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  1. Satanic versesRead the original story

    5 hrs ago | MYREPUBLICA.com

    ... themselves as sole explainers of Hinduism should be worried about disgruntled Shudras converting to Christianity, Buddhism and Islam. Educated new generations will find no reason for adhering to the discriminatory Hinduism. It was the reason why the ...

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  2. Is Burma's Anti-Muslim Violence Led by "Buddhist Neo-Nazis"?Read the original story

    14 hrs ago | In-depth Africa

    - When most Westerners think of Buddhism, they think of smiling men with potbellies and inspirational quotes from Phil Jackson. "Buddhist neo-Nazi" sounds like a contradiction in terms. But in Burma, vicious anti-Muslim sentiment has been on the ...

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  3. Nalanda University is reborn with 12 studentsRead the original story w/Photo

    18 hrs ago | Rediff.com

    ... It is the second-most visited tourist place in the Buddhist circuit in Bihar after Bodh Gaya, the birthplace of Buddhism where Gautam Buddha attained enlightenment over 2,500 years ago. Rajgir (then Rajagriha) was the first capital of the Magadha ...

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  4. Buddha smile and a frownRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday | The Telegraph

    ... It is the symbol of my party," he told Abe and both had a laugh. (PTI) New Delhi, Aug. 31: Narendra Modi today used Buddhism as his metaphor to epitomise the centuries-old ties between India and Japan. But a different, 40-year-old Indian reference ...

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  5. Revived Nalanda University's first session begins MondayRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday | Newkerala.com

    ... second most visited tourist place in the Buddhist circuit in Bihar after Bodh Gaya, considered as the birthplace of Buddhism, where Gautam Buddha attained enlightenment over 2,500 years ago. Rajgir (then Rajagriha) was the first capital of the ...

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  6. on Spanish soccer star Puyol takes keen interest in BuddhismRead the original story

    Jul 12, 2010 | Tricycle

    Spanish striker Carles Puyol has a keen interest in Tibetan Buddhism, according to phayul.com .

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  7. With 15 students, revived Nalanda University to start classes todayRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday | The Peninsula

    ... second most visited tourist place in the Buddhist circuit in Bihar after Bodh Gaya, considered as the birthplace of Buddhism, where Gautam Buddha attained enlightenment over 2,500 years ago. Rajgir (then Rajagriha) was the first capital of the ...

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  8. In Japan, Modi and Abe bond over temple tour; will hold talks todayRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday | The Times of India

    ... and Kinkakuji. Official sources said Modi wearing white was a statement about peace and tranquility associated with Buddhism, an Indian "connect'' to Japan. He first went to Toji temple, which is inspired, as Modi told Abe, by the trinity of Hindu ...

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  9. For Myanmar political predictions, locals look to the starsRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday | Christian Science Monitor

    ... Hindu Brahmans originally introduced astrology here, using it to advise royal courts. Its popular association with Buddhism lends it gravitas, though monks are prohibited from practicing; the Buddha eschewed the concept of predetermination. Myint ...

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  10. The Godfather of Kathmandu by John BurdettRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 16, 2010 | SF Site

    ... , Bangkok Tattoo and Bangkok Haunts . In the Sutta Pitaka, it is said that the Buddha himself predicted the end of Buddhism after 5,000 years (which would happen sometime around the year 2600, although this date is up for debate). Human beings will ...

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  11. The Dharma of Star Wars by Matthew BortolinRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 1, 2005 | SF Site

    ... responsibility to do justice to both the heady mythos of Star Wars and the substantial spiritual underpinnings of Buddhism. He doesn't achieve either. It's important to note that The Dharma of Star Wars is not so much a treatise on how Star Wars is ...

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  12. 15 religious apps to download, enjoyRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Aug 29 | The Victoria Advocate

    ... and snooze feature, shakeable flashlight, set own alarms with iPod music. Can be used on iPhone. 7. Buddha Box (Buddhism) - Buddhist chant machine, contains portable sounds and chants for meditation on the go. Each box contains two or more chants. ...

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  13. The environmental impact of traditional Chinese religionRead the original story

    Friday Aug 29 | The Nation

    ... on the familial and government philosophies of Confucianism, the deities of Taoism as well as the teachings of Buddhism. The three ideals have also been mixed with the natural habit of religious worship to become the religion that we commonly see in ...

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  14. Buddhist group finds a quiet place in BroomeRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Aug 29 | Press & Sun-Bulletin

    ... Meditation is one of the three main forms of training for Buddhists along with wisdom and moral discipline. Buddhism also emphasizes loving kindness for all sentient beings, even the tiniest insect; charity, non-violence and environmental ... 1 comment

  15. Three admit to murder of prominent Tibetan religious leader in China - lawyerRead the original story

    Friday Aug 29 | DNA India

    ... watched murder case in decades. Choje Akong Tulku Rinpoche was among the first religious leaders to teach Tibetan Buddhism to followers in the West. He was killed in the southwestern Chinese city of Chengdu with his nephew and another Tibetan last ...

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  16. Moscow warns Dalai Lama: - No politics'Read the original story

    Friday Aug 29 | People's Daily Online

    ... Moscow has engaged in talks with leaders of the Republic of Kalmykia, where half the population believe in Tibetan Buddhism, over the issue. "If it is a pastoral visit, the pastor should definitely withdraw from political activities. Unfortunately, ...

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  17. China media: Military drillRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Aug 28 | Newsday

    ... when he paid a religious visit to the Republic of Kalmykia, where half of the population reportedly follows Tibetan Buddhism. Tibet is governed as an autonomous region of China. Beijing says Tibet has developed considerably under its rule. But ...

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  18. Talk on Modern Buddhism at the Foxlowe Arts Centre in LeekRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Aug 28 | Your Leek Paper

    The Free Public Talk on Modern Buddhism entitled 'A Better Life' is being presented by Buddhist monk, Gen Kelsang Sangye on Monday from 7.30pm until 8.45pm at The Foxlowe Arts Centre in Leek.

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  19. The Contemplative Practitioner: Meditation in Education and the WorkplaceRead the original story

    Friday Aug 22 | TCRecord

    ... may manifest. He states that, 'Presence has been called the Self (Jung), the Atman (Hinduism), our Buddha-nature (Buddhism), or the Soul (Moore 1992)' (p. 23). Throughout the text it is made evident that contemplative practices may be found in and ...

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  20. Money moves in ShaolinRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Aug 26 | Korea Herald

    ... do business so they can survive, and some do it to seek fortune. Shaolin Temple just wants to survive, to practice Buddhism." In March, executives from U.S. tech giants Google and Apple joined the ranks of prominent global businesspeople to have ...

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