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AseanPlus News 20 Feb 2004 | 12:00 AM

Buddhist shrine a world heritage site

Buddhism's holiest shrine was formally dedicated as a world heritage site yesterday, with Indian officials saying it would one day rival the Vatican or Mecca.

Travel 14 Jan 2006 | 12:00 AM

Inspired by spiritual India

BAVANI M's journey into exotic India with her 78-year-old grandmother turned out to be an eye-opening and soul-searching experience. She discovered that the colourful land is not just about the Taj Mahal and elephant rides, but of ancient ruins and archaeological relics. This is her story.

Community 18 Jan 2006 | 12:00 AM

Empowering Asian Buddhist women

Having been held in eight Asian countries, the Sakyadhita International Conference, aimed at improving the lives of Buddhist women while developing their potential, will be held in Malaysia for the first time.

Community 19 Oct 2006 | 12:00 AM

Sponsor just RM1 and be enlightened

An event, known as Million Light Offerings, will be held at the Chinese Assembly Hall from tomorrow until Sunday.

Community 27 Oct 2006 | 12:00 AM

A chance to make offerings to Buddha

The Losang Dragpa Buddhist Society (LDC) recently organised a Million Light Offerings event at the Chinese Assembly Hall in Kuala Lumpur.

Lifestyle 26 Mar 2007 | 12:00 AM

Tree of wisdom

Lord Buddha had sat under a Bodhi tree when he attained enlightenment 2,549 years ago in Gaya, North India.

Travel 05 May 2007 | 12:00 AM

In the Buddha’s footsteps

The life of the Buddha is one of the most inspiring stories ever told. The Buddhist circuit of northern India and Nepal allows pilgrims and tourists alike to 'walk with the Buddha'.

Travel 05 May 2007 | 12:00 AM

Buddhist trail by rail

The Mahaparnirvana Special Train is a newly launched rail tour that traces the life of the Buddha from cradle to grave in what is today northern India and Nepal. The Buddhist destinations in the package aren't new; the rail component is.

Community 18 May 2007 | 12:00 AM

Tibetan lama to visit Penang

THE Buddhist fraternity can look forward to the visit of Lama Zopa Rinpoche, founder and spiritual director of the Foundation for the Preservation of the Mahayana Tradition (FPMT), to Penang at the end of this month.

Lifestyle 12 Nov 2007 | 12:00 AM

In search of adventure

Feng shui consultant Boon Yap travels the world to live it up, claiming her right to play hard for working hard.