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  1. Why preach humility, but then assume your religion is best? Ethics and Religion TalkRead the original story w/Photo

    53 min ago | MLive.com

    ... If what you want is to live in harmony, humility, and love you may find these components in different religions. Buddhism does a great job at helping you find harmony within yourself and nature. "All leaders of the world's major religions claim that ...

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  2. Peace at pagoda ends with foiled bike robberyRead the original story

    9 hrs ago | Pnompenh Post

    The peaceful precepts of Buddhism failed to stay the hand of angry students at a capital pagoda in the wee hours on Sunday. Police said a man had snuck onto the temple grounds and attempted to steal a motorbike belonging to one of the students living there.

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  3. Buddhists invited to join nationwide celebration of Visakha Puja Day 2015Read the original story w/Photo

    11 hrs ago | Pattaya Mail

    The Department of Religious Affairs has invited Buddhists in Thailand to perform good deeds and wear white clothes on their visit to nearby temples on the occasion of Visakha Puja Day and Atthamee Puja Day 2015. Minister of Culture Weera Rotephotchanarat said that the invitation is part of the Buddhism Promotion Week Festival which aims to make young Buddhists understand the five precepts of Lord Buddha and cherish them in their everyday life.

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  4. Ancient Buddhist arts from Asia on display at Art Gallery of Greater VictoriaRead the original story

    11 hrs ago | Art Daily

    ... present is a look at the great variety and styles of Buddhist art in Asia.' Artists have been depicting Buddha and Buddhism through art since the religion was founded by Siddhartha Gautama more than 2,500 years ago in northern India, at a place now ...

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  5. Zoroastrians in YazdRead the original story w/Photo

    16 hrs ago | TrekEarth

    ... headache. Whatever the history of the Zoroastrian origins, it must be said that the teachings are noble, and like Buddhism, they offer guidelines on how to live a good life where good thoughts and good deeds lead one to a sense of peace and ...

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  6. My Buddhism Comes Out Of The ClosetRead the original story w/Photo

    13 hrs ago | Daily Kos

    ... and healing in the battle with cancer. petefarrupdate.wordpress.com that deals with my changing relationship to Buddhism. It is necessary to change that now. I am blending my inner and outer worlds in a necessary union of oneness which is needed to ...

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  7. The amazing town of monks and nunsRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | NEWS.com.au

    ... in the Larung valley, Garze Tibetan Autonomous Prefecture, China, is the largest centre for the study of Tibetan Buddhism in the world and is home to around 40,000 people. Photographer William Yu spent time with them and photographed their daily ...

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  8. India reaches out to Indonesia's Buddhist communityRead the original story

    Yesterday | Newkerala.com

    ... has been built through the efforts of Mahabhiksu Ashin Jinarakkhita Mahasthavira who was instrumental in spreading Buddhism in Indonesia and uniting all the sects of Buddhism under one organisation. The opening ceremony was attended by Mahasthavira ...

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  9. Remembering Buddhas in JapanRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | OUPblog

    ... In 2011, for example, there were huge celebrations held in Kyoto for the two main leaders of Pure Land Buddhism: Honen, who originated the school and died 800 years before; and his disciple Shinran, who broke off to establish a different school and ...

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  10. Emoji BuddhismBuddha BuzzAll the latest in Buddhist goings-on: books, news, and more.Read the original story

    Yesterday | Tricycle

    ... Last But Not Least Hawaii is the big winner here. Too often omitted from conversations about the hubs of American Buddhism, the state appears front and center on this map, directly below the Texas-New Mexico border, in a geographically inaccurate ...

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  11. Seven offerings from heartRead the original story

    Sunday | English Dong-A

    ... golden leaves to a Buddha statue and lighting lotus lanterns are one of the ways to provide offerings to Buddha. Buddhism emphasizes the power of mercy. Tibetan high priest Dalai Lama defines mercy as emotion to cherish others. Mercy is not having a ...

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  12. Why Official Christianity Is DyingRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday | American Thinker

    ... morally neutral, with his eternal fate being the accumulation of merits and demerits from his actions. Hinduism and Buddhism (which is really reformed Hinduism, the Buddha was born Hindu) teach that men eventually merit nirvana through cycles of ...

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  13. Ancient Buddhist relics make stop at University of RedlandsRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday | Redlands Daily Facts

    ... was introduced to the exhibit in 2012 and said it was a life changing event and she soon took up the teachings of Buddhism. A year later became the tour's custodian. Buddhists believe relics embody the master's spiritual qualities of compassion and ...

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  14. Feature: Artistic Chinese Liuli crystal tests the power of "fragile"Read the original story

    Saturday May 23 | Xinhuanet

    ... of what was described in the poem -- body is like Liuli, clear from inside and out," Yang said. "The wisdom of Buddhism makes me see clearer to things in the world and have a clearer mind." Using crystal glass, a material that she says she is ...

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  15. Imaarat : On a spiritual highRead the original story

    Friday May 22 | Mydigitalfc.com

    On a spiritual high The largest gompa in central Ladakh is noted for its resemblance to the Potala palace in Lhasa, Tibet Imaarat- Gour mohan kapur Those who coined the phrase "God's Own Country" for Kerala had not visited Ladakh otherwise this epithet would have been given to this mountainous region. Such is its pristine beauty: barren and rugged terrain, interspersed with oases of green, with the Indus river gurgling nearby , layers of multi-hued ranges culminating in literally snow-white mountain peaks... In this apparently inhospitable terrain, Buddhism took very strong roots and Ladakh, also known earlier as East Tibet, became a centre of Buddhism with many important monasteries being established here.

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  16. How to See Yourself More ClearlyRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday May 22 | Psychology Today

    ... ago. He didn't understand why so many Americans were struggling with feelings of unworthiness because in Tibetan Buddhism there's this sense of oneness with our divine nature .To help her students get in touch with their strengths, Makimaa asks them ...

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  17. 'Immortal Present' reveals East Asian art at Berkshire MuseumRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday May 20 | Manchester Journal

    ... going back before 600 B.C.E., also began with one real or legendary man and collection of teachings. As in Buddhism, Daoism also grew into a cosmology, system of beliefs and legends. Gods ride in clouds and take the shapes of dragons or cranes. The ...

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  18. Chinese leader: Religions must be free of foreign influenceRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday May 22 | Worcester Telegram & Gazette

    ... the western Chinese regions of Xinjiang and Tibet, the government says foreign forces are using Islam and Tibetan Buddhism to incite local people to defy Chinese rule. Still, religions have spread quickly in the country, which is suffering a crisis ...

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    Thursday May 21 | The St. Petersburg Times

    ... the remote Siberian republic of Tuva, where animistic shamanism is practiced by the population along with Tibetan Buddhism. "Unlike the Soviet Union, Russia is a nation state, where only people with a Russian surname can occupy the Kremlin," ...

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  20. Shoigu at 60: The Man Who Would Be Russia's King?Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday May 21 | The St. Petersburg Times

    ... the remote Siberian republic of Tuva, where animistic shamanism is practiced by the population along with Tibetan Buddhism. "Unlike the Soviet Union, Russia is a nation state, where only people with a Russian surname can occupy the Kremlin," ...

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