The General Assembly of the United Nations (UN) will hold an International Day of Vesak celebration, also known as “Buddha Day,” tomorrow.
The 2014 National Medal of Arts has been awarded to Buddhist artist Meredith Monk, “for her contributions as a composer, singer, and performer.”
On Monday, President Obama said the Burmese government’s treatment of Rohingya people will be “a great test for the democracy of the future.”
President issues a “Message –Continuation of the National Emergency with Respect to Burma,” one day after first White House-Buddhist conference.
On May 14, Buddhist leaders including will join together to present the first-ever White House-US Buddhist Leadership Conference.
Speaking at the National Prayer Breakfast today, U.S. President Barack Obama warmly greeted His Holiness the Dalai Lama and said, “I want to offer a special welcome to a good friend.”
Today on CNN, columnist Peter Manseau writes about the persecution endured by Japanese Americans during the Second World War.
With violence mounting, an election one year away, and President Obama visiting the country next week, the world is watching Burma.
His Holiness the Dalai Lama met for nearly an hour Friday morning with US President Barack Obama.
As announced here late Thursday evening, His Holiness the Dalai Lama met with U.S. president Barack Obama on Friday, February 21.