(RNS) In one minute, the April 25 earthquake in Nepal toppled, destroyed and damaged a millennium of religious history. This ‘Splainer looks at the damaged sites and their religious and historical significance.
Articles tagged “Buddhism”
(RNS) A new study of Twitter finds that atheists — among the smallest populations in the U.S. — are the most prolific tweeters.
(RNS) In his new book, “Waking Up: A Guide to Spirituality Without Religion,” super-atheist Sam Harris describes how spirituality can and must be divorced from religion if the human mind is to reach its full potential.
(RNS) Some of the brightest pro-business minds in the nation prodded the Dalai Lama to offer a warm endorsement of capitalism. They came up short.
SILVER SPRING, Md. (RNS) Cambodian dance was nearly destroyed under the Khmer Rouge. Now a troupe of dancers is rededicating Cambodian temples in Boston, New York, Washington and Los Angeles.
Buddhist monks work hours to create the design, only to wipe the sand away and pour it into a nearby creek.
Buddhist monks from Drepung Gomang Monastery in India construct a Medicine Buddha sand mandala for mental (inner) and physical health.