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  1. Monastery with bulletproof rooms gets set for openingRead the original story w/Photo

    23 min ago | The Standard

    ... to them. The Great Vow Hall has a smaller statue inside, which can lead people from hell into the pure land of Buddhism. Ngai said the monastery intends to fulfill the spiritual needs of those living in contemporary society, and for the monastic ...


  2. HK$1.5b monastery financed by Li Ka-shing has five bulletproof guest roomsRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | South China Morning Post

    ... areas in the Tung Tsz hills, was initiated by Li in late 2003 in an attempt to realise his vision of promoting Buddhism in the city. In an afterword to the book Building Tsz Shan , Li says he was deeply enlightened by the teachings in the Diamond ...


  3. Buddha can improve bilateral ties: Chinese guruRead the original story

    5 hrs ago | Big News Network.com

    ... way to improve India-China ties is to have Buddha as a key factor in the relationship. The founder of Sino-Esoteric Buddhism Association was speaking at a felicitation by Tarun Vijay, a BJP MP and president of the Parliamentary Group on India China ...


  4. pagoda | architectureRead the original story w/Photo

    14 hrs ago | Encyclopaedia Britannica

    ... a process known to scholars as the Indianization of other regions of Asia. As the structures and practices of Buddhism came to dominate these areas, so too were these features absorbed into the various cultures they influenced. In Myanmar (Burma), ...


  5. Singer: Tip-toeing around Islamic extremismRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | Denver Post

    ... know that groups like al-Qaeda, the Islamic State, and the Taliban are not obeying the precepts of Christianity, Buddhism, Judaism, or Hinduism. At the Washington summit, Obama said that "all of us have a responsibility to refute the notion that ...


  6. Buddhist Leader Speaks About Interdependence on Harvard StopRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Harvard Crimson

    His Holiness the 17th Gyalwang Karmapa Ogyen T. Dorje spoke about the interdependence of all living creatures and the dangers of apathy at a lecture on Thursday. The Karmapa, the leader of one sect of Buddhism, stopped at Harvard on his two-month tour of the United States to deliver a lecture on "Caring for Life on Earth in the Twenty-first Century."


  7. Tibetan Buddhist leader blazes an innovative trailRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | Religion News Service

    Ogyen Trinley Dorje is the 17th Karmapa - the leader of the Karma Kagyu school of Tibetan Buddhism. He spoke March 26, 2015 at Harvard's Memorial Church.


  8. We want our mummified monk back! Chinese villagers start petition...Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday | Mail on Sunday

    ... Meander Medical Centre in the Netherlands for restoration. Above, the museum completes a CT scan Erik Bruijn, an Buddhism expert, determined the mummy dated back to the 11th or 12th century and was Buddhist master Liuquan. Above, a scientist ...


  9. Long-term prosperity, stability stressed for China's Tibetan regionsRead the original story

    Friday | Xinhuanet

    ... should be conducted in line with the principle of rule of law, and religious figures should actively guide Tibetan Buddhism to adapt to a socialist society, while resolutely resisting the influence from foreign forces. While meeting with local ...


  10. STUDLIFE_MARCUS(TIBET_WEEK)_03/27/15Read the original story

    Thursday | The Emory Wheel

    ... the hope of happiness and freedom from suffering for all. "It demonstrates impermanence, which is a core aspect of Buddhism that nothing in the world is fixed and permanent, and everything is in a state of flux," Raj said.


  11. Will the Dalai Lama Reincarnate?Read the original story

    Thursday | Canadian Content

    Be honest, have you grown tired of the three Abrahamic religions arguing which one is Gawd's answer to the credulous? I know I have. So, with your indulgence, let's focus on a religion without a Big Gee - Tibetan Buddhism.


  12. Two Universities Visit at Indiana Buddhist TempleRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | Colombo Page

    ... Matugama Mahanama, the Spiritual Director, answered their questions with smiles. Both monks also gave explanation Buddhism as philosophy and the importance of the five percepts (Pancasila) for lay people. At 3 pm, another group of students came and ...


  13. Meditation teacher Will Duncan to talk, April 9, at the Breathing Room Center in BlairstownRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Mar 26 | The Jersey Journal

    ... with many important spiritual guides. After he attended Naropa University at Boulder, Colo., and studied Tibetan Buddhism, he spent seven years rigorously studying yoga and scriptures of Vajrayana in the Tibetan Buddhist Gelugpa tradition. ...


  14. 500 Years Of Hypnotic Masks Reveal Our Eternal Obsession With DisguiseRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Mar 26 | Switched

    ... we want people to feel a connection with the things that we do. We present very difficult topics like Tantric Buddhism, for example, but through something simple like a mask. It's easier to grasp. In the end, it doesn't have to be something ...


  15. Battling errant monksRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Mar 25 | Bangkok Post

    The case of the "flying monk" previously known as jet-setting Luang Pu Nen Kham Chattiko is just one of many high-profile examples of questionable behaviour by the clergy, bringing attempts to reform Buddhism by some members of the National Reform Council. A National Reform Council member has proposed a special court be set up to deal with Buddhist monks violating the monks' code of conduct as the council yesterday endorsed a report on how to reform Buddhist monks' affairs.


  16. China seeks return of - stolen' statueRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Mar 25 | The Star Online

    ... a 12th century Buddhist monk. As a local monk, Zhanggong became famous for treating people's diseases and spreading Buddhism. His body was mummified when he died at the age of 37, and it was later made into a statue, which has been worshipped in the ...


  17. Myanmar authorities charge education law protestersRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Mar 25 | Jurist

    ... court sentenced a New Zealand bar manager and his associates to two-and-a-half years in prison for insulting Buddhism [JURIST report] in an online advertisement that showed a psychedelic depiction of Buddha wearing headphones. In July a Myanmar ...


  18. This week in Buddha Weekly: Gaden Choling Celebrates 30 Years of...Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Mar 25 | PRWeb

    Buddha Weekly's Special Edition this week focuses on celebrating the growth of Tibetan Buddhism in North America, with extensive coverage of anniversary events for one of Canada's oldest Tibetan Buddhist Centres and a biography of Internationally respected Tibetan Buddhism Teacher Zasep Tulku Rinpoche. Buddha Weekly Online Magazine, this week covering the 30th Anniversary of one of Canada's oldest Tibetan Buddhist Centres and profiling spiritual director Zasep Tulku Rinpoche.


  19. Buddhist leader shares stories with immigrant studentsRead the original story

    Wednesday Mar 25 | KMPH-TV Fresno

    ... since been living at a monastery in India. He is the current head of the 900-year-old Karma Kaguy school of Tibetan Buddhism. On Tuesday, the Karmapa visited the University of Redlands as part of his two-month visit to the United States.


  20. Forced Reincarnation and China's Tibet PolicyRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Mar 24 | China Digital Times

    After the 14th Dalai Lama's repeated suggestions that he could be the last incarnation of the highest spiritual authority in Tibetan Buddhism since the 17th century , the Global Times criticized the spiritual leader for "abusing his religious influence for political purposes" and the governor of the Tibet Autonomous Region accused him of "profaning Tibetan Buddhism."