The two things all Buddhists need to know

by Lim K. Fong, The Buddhist Channel, December 1, 2019

Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia -- Along the pathways leading to the staging room where His Holiness the 104th Ganden Tripa Lobsang Tenzin Rinpoche, supreme head of the Gelugpa tradition was waiting, were lined by great protectors of Tibetan Buddhism.


Dr. G.P. Malalasekera, founder of the World Fellowship of Buddhists (WFB) honoured at its 29th General Conference in Narita, Japan

The Buddhist Channel, Nov 24, 2018

Narita, Japan -- A brief talk on Dr. G.P. Malalasekera, founder of the World Fellowship of Buddhists (WFB) was delivered on November 8, 2018 by Mr. Senaka Weeraratna (Hony. Secretary,German Dharmaduta Society) at the First Plenary Session of the 29th General Conference of the WFB, held at Narita, Japan from Nov. 7-9, 2018.


Spiritual Tea Breaks: The interviews with Ven. Dr. K. Sri Dhammananda from June 2001 to February 2002

By Lim Kooi Fong, The Buddhist Channel, August 20, 2018

Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia – From June 26, 2001 to February 16, 2002, Lim Kooi Fong interviewed the late Chief Ven. Dr. K. Sri Dhammananda Maha Nayaka Thera (lovingly addressed as “Chief”) in his office at the Buddhist Maha Vihara, Kuala Lumpur. The interviews, six altogether called “Spiritual Tea Breaks with K Sri Dhammananda”, was an effort to compile thoughts of the late venerable in preparation to commemorate his 50 years of Dhammaduta, which was observed in 2002.


Citing Ethical Concerns, Ajahn Brahm Resigns as Spiritual Director of the Buddhist Society of Western Australia

The Buddhist Channel, March 27, 2018

Perth, Australia -- Well known Buddhist monk Ajahn Brahmavamso has resigned as the Spiritual Director of the Buddhist Society of Western Australia. He is still the Abbot of Bodhinyana Monastery, in Serpentine, Western Australia and manages several other leadership positions.


Eido Shimano, Buddhist Leader Who Resigned in Scandal, Dies at 85

By NEIL GENZLINGER, The New York Times, Feb 26, 2018

New York, USA -- Eido Tai Shimano, who as abbot, or head spiritual teacher, of the Zen Studies Society in New York established a substantial following for his branch of Japanese Buddhism, only to resign in a sex scandal, died on Feb. 18 in Gifu, Japan. He was 85.