World's Buddhist Society plead for Peace and Inter-faith agreement

Attending to a grand prayer worshippers for world peace and religious concord held on the New Year eve in Taipei, Tibet's spiritual leader His sanctity the 14th Dalai Lama's delegate to Taiwan has highlighted the significance of religious harmony along with different religions of the world.

Representative Mr Dawa Tsering also strut on the soul of His Holiness the Dalai Lama's obligation in the support of religious harmony and considerate among the world's chief religious traditions.

The ceremonial was mutually organised by Theksum choeling Tibetan Dharma Center started by Khenpo Tsenam, Longshan Temple and Fa-Shan Temple of Taiwan under the supervision of Tibet Religious institution of His devotion the Dalai Lama.

Khenpo Tsenam and other well-known Taiwanese monks spoke about the significance of preserving fine relationship between all the practitioners of Buddhism in Taiwan and to work in concert for religious harmony.

The prayer assembly was be presented by over 600 people feel right to different practitioners of Buddhism, portrayed according to the tradition pursued outside of India as "Southern Buddhism", "Northern Buddhism" and "Eastern Buddhism". Monks and nuns from various Taiwanese and Tibetan Buddhist monasteries and education centres in Taipei were present also.

"Southern Buddhism" symbolizes Buddhism as experienced in Sri Lanka and the majority of Southeast Asia. Generally it is measured to be identical with the Theravada.

"Northern Buddhism" occasionally refers to Buddhism as accomplished in East Asia and the Tibetan region - mainly China, Japan, Tibet, Korea, Mongolia and Vietnam. It is repeatedly apprehended to by identical with Mahayana. Conversely, the term Northern Buddhism is moreover used sometimes to pass on specifically to Tibetan Buddhism. In this terms, the Buddhism of China, Japan etc. is labeled as Eastern Buddhism.

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