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The expansion of Buddhist art impacted the development of Asian art more generally through the cultural exchanges facilitated by these roads. (...) Although it was mostly through China that Buddhism reached the Korean Peninsula, the source of Buddhist teachings and art forms can be traced back to the Indian Subcontinent where the religion originated in the 5 th century BC. Many Chinese and Korean pilgrims made difficult journeys to the Indian Subcontinent to visit holy places, learn about the Buddha’s teachings, and acquire Buddhist texts and images. At the same time, Indian and Central Asian monks travelled to China and some even to the Korean Peninsula, where they translated Buddhist texts, transmitted Buddhism and established new types of images of Buddha.  
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Buddhist teachings offer insights into achieving a sustainable future – Ban | | UN News Skip to main content Welcome to the United Nations Toggle navigation Language: العربية 中文 English Français Русский Español Português Kiswahili Other Hindi हिंदी Global UN News Global perspective Human stories Search the United Nations Search Advanced Search Home Africa Americas Asia Pacific Middle East Europe UN Art and Gifts History Corner Topics Peace and Security Economic Development Humanitarian Aid Climate and Environment Human Rights UN Affairs Women Law and Crime Prevention Health Culture and Education SDGs Migrants and Refugees In depth Interviews Features Photo Stories News in Brief The Lid is On UN Gender Focus UN and Africa UN Podcasts Secretary-General Spokesperson All Statements Selected Speeches Press Encounters Official Travels Media UN Video UN Photo Meeting Coverage Media Accreditation Webtv Home Africa Americas Asia Pacific Middle East Europe UN Art and Gifts History Corner Topics Peace and Security Economic Development Humanitarian Aid Climate and Environment Human Rights UN Affairs Women Law and Crime Prevention Health Culture and Education SDGs Migrants and Refugees In depth Interviews Features Photo Stories News in Brief The Lid is On UN Gender Focus UN and Africa UN Podcasts Secretary-General Spokesperson All Statements Selected Speeches Press Encounters Official Travels Media UN Video UN Photo Meeting Coverage Media Accreditation Webtv   Subscribe Audio Hub Buddhist teachings offer insights into achieving a sustainable future – Ban UNESCO/Nipuna Shrestha Lumbini, a World Heritage site, is the birthplace of Buddha. 5 May 2012 SDGs The teachings of Buddhism can offer significant insights on how to improve the condition of the planet and lead the way to a more sustainable future, Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon said today, in a message marking Vesak Day, which commemorates the birth, enlightenment and passing of the Buddha. (...) Ban said. He invited Buddhists and people of all traditions to use the Day of Vesak to reflect on how they can change their actions to pave the way for a more sustainable future (...) Day of Vesak Related Stories As UN marks Buddhist holiday, Ban pays tribute to the victims of Nepal earthquake On Day of Vesak, UN chief says Buddhism can help enlighten world about pressing issues Amid a ‘crisis of solidarity,’ seek inspiration from the Buddha’s message of empathy, urges UN chief News Tracker: Past Stories on This Issue General Assembly marks day honouring Buddha and his teachings 16 May 2011 As millions of people worldwide observe the birth, enlightenment and passing of the Buddha, Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon has paid tribute to the spiritual leader’s teaching on the need for compassion and solidarity with those less fortunate.
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We see people turning inwards and we see a crisis of solidarity,” said the Secretary-General in his address. “ The Buddha’s teachings can inspire us to become global citizens […] the Buddhist world view teaches us to see ourselves as a part of this world and not as its masters.” Vesak, the Day of the Full Moon , generally in the month of May, is the most sacred day to millions of Buddhists around the world. It was on the Day of Vesak two and a half millennia ago, in the year 623 B.C., that the Buddha was born. (...) Day of Vesak Related Stories Buddhist teachings offer insights into achieving a sustainable future – Ban As UN marks Buddhist holiday, Ban pays tribute to the victims of Nepal earthquake On Day of Vesak, UN chief says Buddhism can help enlighten world about pressing issues News Tracker: Past Stories on This Issue Promote tolerance, respect diversity, UN chief urges ahead of International Day against racial discrimination 20 March 2018 Human Rights People worldwide are being encouraged by United Nations Secretary-General António Guterres to think about how they can better promote tolerance, inclusion and respect for diversity.
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As UN marks Buddhist holiday, Ban pays tribute to the victims of Nepal earthquake | | UN News Skip to main content Welcome to the United Nations Toggle navigation Language: العربية 中文 English Français Русский Español Português Kiswahili Other Hindi हिंदी Global UN News Global perspective Human stories Search the United Nations Search Advanced Search Home Africa Americas Asia Pacific Middle East Europe UN Art and Gifts History Corner Topics Peace and Security Economic Development Humanitarian Aid Climate and Environment Human Rights UN Affairs Women Law and Crime Prevention Health Culture and Education SDGs Migrants and Refugees In depth Interviews Features Photo Stories News in Brief The Lid is On UN Gender Focus UN and Africa UN Podcasts Secretary-General Spokesperson All Statements Selected Speeches Press Encounters Official Travels Media UN Video UN Photo Meeting Coverage Media Accreditation Webtv Home Africa Americas Asia Pacific Middle East Europe UN Art and Gifts History Corner Topics Peace and Security Economic Development Humanitarian Aid Climate and Environment Human Rights UN Affairs Women Law and Crime Prevention Health Culture and Education SDGs Migrants and Refugees In depth Interviews Features Photo Stories News in Brief The Lid is On UN Gender Focus UN and Africa UN Podcasts Secretary-General Spokesperson All Statements Selected Speeches Press Encounters Official Travels Media UN Video UN Photo Meeting Coverage Media Accreditation Webtv   Subscribe Audio Hub As UN marks Buddhist holiday, Ban pays tribute to the victims of Nepal earthquake UN Photo/Evan Schneider (file) A Buddhist monk takes snapshots during the UN’s special event for the Day of Vesak, a celebration of the birth of Buddha, inside the General Assembly Hall in May 2011. 1 June 2015 SDGs On the Day of Vesak, which acknowledges the contribution of Buddhism to the spirituality of humanity, United Nations Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon is paying special tribute to the victims of the devastating earthquake that struck Nepal over a month ago. (...) The General Assembly, in 1999, recognized internationally the Day of Vesak, which marks the birth, enlightenment and passing of Buddha, and is celebrated by Buddhists and non-Buddhists alike. The spirit of Vesak can help to animate a global response to the challenges of our day, noted the Secretary-General. (...) Day of Vesak | Nepal Related Stories Buddhist teachings offer insights into achieving a sustainable future – Ban On Day of Vesak, UN chief says Buddhism can help enlighten world about pressing issues Amid a ‘crisis of solidarity,’ seek inspiration from the Buddha’s message of empathy, urges UN chief News Tracker: Past Stories on This Issue As UN marks Buddhist holiday, Ban urges leaders to work for common good 13 May 2014 The Buddhist teachings of peace, compassion and love should help guide governments and the international community, Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon said, urging international cooperation for the betterment of all humankind.
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Most of what I have stated resulted, more or less, from a broad eastward movement of cultural transmission with Korea located at the far receiving end and the introduction of Buddhism to Korea further stimulated Koreans to participate more actively in embracing new Buddhist teachings, building Buddhist temples and making Buddha images for worship. 2 Buddhist art is a major field in Asian art which one can closely follow its beginning in India, modifications in the Central Asian or Southeast Asian regions, and some contributions from China before it finally reached Korea. (...) Although, it was mostly through China that Koreans learned about Buddhism, the ultimate source of Buddhist teachings and art forms can be traced back to India where it originated. For this reason many Chinese and Korean pilgrims took difficult trips to India to visit holy places and learn the true meaning of the Buddha's teaching and acquire Buddhist. texts and images. At the same time, Indian and Central Asian monks ventured to China and some even to Korea, where they translated Buddhist texts, propagated Buddhism and perhaps initiated new types of Buddha images.
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UN Secretary-General António Guterres "Vesak", the Day of the Full Moon in the month of May, is the most sacred day to millions of Buddhists around the world. It was on the Day of Vesak two and a half millennia ago, in the year 623 B.C., that the Buddha was born. (...) A Message from the former Secretary-General, Javier Perez de Cuellar, to Buddhists on the Day of Vesak in May 1986 reads: "For Buddhists everywhere it is indeed a felicitous opportunity, while commemorating the birth, enlightenment and passing away of Guatama Buddha, to celebrate his message of compassion and devotion to the service of humanity. (...) South Asia is host to a rich Buddhist heritage that is exemplified by the World Heritage properties across the region.
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UN Secretary-General António Guterres "Vesak", the Day of the Full Moon in the month of May, is the most sacred day to millions of Buddhists around the world. It was on the Day of Vesak two and a half millennia ago, in the year 623 B.C., that the Buddha was born. (...) A Message from the former Secretary-General, Javier Perez de Cuellar, to Buddhists on the Day of Vesak in May 1986 reads: "For Buddhists everywhere it is indeed a felicitous opportunity, while commemorating the birth, enlightenment and passing away of Guatama Buddha, to celebrate his message of compassion and devotion to the service of humanity. (...) South Asia is host to a rich Buddhist heritage that is exemplified by the World Heritage properties across the region.
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Score: 1796540.2 - https://www.un.org/en/node/69037
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Day of the Full Moon "Vesak", or the Day of the Full Moon celebrated in the month of May, is the most sacred day in the Buddhist calendar, as the millions who follow the teachings of the Buddha and his message of compassion, peace and goodwill, commemorate his birth in the year 623 BC, attainment of enlightenment, and death at the age of 80. (...) UN News/Vibhu Mishra Buddhist monks meditate at the Maya Devi Temple in Lumbini, the birthplace of Lord Buddha, Nepal (...) Day of Vesak | Buddhism | religion Related Stories Buddhist teachings offer insights into achieving a sustainable future – Ban As UN marks Buddhist holiday, Ban pays tribute to the victims of Nepal earthquake On Day of Vesak, UN chief says Buddhism can help enlighten world about pressing issues News Tracker: Past Stories on This Issue UN campaign to tap into personal connections in bid to protect religious sites 20 March 2020 Peace and Security The United Nations will soon launch a campaign highlighting the personal connections of individuals with religious sites as part of its efforts to protect places of worship around the world.  
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Buddhist chanting of Ladakh: recitation of sacred Buddhist texts in the trans-Himalayan Ladakh region, Jammu and Kashmir, India | Silk Roads Programme Skip to main content Silk Roads Programme About About the Silk Roads The UNESCO Silk Roads Programme The International Network for the Silk Roads Programme Silk Roads Youth Research Grant Youth Eyes on the Silk Roads Photo Contest Who are we? Themes Festivals Documentary Heritage Intangible Cultural Heritage Languages and Endangered Languages Movable Heritage and Artefacts Traditional Craftsmanship Underwater Heritage World Cultural Heritage World Natural Heritage, Biosphere Reserves and Geoparks In Action Cities Institutions Museums Publications Knowledge Bank Countries Silk Roads Photo Contest UnescoLogo_AI Building peace in the minds of men and women Search English English Français Русский العربية 中文 Español Buddhist chanting of Ladakh: recitation of sacred Buddhist texts in the trans-Himalayan Ladakh region, Jammu and Kashmir, India © Central Institute of Buddhist Studies, Ladakh, Jammu and Kashmir In the monasteries and villages of the Ladakh region, Buddhist lamas (priests) chant sacred texts representing the spirit, philosophy and teachings of the Buddha. (...) Read more about this element on the UNESCO Intangible Cultural Heritage website. © Central Institute of Buddhist Studies, Ladakh, Jammu and Kashmir © Central Institute of Buddhist Studies, Ladakh, Jammu and Kashmir © Central Institute of Buddhist Studies, Ladakh, Jammu and Kashmir © Central Institute of Buddhist Studies, Ladakh, Jammu and Kashmir © Central Institute of Buddhist Studies, Ladakh, Jammu and Kashmir Previous Next Country profile India Capital: New Delhi Region: Asia and the Pacific Related Information Route: Maritime Domain: Oral traditions and expressions This platform has been developed and maintained with the support of: Azerbaijan China Germany Kazakhstan Oman Contact UNESCO Headquarters 7 Place de Fontenoy 75007 Paris, France Social and Human Sciences Sector Research, Policy and Foresight Section Silk Roads Programme silkroads@unesco.org Follow us UNESCO applies a zero tolerance policy against all forms of harassment WWW.UNESCO.ORG Disclaimer of Use Privacy Policy Terms of use Staff
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Sacred Buddhist texts are published with the most up-to-date technical means in Tibetan. (...) Consequently, these Nepalese citizens, members of a Hindu kingdom, are culturally linked to their northern neighbours and are Buddhists. Religious life, exclusively Buddhist, developed along traditions of Mahayana Buddhism, receiving teaching of the Sakya-pa, Drug-pa and 5 Nyingma-pa sects. (...) Indian Buddhist and Their Tibetan Successors. Boston, Shambala. 7
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