In May, UNESCO published their report on restoration and redevelopment of Lumbini, titled: LUMBINI The birthplace of Lord Buddha in Nepal. Completing the Kenzo Tange Master Plan Since this is a world heritage site, it is important for Buddhists globally to express their aspirations and extend their assistance in creating a revitalized Lumbini that is... Read more »
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Here is a petition to the Chinese government, from change.org https://www.change.org/petitions/stop-destroying-the-jokhang-temple-the-barkor-neighborhood-of-lhasa?utm_campaign=friend_inviter_chat&utm_medium=facebook&utm_source=share_petition&utm_term=permissions_dialog_true Please sign and share.
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Lumbini, the birthplace of Shakyamuni Buddha, was a sleepy little hamlet in Nepal until recently. Now China and India are engaged in a battle for hegemony over the site and it looks as though China is winning. On Wednesday, Nov. 7, 2012, Pushpa Kamal Dahal aka Prachanda, former military commander of rebel Maoist forces in... Read more »
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The Maitreya Project Heart Shrine Relic Tour returns to the Tibetan Canadian Cultural Centre in Etobicoke for 3 days in September.
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Buddhist relics drop in, inviting bliss and awe, at the Maitreya Project Heart Shrine Relic Tour Touring the globe for 11 years, The Maitreya Project Heart Shrine Relic Tour lets us gaze upon the crystals found in the ashes of 42 masters, including Buddha himself. From The Georgia Straight. By Janet Smith, July 11, 2012 Relics are... Read more »
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