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The Buddha: What’s a sacred object?

The Buddha’s teachings, sacred objects and the meaning of life can all be traced back to his teachings.As a child, he would often go to the temple, where he would learn the Buddhist teachings, and later learn the Vedas.After he was killed, his body was cremated, his bones were interred, and his bones scattered around […]

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Tibet’s sacred objects may be worth as much as $1bn

The head of the world’s largest Buddhist organisation says he believes there are around 200 million Tibetan objects that are sacred.“I am confident that this number is far higher,” said Dalai Lama Lobsang Sangay, in an interview with The Associated Press in his home village of Dharamsala, the capital of India.“These sacred objects are worth […]

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Francis: ‘I want to have a relationship with the world, to share with the people of God’

The pontiff says he will be an example to others, and is looking forward to his “second life.”In an interview with a German newspaper, Francis said he wants to share his faith with as many people as possible and said he would seek to reach out to all people.He also talked about his desire to […]

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