Archive for November 1st, 2014

WORLD’S BUDDHIST POPULATION: Pre-eminence of the Mahayana Tradition    

Saturday, November 1st, 2014

 Dr. Daya Hewapathirane It is noteworthy that until about 2010, the estimates made of the Buddhist population of most countries in the world, especially of the traditionally Buddhist countries, have been grossly underestimated. This led to the marked underestimation of the total Buddhist population of the world. Information published not only in most websites, but […]

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Vietnamese PM Prays at Bodh Gaya, Says Buddhism Binds Both Countries

Saturday, November 1st, 2014

Courtesy:  NDTV. com Patna:  Vietnamese Prime Minister Nguyen Tan Dung visited Bodh Gaya on Monday and prayed at the Mahabodhi temple, Buddhism’s holiest shrine. Prime Minister Dung, who is in India on a two-day visit, also circumambulated the ancient Mahabodhi tree under which the Buddha is said to have attained enlightenment. Mantras of the Theravada […]

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PART II OF III; CURIOS, PECULIEAR WRAPT, deranged MIND-SET OF Islamic Mind-set!

Saturday, November 1st, 2014

Mahinda Weerasinghe part II Buddhism was entrenched in Israel and PLASTINE PRIOR TO CHIRSTIAN AND ISLAM DISLOGING IT; YET IT ROVIDED THE WORDS ‘ALLAH’ AND ‘GOD’ BEING ANOTHER WORD ‘BUDDHA’ IN ANCIANT PLASTINE ttp://archives.dailynews.lk/2005/05/23/fea56.htm With the publication of a research paper recently by Ven. (Dr.) Paravahera Pannananda Nayaka Thera, the Chancellor of the Ruhunu University […]

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