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Sesshin in Switzerland with Eido Shimano shut down

by Adam Fisher, http://genkaku-again.blogspot.com, Sept

Edlibach, Switzerland -- A Zen sesshin/retreat in progress at a Jesuit center in Switzerland has been halted after the Jesuits found out it would be hosted by Eido Tai Shimano.

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From royal favorites to outcasts: The shifting fates of Russian Buddhists

by Gleb Fedorov, RBTH, Aug 30, 2014

Kalmykia, Russia -- The history of the followers of Buddha in Russia is a tumultuous one. Buddhists extolled the Russian tsars and presidents, served as doctors in the royal court and endured repression and the destruction of their culture under the communists. Many Buddhists landed in camps and mandatory therapy, and they continued to be persecuted until the 1980s.

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Moscow to Get 2 Buddhist Temples

The Moscow Times, Aug 28 2014

Moscow, Russia -- Construction will begin on two Buddhist temples in Moscow this fall, one of which will be dedicated to Buddhists killed in World War II.

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Buddhist temple in Long Ditton holds UK-first lantern ceremony

by Ellie Cambridge, Your Local Guardian, 26 August 2014

Elmbridge, UK -- More than 200 people gathered on bank holiday Monday to send off message-bearing floating lanterns expressing wishes, intentions and commitments in a unique festival, held in the UK for the first time.

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Poson Festival at the Sheffield Buddhist Centre

By Mangalika & Lal Jayawardana, Lanka News, Jul 20, 2014

Sheffield, UK -- Poson Full moon day is significant to Sri Lankans because, on this day 2300 years ago Arahath Mahinda from India arrived in Sri Lanka, met King Devanampiyatissa and introduced Buddhism to Sri Lanka. It must make us proud how our ancestors have kept this significance alive over the centuries.

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