Romila Thapar’s account of a 1957 journey to ancient Buddhist sites in China, across swathes of Silk Route territory and modern cities, comprises both visitor’s gaze and historian’s introspection. The result is time travel with a continually shifting...
Buddha Purnima is observed to mark the birth anniversary of Lord Buddha.
It’s a mystic puzzle. Some 160 Buddhist monks in a Tibetan monastery test positive for Covid. But they had never even stepped out….
Our Sufis, saints and gurus are Indian culture’s biggest achievement—not gods, whom people across the world created
Responding to a question on whether his reincarnation could be a woman, the Nobel Peace Prize winner had joked that she should be attractive.
Khushi Shah, who scored 97 per cent marks in class VI, left school in November last year, to lead a simple life and embraced monkhood on Wednesday
Gunmen in Thailand's deep south shot dead two Buddhist monks and wounded two others inside a temple.
This willingness to understand and joyfully fulfil your needs, just as a close friend might, is what was so wonderful about the Dalai Lama, and remains so,...
Even though intellectual advancement is key for the students from Sera Jey School, many want to use their science education to serve humanity.
The children said the monk used to call them in his bedroom and sexually abuse them.
Monk Suphachai Suthiyano, 64, flew into a rage during a prayer session last weekend when the young disciple disrupted the ceremony with his "playful" behaviour.
China's top religious authority launched an investigation shortly after the allegations were made public.
"You provide labour, but you are told it's part of religious training. And if it's training, you must endure even it causes you significant hardship. Through...
Mokshesh Sheth, who managed his family's business for two years after becoming a CA, gave up all the earthly possessions and aspirations and became a Jain monk.