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  1. 5 dead, 54 injured in southwest China quakeRead the original story

    16 hrs ago | Xinhuanet

    ... night, could make lives difficult. The 11th Panchen Lama, Bainqen Erdini Qoigyijabu, a spiritual leader of Tibetan Buddhism, on Sunday morning prayed for the quake zone. He wished people there could soon walk out of the shadow of the quake and lives ...

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  2. 2011 Himachal Currency Haul: ED Gives Clean Chit to KarmapaRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Outlook

    ... and permission of RBI. ED sleuths, the order said, found that the concept of Labrang is unique to Tibetan Buddhism and, hence, the Karmapa was not in the know about offerings made to him by devotees from the world over. "It (Labrang) is an ...

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  3. 2011 Himachal currency haul ED gives clean chit to KarmapaRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Hindustan Times

    ... and permission of RBI. ED sleuths, the order said, found that the concept of Labrang is unique to Tibetan Buddhism and, hence, the Karmapa was not in the know about offerings made to him by devotees from the world over. "It (Labrang) is an ...

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  4. Uterus Man, Pelvis Chariot, and the Irreverent Video Games of Lu YangRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | Hyperallergic

    ... like lateral hypothalamus - a part in our brain responsible for hunger - Yidam - a meditation deity in Tantric Buddhism - or kimo kawa - a Japanese term for "disgusting and cute." It takes curiosity and intellectual prowess to enjoy exploring the ...

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  5. Myanmar's tradition of giving puts it at top spot with USRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Nov 21 | Stars and Stripes

    ... considered. The foundations attributed Myanmar's giving to the deeply rooted charitable traditions of Theravada Buddhism, the country's dominant religion. There are half a million Buddhist monks in Myanmar, making up about 1 percent of the country's ...

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  6. Visit the Newark Museum and learn about other culturesRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Nov 21 | Examiner.com

    ... the most sacred of all, the Buddha. Buddha means wise one or enlightened one. Those who follow the teachings of Buddhism believe that the ultimate goal is to reach a state of nirvana. The 14th Dalai Lama , who was born in Tibet on July 6, 1935, ...

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  7. Ap Photos: 'Most generous' Myanmar's giving cycleRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Nov 21 | Connecticut Post

    ... in the month before they were surveyed. It attributed Myanmar's giving to the charitable traditions of Theravada Buddhism. Photo: Gemunu Amarasinghe, AP In this Nov. 19, 2014 photo, devotees wait in front of their homes to offer food to Buddhist ...

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    Friday Nov 21 | Connecticut Post

    ... considered. The foundations attributed Myanmar's giving to the deeply rooted charitable traditions of Theravada Buddhism, the country's dominant religion. There are half a million Buddhist monks in Myanmar, making up about 1 percent of the country's ...

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  9. Monk With a CameraRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Nov 21 | Chicago Sun-Times

    ... life was full of brilliant surfaces, he hungered for depth and meaning. These came when he began studying Tibetan Buddhism under Khyongla Rato Rinpoche, a teacher of the current Dalai Lama and founder of New York's Tibet House. Over time, Buddhism ...

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  10. On The Silk Road with PamelaRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Nov 20 | Civic Center

    ... century to equip a Chinese army. "Before that, all they had were Mongolian ponies," Pamela noted. The story of how Buddhism spread from northern India to the remainder of Asia is filled with all kinds of twists and turns. Tibet was once the center ...

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  11. A Frustrating Love Letter In 'Monk With A Camera'Read the original story

    Thursday Nov 20 | WNYC-AM New York

    ... of this maddeningly tactful film is a tantalizing glimpse into the personal and institutional mechanics of Tibetan Buddhism. Vreeland is the first Westerner to head a monastery, and Monk With a Camera gives us no reason to doubt that he makes a ...

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  12. Program looks to intro LGBTs to ...Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Nov 20 | Philadelphia Gay News

    ... our own innate basic goodness and extend that to others," she said. Shambhala is a relatively recent offshoot of Buddhism, an ancient faith tracing its roots back to the 5th century BCE, or thereabouts. According to scholars, the Buddha was born in ...

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  13. the buddhist theory of truth ~ dharmavidyaRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Nov 20 | Lotusinthemud

    I was asked does Buddhism have a theory of truth and, if so, what is it? The quick answer is yes, it does, and Buddha knows. Let's unpack this.

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  14. Village vibrancyRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Nov 19 | Bangkok Post

    ... a cliff face of Khao Tham Thiam, near Dong Yen Village. The carving will mark the location where the influence of Buddhism first reached the Kingdom, 2,300 years ago. The rest of the 800mwide cliff will be carved with images of the story of Buddha's ...

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  15. Buddhist Art Leads Gianguan Auctions' December 7th SaleRead the original story

    Wednesday Nov 19 | PRWeb

    ... a lion, the Guanyin, and a Taoist sage. They carry estimates of $4,000 - $6,000 each. Yet another expression of Buddhism is Lot 17, an ink-and-color on paper scroll painting by Gu Jianlong. Entitled "Venerable Buddha," it depicts the Buddha and a ...

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  16. Briarcliff Students Learn About Buddhism In Visit To Monastery In PutnamRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Nov 19 | The Briarcliff Daily Voice

    Briarcliff High School ninth-grade global studies students had the opportunity to see Buddhism practiced locally during a recent class trip to Chuang Yen Buddhist Monastery in Kent. "We are currently studying Hinduism, Buddhism and ancient China, and I thought it would be wonderful to see how Buddhism is practiced and learn from actual Buddhist monks," teacher Paul Zeidan said in a statement.

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  17. Pope Francis, Satan and ChildrenRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Nov 18 | Examiner.com

    ... time Jesus allegedly cast demons out of people to the time of Buddha, between the fourth and sixth centuries BCE. Buddhism teaches that Buddha was tempted with beautiful women by the demon Mara . Likewise, Judaism, Christianity, Islam, Mormonism and ...

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  18. Meet the Monks: Tibetan Buddhists travel the world to raise awareness of their cultureRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Nov 18 | Daytona Beach News-Journal Online

    ... the monks will construct a traditional Tibetan sand mandala, offer a cultural performance, give a talk on Tibetan Buddhism, participate in various classes, and be present on campus to engage with students. Friday, some of the monks will give a talk ...

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  19. Briarcliff High School Global Studies Class Takes Field Trip to Buddhist MonasteryRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Nov 18 | Patch.com

    Briarcliff High School ninth-graders had the opportunity to see Buddhism practiced locally during a recent Global Studies class trip to Chuang Yen Buddhist Monastery in Kent. "We are currently studying Hinduism, Buddhism and ancient China, and I thought it would be wonderful to see how Buddhism is practiced and learn from actual Buddhist monks," said teacher Paul Zeidan.

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  20. Nicholas Vreeland: Monk with a CameraRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Nov 17 | MetaFilter

    ... legendary photographers Irving Penn and Richard Avedon (both friends of Grandma). Nicholas began studying Tibetan Buddhism in 1977. This (8:39) PBS Video from 6/15/2012 provides some background: "Buddhist Abbot Nicholas Vreeland" . Now, the trailer ...

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