On January 20, 2012, the Government of Nepal and the Government of the Rep. of Korea signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) for the preparation of the Lumbini World Peace City Preservation and Development plan. This new plan is to be designed within one and . . . Read More.
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 . . . Read More.
The Maitreya Project Heart Shrine Relic Tour returns to the Tibetan Canadian Cultural Centre in Etobicoke for 3 days in September.
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 . . . Read More.
Here’s a beautiful photo-essay on this Buddhist temple by Nathan Bauman, from his excellent blog, Western Odysseus: http://nathanbauman.com/odysseus/?p=1238
Here’s a beautiful photo-essay on this Buddhist temple by Nathan Bauman, from his excellent blog, Western Odysseus: http://nathanbauman.com/odysseus/?p=2660
Here’s a beautiful photo-essay on this Buddhist temple by Nathan Bauman, from his excellent blog, Western Odysseus: http://nathanbauman.com/odysseus/?p=2852
Here’s a beautiful photo-essay about this Korean Buddhist temple in BC, from Nathan Bauman’s blog, Western Odysseus: http://nathanbauman.com/odysseus/?p=1862
From the organizing committee at the Montreal Buddhist Monastery & Cultural Center:
A PRECIOUS COLLECTION of THE BUDDHA’S SACRED RELICS from SRI LANKA
After His Nirvana 2500 years ago, the Supreme Buddha’s precious relics were preserved by gods and kings. In Sri Lanka, they were . . . Read More.
Pictures of the Wutaishan Buddhist Garden site in Peterborough, now a Photobucket group.
Here’s the link: http://gs173.photobucket.com/groups/w62/N9Z582MFSF/#!cpZZ1QQtppZZ32
Cham Shan Temple in Thornhill, Ontario, has undertaken a major initiative to build four temples near Peterborough, each replicating one of the Four Sacred Mountains of China. The project began several years ago, and Wutai Shan is the first temple being constructed. Here is comprehensive . . . Read More.
Cham Shan Temple, Recruitment of Volunteers
Every weekend and holiday during the months of June to October, we are hosting guided tours for visitors at the Ten Thousand Buddhas Sarira Stupa located in Niagara Falls.
We are recruiting tour guides (fluent in English), receptionists, and . . . Read More.
Nice write-up of the upcoming visit, including schedule, in the Edmonton Journal. Visit includes talk by Dr. Steven Aung, president of the International Buddhist Friends Association, a well-known figure in Western Canada.
Cham Shan Temple is building the Wutai Shan Buddhist Gardens in Peterborough, Ontario, as a replica of the Buddha Light main hall of the Tang Dynasty Wutai Shan temple, using lumber milled specifically for this purpose in China. Several weeks ago, the first . . . Read More.
This remarkable statue was sculpted in the image of the Shakyamuni Buddha rupa in the Mahabodhi Temple in Bodhgaya. It is carved from a single piece of Polar Pride jade, found in Canada in 2000. The statue is the largest Buddha statue in . . . Read More.
This summer, Yönten has taken extensive archival photographs of the shrine rooms at Ching Kwok Temple, Fu Sien Tong Temple, Karma Sonam Dargye Ling, Zen Buddhist Temple, Pyung Hwa Sa, Khmer Buddhist Temple of Ontario, and Yanviriya II Thai Buddhist Temple, as well as the . . . Read More.
Karma Tekchen Zabsal Ling in Aurora has been hard at work completing their main shrine room. The right side shrine alcoves are now home to a set of exquisite rupas of the 21 Taras. The left side shrine alcoves are now home to . . . Read More.
In the spirit of the Dharma, Sumeru joyously announces the publication of our first title:
A Rosary of Precious Offerings to Enrich the Mind
This collection of annotated photographs of Vajrayana Buddhist shrine offerings at Karma Tekchen Zabsal Ling . . . Read More.