Sunntaram Forest Monastery, Santi Forest Monastery, and Vejjasala Retreat Center are all currently evacuated. No injuries or major destruction have been reported.
Ven. Karma Lekshe Tsomo calls for an end to the inferior status of Buddhist nuns, and of Buddhist women generally.
The Pema Chödrön Foundation has granted the deed to the residential property that they purchased for Pema Chöling to the community.
Since 2002, the monks from Samorang Pagoda in Cambodia have protected a 71-square-mile tract of forest from illegal logging and hunting.
Sangha is one of the three jewels of Buddhism. Traditionally, the sangha is dividied into four categories, known as the fourfold sangha
57-year-old Sutham Nateetong plans to complete his 3,000 mile journey by the end of June.
Reginald A. Ray argues that far from being a “lesser” practice, giving is central to all schools of Buddhism and essential to the relinquishment of ego.
After being trapped in a flooded cave for more than two weeks, the boys have ordained as monks in memory of the rescue worker who died trying to save them.
The Great Wisdom Buddhist Institute has received government approval to build a Buddhist monastery that will house 1,400 nuns in Brudenell, Prince Edward Island, Canada.
After learning to meditate while trapped in a flooded cave for 10 days, the Wild Boars soccer team may become monks to honor the diver who died during their rescue.