Post Tagged with: "Buddhism"

Buddhist lamas cited a special prayer at the birthday celebration for Buddha. (Photo by Anuz Thapa for QNS)

A Birthday Celebration for Buddha in Queens

Asian, Queens, Religion May 24, 2016 at 3:04 pm

Some 500 Buddhists came out to Diversity Plaza in Jackson Heights in honor of the 2,560th birthday of Lord Gautama Buddha, reports QNS.

Daewoongjeon under constructions as a part of the New York Wonkaksa Temple Development Project.  (Photo via Korea Daily)

Korean Buddhist Complex Takes Shape in NY

Culture, East Asian, New York, Religion May 18, 2016 at 4:56 pm

Korean carpenters helped in the construction of a special sanctuary, part of the Korean Buddhist temple complex, Wonkaksa Temple, in Salisbury Mills, New York, reports Korea Daily.

Rev. Dr. T. Kenjitsu Nakagaki of the Buddhist Council of Nw York, speaking at the council's 30th anniversary event on Jan. 30 at The Rubin Museum (Photo by Kinue Weinstein for Voices of NY)

The Buddhist Council Marks 30 Years in NYC

Asian, Featured Posts, New York, Religion, Voices' Picks February 5, 2016 at 4:07 pm

The Buddhist Council of New York’s leader noted that Buddhism has gained much recognition and attention in the 30 years since he arrived here.

(Photo by Kinue Imai Weinstein for Voices of NY)

Burmese Baptist Church Holds Fundraiser

East Asian, Queens, Religion August 14, 2015 at 1:13 pm

The 500-member Myanmar Baptist Church of Glendale, New York, held a fundraiser in Sunnyside, Queens on Aug. 8.

(Photo by Gwynne Hogan/Voices of NY)

Rainbow of Temples Grows in Queens

Culture, Demographics, Featured Posts, Queens, Religion, Voices' Picks November 15, 2013 at 3:22 pm

A myriad of houses of worship infuse the borough with sites more common worlds away.

The Burmese monk Ashin Vimala relies on email to communicate with people back home. (Photo by Jane Teeling)

Monks Watch Burmese Politics Shift From Brooklyn

Featured Posts, Politics, Religion March 22, 2012 at 12:29 pm

With an historic election set for April, all eyes are on Burma to see what direction the country will take. In Brooklyn, the Burmese monks at the American Burma Buddhist Association watch with trepidation and do what they can to help.