir, Gujarat, Gandhinagar, Ahmedabad, India on September 17 – 23, 2017. More than 20 countries including USA, UK, Japan, China, Hong Kong, Singapore, South Korea, Taiwan, Thailand, Macau, Sri
The 03rd International “Pindapata” program was held at Sam Poh Thong Temple Premises, Kg Baru Ampang, Selangor, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia on September 24, 2017. Venerable Bhikkhu and Bhikkhuni Sangha of 23 of them from 05 overseas countries that follow Theravada,
The “First China International Symposium on Zen Buddhism of Cao Dong Sect & Most Venerable Master Ben Ji’s 1117th anniversary” held on July 09 – 13, 2017 at Cao Shan Bao Ji Buddhist Temple premises in Yihuang, China. More than
The 2nd Global Buddhist Congregation, The World Buddhist Sangha Summit & The World Buddhist Sangha Youth Summit” held at the Dharma Buddhist University, Pahang, Malaysia on July 21 – 25, 2017 under the leadership of the President of World Alliance of
Enshrinement of the sacred relics in the curved dome of the Stupa at “Los Angelis Dhamma Wijaya Pagoda”, in USA on recently under the patronage of Most Venerable Aggamaha Pandita Dr. Walpola Piyananda Thero, the Chief Sanganayaka Thero of USA
New Taipei City Buddhist Association and Chinese Young Buddhist Association (CYBA) held 2017 International Celebration of the Buddha’s Birthday Cultural Festival series of grand celebrations of the Buddha’s Birthday in Tucheng Ci Fa Chan Temple, No. 21, Lane23, Xuefu Road
Gautama Shakaymuni Buddha’s Birthday Ceremony in 2017 held on May 02, 2017 at Lingguang Buddhist Temple, Beijing, China in grand level & high respectfully. The Chinese Government officials & Ambassadors of Cambodia, Myanmar, Thailand, Vietnam, Sri Lanka, Laos in China
“Air India”, the national career of India, launched their latest flight operation Varanasi/Colombo/Varanasi effective from August 04, 2017, with twice weekly flights on every Friday and Sunday. The inaugural flight landed at Bandaranaike International Airport, Colombo, Sri Lanka on August
International Buddhist Conference was held successfully and on a grand level on “Buddhism in India – Japan Relations” organized by Samutthan Foundation on March 17- 18, 2017 in Tagore Hall, Scope Convention Centre, SCOPE Complex, Lodi Road, New Delhi, India.