A Collection of Interesting News about Buddhism from around the world.
Chinese Buddhist Pictures Display held in Myanmar
YANGON, Jan. 6 (Xinhua) -- A two-week Chinese Buddhist Pictures Display, namely "Homage to the Buddha" took place at Myanmar's famous Shewdagon Pagoda in Yangon on Monday to enhance ties between the two countries' Buddhist circles and peoples.
World's oldest Buddhist shrine discovered in Nepal
Oldest Buddhist Shrine Uncovered In Nepal May Push Back the Buddha's Birth Date
Excavations uncover a shrine dating to the sixth century B.C
Japan Buddhists launch Monks Without Borders
Dec 16, 2013
First it was the doctors, then came the reporters, now a group of religious men in Japan have formed Monks Without Borders
A group of Buddhists in Japan have formed an organisation called Monks Without Borders which aims to unite religious sects in tackling global issues such as poverty.
Buddhists in Pink
by Chelsi Moy Sep 19, 2013
A short video news about Nuns in Myanmar. Enrollment is rising at the Aung Thawada Nunnery School on the northern border of Yangon. The nuns, whose ages range from 9 to 94, join for a variety of reasons, including to escape poverty or abuse.