Month: April 2014

Papal message to Buddhists

Buddhists and Christians: Together Fostering Fraternity Message for the Feast of Vesakh 2014 This year’s Vesakh (Buddha Day/Wesak) message from the Papal Council for Interreligious Dialogue.

Silk Road Dharma

The International Dunhuang Project celebrates its 20th birthday! The IDP is a ground-breaking international collaboration to make information and images of all manuscripts, paintings, textiles and artefacts from Dunhuang and archaeological sites of the Eastern Silk Road freely available on the Internet and to encourage their use through educational and research programmes. Its British home is the …. Read More >

Triodos Bank welcomes Buddhist projects

Triodos Bank is an ethical bank welcoming enquiries from UK Buddhist organisations seeking loans for Buddhist projects. Contact Utomi Osunde, Relationship Manager, Social and Cultural Team. M: 44 (0)7765254495 T: 44 (0)2031766860 E:

NBO attends English Heritage consultation

English Heritage recently hosted a consultation with representatives of religions more recently arrived in the UK. Often taking over historic buildings, Buddhist and other faith communities are effectively taking care of these buildings for the nation. EH wanted to understand our practical and financial needs in maintaining and conserving these buildings and putting them to …. Read More >