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By Colleen Slevin, Deepa Bharath, Associated Press
The International Plum Village Community of Engaged Buddhism, a monastic governing body that the monk established, said Thich Nhat Hanh, known as Thay, or teacher, to his followers, passed away peacefully at Tu Hieu Temple in Hue, Vietnam.
By Associated Press
Museum workers in Kabul have been trying to reassemble ancient Buddha figurines as a nervous country waits for the Taliban and the U.S. to reach a deal on ending America's longest war.
By Cara Anna, Associated Press
A woman trying to take her children to school is refused passage due to a police blockade in front of Wat Dhammakaya temple just north of Bangkok on February 16, 2017. Soldiers and police surrounded the Buddhist temple on Bangkok's…
By News Desk
Like any 4th grade boy, Jalue Dorje enjoys soccer, swimming and Pokemon cards. But unlike most 9-year-olds, he is believed to be -- and confirmed by the Dalai Lama himself -- the reincarnation of an eminent senior lama who died…
By PBS NewsHour
By Corinne Segal
Growing up Buddhist and Japanese-American in a mostly-white and black community in North Carolina, Yamazawa found an avenue of self-expression in rap and poetry.
Before he was a personal physician to the Dalai Lama, Dr. Barry Kerzin never imagined that a professional trip to Tibet would lead him down a decades-long path studying Buddhism and meditation. Special correspondent Fred de Sam Lazaro talks to…
By Wendy Thomas Russell
Although Buddhism is unlike any other religion (in that it does not require belief in a deity), it’s still got some of the classic markers — and the celebration of holidays is one of them. So here, as part of…
Since a massive earthquake struck last month, Nepal has been overwhelmed by the unfolding humanitarian crisis, as well as a culture crisis. Home to a rich heritage of art and architecture, the mountainous, remote country has suffered significant damage to…
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