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Yesterday | On An Overgrown Path

Peaks and lamas

Conch shells sounding from the roof announce the early morning puja at the Tibetan Buddhist Thiksay Monastery in Ladakh.


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Sun Jul 20, 2014

Oriental Yellow Peril

Yellow Peril was a color metaphor for race that originated in the late 19th century with Chinese immigrants as laborers to various Western countries, especially North America.


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Sat Jul 19, 2014

Rites of passage

The reservations against the cremation of Tibetan religious guru Shamar Rinpoche, the lineage holder of the Kagyu school of Tibetan Buddhism, on Nepali soil are understandable.


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The Telegraph

Eat, pray and learn

Nun Ven Miao Ze shows how to copy Sutra calligraphy, characters from Hridaya Sutra, depicting the word po ruey, meaning prajnya or wisdom It is a temple for foodies, in the truest sense.


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Fri Jul 18, 2014

People's Daily Online

The 27th General Conference of the World Fellowship of Buddhists to be held in Baoji, Shaanxi

The 27th General Conference of the World Fellowship of Buddhists, jointly held by the Buddhist Association of China, Shaanxi Province, and the Organizing Committee of Baoji City, is scheduled to be held in Baoji City, Shaanxi Province, from October 16 to 18 this year.


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Thu Jul 17, 2014

People's Daily Online

Guangren Temple, the only Tibetan Buddhism temple in Shaanxi

Situated in downtown Xi'an, Guangren Temple was a temporary dwelling for senior lamas from northwestern China and Kangzang Plateau on their way to the capital, and was therefore referred to as the "Lama Temple" in ancient times.


Related Topix: Religion, China, World News,

Wed Jul 16, 2014

Psychology Today

6 Tips to Mindfully Make the Most of Your Day

Mindfulness is an idea from Buddhism that's central to meditation , but it's also a way of life and a crucial tool in living each moment to its fullest.


Related Topix: Religion, Fitness, Yoga

Tue Jul 15, 2014

The China Post

Nepal denies Chinese pressure over Tibetan monk's cremation

Nepal denied Tuesday that it had caved in to diplomatic pressure from China by denying permission for a senior Tibetan Buddhist monk to be cremated in Katmandu in accordance with his wishes.


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Mon Jul 14, 2014


A glimpse of Lhasa

Lhasa, a holy place of Tibetan Buddhism, is well-known around the world for its picturesque scenery, long history, and unique customs that are deeply influenced by religion.


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Nepal halts cremation of Buddhist monk after Chinese pressure: report

Nepal has reversed a decision to allow a monk prominent in Tibetan Buddhism to be cremated on its soil after what media reports said was pressure from China and his organization said on Monday they were in talks with the government in Kathmandu.


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Sun Jul 13, 2014

Art Daily

Pace presents a retrospective of Zhang Huan's oeuvre at project space in Switzerland

Following the success of Carte Blanche, the inaugural exhibition presented at the project space Chesa Busin, in Zuoz, Switzerland, Pace presents a retrospective of Zhang Huan's oeuvre from 14 July to 31 August 2014.


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Hindustan Times

Nepal denies permission for Tibet gurus last rites

Retracting from its earlier stance Nepal has refused to allow entry of a prominent Tibetan spiritual leader's body into its soil from India for conducting his last rites.


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Fri Jul 11, 2014

Press & Sun-Bulletin

Learning Buddha's golden rule

This report originally appeared on Oct. 8, 2007 in The Ithaca Journal. It provides background on the Namgyal Monastery and the Buddhist philosophy.


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The Nation

Conflicts and the future of Islam and Buddhism in SE Asia

The ongoing conflicts and religious disharmony in Buddhist societies from Sri Lanka to Japan were in the spotlight at "Twenty-Five Years in Retrospect: Buddhism, Ethnic Conflicts and Religious Harmony in South and Southeast Asia" - a conference organised by the International Centre For Ethnic Studies last month in Kandy, Sri Lanka.


Related Topix: Religion, Sri Lanka, Asia, World News, Islam, Afghanistan, Opinion

Pattaya Mail

Acting Supreme Patriarch asks people to observe precepts on occasion of Asalha Puja

The Acting Supreme Patriarch has given an address to people reminding them to observe religious precepts on the occasion of Asalha Puja.


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Nerve News

Over 5,000 foreigners converge to listen to Dalai Lama

Over 5,000 followers of Tibetan spiritual leader the Dalai Lama from aborad, including China, reached this mountainous town in Jammu and Kashmir to participate in the highly venerated two-day Kalachakra ceremony beginning Friday.


Related Topix: Travel, Asia Travel, China Travel, World News, India, Asia, Religion, Beijing, China Travel

Wed Jul 09, 2014

Bangkok Post

Sustainable road to success bears fruit...

'Think carefully if you run a business, because if it's based on moral practices, business will surely be a success.


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Tue Jul 08, 2014

Ecology Global Network

The Heart of Ecology

Once, while waiting for a wilderness permit at a ranger station in North Cascades National Park, Washington state, I overheard the following message, radioed into headquarters by a backcountry ranger: This ranger was not only a practical and profound ecologist, she also possessed the wisdom of a Buddhist master.


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Mon Jul 07, 2014

World Magazine

Sturgill Simpson's ode to restlessness

Country musician Sturgill Simpson stands out from the herd in a number of ways-his interest in theoretical physics for one thing.


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Malaysia News

Burma: Religious conversion law threatens religious freedom

Over 80 organisations from civil society worldwide have called on the government of Burma/Myanmar to scrap proposed legislation that would unlawfully restrict the right to freely choose a religion.

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