News Round Up for w/e 17th December 2021

Dec 17, 2021

This week from Zen Cyberspace, Archeologists uncover the oldest known sculpture of the Buddha and what to do when if you see a dragon in your bedroom.

Archaeologists Unearth China’s Earliest Bronze Buddhist Statues To Date Archaeologists have discovered two of China’s oldest gold-plated, bronze sculptures of Buddhas to date in northwestern Shaanxi Province. Xinhua reported that the antiquities were excavated in Chengren Village, in modern Xianyang City.

Mother of Tulkus The story of one Tibetan mother who refused to surrender her children to monastic life 

84000 Announces World’s First Complete English-Language Catalog of the Tengyur A global nonprofit initiative to translate and share the Tibetan Buddhist Canon founded by the renowned Bhutanese lama, author, and filmmaker...

3 Science-Backed Ways to Calm Down When You’re Overwhelmed Discover three mindfulness exercises—supported by science—that you can turn to when the world becomes too much.

The True Dragon in Buddhism — What do you do if a “dragon” appears in your bedroom? The importance of practice — and Dragons

Buddhist Scholar Duncan Ryuken Williams Wins Prestigious Grawemeyer Religion Prize Professor Duncan Ryuken Williams, professor of  Religion and East Asian Languages & Cultures and director of the Shinso Ito Center for Japanese Religions...

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