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  1. The Aftermath of Everest's Deadly AvalancheRead the original story w/Photo

    13 hrs ago | National Geographic

    ... loads on Everest as the best way to support their families. Sherpas practice the most ancient form of Tibetan Buddhism , the Nyingma, "the old school," which is founded on early translations of scripture from Sanskrit into Tibetan over 1,200 years ...


  2. Sturgill Simpson: A country voice of, and out of, this worldRead the original story

    Friday | Daily Herald

    ... writings of American psychonaut Terence McKenna and Carl Sagan's "Cosmos," Simpson sings about the bardo of Tibetan Buddhism in the baritone of Waylon Jennings. "I've been reading about the idea of cyclical lives -- it matches up to the idea of ...


  3. The Spiriitual Path and SurrenderRead the original story

    16 hrs ago | Examiner.com

    ... our practices altogether, and even that is an expression of a path of growth. I have studied and practiced Tibetan Buddhism for over ten years now, and it took a huge health crisis for me to finally take a break and surrender to something deeper in ...


  4. Remove gay monk stigmaRead the original story

    Yesterday | Bangkok Post

    ... is that this particular case should not be used to forge bias against homosexual monks as a whole. Since Theravada Buddhism as practised in Thailand is heterosexual in nature, in the sense that it recognises only male or female as human genders, ...


  5. World Buddhist event to be held in NW ChinaRead the original story

    Yesterday | Xinhuanet

    ... China. Shaanxi province has been selected "for its history of Buddhist propagation and being the learning center of Buddhism for a long time," Phallop said. The event is expected to attract around 400 representatives from dozens of countries and ...


  6. Ancient seat cries apathyRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | The Telegraph

    ... with Lord Buddha but the irony is that despite Vikramshila being such an important site for the spread of Buddhism, the area has not been included in the Buddhist circuit of the country,' Binod said. Like Binod, hundreds of villagers in Antichak and ...


  7. Remembering Peter and PaddyRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | Newsday

    ... led over the grey fields; and life ebbed with a shudder like a soul leaving the body." A mixture of Indian Mahayana Buddhism and Taoism. It began in China, spread to Korea and Japan, and became very popular in the


  8. Doug Todd: Western and Eastern spirituality thrive, and mix, in B.C.Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Apr 17 | Vancouver Sun

    ... plus this season's figures and free agency schedule (according to capgeek.com) The founders of Christianity and Buddhism both receive strongly favourable rankings in B.C. and Metro Vancouver, according to an Easter poll conducted for The Vancouver ...


  9. Cross-dressing monk upsets CSDRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Apr 17 | Bangkok Post

    ... page, which has more than 350 friends, are inappropriate for somebody who is in the monkhood and are detrimental to Buddhism, he said. The monk reportedly dons saffron robes in the daytime, but wears female outfits to visit entertainment venues at ...


  10. Nan Tien Temple throwing party for Buddha's BirthdayRead the original story

    Thursday Apr 17 | Illawarra Mercury

    ... vegetarian food and birthday rituals will be on offer. A multimedia art exhibition will also display the spread of Buddhism from India to China and historic celebrations, such as how the birthday was celebrated in medieval China. A purification ...


  11. EGGERS: Behind the scenes notes on tennis, Ernie Kent, Blazers, Damian Lillard and NikeRead the original story

    Wednesday Apr 16 | The Newberg Graphic

    Notes, quotes and anecdotes from the sporting world … • Aaron Gross and Susie Campbell-Gross -- men's and women's tennis coaches at the University of Portland -- emceed a short but fitting tribute to the late Perry Hines Sunday, unveiling an umpire's chair that will be employed in his honor.


  12. Franklin Kiermyer: FurtherRead the original story

    Wednesday Apr 16 | All About Jazz

    ... true. But Kiermyer quietly slipped out of the jazz world to devote his time to meditation and the study of Tibetan Buddhism; even giving up drumming for a short time. Returning the early 2000s, he founded the Great Drum Foundation, a non-profit with ...


  13. China scraps human rights talks with Britain, cites its internal affairsRead the original story

    Monday Apr 14 | South China Morning Post

    ... Lame-o is a Duddhist, not a Buddhist. He's a slanderous snake-oil salesman with a super-jumbo sized ego who uses Buddhism for personal conquest. George Lucas is a real Buddhist; he does good in the world, as Prince Siddharta (Gautama Buddha) taught ...


  14. Xinhua Insight: New life, challenges in Yushu after quake reconstructionRead the original story

    Monday Apr 14 | Xinhuanet

    ... is confident in developing Yushu into a top tourist destination for scientific exploration, photography, Tibetan Buddhism pilgrimages and environmental protection. Yeshe Sumpa, 33, a former member of Plateau Perspectives, an environmental protection ...


  15. China's Tibet conundrum: how to conquer a mythRead the original story

    Monday Apr 14 | Merced Sun-Star

    ... ready to douse self-immolators protesting Beijing's rule. In Beijing, tour operators sell tickets to Tibetan Buddhism's most sacred religious sites as though they are part of an amusement park. At the Jokong Temple, for example, pilgrims still come ...


  16. Faces of wonder in CambodiaRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Apr 13 | Yahoo!

    ... away or obscured by vines, others remarkably preserved and detailed. The faces express the four sublime states of Buddhism - charity, compassion, sympathy and equality. There is a serenity surrounding the temple which envelopes visitors. Clambering ...


  17. Explore Tibet Announces Trips to Holy Mount KawagarboRead the original story

    Sunday Apr 13 | PRWeb

    ... Many pilgrims circumambulate the peak, an arduous 240 km (150 mi) trek. Although it is important throughout Tibetan Buddhism, it is the local Tibetans that are the day-to-day guardians and stewards of Kawagarbo, both the deity and the mountain. "Mt. ...


  18. Jesus more popular than Mao on Chinese twitterRead the original story

    Sunday Apr 13 | HeraldNet

    ... Party, known for its sometimes heavy-handed policies towards religions, from Islam to Christianity to Tibetan Buddhism, seems far more willing to allow Christian terminology to appear on Weibo than Communist argot, according to data taken from ...


  19. Buddhist relics on display during April 13 Songkran paradeRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Apr 11 | Pattaya Mail

    ... by the late Supreme Patriarch of Thailand. Pattaya, with the Chonburi Monk's Committee, Chonburi National Office of Buddhism, and Buddhist Association of Chonburi, have organized the parade to give residents and tourists an opportunity to pour holy ...


  20. Early Southeast Asia on display in 'Lost Kingdoms'Read the original story

    Friday Apr 11 | Columbia Spectator

    ... from some of the earliest civilizations in Southeast Asia. "Lost Kingdoms" explores intersectionality of Hinduism, Buddhism, indigenous populations, and the growth of civilizations and more complex political systems across centuries. The exhibition ...