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  1. Rebirth In The Pure Land ~ DharmavidyaRead the original story

    8 hrs ago | Lotusinthemud

    ... the practice of chih quan, we offer these flowers to 'other Buddhas'. Why 'other Buddhas'? Why not our own Buddha? Buddhism is not a tight exclusive club in which salvation goes with membership. The person inspired by Buddha has a heart that is open ...

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  2. Lama Lodu Rinponche teaches in ArcataRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Times-Standard

    ... the seat of His Holiness of the 16th Gyalwang Karmapa, the Supreme Head of the Kagyu lineage of Vajrayana Buddhism. He was also trained by His Eminence Kalu Rinpoche, the senior meditation master of the entire lineage. This visit is being hosted by ...

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  3. For 2nd time in 15 years, Tibetan Buddhist academy faces demolition orderRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Los Angeles Times

    A large Tibetan Buddhist academy tucked in a remote valley of Sichuan province is under threat of large-scale destruction by Chinese authorities for the second time in 15 years, international human rights groups and scholars say. Larung Gar, a picturesque settlement of red log-cabin dwellings set amid alpine hills, was founded in 1980 by a teacher named Khenpo Jigme Phutsok, a "living Buddha" who played a key role in reviving Tibetan Buddhism after the 1966-76 Cultural Revolution when religious traditions were forced underground.

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  4. Stunning Tibetan Buddhist mountainside 'city' that's home to 10,000 ...Read the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Daily Mail

    ... The expulsions came on the day that China's hand-picked Panchen Lama, the second-highest figure in Tibetan Buddhism, presided over a four-day Buddhist ritual called the Kalachakra initiation at his home monastery in southwestern Tibet. It was the ...

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  5. Chinese Workers Dismantle Tibetan Study Site, Evict PeopleRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Voice of America

    ... The expulsions came on the day that China's hand-picked Panchen Lama, the second-highest figure in Tibetan Buddhism, presided over a four-day Buddhist ritual called the Kalachakra initiation at his home monastery in southwestern Tibet. It was the ...

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  6. Chinese Officials Begin to Dismantle Tibetan Study SiteRead the original story

    Yesterday | ABC News

    ... The expulsions came on the day that China's hand-picked Panchen Lama, the second-highest figure in Tibetan Buddhism , presided over a four-day Buddhist ritual called the Kalachakra initiation at his home monastery in southwestern Tibet. It was the ...

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  7. Beijing-backed Panchen Lama Performs Ritual in TibetRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | China Digital Times

    ... named by the Dalai Lama as the reincarnation of the 10th Panchen Lama-the second-highest ranking lama in Tibetan Buddhism after the Dalai Lama. Gendun Choekyi Nyima subsequently disappeared, and his whereabouts are still unknown, prompting repeated ...

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  8. Abbot Urges Monks Against Protest as China Razes Buddhist AcademyRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Voice of America

    ... The London-based organization condemned the move, calling it part of Beijing's efforts to "subvert the influence of Buddhism in Tibet." "They are bringing violence to a place of peace and spirituality," said Eleanor Byrne-Rosengren, the group's ...

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  9. Protest over the demolition of Ambedkar Bhavan reveals a divided Dalit communityRead the original story

    Yesterday | The Indian Express

    ... empathise with their struggles. They would promote individualistic vipasana but not the radical social activism of Buddhism that Ambedkar envisaged. It exhibits an Ambedkar emptied of radical content.

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  10. [In Depth] Huge statue suggests early rise for BuddhismRead the original story

    Thursday | Science

    Archaeologists excavating at the sprawling Buddhist complex of Bhamala Stupa, north of Islamabad, at first thought they were digging up yet another stone wall. But they soon realized they had discovered the shattered remains of a massive statue-a monumental reclining Buddha that stretched more than 15 meters, the length of a shipping container.

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  11. Kyo Ju Kai Mon: Ten Precept Teaching ~ DharmavidyaRead the original story

    Thursday | Lotusinthemud

    There are various versions of the moral precepts of Buddhism. The following is based, with very slight variation, upon the version offered by my teacher Jiyu Kennett Roshi.

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  12. Striving for unityRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | The Economist

    ... language as the standard written script. The Chinese influence on Vietnam still persists, notably in the Mahayana Buddhism which today is practised by many ethnic Vietnamese, and in Vietnam's distinctly Confucian political and education systems. But ...

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  13. China's Panchen Lama presides over key Buddhist ritualRead the original story

    Thursday | The Madison Press

    China's hand-picked Panchen Lama is presiding over a key Buddhist ritual being held in Tibet for the first time in 50 years, in a move criticized by overseas Tibetan groups as an attempt to legitimize him as a religious leader. The second-highest figure in Tibetan Buddhism was present for the Kalachakra instructions that began Thursday morning at his home monastery in southwestern Tibet, the official Xinhua News Agency said.

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  14. Chinaa s Panchen Lama carries out religious rite in Tibet, first in 50 yearsRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | Religion News Service

    Gyaltsen Norbu , the 11th Panchen Lama, arrives at a Buddhism gathering Dec. 8, 2015, at the Tashilhunpo Monastery in Shigatse, Tibet Autonomous Region, China. China Daily/REUTERS BEIJING A youth named by China as the second-highest figure in Tibetan Buddhism, but reviled as a fake by many Tibetans, began an important Although officially atheist, China selected Gyaltsen Norbu as the 11th Panchen Lama in 1995 in a drive to win the hearts and minds of Tibetans.

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  15. Princess Sirindhorn's personal visit to Uthai Thani wins all Thais' heartsRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | Pattaya Mail

    ... discourse given by the Lord Buddha to his first Buddhist monk, and thus constituting the birth of the Triple Gem of Buddhism; namely, the Buddha, the Dharma or his teachings, and the Sangha or his disciples.

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  16. China's Panchen Lama carries out religious rite in Tibet, first in 50 yearsRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | Channelnewsasia.com

    A youth named by China as the second-highest figure in Tibetan Buddhism, but reviled as a fake by many Tibetans, began an important Buddhist rite on Thursday, the first time in 50 years it has happened in Tibet, state media said. Gyaltsen Norbu, the 11th Panchen Lama, attends a Buddhism gathering at the Tashilhunpo Monastery in Shigatse, Tibet Autonomous Region, China, December 8, 2015.

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  17. Flag project to spread goodwillRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 20 | The Coastal Courier

    Often associated with Tibetan Buddhism as a way to spread good will and compassion in an area, the Hope Flags are a response to recent violence that has plagued the United States, according to Leah Poole, CEO of the Liberty County Chamber and Convention and Visitors Bureau. "With all of the divisiveness and continued violence occurring, we thought it would be great for the Chamber to do something to continue to pull the community together.

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  18. Myanmar Now: Ma Ba Tha monks a "divisive" minority, other clergymen sayRead the original story

    Wednesday Jul 20 | Burmanet

    ... an abbot at Myawaddi Mingyi Monastery in Mandalay, said some monks had initially viewed Ma Ba Tha as a protector of Buddhism, but most had come to realise that it was radical and close to the military-linked Union Solidarity and Development Party ...

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  19. China's Xigaze ready for Buddhist teaching by Panchen LamaRead the original story

    Wednesday Jul 20 | Xinhuanet

    ... Ghasong Lhamo, 14, also looks forward to the teachings. Ghasong Lhamo said her dream is to "become a nun to teach Buddhism and help people." "But right now, I hope I can enter a good senior high school," she said. This summer, like many others her ...

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  20. Advice to tourists: don't show your Buddha tattoo in MyanmarRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 20 | South China Morning Post

    ... flock from Thailand, China, Japan, the United States and Europe to see the ancient city and often to practise Buddhism. But Westerners approach Buddhism differently to locals. That was made obvious when Myanmese officials were poised to deport a ...

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