Famed Zen teacher Thich Nhat Hanh was awarded the prize for “Outstanding Inner Peace.”
In the meeting, the Dalai Lama reportedly said that no Tibetan teacher is above the law.
Twelve survivors of abuse by five different Buddhist teachers launched a petition for the meeting earlier this week.
The newly-formed union is the first organization speaking on behalf of Irish Buddhists.
The cause of the fire at Shangpa Karma Ling has not yet been determined, but a police investigation is ongoing.
Italian pop artist Francesco Gabbani sings about Buddha, nirvana, and mantras in his critically-acclaimed indictment of Western consumerism.
Last month, Sweden Post released a stamp that depicts the Buddha sitting in a lotus as part of a series commemorating the Era of Vikings.
Buddhist teachers and organizations have taken to the web to make related new teachings available or share condolences and prayers.
Outside there’s a radiant Greek sun, but inside there’s work to do. What happens when Bonnie Friedman opens the shutters?
Following a recent regime change, Buddhist groups will no longer be recognized as religious groups in Hungary.