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  1. Buddhism has 8 "Auspicious Symbols."Read the original story w/Photo

    5 hrs ago | Psychology Today

    Buddhism has many numbered lists-the Triple Refuge, the Noble Eightfold Path, the Four Noble Truths-which is surprising to me, given Buddhism's emphasis on gateless gates and transcending the bounds of rational thinking. There's a koan to be written about that paradox, for sure.

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  2. .com | Keep religion out of schoolsRead the original story w/Photo

    13 hrs ago | News24

    ... Mormonism, Catholicism, Judaism, Paganism (which consists of various different "flavours"), Wicca, Hindi, Buddhism, and many more. Even Satanism, for the purposes of equality, should be considered. This doesn't even consider Atheists either... Some ...

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  3. Harvey Kraft - Seeking Enlightenment, Understanding Our ExistenceRead the original story w/Photo

    20 hrs ago | PR Log

    ... The Lost History and Cosmic Vision of Siddhartha Gautama." Harvey is an American author, and has been a student of Buddhism for forty-five years. He is a Spiritual Archeologist who is adept at interpreting ancient mythic writings. His personal quest ...

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  4. Thailand: Breaking the silenceRead the original story w/Photo

    16 hrs ago | Asian Correspondent

    ... In this world-view, 'good people' have a moral imperative to rule within the hierarchical cosmology of Theravada Buddhism, while the rich and powerful have earned their high standing in society due to their good deeds and virtuous behaviour, ...

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  5. Grokking Republicans: The Varieties of Religious DelusionRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Daily Kos

    ... one or another religion of ancient times. Does religious theory (theology in theistic religions, or Abhidharma in Buddhism), practice, law, or specific events like radical conversions make people behave better? Sometimes, up to a point, with ...

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  6. Spiritual scholar (and Uma's father) explains how to love your enemies and vote for Wendy DavisRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday | CultureMap

    ... Rothko Chapel as part of its ongoing series on nonviolence and Dawn Mountain , a Houston-based center for Tibetian Buddhism. "Our message is love your enemy. Now, that doesn't mean we want to have Rick Perry flogged. We love him because we don't ... 1 comment

  7. What Do You Search for in a Work of Art?Read the original story w/Photo

    Sunday | Psychology Today

    ... explorations. The mandala tradition seems drawn on in that the diamond shape, the "diamond heart" tradition in Buddhism ,has particular meaning. Vajrayana, the diamond vehicle, values the heart-mind connection between teacher and disciple, and the ...

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  8. Vajrayana meditation techniques associated with Tibetan Buddhism can enhance brain performanceRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 13, 2014 | Science Daily

    ... In particular, the NUS research team found that Vajrayana meditation, which is associated with Tibetan Buddhism, can lead to enhancements in cognitive performance. The study by Associate Professor Maria Kozhevnikov and Dr Ido Amihai from the ...

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    Saturday Oct 18 | This is Bath

    Almost 200 people turned out to hear Buddhist teacher Lama Jampa Thaye give a public talk entitled Arriving at Inner Freedom at Bath's Assembly Rooms. One of the leading lights of Tibetan Buddhism in the West, British-born Lama Jampa is the spiritual director of the network of international Buddhist centres and groups known as Dechen.

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  10. Artist shares beauty of generosity - Sat, 18 Oct 2014 PSTRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Oct 18 | The Spokesman-Review

    ... Buddhist Studies and Meditation House, at 122 W. Euclid Ave. "My artwork ties in really well with Tibetan Buddhism," Sutherlin said. "They use primary colors. I think this is a very special occasion for Francesca and her family." Firstwater lives in ...

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  11. Visible discriminationRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Oct 17 | The Telegraph

    ... This is that India is the only state in South Asia which has never identified itself with a particular religion. Buddhism is the official religion of Bhutan and Sri Lanka. Pakistan is an Islamic Republic. Sunni Islam is the official religion of the ...

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  12. World Buddhist conference opens in ShaanxiRead the original story

    Thursday Oct 16 | Xinhuanet

    ... the 11th Panchen Lama, Bainqen Erdini Qoigyijabu, and Nichiyu Mochida, chief abbot of Japan's Sogen-ji Temple. Buddhism, which extols peace, compassion and virtue, has been an example of the exchange and two-way learning of different civilizations, ... 1 comment

  13. Talking with a A man whose bags are always packedRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Oct 16 | The Jewish News Weekly

    ... in Greece, I met a woman who inspired me to follow her to Kathmandu, Nepal, and that's when my infatuation with Buddhism began, as well as a love for Asia in general. Kathmandu became a second home to me. I came down with what I called the "Golden ...

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  14. International Buddhist conference kicks off in ShaanxiRead the original story

    Thursday Oct 16 | China Daily

    The 27th General Conference of the World Fellowship of Buddhists opened on Oct 16 in the Famen Temple Buddhist Cultural Area in Baoji, Shaanxi province. More than 600 Buddhists from about 30 countries - including the Republic of Korea, the Democratic People's Republic of Korea, Japan, Mongolia, Nepal and India, as well as the Chinese mainland and Hong Kong, Macau and Taiwan - took part in the grand event to promote Buddhism around the world.

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  15. China Expresses Concern About Indian Border Road PlanRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Oct 15 | The Irrawaddy Newsmagazine

    ... the entire territory of Arunachal Pradesh, calling it south Tibet, especially Tawang, a key site for Tibetan Buddhism. The historic town briefly fell into Chinese hands during the 1962 war before Beijing retreated. Asked about the road plan, Chinese ...

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  16. Who is the Dalai Lama? Here's what to expect in BirminghamRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Oct 15 | Alabama Live

    ... India. What the Dalai Lama practices and teaches The Dalai Lama is a member of the Gelugpa sect of Tibetan Buddhism. In his public talks, common themes are happiness, kindness, compassion, and peace and understanding among all faiths. He has ...

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  17. UPDATE 1-China expresses concern about Indian border road planRead the original story

    Wednesday Oct 15 | Reuters

    ... the entire territory of Arunachal Pradesh, calling it south Tibet, especially Tawang, a key site for Tibetan Buddhism. The historic town briefly fell into Chinese hands during the 1962 war before Beijing retreated. Asked about the road plan, Chinese ...

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  18. The Buddhist Roots of ReikiRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Oct 14 | BellaOnline

    ... Mikao Usui. Usui lived in the late 19th and early 20th centuries (1865-1926) and was a Tendai Buddhist. Tendai Buddhism has strong roots in Shintoism, the pre-Buddhist religion of Japan, which is heavily based in nature, and ascribes spirits and ...

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  19. Neuroscience Reveals the Secrets of Meditation's BenefitsRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Oct 14 | Scientific American

    When the Society for Neuroscience asked Tenzin Gyatso, the 14th Dalai Lama (the leader of Tibetan Buddhism), to address its annual meeting in Washington, D.C., in 2005, a few hundred members among the nearly 35,000 or so attending the meeting ... 1 comment

  20. Book Ban Reports Spark Indignation, Special OffersRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Oct 14 | China Digital Times

    ... [a SAPPRFT] also called for authorities to "strictly" control publication of religious books, especially on Tibetan Buddhism, Christianity and Islam. [ Source ] [a ] Booklovers responded by going online to castigate regulators, and at least one ...

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