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  1. BANGKOK: Thai PM warns monks against protest marchRead the original story

    26 min ago | Asia News Network

    ... people or more. Many monks, however, have openly vowed to stage rallies after the committee on the protection of Buddhism placed Dhammakaya Temple, its abbot Phra Dhammachayo and the Sangha Supreme Council under intense public scrutiny. Several ...


  2. NRC axes Buddhism panelRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | Bangkok Post

    Novice monks walk in a procession at Buddha Utthayan Makha Bucha Anusorn Buddhist park in Nakhon Nayok to mark Makha Bucha Day on March 4, 2015. National Reform Council member Paiboon Nititawan has decided to disband the NRC panel on protecting Buddhism that he chairs amid growing criticism of its recent moves against the clergy.


  3. King of Tibet to speak at CCMRead the original story w/Photo

    7 hrs ago | The Jersey Journal

    ... man, he also represents a new generation of Tibetans who are caught between the peaceful traditions of Tibetan Buddhism and the desire to fight for the freedom of their people. The film, "My Country Is Tibet," shows young Tibetans speak about the ...


  4. 5 safety tips for women traveling aloneRead the original story w/Photo

    8 hrs ago | Chronicle Newspaper

    ... le Foster has spent a professional lifetime in academia, and co-authored books on such esoteric subjects as Tibetan Buddhism, she also is steeped in real-life experience.


  5. Prayut warns monks against protest marchRead the original story w/Photo

    11 hrs ago | The Nation

    ... people or more. Many monks, however, have openly vowed to stage rallies after the committee on the protection of Buddhism placed Dhammakaya Temple, its abbot Phra Dhammachayo and the Sangha Supreme Council under intense public scrutiny. Several ...


  6. Thai Buddhist governing body under fire for clearing monk in graft scandalRead the original story w/Photo

    12 hrs ago | Channelnewsasia.com

    ... but in February the military-installed National Reform Council reopened it as part of its mission to reform Thai Buddhism. Activist monk Luang Pu Buddha Issara supports the initiative. He said: "To fix this we cannot rely on the nation's Buddhist ...


  7. A Vietnamese nun lives out her dream to help the destitute in India.Read the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | The Star Online

    ... help these people," she says of her calling. In 1985, Tri Thuan left the United States and went to France to study Buddhism under her Vietnamese master, the late Most Venerable Thich Huyen VI. She was ordained as a Buddhist nun in 1989 and made a ...


  8. PM Modi to visit Jaffna Buddhist city in Sri LankaRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | Hindustan Times

    ... in the North Central province, intends to send a larger message. The city is one of the principal shrines of Buddhism. The city was established around a cutting from the "tree of enlightenment" -Buddha's fig tree - brought there in the 3rd century ...


  9. How the Golem Got His Groove BackRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | Forward

    ... salesman, and wrote anti-military satires, leading the journalist Karl Kraus to note Meyrink's "predilection for Buddhism, combined with an aversion to the infantry." Meyrink called himself a WA1 4stenhund , or desert dog - and "The Golem" is a ...


  10. $2 million gift creates Thai Professorship of Theravada BuddhismRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | Michigan Radio

    The school says Thursday the gift will enhance one of the largest Buddhist studies programs in North America. The holder of the endowed chair will teach courses and conduct research to advance knowledge of Thai Buddhism.


  11. People of MyanmarRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | TrekEarth

    Picture taken in Shwe Yaunghwe Kyaung Monastery. Buddhism in Myanmar is predominantly of the Theravada tradition, practised by 89% of the country's population.


  12. Chinese New Year Lunch at HakkasanRead the original story

    Wednesday Feb 18 | Examiner.com

    ... is described as: "This day's important activity is watching lanterns. Throughout the Han Dynasty (206 BC-AD 220), Buddhism flourished in China. One emperor heard that Buddhist monks would watch sarira, or remains from the cremation of Buddha's body, ...


  13. Activist monk seeks Buddhism overhaul in Thailand over corruption fearsRead the original story

    Wednesday | The Japan Times

    ... Issara is a monk with a mission. From his Buddhist temple near Bangkok he is calling for a radical overhaul of Thai Buddhism, fearing millions of dollars in temple donations and a rapidly modernizing nation are corrupting monks. Surrounded by ...


  14. Light of Peace on Magha Puja DayRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | CNN

    ... delivered a sermon called the Ovada Patimokkha which includes the ideology, the moral standards and the conducts of Buddhism.


  15. Buddha Quotes 500! Daily Buddhist Meditation & Words of Wisdom FREERead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Mar 4 | ZDNet Blogs

    Best Buddha Quotes!Gautama Buddha, also known as Siddhartha Gautama, was the Spiritual Teacher who founded Buddhism. In Buddhist traditions, he is the Supreme Buddha of our age.


  16. The Photographs of Allen Ginsberg bathes beats in lightRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Mar 4 | The Georgia Straight

    ... as an avant-garde poet, Ginsberg was also a composer, a social and political activist, a practitioner of Tibetan Buddhism, a benefactor of friends and colleagues, and a dedicated taker of pictures. In 1953, at the age of 27, he bought a secondhand ...


  17. Thai Buddhism and fear of the truthRead the original story

    Wednesday Mar 4 | The Nation

    Buddhism and democracy as practised in Thailand have little in common with their universally accepted meanings, but they do share one objective - money. In contrast, true Buddhism and true democracy have much in common, including honesty, integrity and morality.


  18. The Buddha Walks Into Rye March 14 At Wainwright Yoga CenterRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Mar 4 | The Rye Daily Voice

    RYE, N.Y. Best-selling Buddhist author and yoga instructor Lodro Rinzler will host "The Buddha Walks Into A Yoga Class" at the Wainwright Yoga Center in Rye Saturday, March 14. The three-hour workshop is an introduction to Buddhism for "anyone who wants to ride the waves of life with mindfulness and compassion," according to a press release.


  19. Southeast Asia's saffron revelationsRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Mar 4 | The Globe and Mail

    When I told people I was going to Thailand for vacation, I was met with a flurry of enthusiastic comments about Buddhism. Here was a religion of peace and love! Indeed, the image of silent monks in their flowing saffron robes, humbly walking barefoot from door to door to collect their daily meal, comes as a sweet, innocent respite in a world dominated by greedy leaders and violent fanatics, such as the deadly Islamic State.


  20. a21studio builds a unique Buddhist temple as a floating stone canopy in VietnamRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Mar 3 | Inhabitat

    Vietnamese architecture firm a21studio designed an alternative place of worship in Nha Trang, Vietnam, in the form of a small pavilion topped by a granite stone slab that seems to float above the forest floor. The design team, known for their design of the 2014 World Building of the Year, built the Pagoda in order to bring people closer to Buddhism through nature.