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India to Host Its First Global Buddhist Conference

Prime Minister Narendra Modi will give out an award for the promotion of Buddhist studies. Plus, a Vajryana Monlam is held in the U.S. and the Rubin Museum opens an interactive learning lab. Tricycle looks back…

By Alison Spiegel, Amanda Lim Patton, and Daniel Ilan Cohen Thin

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Buddha Buzz Weekly: Monkeys Take Over Thai City

Buddhists feed into macaque mayhem in Thailand, the first Buddhist nun is elected as an Election Commissioner, and the Rubin Museum promises free admission for healthcare workers. Tricycle looks back at the events of this week…

By Emily DeMaioNewton and Karen Jensen

Visit a Melting Ice Buddha at the Rubin Museum of Art

This is very cool. Artist Atta Kim has sculpted a 5 1/2 feet tall, 1,300 pound seated buddha out of ice. Starting tonight at 6 p.m. the sculpture will be on display at NYC’s Rubin Museum…

By Tricycle

Tradition Transformed

Contemporary Tibetan art has finally come to New York City. The Rubin Museum is currently hosting “Tradition Transformed: Tibetan Artists Respond,” the first ever exhibition of contemporary Tibetan art in NYC. From the Rubin: The exhibition…

By Tricycle

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