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'Fire not at Jokhang chapel that houses Buddha statue'

Dharamsala, Feb 19 (IANS) The fire was not at the Jokhang chapel that houses the highly revered Jowo-Buddha Shakyamui statue but it was at an adjacent building within the Jokhang temple premises in Lhasa, Tibet, the Central Tibetan Administration (CTA) said. Reliable sources have told the CTA leadership the source of the fire is not the Jowo chapel but from an adjacent chapel within the ...

1 day ago
Lhasa's Jokhang temple normalise after fire

Lhasa, Feb 19 (IANS) Lhasa's Jokhang Temple, one of the most renowned and sacred temples in Tibetan Buddhism, has returned to its normal activities after a fire broke out at its premises over the weekend with no casualties, authorities said on Monday. Barkhor market, which surrounds the temple, had reopened on Sunday, reports Efe news. There were hardly any signs of Saturday's fi...

2 days ago
Weighty reading: Books which provide physical exercise too

Someone once quipped that the universal aptitude for ineptitude makes any human accomplishment an incredible miracle and devoted book readers know it too well. Any of the (sadly-diminishing) tribe would be familiar with responses of wonder over the fact that they manage to read even a modestly-long work in a day or two. Wonder what these amazed people would make of a book termed a doorstopper?

2 days ago
Sacred Tibetan monastery in Lhasa hit by fire

Lhasa, Feb 18 (IANS) A fire broke out at the most sacred shrine in Tibetan Buddhism - the Jokhang Monastery in Lhasa, a media report said on Sunday. Footage posted online showed flames billowing from the roof and what appeared to be at least one gutted pagoda, the BBC report said. Chinese state media said the blaze started late Saturday and was soon put out. No casualties were re...

3 days ago
'Journalism was like instant coffee, writing books is satisfying, self-discovery'

New Delhi, Feb 17 (IANS) She worked as a journalist for Asian Age, Frontline and Tribune, but running behind bylines always seemed like instant coffee with no time to pause and appreciate the beauty of things around her. After she quit her full-time job and embarked on a journey of writing, life changed drastically for Charu Singh, whose second book was published in December. I wrote a l...

15 days ago
Can meditation make us better individuals?

London, Feb 5 (IANS) Disputing popular claims that meditation can change how people behave towards others and make them more compassionate, new research suggests this is not the case. Meditation plays no significant role in reducing aggression or prejudice or improving how socially-connected someone is, said the study published in the journal Scientific Reports. The popularisatio...

15 days ago
Can meditation make us better individuals?

London, Feb 5 (IANS) Disputing popular claims that meditation can change how people behave towards others and make them more compassionate, new research suggests this is not the case. Meditation plays no significant role in reducing aggression or prejudice or improving how socially-connected someone is, said the study published in the journal Scientific Reports. The popularisatio...

15 days ago
Can meditation make us better individuals?

London, Feb 5 (IANS) Disputing popular claims that meditation can change how people behave towards others and make them more compassionate, new research suggests this is not the case. Meditation plays no significant role in reducing aggression or prejudice or improving how socially-connected someone is, said the study published in the journal Scientific Reports. The popularisatio...

15 days ago
Can meditation make us better individuals?

London, Feb 5 (IANS) Disputing popular claims that meditation can change how people behave towards others and make them more compassionate, new research suggests this is not the case. Meditation plays no significant role in reducing aggression or prejudice or improving how socially-connected someone is, said the study published in the journal Scientific Reports. The popularisatio...

15 days ago
Can meditation make us better individuals?

London, Feb 5 (IANS) Disputing popular claims that meditation can change how people behave towards others and make them more compassionate, new research suggests this is not the case. Meditation plays no significant role in reducing aggression or prejudice or improving how socially-connected someone is, said the study published in the journal Scientific Reports. The popularisatio...

15 days ago
Can meditation make us better individuals?

London, Feb 5 (IANS) Disputing popular claims that meditation can change how people behave towards others and make them more compassionate, new research suggests this is not the case. Meditation plays no significant role in reducing aggression or prejudice or improving how socially-connected someone is, said the study published in the journal Scientific Reports. The popularisatio...

15 days ago
Can meditation make us better individuals?

London, Feb 5 (IANS) Disputing popular claims that meditation can change how people behave towards others and make them more compassionate, new research suggests this is not the case. Meditation plays no significant role in reducing aggression or prejudice or improving how socially-connected someone is, said the study published in the journal Scientific Reports. The popularisatio...

15 days ago
Can meditation make us better individuals?

London, Feb 5 (IANS) Disputing popular claims that meditation can change how people behave towards others and make them more compassionate, new research suggests this is not the case. Meditation plays no significant role in reducing aggression or prejudice or improving how socially-connected someone is, said the study published in the journal Scientific Reports. The popularisatio...

15 days ago
Can meditation make us better individuals?

London, Feb 5 (IANS) Disputing popular claims that meditation can change how people behave towards others and make them more compassionate, new research suggests this is not the case. Meditation plays no significant role in reducing aggression or prejudice or improving how socially-connected someone is, said the study published in the journal Scientific Reports. The popularisatio...

15 days ago
Can meditation make us better individuals?

London, Feb 5 (IANS) Disputing popular claims that meditation can change how people behave towards others and make them more compassionate, new research suggests this is not the case. Meditation plays no significant role in reducing aggression or prejudice or improving how socially-connected someone is, said the study published in the journal Scientific Reports. The popularisatio...

15 days ago
Can meditation make us better individuals?

London, Feb 5 (IANS) Disputing popular claims that meditation can change how people behave towards others and make them more compassionate, new research suggests this is not the case. Meditation plays no significant role in reducing aggression or prejudice or improving how socially-connected someone is, said the study published in the journal Scientific Reports. The popularisatio...

17 days ago
Global Buddhist Peace Festival kicks off Saturday

Vijayawada, Feb 3 (IANS) The largest online global chant for world peace is all set to take place here as part of a peace festival that kicks off on Saturday. The chant is a part of first-of-its-kind festival of Buddhist Heritage, titled Global Shanti: Amaravati Buddhist Heritage Festival and will kick off on Saturday. Hosted by Andhra Pradesh Tourism Authority, the festival will reach i...

17 days ago
Global Buddhist Peace Festival kicks off Saturday

Vijayawada, Feb 3 (IANS) The largest online global chant for world peace is all set to take place here as part of a peace festival that kicks off on Saturday. The chant is a part of first-of-its-kind festival of Buddhist Heritage, titled Global Shanti: Amaravati Buddhist Heritage Festival and will kick off on Saturday. Hosted by Andhra Pradesh Tourism Authority, the festival will reach i...

17 days ago
Global Buddhist Peace Festival kicks off Saturday

Vijayawada, Feb 3 (IANS) The largest online global chant for world peace is all set to take place here as part of a peace festival that kicks off on Saturday. The chant is a part of first-of-its-kind festival of Buddhist Heritage, titled Global Shanti: Amaravati Buddhist Heritage Festival and will kick off on Saturday. Hosted by Andhra Pradesh Tourism Authority, the festival will reach i...

17 days ago
Global Buddhist Peace Festival kicks off Saturday

Vijayawada, Feb 3 (IANS) The largest online global chant for world peace is all set to take place here as part of a peace festival that kicks off on Saturday. The chant is a part of first-of-its-kind festival of Buddhist Heritage, titled Global Shanti: Amaravati Buddhist Heritage Festival and will kick off on Saturday. Hosted by Andhra Pradesh Tourism Authority, the festival will reach i...

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