President Mattarella gave Norbu the title of “Commander in the Order Of Merit of the Italian Republic.”
The newly-formed union is the first organization speaking on behalf of Irish Buddhists.
Ireland’s first Tibetan Buddhist temple will open in 2019 in rural West Cork at an estimated total cost of €3.5 million.
Shangpa Karmaling has had three suspected arson attempts in one month — the last of which destroyed the center’s main building.
The cause of the fire at Shangpa Karma Ling has not yet been determined, but a police investigation is ongoing.
The Dalai Lama has cancelled a coming visit to the Republic of Botswana, citing exhaustion as the reason.
Italian pop artist Francesco Gabbani sings about Buddha, nirvana, and mantras in his critically-acclaimed indictment of Western consumerism.
After the election, Buddhist American international aid worker Katie Letheren broadens her plea for compassion toward Syrian refugees.
Buddhist Churches of America (BCA) has issued a statement in response to President Donald Trump’s executive order issued last week.
A number of Buddhist teachers and communities took to social media to comment on and respond to Saturday’s “Muslim travel Ban.”