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Vatican greetings for Buddha Day/Wesak 2020

By Munisha on Thu, 23 Apr, 2020 - 12:50

Here is this year’s greeting to Buddhists worldwide from the Vatican.

THE PONTIFICAL COUNCIL FOR INTERRELIGIOUS DIALOGUE
THE VATICAN

Message for the Feast of Vesakh/Hanamatsuri 2020
2 April 2020
Buddhists and Christians: 
Constructing a Culture of Compassion and Fraternity

Dear Buddhists Friends,

1. On behalf of the Pontifical Council for Interreligious Dialogue, we extend our heartfelt greetings and good wishes to you and to all Buddhist communities...

Triratna News
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A Buddhist contribution to the European refugee crisis

By Munisha on Thu, 10 Sep, 2015 - 16:21

A Buddhist contribution to the European refugee crisis

By Munisha on Thu, 10 Sep, 2015 - 16:21

As the refugee crisis continues in Europe, many people have been moved to action this week.

In Sweden, members of the Triratna Buddhist Order joined a Stockholm demonstration in support of refugees arriving in Sweden. In Manchester and London, UK, Order members Amitasuri and Ambaravajri collected clothing, which they drove to the refugee camp at Calais, northern France, in Amitasuri’s van.

Amitasuri says: “ We made it easy to give. People flexed their compassion muscles.

I put out a message on my Facebook page for people...

Triratna News
Triratna News

Vatican message to Buddhists for the Feast of Vesakh 2014

By Munisha on Wed, 30 Apr, 2014 - 13:17

Vatican message to Buddhists for the Feast of Vesakh 2014

By Munisha on Wed, 30 Apr, 2014 - 13:17Every year the Vatican’s Pontifical Council for Interreligious Dialogue issues “Letters” to those of other faiths on the occasion of each faith’s major festival.

This year’s Letter to the world’s Buddhists for the festival of Vesakh (also known as Wesak, or Buddha Day) is entitled “Buddhists and Christians: Together Fostering Fraternity”.

Read the Letter.
On the same page, you can read Letters to those of other faiths.

Buddha Day, as it’s commonly known...