There are also some links to non-Zen topics which you may find interesting. Material is generally in alphabetical order by author or topic.The teachings page includes commentaries and teishos by various teachers, mostly contemporary teachers such as Thich Nhat Hanh, John Daido Loori, AMA Samy, Harada Tangen Roshi and many others.It is a matter worth noticing that after the end of the First World War also, Buddhism made great headway in Europe and elsewhere.This phenomenon can perhaps be best explained by the fact that mankind's spiritual thirst is more sharpened by calamities like war, and that in times of distress mankind realizes Truth better.As a matter of fact, since the end of the Second World War interest in Buddhism as evinced by people in Europe, America, and Australia has reached a scale unheard of before.Any casual perusal of journals on Buddhism in any of these continents will convince the readers of this statement.Do tell, who are these scientists/philosophers of which you speak?
Buddhists throughout the world, therefore, commemorated the occasion in 1956-57 by various kinds of activities such as meetings, symposia, exhibitions and the publication of Buddhist texts and literature.
Statistics: There are about 300,000 people of Buddhist faith, 432 Buddhist communities, and 16 datsans (monasteries) with 70 lamas in Soviet republics.
Most Buddhists are located in the Huryat, Kalmyk, and Tuva republics, in the Chita Region of the Russian Federation, and in Leningrad and other cities.
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