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  1. When the ascetic overpowered the nymphRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Mid-Day Mumbai

    ... Shankara was a contemporary of Buddha and that the Gita is 5000 years old. Shankara marks a period in history when Buddhism was on the wane, the Puranic Hinduism was at its peak, and Islam was making inroads into India via sea-faring merchants in ...

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  2. Exhibition examines an 800-year-old artistic practice from the Drigung Kagyu SchoolRead the original story

    Saturday | Art Daily

    Across all traditions of Tibetan Buddhism is the notion that a work of art has the power to transform and bestow a variety of benefits upon the beholder. Depending on the particular subject depicted in a painting, sculpture, or relic, the viewer gains such advantages as removing obstacles, acquiring merit, and purifying all sins, bringing benefits for this life and the next, simply by seeing it.

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  3. Does Buddhism have deities?Read the original story w/Photo

    Saturday | Examiner.com

    Yes and no. Yes on two parts: 1) In Vajrayana , Buddhism has mixed and adopted the local Tibetan religion , which also adopted it's numerous deities which are worshiped as Buddhas and Buddhist saints.

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  4. Buddhist teacher to visit ErieRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Apr 24 | Erie Times News

    LEARN ABOUT BUDDHISM Lama Kathy Wesley's talk, "Compassion in Tough Times," will be held May 8 at 7 p.m. on the second floor of the Erie Art Museum Annex, 411 State St. It is free and open to the public. Lama Kathy Wesley teaches "The Path of Tibetan Buddhism" at the Erie Karma Thegsum Choling in Erie on April 29. GREG WOHLFORD/ERIE TIMES-NEWS Wesley, a former newspaper reporter who is now a Tibetan Buddhist teacher, comes to town each year to visit the Erie Karma Thegsum Choling Center, and speak to its members and the public.

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  5. From suffering to compassion: Meditation teacher-author Sharon Salzberg shares her storyRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Apr 24 | Stanford

    ... - on a whim - at the State University of New York at Buffalo, Salzberg traveled to India in 1970 to experience Buddhism firsthand. "The course completely changed my life," she told the audience. She said she was attracted by the Buddha's ...

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  6. There's something wrong with this townRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Apr 22 | NEWS.com.au

    ... slums", the shanty town has grown to be one of the largest and most influential centres for the study of Tibetan Buddhism in the world. The academy was founded in 1980 by Jigme Phuntsok, an influential lama of the Nyingma tradition who grew the ...

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  7. Tibetan Buddhist leader to speak, host r...Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Apr 22 | Korea Herald

    Buddhist leader the Sakya Trizin will visit Korea in early May to give a talk and lead a religious retreat. The Sakya Trizin, who is the head of the Sakya Order, one of the four major orders in Tibetan Buddhism, will arrive in Korea on May 5. The visit is being organized by Shechen Korea, a Tibetan Buddhist group, which has brought several high-level Buddhists to Korea over the last few years.

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  8. Exiled Tibet gov't presses China on missing Buddhist leaderRead the original story

    Tuesday Apr 21 | The Washington Post

    ... since maintained that Tibet is an integral part of its territory. The Dalai Lama is the 14th person to be Tibetan Buddhism's spiritual leader, a tradition stretching back 500 years, with each Dalai Lama chosen as a child by senior monks through a ...

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  9. Bhutan, Myanmar and Mozambique Among Emerging Destinations Says Founder Of A&S Signature JourneysRead the original story

    Tuesday Apr 21 | PR Log

    ... annually, reflect the spiritual and mystical beliefs of the Bhutanese people. They honor the saint that brought Buddhism to Bhutan - the land of the Thunder Dragon. Other popular activities include a visit to Bhutan's capital city of Thimphu, ...

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  10. A & S Signature Journeys Names Bhutan, Myanmar & Mozambique as Top Emerging DestinationsRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Apr 21 | Travel World News

    ... annually, reflect the spiritual and mystical beliefs of the Bhutanese people. They honor the saint that brought Buddhism to Bhutan - the land of the Thunder Dragon. Other popular activities include a visit to Bhutan's capital city of Thimphu, ...

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  11. 5 Safety Tips for Women Traveling AloneRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Apr 21 | Weekend

    ... 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. Foster, who says solo trips can be deeply rewarding for women, offers five tips ...

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  12. In annual message to world's Buddhists, Vatican suggests joint effort against slaveryRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Apr 20 | Catholic World News

    ... Day of Peace. The Vatican document describes slavery as a "social plague," and notes that the "Eightfold Path" of Buddhism condemns the trade in humans. The Vatican notes that "we share the conviction that modern slavery and human trafficking are ...

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  13. This Pasadena man believes he is Buddha and is gaining followers despite suspicionsRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Apr 18 | Pasadena Star-News

    ... create masterpieces worth millions of dollars. Despite a following that some say spans the globe, most experts on Buddhism and in the art world did not know of him. One academic feared speaking publicly about him because of his ...

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  14. The 1919 version of Harakiri is a poor ripoff of Madame Butterfly.Read the original story

    Sunday Apr 19 | Examiner.com

    ... film reviewers have about this story still apply. Unfortunately, Fritz Lang adds a new one into the movie: he got Buddhism wrong. The Buddha was not cruel and merciless, indeed, he would have scolded the priest for using the religion to commit ...

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  15. Inside the largest Buddhist settlement in the worldRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Apr 19 | Mail on Sunday

    ... Gar Buddhist Academy is home to 40,000 monks and nuns, who travel to the settlement of Sertar to study Tibetan Buddhism The red and brown houses are nearly identical, with one to three rooms per hut and no heating or toilets installed The settlement ...

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  16. The Long Marriage of Mindfulness and MoneyRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Apr 18 | New Yorker

    ... a Killing on Wall Street, Start Meditating") described how mindfulness meditation, which has roots in Theravada Buddhism, a predominant school in Southeast Asia, works for corporate types: "If a dog barks, you might register it before quickly ...

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  17. Dialogue needed on Tibet issueRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Apr 18 | The Japan Times

    ... is necessary to protect their culture and environment, including their language and their knowledge about Tibetan Buddhism, and that this would not only benefit the 6 million Tibetans but also all Chinese. He added that China, traditionally a ...

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  18. RFA: Tibetan Man Dies After Self-Immolation in SichuanRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Apr 17 | China Digital Times

    ... set out offerings on an altar with photos of exiled spiritual leader the Dalai Lama and the Panchen Lama, Tibetan Buddhism's second-highest ranking spiritual leader. [] A brother-in-law, Dargye, was one of two men who self-immolated in a similar ...

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  19. Ambedkarite empowerment will emancipate our languishing millionsRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Apr 17 | Outlook

    ... his legacy in constitutional democracy; a rights-based constitutional framework and the cultural nationalism of his Buddhism and Ambedkarite politics. This probably will be the driving force, not only for Dalits but for all citizen-centric ...

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  20. The Spiritual Core of The Lord of the RingsRead the original story

    Friday Apr 17 | Isegoria

    ... Rings. One would not even need to note the interesting coincidence that the paradise of a dominant sect of Mahayana Buddhism, the Pure Land sect, is conceived of as being a land in the far west, like the mostly inaccessible lands west of the Grey ...

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