News Round Up for w/e 30th April 2023
The latest News and Snippets from across the internet
What Buddhism and science can teach each other – and us – about the universe When Tenzin Gyatso – now serving as the 14th Dalai Lama – was a child in rural Tibet, he saw the moon through a telescope and marveled at its craters and mountains. His tutor told him that, according to Buddhist texts, the moon emitted its own light. But Gyatso had his doubts. He discovered what Galileo saw 400 years earlier...
The Importance of Tendai Teachings to Buddhism in Japan A look at the Tendai school, one of two esoteric sects that dominated Japanese Buddhism from the Heian period onward, having a huge influence on the subsequent development of the religion in Japan.
Buddha Purnima 2023: Date, History, Timings, Significance And Other Details Of This Auspicious Occasion.
10 days silent meditation in Ennis: No phones, no talking, and no outside contact whatsoever Cormac Fitzgerald has just completed a silent 10-day meditation course – here’s what he learned.
How to Be a Mindful Bodhisattva Mindfulness is more than just a meditation practice. Mindfulness is life, and life is love. That’s why it’s the whole path of the bodhisattva, says Zen teacher Norman Fischer.