Inaugural meeting of Buddhist International’s governing council (GC) was held today the 16th June. The meeting took place at the premises of Bhikkhuni Training Center and International Faculty for Buddhist Studies (BTCIFBS) in Horana, Sri Lanka. Today, the Governing Council decided to invite most venerable prof. Waragoda Premarathana Nayaka thero, venerable Kahagala Sarananda thero and … Read more
Buddhist International has nominated ten members for the organization’s inaugural international council, representing ten different countries. Dilisha Bandara from the UK, Lalani Pathirana from the USA, Samantha Wijerathna from South Korea, Nookaraju Bendukurthi from India, Dilshani Gurudeniya from Germany, Ashok Bandara from Maldives, Suminda Wickramasinghe from Qatar, Dineth Rodrigo from Canada, Sanjaya Diyadawa from New Zealand, … Read more
The gigantic task of carving the Samadhi Buddha Statue which 67.5 feet high, utilizing a massive rock situated in the premises of Vidyasagara monastery, Moneragala, Kurunegala, Sri Lanka completed a few days back. It has been added to the history as the largest rock carved Buddha Statue, sculpted after eight centuries to the statues of … Read more
The United Nations Vesak Day (UNDV) is to hold international conference entitled “Buddhism and World Crisis” from the 28th to 30th May 2015 to commemorate international Vesak day. The conference will be held at UN Conference Center Bangkok and Mahachulalongkorn Rajavidyalaya University. It is a leading center of Buddhist Education, integrating Buddhism with modern science … Read more
Despite diplomatic arrangements to help Nepal, many other civil society groups and public institutions have initiated wide array of small, but important campaigns to support victims of Nepal earthquake. Nepal Buddhist Students Association in Sri Lanka (NBSASL) is one of the organizations, leading a such initiative. NBSASL seeks contributions in kind, and cash. Buddhist International … Read more
“Sambuddha Jayanthi Mandiraya” of Buddhist Cultural Center (BCC) and Sri Lanka Rupawahini Corporation (SLRC) has successfully dispatched a considerable bulk of assistance to Nepali earthquake victims. “It was a quick decision taken by both institutions, but turned out to be absolutely a successful”, a spokesperson from BCC said Buddhist International.
Media Accuse: University Rejects Media reported Buddhist and Pali University of Sri Lanka avoided hoisting Buddhist flag, while evading certain other important aspects that symbolize Buddhist identity during the inauguration ceremony of the recent international conference on ‘Religious Tolerance and Harmony’. The conference held during 22nd and 23rd of April. It was organized by the department of religious … Read more
An international conference on “Religious Tolerance and Harmony” will be held on the 22nd and 23rd of April 2015 at Buddhist and Pali University of Sri Lanka. The conference is organized by the Department of religious studies and comparative philosophy, with the Participation of Academic Union and Student Alliance in Collaboration of the Department of … Read more