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December 10, 2019

No pain, no fame: Thai massage could get UNESCO status

Bangkok (AFP)  09/12/2019  At Bangkok’s Reclining Buddha temple,  Krairath Chantrasri says he is a proud custodian of a 2,000-year-old skill – the body-folding, sharp-elbowed techniques of Thai massage, which this week could be added to […]
December 10, 2019

Ancient Buddha Rice Is Believed To Be A Gift Of The Buddha.

After 3,000 Years, Scientists Are Calling It A Treasure Trove Of Nutrition, That Can Put The Basmati To Shame Damayanti Datta  09 December 2019 The story goes back to the Buddha. He was on his […]
December 10, 2019

WARNING ! Do not buy or sell Buddha’s Image for decoration ~ Karma

Mike Blum  Nov 25 · 4 min read Many Individuals around the world have an image Buddha’s decorating their homes and businesses. It seems innocent enough, but having a Buddha as decoration is considered bad luck and […]
December 9, 2019

Transcendental Meditation with Cardiac Rehab Can Increases Blood Flow to Heart

By Janice Wood Associate News Editor 7 Dec 2019 A new study found that patients with coronary heart disease who included Transcendental Meditation with their cardiac rehabilitation increased blood flow to the heart by more than […]
December 2, 2019

Campaign calls on tourists to boycott Buddha souvenirs

DW TV – ASIA A campaign group in Thailand is calling on tourists to stop buying tacky memorabilia bearing Buddha’s image. They argue such blatant commercialization of their religion is disrespectful.    Thailand’s many markets […]
November 30, 2019

Buddhist Meal Time Prayer

Buddhism The following prayer, whose author is unknown, comes from the Buddhist tradition. Meal Time Prayer This food is the gift of the whole universe, Each morsel is a sacrifice of life, May I be […]
November 29, 2019

Why Thailand is putting its Buddhist monks on a diet

By Samantha Bresnahan, CNN Updated 0840 GMT (1640 HKT) October 18, 2019 Thailand’s monks are tackling obesity – together 01:25 Bangkok, Thailand (CNN)It’s 6 a.m. on a Monday morning, and Bangkok is just starting to wake […]
November 29, 2019

Buddhamania has gone to far – reducing a sacred religious symbol into trendy decoration items

A decade ago the LA Times  Newspaper  wrote about “Buddhamania” a trend happening in California where everyone was using Buddha as decoration in their homes and gardens. At that time there was no Knowing Buddha […]
November 29, 2019

Show some respect for our Lord Buddha!

I believe all of us must have had someone whom we hold in high regard and don't wish to see him or her being insulted in any way. It feels good to see other people show him or her respect the same way we do but we can't help feeling offended if they do the complete opposite. Complaints are common reactions in most negative cases, and things often get much more intense as far as religious figures are concerned. Late last month, an activist group of Thai Buddhists called "Knowing Buddha" organised a demonstration in Bangkok to protest against commercial practices that show disrespect to Buddha.
November 28, 2019

British Library’s “Buddhism” exhibition explores Buddhist printing centuries before Gutenberg

BY LAURIA GALBRAITH| NOVEMBER 1, 2019 The British Library showcases masterworks of Buddhist printing in a new exhibition that explores the life of the Buddha and Buddhism’s spread across Asia. Two Buddhist sacred books, c 18-19th century. […]
November 25, 2019

WARNING ! Do not buy or sell Buddha’s Image for decoration ~ Karma

Mike Blum Medium staff writer Nov 25 · 4 min read Many Individuals around the world have an image Buddha’s decorating their homes and businesses. It seems innocent enough, but having a Buddha as decoration is considered […]
September 27, 2019

Newark Museum exhibit showcases Zen artwork dating back hundreds of years

Jim Beckerman, North Jersey RecordPublished 9:20 a.m. ET Sept. 26, 2019 Rare Japanese Buddhist artworks will be on display through Jan. 5 at the Newark Museum Jim Beckerman, Staff Writer, @jimbeckerman Zen comes to us from […]
September 25, 2019

$ 4 Million dollar Meditation Room complete with Mansion

$ 4 Million dollar Meditation Room complete with Mansion
September 23, 2019

Faith and Values: To aid the environment, Buddhism teaches us to see interdependence between nature and living

Faith and Values: To aid the environment, Buddhism teaches us to see interdependence between nature and living
September 23, 2019

Qing Dynasty jade on display in Hangzhou

Ancient Chinese people believed that jade stones had souls and represented the essence of nature. They compared jade to good virtue and carved it into figurines to celebrate moral qualities.
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