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David Bowie wants his ashes scattered on Bali in a Buddhist ceremony, his will reveals

by Patrick Sawer and Bernadette McNulty, The Telegraph, February 1, 2016

New York, USA -- As a teenager, David Bowie developed an abiding interest in Buddhism, and later even flirted with the idea of becoming a Buddhist monk in – of all places – Scotland.

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David Bowie Studied Buddhism; His Tibetan Buddhist Teacher Responds to His Death

by Ryan Charles, Dalailamafilm.com, January 12, 2016

On January 10th David Bowie passed away in New York City. An official statement was released expressing that he “died peacefully, surrounded by his family after an 18-month battle with cancer.”

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Dzogchen master Chatral Rinpoche passes on, aged 102

The Buddhist Channel, Jan 6, 2016

Kathmandu, Nepal -- Dzogchen master Chatral Rinpoche died in Nepal on January 5, at the age of 102. He was one of the last living disciples of Khenpo Ngawang Palzang.

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Buddhist monk from Loughor hopes to found temple in Swansea

By Chad Welch, South Wales Evening Post, January 4, 2016

Swansea, Wales (UK) -- A BUDDHIST monk whose training was halted by the death of his father needs help to complete his studies, before he plans to return to Swansea to found a temple.

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Supreme chief of the Nyingma school dies at Bodhgaya

IANS, December 24, 2015

Gangtok, India -- Taklung Tsetrul Rinpoche, the supreme chief of the Nyingma tradition of Buddhism, has died at Bodhgaya in Bihar, sect sources said here on Thursday.

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