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  1. When 'Perfect' Beings Turn BadRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | Psychology Today

    ... practice (such as meditation ) or through following specific spiritual paths, such as the eightfold path of Buddhism or a monastic lifestyle. When people attain this state, it predisposes them to more ethical behaviour. Because of the strong ...


  2. New Supreme Patriarch has mountain to climbRead the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | The Nation

    ... apart. But the fact that we have averted a major disaster doesn't mean all is now well with our national state of Buddhism. The confrontation was an immediate danger. The issue of appointing a new Supreme Patriarch has become deeply politicised, ...


  3. US university's invite to Dalai Lama sparks uproarRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Yahoo!

    ... families a message of reflection and compassion," it added. The Dalai Lama -- who heads the main branch of Tibetan Buddhism -- has been a thorn in the side of Beijing. The spiritual leader, who has lived in exile in the north Indian town of ...


  4. 'Chef's Table' Recap: Jeong KwanRead the original story w/Photo

    23 hrs ago | Eater

    ... visiting a temple and trying the cuisine. Ripert remarks: "She's extremely compassionate. She's very advanced in Buddhism, and she happens to be a great cook... Jeong Kwan is very spontaneous in her cooking. At the same time she keeps a certain ...


  5. Letting Go Is The Hardest Thing For 'Lincoln In The Bardo'Read the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | WGBH

    ... box goes into its hole in the wall. "Bardo" means limbo, a liminal place, between worlds, between lives. In Tibetan Buddhism, it is the bodiless state that exists in the lag between one incarnation and the next, full of unquiet spirits tethered by ...


  6. US university's invite to Dalai Lama sparks uproar3 min agoRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | India.com

    ... families a message of reflection and compassion," it added. The Dalai Lama - who heads the main branch of Tibetan Buddhism - has been a thorn in the side of Beijing. The spiritual leader, who has lived in exile in the north Indian town of Dharamsala ...


  7. Dateline Irrawaddy: The Panglong Monument and the PagodaRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | The Irrawaddy Newsmagazine

    ... of the historic monument because they want to erase the history. We Shan people are also Buddhists. We believe in Buddhism, and if we see a pagoda, we pay homage to it. So I honestly believe that they put a pagoda there to divert people's attention. ...


  8. Thai Buddhism still does a world of goodRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | The Nation

    ... of Thailand's Buddhist monks. Khun Tulsathit dedicated about 90 per cent of his column to an analogy of Thai Buddhism as a stained shirt. As someone who converted to Theravada Buddhism three years ago, I would like to remind him and others that ...


  9. Indian PM to attend UN Vesak Day celebrations in Sri LankaRead the original story

    Friday | Colombo Page

    ... India, China, Japan, Thailand, Cambodia, Vietnam, Myanmar, Laos, Tibet, Bhutan, Mongolia and other countries where Buddhism is practiced are expected to participate in the event. The United Nations Day of Vesak is celebrated annually in Buddhist ...


  10. Religion Notes for February 17, 2017Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | The Union Democrat

    ... nate may do so between 9 a.m. and 4 p.m. Mondays Through Fridays and 8 a.m. and noon Sundays. Meditation and Modern Buddhism in Sonora is offered from 3 to 4 p.m. each Sunday at the Yoga Loft, 72 S. Stewart St.


  11. Buddhist fundraiser saves 1929 churchRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | The San Diego Union-Tribune

    ... with kids' classes, teenage and parent classes," he said. "A lot of parents raising kids now are really into Buddhism and meditation." Although he admits not knowing much about fundraising when he started the venture, Zlotnik said sometimes people ...


  12. Lions Travelogue to take a trip to TibetRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Feb 16 | Fairfield Glade Vista

    ... which the Buddhist religion, Zang Language and culture are shaped up. Most of local inhabitants practice Tibetan Buddhism and Bon. They maintain many unique practices, such as pilgrimage and sky burial, where the bodies of the dead are exposed to ...


  13. Thai police search controversial Dhammakaya temple in hunt for accused money laundererRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Feb 16 | ABC News

    ... forcement in Thailand. This month Thailand's new king intervened and picked a respected monk from another branch of Buddhism to become the country's top religious figure, snubbing a monk with ties to the Dhammakaya temple.


  14. 3,000 Thai police raid temple in hunt for monkRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Feb 16 | Daily Mail

    ... by a Thai law which forbids the arrest of a monk in his robes, for fear that would mar the sanctity of the clergy. Buddhism is the national religion and one of three core pillars of Thai society, along with the monarchy and nationhood. Monks occupy ...


  15. George Saunders' 'Lincoln in the Bardo' a ghost story with compassionRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Feb 15 | The Wichita Eagle

    ... setting, era-appropriate diction and kindness of spirit made me think more than once of Walt Whitman. In Tibetan Buddhism, bardo refers to a transitional state between death and rebirth. So "Lincoln in the Bardo" is a ghost story. As imagined by ...


  16. David Bowie's Life At The ExtremesRead the original story

    Wednesday Feb 15 | Psychology Today

    ... website) that "Bowie's immersion in Kabbalah was part of an overarching spiritual quest that took him from Tibetan Buddhism (he almost joined a monastery in the late 1960s, until his teacher told him that he'd make a better musician than monk) to ...


  17. In celebration of a rich heritageRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Feb 14 | The Nation

    ... loggers, and earned a fortune. They married local women, built lavish mansions like Baan Sao Nak, contributed to Buddhism and made merit." Two kilometres south of Baan Sao Nak is Wat Srichum, the largest Burmese-style temple in Thailand. Home to a ...


  18. Day in the Life: How Hearst's centralized features editor makes stories travelRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Feb 13 | DigiDay

    ... my email and the news-which I get mostly via newsletters - I meditate for 10-30 minutes. I've practiced Tibetan Buddhism for 15 years, and my teacher always stresses consistency. Like, whether you sit for five minutes or an hour isn't as important ...


  19. Lincoln in the Bardo,' by George SaundersRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Feb 13 | SFGate

    ... little f - ers from everything, next thing they're calling you to the privy to wipe their a - holes."). In Tibetan Buddhism, the bardo is an interstitial space, a launchpad for the transition from flesh to spirit. In Saunders' Georgetown version, ...


  20. In the Between: "Lincoln in the Bardo"Read the original story w/Photo

    Monday Feb 13 | The Millions (A Blog about Books)

    ... status and therein joins a tradition of American poets and prose stylists whose work signals tutelage in Tibetan Buddhism. He's in good company; such heavy-hitters as the Transcendentalists and the Beats also availed themselves of the Buddhist texts ...