Preaching on high

by Brot Coburn, Nepali Times, Published on the Buddhist Channel, 30 April 2022

A Christian evangelical group is converting Buddhists in holy Himalayan valleys
-- In 2014, a group called MountainChild signed a 5-year agreement with the Social Welfare Council to open schools in rural Nepal: the Sama Learning Centre in Nubri of North Gorkha is one of them.


Neighbourhoods save their shrines

by Sahina Shrestha, Nepali Times, March 16, 2022

It is not just the Valley's main temples that need to be protected, but also the small neighbourhood stupa
Kathmandu, Nepal
-- Kathmandu’s skyline used to be outlined by slanting tile roofs and gilded temple spires, the towns were surrounded by gold and green terrace fields.


Buddhist college in Dolakha

Republica, October 19, 2016

DOLAKHA, Nepal -- Buddhist college has come into operation in the district. The first ever college of its kind in the district will offer arts and humanities courses in Buddhist philosophy and teachings.


Buddhist scholar prescribes solution to human sufferings

The Himalayan Times, August 21, 2016

Nepal, Kathmandu -- Most of human sufferings are unnecessary and can be easily avoided, a Buddhist scholar from Hong Kong, Venerable Hin Hung, has said.


International Buddhist conference begins in Nepal

Press Trust of India, May 19, 2016

Kathmandu, Nepal -- A two-day international Buddhist conference to mark the 2,560th birth anniversary of Lord Buddha began here today with Prime Minister K P Sharma Oli, advocating Buddhism as a means to avoid extremism in all forms.