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Shinnyo-en Buddhist Centre is place of 'calm and oasis' in Long Ditton

By Charlotte Tobitt, Get Surrey, 13 August 2015

Exclusive tour of the UK's only Shinnyo-en Buddhist Centre as it branches out into the community

Long Ditton, UK -- Many Long Ditton residents have wondered about the grand Manor House next to St Mary’s Church, with some believing it to be a hotel, but it is, in fact, the UK’s only Shinnyo-en Buddhist Centre.


Buddhist lantern-floating festival fosters interfaith spirit

Jewish News, July 30, 2015

Surrey, UK -- Over 500 people attended a Buddhist lantern-floating ceremony this week, encouraging different faiths to mix and develop a mutual understanding.


Actor chanting Buddhist texts on plane gets terrorism detention aboard a plane at Paris Orly airport

Emirates247, July 4, 2015

Paris, France -- A Portuguese actor says he was detained on suspicion of terrorism after meditating and chanting Buddhist texts aboard a plane at Paris Orly airport.


Renowned Meditation Teacher visits London Buddhist Vihara

by Tissa Madawala, Sri Express, 5 Jul 2015

London, UK -- Renowned Meditation Teacher  from USA Ven. Henepola Gunaratana Thera delivered a Dhamma Talk on meditation at the London Buddhsit Vihara. This Dhamma talk was a part of the day retreat and with this talk once again the LBV has started a series of Dhamma talks on every first Saturday of the month.


Hundreds target Dalai Lama in protest at UK's first Buddhist community centre

by Ben Mitchell, The Independent, June 29, 2015

Aldershot, Hampshire (UK) -- The Dalai Lama faced hundreds of protesters as he opened the UK's first Buddhist community centre.


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