Jeff Wilson explains how the Jodo Shinshu school of Pure Land Buddhism emerged from the refugee experiences of its two Japanese founders.
On Tuesday, Indian lawmakers made significant administrative changes to the contested region of Kashmir, India.
At a summer camp in France, 40 scouts from Buddhist and Muslim groups came together to increase understanding and combat prejudice.
On Sunday, The Daily Beast reported on an upsurge of support for presidential hopeful Donald Trump from an unlikely place: Buddhist temples in Burma.
A view of the Mount Adams Zen Temple and grounds at Trout Lake, via the Mount Adams Zen Center website. KATU News in Washington State reported yesterday of an attack against a Buddhist monk who believes his attacker must have mistaken him for Muslim. “I pulled over, someone ran up and yelled,” Kozen Sampson recalled of the […]
A grassroots campaign in Burma called #myfriend is harnessing the power of selfies to promote tolerance between religious and ethnic groups.
In Thailand, a soldier and a Buddhist monk have been killed in a bomb attack that the military has attributed to religiously-motivated extremism.
“If we want peace and justice, it is very important for Buddhists and Muslims to come together because these are two major world religions.”
As Burma is emerging from 50 years of military dictatorship, its citizens are thronging to social media, and anti-Muslim extremists are too.
At least five people have been killed in fighting between Buddhists and Muslims in the city of Meiktila, in central Burma.