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  1. In Washington state, a Tibetan Buddhist nun blazes a trail for other women to follow - Religion News ServiceRead the original story w/Photo

    6 hrs ago | Religion News Service

    ... about the difficulties they faced: lack of finances, education, a place to live. At one point the leader of Tibetan Buddhism began to weep. Finally he told the teachers: "Don't rely on us to do things for you; go out and do things to help yourself. ...

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  2. How religion is being used to win power in MyanmarRead the original story

    8 hrs ago | The Nation

    In Myanmar this month, an extremist monk gave a speech laden with the language of hate aimed at stirring sentiment against Muslims, flouting Buddhist teachings in doing so. Meanwhile, a high-ranking member of the National League for Democracy opposition who gave a speech about the Buddha and Buddhist principles, and criticised the group led by the extremist monk, has been detained for insulting Buddhism.

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  3. Late media artist Park Hyun-ki's exhibition `Mandala` opensRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday | English Dong-A

    ... If you look into the details, you will find each video is pornographic images. He focused on the idea that esoteric Buddhism, a kind of Mahayana Buddhism that created Mandala, led to Tantra, which valued sexual power after the eighth century. It is ...

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  4. Two Special Speakers Coming To Insight Meditation South BayRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday | Patch.com

    ... scholars will be interested in his unique and unparalleled support for the revival of women's full ordination in Buddhism in traditions where it has been lost. This evening is a benefit event for the Dhammadharini Sangha, the first Bhikkhuni Sangha ...

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  5. Boudhanath EyesRead the original story

    Monday | TrekEarth

    ... of Tibetans following the 1959 Chinese invasion, the temple has become one of the most important centers of Tibetan Buddhism. Many of the Tibetan refugees decided to live around Boudhanath. Today it remains an important place of pilgrimage and ...

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  6. Northwest Language Academy rings in the new year with ZenRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Jan 24 | South Whidbey Record

    ... sins. At the Northwest Language Academy ceremony, they will likely ring as many bells as there are attendees. Zen Buddhism is a school of Mahayana Buddhism, which developed in China in the sixth century and spread to Vietnam, Korea and Japan. The ...

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  7. Nalanda may become world heritage site in 2016Read the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Jan 24 | Hindustan Times

    ... ancient history going back to the days of Mahavira and Buddha. It not only enjoys a special place in the history of Buddhism but also in the history of art, religion, architecture and scriptures. The remains at Nalanda were included in the world ...

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  8. George Takei: Buddhism 'Made A Lot Of Sense For Me'Read the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Jan 24 | Switched

    He's also a longtime Buddhist whose faith has helped him get through the rough patches in his life -- like coming to terms with his sexual orientation and making sense of his Japanese family's internment during World War II. Takei, best known for his role as Hikaru Sulu on "Star Trek," remembers studying Buddhism at a local temple under his Sunday School teachers Roy and Terry Nakawatase.

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  9. Equal Parts Hamlet and Huckleberry Finn Then Like the Blind Man:...Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jan 23 | WireService

    ... came from childhood experiences growing up around Harlan's Crossroads, Kentucky. Life-long studies of Tibetan Buddhism and Advaita Vedanta in addition to his encounters with Native American Shamanism are also of note in this regard. Currently ...

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  10. A Buddhist and Interfaith Response to Debt CapitalismRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jan 23 | Tikkun Magazine

    ... mental fabrications) and are taking humanity away from our true nature and purpose in life. Why? Because in Buddhism the goal of human life is to be awake, free, and happy by ending dukkha (suffering) through the proper education of human mind, ...

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  11. The Great Stupa revealed: video, photosRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jan 23 | Bendigo Advertiser

    ... Buddha city" and a project of this scale has not been done anywhere else in the world. Ian Green converted to Buddhism several decades ago after a life-changing trip to India. He moved to Bendigo with his wife in the early 1980s. Shortly after the ...

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  12. It's not only Muslims who take offenceRead the original story

    Thursday Jan 22 | Trinadad Express

    ... December 11, 2014, the police in Burma arrested a New Zealander and two Burmese citizens for an "advert insulting Buddhism". These men were charged with insulting the Buddhist religion because the bar for which they worked distributed a promotional ...

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  13. Time for fest, crafts & booksRead the original story

    Thursday Jan 22 | The Telegraph

    The three-day Bodh Mahotsava was declared open on Thursday evening at Kalchakra Maidan here amid chanting of sutras in the Theravada and the Mahayana traditions of Buddhism by monks and lighting of the ceremonial lamp. Chief minister Jitan Ram Majhi, accompanied by a host of ministers of his cabinet, and other MLAs of Gaya district inaugurated the festival.

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  14. Where Buddhism and Shintoism meetRead the original story

    Thursday Jan 22 | The Japan Times

    ... reach beyond hip height. The significance, however, is the emphasis on the syncretic relation between the import of Buddhism and the native Shinto in what is generally considered to be a distinctive area of Shinto religion surrounding the Izumo ...

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  15. Charly Boy - "Many Guys Write Me To Join Illuminati"Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jan 22 | Ghanamma.com

    ... other faith should be considered false. So how do I start to speak to narrow-minded Christians to understand that Buddhism is a wholesome practice for everyone, even the Christians themselves? Take some time out and research, go to google, you will ...

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  16. Charly Boy Writes About The Object Of His Worship In New Article - READRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jan 21 | Ghanamma.com

    ... other faith should be considered false. So how do I start to speak to narrow-minded Christians to understand that Buddhism is a wholesome practice for everyone, even the Christians themselves? Take some time out and research, go to google, you will ...

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  17. Xi Jinping must change China's repressive policies to end Tibet crisisRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jan 21 | CNN

    ... from around the world - including the U.S. and EU - urge China to review counterproductive policies toward Tibetan Buddhism and to embrace concrete negotiations with appointed representatives of His Holiness the Dalai Lama. All these governments ...

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  18. Clergy scores a hat-trick of scandalsRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jan 20 | Bangkok Post

    ... acting Supreme Patriarch, about the embezzlement three times, according to the director of the National Office of Buddhism, Phanom Sornsilpa. This caused an earthquake in clerical circles, given Phra Phromsuthi's vast power and the elders' long ...

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  19. It's not only Muslims that take offenceRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jan 19 | Jamaica Observer

    ... 11, 2014, that the police in Burma arrested a New Zealander and two Burmese citizens for an "advert insulting Buddhism". These men were charged with insulting the Buddhist religion because the bar for which they worked distributed a promotional ...

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  20. Nextdoor Nepal: To be secular or not to beRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jan 19 | The Indian Express

    ... and a little less for arranging Hajj trips?" he asked. And added, "As a country that has been the birthplace of Buddhism and the land of many Hindu gods and goddesses, its glorious past, civilisation and culture must not be done away with." The ...

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