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March 12, 2023   •   

Thai Buddhists Celebrate Makha Bucha—National Gratitude Day

Thousands of Buddhists in Thailand celebrate the faith’s first major festival of the year.

September 2, 2022   •   

Hungry Ghost Festival

On the 15th day of the seventh month in the lunar calendar, Chinese people honor deceased ancestors.

July 12, 2022   •   

Chinese Mining Company Could Raze Ancient Buddhist City in Afghanistan

Mes Aynak, an ancient Buddhist city, was once among the most prosperous trade centers along the famed Silk Road.

May 30, 2022   •   

Giving it Up for Inner Peace

Pháp Dung bid farewell to his worldly possessions and committed to a monastic life.

April 22, 2022   •   

University in India Publishes Pioneering Multilingual Dictionary of Buddhist Terms

Translated from ancient Pali in a single multilingual lexicon for the first time

January 23, 2022   •   

In Memoriam: Thich Nhat Hanh, Zen Monk and Father of Engaged Buddhism

Thich Nhat Hanh, internationally renowned Zen Buddhist monk and spiritual leader died January 22 in his room in Tu Hiêu, a temple in Hué, Vietnam

December 18, 2021   •   

Vintage Auto Shop Restores Buddha Statue—Workers Hope They Attracted Good Karma

When an outdoor statue of the Buddha at a Buddhist center in the United States required a major restoration, monks at the center got help from an unexpected source.

August 27, 2021   •   

Remembering the Man Who Helped Restore the Sight of Thousands of Tibetans

Marc Lieberman, a San Francisco ophthalmologist who organized dialogue between the Dalai Lama and American Jewish leaders and restored the eyesight of thousands of Tibetans, died August 2 at 72.

October 28, 2018   •   

Buddhists Crown Pagoda in Akron, Ohio

Buddhist monks complete the construction of a temple in Akron, Ohio for the local Buddhist community.