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Thursday, May 20, 2010

Top 10 Buddhist Social Networking Sites

Buddhism founded in India 2,500 years ago. The world's fourth largest religion:

1. Christianity - 1.9 billion - 2.1 billion

2. Islam - 1.3 billion - 1.57 billion

3. Hinduism - 950 million - 1 billion

4. Buddhism - 500 millions - 1.5 billion

Buddhist are united with their social networking. Now, here's the top ten social networking sites dedicated to the study and observance of Buddhist principles to subscribe to for those interested.

1. One of the best known Buddhist social networking sites is Tricyle online. http://community.tricycle.com/

2. Facebook has become such a juggernaut that niche audiences have found a place to find a community of like minded people. http://www.facebook.com/

3. The Shambhala Sun Newspaper hosts a great site for Buddhist Social networking at the SunSpace Blog. http://www.shambhalasun.com/sunspace/

4. Buddhist-Network.com is an excellent site to share photos, news, and opinions about Buddhism. http://www.buddhist-network.com/

5. Dharmanet.org is a great place for resources and knowledge about Buddhist opinions on real world events. http://www.dharmanet.org/lcengaged.htm

6. Buddhist-Community.com is a compilation of classifieds and information posts from thousands of Buddhists worldwide. http://www.cafepress.com/esangha

7. For online working and sharing, Ashoka is a great resource for Buddhist networking. http://www.dharmanet.org/ashoka.htm

8. OnBuddhist is yet another popular Buddhist resource. An original layout design brings a refreshing look to social networking with soft colors and tones. http://www.onbuddhist.com/welcome/welcome.html

9. Buddhist Passions for some more in depth thoughts and idea collaboration. Grabbing headlines help sort out topics of interest for visitors. http://www.buddhistpassions.com/

10. E-Sangha is another community forum for posting on Buddhist topics. Pros are the wealth of poetry; cons are the lack of a whole lot of diverse content. http://directory.e-sangha.com/

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  1. Please feel free to visit us at :
    http://tutpm-tuichawng.blogspot.in
    E-mail: esdip@hotmail.com
    Mobile: +919612602899
    An Appeal On the Ground of Humanity.
    Venerable Bhikkhus, Friends & Well Wishers, In inviting the subject cited above, I, on behalf of the THE ULTIMATE TRUTH PREACHING MISSION, ( a socio-religious organization ) have the honour to state that the SHANTI NIKETAN BOUDDHA VIHARA was established in the year 1968 by a local Managing Committee with a very temporary structure. The village Tuichawng is located in south west corner of Mizoram India near Indo-Bangladesh Border. Most of the villagers are CHAKMA in tribe and BUDDHIST by religion. About 400 families live at Tuichawng and surrounding villages. The total population is around 2800 who live on shifting cultivation. Due to inavailability of fertile land in the locality, they can not produce enough crops for their livelihood. So, they live a miserable life just hand to mouth. Being poor, our people can not contribute fund to develop the Buddhist monastery. During last twenty five years, it was anyhow constructed with sown timber structure with GCI sheet roofing in 1996. Now it has become very old. The villagers are trying to re-build it with concrete structure. An small amount has already been gathered which is not enough. It has become very difficult to gather more fund. 
    Therefore, I, on behalf of the Buddhist people of this locality, do appeal your organization to look into the matter sympathetically and come forward to provide us financial assistance for the further development and construction of the Buddhist Monastery mentioned above and as well as to give us suggestion in decreasing the CONVERSION to other religion in our region. For the act of your kindness, we shall remain ever grateful to you.
    With Metta and loving kindness.
    Sudip Chakma,
    Volunteer of Ahimsa School
    &
    Chairman
    Mandhir Management Committee,
    Shanti Niketan Bouddha Vihara, Tuichawng,
    Lunglei District, Mizoram, India.

    This is where the next generation of citizens will learn about their country, culture, and skills to succeed in life.  It is essential that in addition to buddhism and technical tools to succeed in this life, they are also taught how to succeed both in this life and next on the basis of Sila, Samadhi, and Pannna.
     
    May all of you be happy, peaceful, and liberated.  May your highest wholesome aspirations be fulfilled and may all beings partake in the merits of this work."


    "Anicca vata sankhara - uppada vaya dhammino. Uppajjitva nirujjhanti tesam
    Vupasamo sukho."
    "Impermanent are compounded things, their nature arising and passing away. Having arisen they are extinguished, their eradication brings happiness."

    BUDDHA---DHARMA---SANGHA.

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