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6 hrs ago | The Irrawaddy Newsmagazine

On the Road Back to Mandalay

People hold weapons as they come back from the funeral ceremony of U Tun Tun, a 36-year-old funeral bus driver killed in a riot, in Mandalay on July 4, 2014.


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12 hrs ago | Nerve News

Three woman cops at Bodh Gaya temple suspended for misbehaviour

Three policewomen, deployed for security of Bodh Gaya's Mahabodhi temple, Buddhism's holiest shrine in Bihar, were suspended for alleged misbehaviour with tourists,p olice Friday said.


Related Topix: India, World News, Religion

16 hrs ago | Lifehacker

Seven Important Lessons from World Religions Everyone Should Know

It doesn't matter if you're an atheist, devout follower of your faith, an agnostic, or anywhere in between-there's wisdom to be learned from the world's religions.


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Thu Jul 31, 2014

Nerve News

Mahabodhi now among India's richest temples

After Tirupati, Vaishno Devi and Shirdi Sai Baba temples, the Mahabodhi temple in Bihar's Bodh Gaya, Buddhism's holiest shrine, has become one of the richest temples in India, officials said Thursday.


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Monastery Escape organized by Mahindra Adventure allows you to literally make your dream come true

What if you were offered the chance to see the snow-capped mountains of the Himalayas , the cold desert of the Nubra Valley, cross some of the highest mountain passes in the world, visit quaint monasteries in remote valleys and get a crash course on Tibetan Buddhism from the lamas, ride in tandem with the sparkling waters of the Indus, plus a ... (more)


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Wed Jul 30, 2014


San Francisco's Asian Art Museum Announces 2014-2015 Exhibition Schedule

Dakini, an enlightened Tibetan Buddhism goddess and SFMOMA 's Felix Gonzalez-Torres' "Untitled" .


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Sys-Con Media

Tens of Thousands of Buddhists From All Over the World Bid Farewell to Tibetan Buddhist Leader

His Holiness the 17th Karmapa Thaye Dorje, spiritual head of the Karma Kagyu school, one of the oldest Buddhist traditions in Tibet, will preside over the ceremonies.


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Tue Jul 29, 2014

People's Daily Online

'Crazy' Li Yang coverts to Buddhism

Li Yang converts to Buddhism recently in the Shaoling Temple in Dengfeng of Central China's Henan province on July 26, 2014.


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In change of heart Nepal to allow cremation of Tibetan monk

Nepal will allow a monk prominent in Tibetan Buddhism to be cremated in a monastery in Kathmandu, a minister said on Tuesday, disregarding fears of possible anti-China protests by his followers during the funeral.


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Mon Jul 28, 2014

The Free Dictionary


The teachings of Zen include various sources of MahA yA na thought, especially YogA cA ra, the TathA gatagarbha Sutras and Huayan.


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Sun Jul 27, 2014

Korea Herald

Joint committee to seek UNESCO status for Buddhist mountain temples

South Korea is stepping up efforts to inscribe the nation's traditional Buddhist mountain temples as UNESCO World Cultural Heritage sites with the founding of a new association to facilitate and oversee the inscription process until 2018.


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Thanh Nein News

Yen Tu - the home of Vietnam's hero king-turned-Buddha

The Yen Tu historical relic occupies nearly 20 kilometers of Quang Ninh Province's Uong Bi District.


Related Topix: Religion, World News, Vietnam, Travel

Thu Jul 24, 2014


The Ten Buddhist Perfections

The paramitas , or perfections, in Buddhism are a set of virtues that aspirants cultivate as part of their path.


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The marvels of Sukhothai in northern Thailand

Some of the earliest traces of human culture can be found in the Southeast Asian nation of Thailand.


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Perched Diskit

Diskit Monastery also known as Deskit Gompa or Diskit Gompa is the oldest and largest Buddhist monastery in the Nubra Valley of Ladakh, northern India.


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Wed Jul 23, 2014

Voice of America

China to Extend Rail Line from Tibet to India, Nepal

Workers take a break sitting on the tracks leading to the platform of the newly opened Lhasa train station in Lhasa, Tibet, China.


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other-power: why self-mastery is self-defeating

The logic of morality is often based on a wish, an assumption, or an aspiration toward self-mastery in service of a spiritual or worldly goal.


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Malaysian National News Agency

China Invests US$79 Million To Provide Tibetan Temples With Drinking Water

China will invest 495 million yuan to provide safe drinking water to all temples around the southwestern Tibet Autonomous Region within this year.


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Mon Jul 21, 2014

On An Overgrown Path

Peaks and lamas

Conch shells sounding from the roof announce the early morning puja at the Tibetan Buddhist Thiksay Monastery in Ladakh.


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Sun Jul 20, 2014

Oriental Yellow Peril

Yellow Peril was a color metaphor for race that originated in the late 19th century with Chinese immigrants as laborers to various Western countries, especially North America.


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