Venerable Seck’s passing leaves void in Penang’s Buddhist community

by T. C. Khor, The Sun (Malaysia), 20 Nov 2023

Georgetown, Penang (Malaysia) -- Venerable Seck Chin Sooi, formerly known as Loh Choon Chooi, lived an exceptional life and had been spiritually inclined since young. Born on March 29, 1953, he was the sixth child among 13 siblings.


Palden Nyima Rinpoche: My Spiritual Journey to Malaysia

by Kooi F Lim, The Buddhist Channel, 24 October 2023

Petaling Jaya, Malaysia -- Tulku Palden Nyima Rinpoche (Palden Nyima literally translated: Glorious Sun), is a contemporary Buddhist monk from the Nyingma Vajrayana School of Buddhism. He is the founder of Kunzang Chokhor Ling Buddhist Association, located in Petaling Jaya, Malaysia.


Highly Revered Karma Kagyu Guru, Khenchen Thrangu Rinpoche, passes Away at 91

The Buddhist Channel, 8 June 2023

Kathmandu, Nepal -- Khenchen Thrangu Rinpoche, a highly esteemed master in the Karma Kagyu sect of Tibetan Buddhism, has passed away at the age of 91 in Kathmandu, Nepal.


The Religion that Saved Tina Turner

The Buddhist Channel, 29 May 2023

Zurich, Switzerland -- When news filtered through social media that Tina Turner was no longer with us on Wednesday, 24 May 2023, the world mourned the passing of an iconic artiste. The Queen of Rock 'n' Roll was 83.


Blooming Buddhists

The Buddhist Channel, April 18, 2020

Interview with Bhante S. Dhammika on BudBlooms and the future of his works
Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
-- On 31 March 2020, the eBookstore Budblooms (in short of Buddhist Bloomings - was launched. The portal contains the works of Bhante S. Dhammika, the Australian born monk who has dedicated his life to teaching and studying Buddhism for the past 43  years. The project was initiated by Bhante himself, although its final form as it is was the brain child of The Buddhist Channel ( Mr Lim Kooi Fong, founder and Managing Editor of the Buddhist Channel recently caught up with Bhante Dhammika via a whatsapp video chat and asked him a few questions on the  value and purpose of the project.


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