News Round Up for w/e 26th June 2022
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How did China view India at the time Buddhism entered through its borders? An excerpt from ‘How China Sees India and the World’.
Kyoto temple shows cultural treasures from new storage area A statue of a Standing Saint Kuya, left, and many other important cultural properties are on display at Rokuharamitsuji temple's new storage facility, Reiwakan, in Kyoto's Higashiyama Ward on May 20. (Shinichi Iizuka)
Pope Francis Shares Urgent Call for Compassion in Meeting with Thai Buddhists Speaking at the Vatican with a special Buddhist delegation from Thailand on 17 June, Pope Francis expressed his profound respect for the...
Buddhist leader in Bhutan fully ordains 144 women, resuming ancient tradition Damcho Diana Finnegan, an American Tibetan Buddhist nun, called the ordination ceremony ‘a major step towards ending the institutionalized inequality between men and women in Tibetan Buddhism.’
Book Review: Threads of Awakening: An American Woman’s Journey into Tibet’s Sacred Textile Art Part travelogue, part spiritual biography, and part artistic chronicle, Leslie Rinchen-Wongmo’s Threads of Awakening: An American Woman’s Journey into Tibet’s Sacred Textile Art (2022) is an eloquent work that is both adventure and homecoming;
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