Buddhist International view on UNDV 2017 Colombo

Despite the fact that intellectuals, organizations and activists have become mere, inactive spectators of so-called UNDV 2017 Colombo celebrations, we the Buddhist International could at least organize a press conference in Colombo, to unveil certain bitter truths about it. Buddhist International strongly believes the present nature of UNDV is yet another showboat gathering, instead of … Read more

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Activists Meet DG of National Commission for UNESCO in Colombo over Buddhist monuments in the North

A group of national activists in Sri Lanka recently had a meeting with Ms. Dhammika Wijesinghe, the Director General of National Commission for UNESCO on the issue of archaeological monuments of the Northern province Sri Lanka. The group was consisting of Ven. Akmeemana Dayarathana Thero, Ven, Iththekande Saddhathissa Thero, Ven, Medille Pagngnaloka thero, Ven. Angulugalle … Read more

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World Fellowship of Buddhists to table resolution proclaiming full moon day of September (Binara Poya Day) as the ‘International Buddhist Women’s Day’

The Buddhist Channel, Sept 27, 2016 Seoul, South Korea — At the 28th General Conference of the World Fellowship of Buddhists (WFB) to be held in Seoul, South Korea from 26-30 september 2016, a resolution has been proposed to proclaim the full moon day of September (Binara Poya Day) as the ‘International Buddhist Women’s Day’ … Read more

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Gender equality Syndrome – Why is the Pope always a male?

By Shenali D Waduge Foreign governments need issues to send foot soldiers and need slogans to draw natives. These slogans are always initiated by Western Christian nations, their organizations and promoted through their media. Gender equality is a lucrative venture enabling setting up of NGOs, plenty of opportunities to tabulate research, channelling unquestionable funding and giving opportunity to amass public … Read more

Buddhist Women’s Day

  Dekanduwala Bhikkuni Training Institute and Buddhist International (BI) collectively organize a special event to celebrate the historical importance of Binara (September) full-moon day for the Buddhist world. History takes us back to India where the birth of Shakyamuni Thathagatha Gawthama Buddha took place and with time the flourishing of Buddhism across the globe eventually … Read more