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    7 hrs ago | My Mother Lode

    Meditation and Modern Buddhism in Sonora: Follow-up group study and meditation by correspondence. Hosts will play recorded teachings of American Buddhist Nun, Kelsang Chogyop, lead meditation and discussions.


  2. Tolerance at risk?Read the original story w/Photo

    9 hrs ago | Bangkok Post

    ... Asia are imports primarily from the Middle East and South Asia which poses important implications for Islam and Buddhism in Southeast Asia. Religious outlook in Southeast Asia has long been culturally syncretic. Religious fundamentalism has not been ...


  3. When Meditation Becomes PrayerRead the original story w/Photo

    9 hrs ago | The Huffington Post

    ... I used to wonder, when I first stumbled into this practice: Am I cheating, breaking the rules? I'm studying Buddhism. I'm supposed to meditate, not pray, right? That first time, the prayer/meditation arose organically and spontaneously. It lasted a ...


  4. Those memorable moments in timeRead the original story w/Photo

    20 hrs ago | Yahoo!

    ... is home to 3000 monks and 100 meditation centres. You will visit pagodas ..." Apparently at odds with the Theravada Buddhism that is most prevalent in multi-religious Myanmar, it gives me great expectations. And with great travel, expectations are ...


  5. Mayawati seeks quotas in promotionsRead the original story

    22 hrs ago | Newkerala.com

    ... main architect of the Indian constitution. She took a dig at Modi. "The prime Minister speaks of the greatness of Buddhism when he travels abroad but in India he and his colleagues' actions are against those teachings. "Lord Buddha gave the message ...


  6. China sticks to right to decide reincarnation of Dalai LamaRead the original story

    23 hrs ago | The Star Online

    ... issue of reincarnation. Tibetans fear that China will use the issue of the Dalai Lama's succession to split Tibetan Buddhism, with one new Dalai Lama named by exiles and one by the government after his death. The central government has stiffened its ...


  7. Holiday lighting, storytelling, Small Business Saturday in Greenwood-Phinney Ridge this weekendRead the original story

    Friday Nov 27 | Phinneywood

    ... on the lights. Holiday Sale of Himalayan Handicraft from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. Sunday at Sakya Monastery of Tibetan Buddhism, 108 NW 83rd St. The Macy's Holiday Parade starts at 9 a.m. Friday downtown. Needless to say, traffic and parking will be tough, ...


  8. From Indonesia, a Muslim challenge to IS's ideologyRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Nov 26 | The Times of India

    ... and acceptance of other religions. Analysts say the theology developed organically in a place where Hinduism and Buddhism were the primary religions before Islam arrived around the 13th century. Indonesian Islam blended with local religious beliefs ...


  9. Snub hurts VikramshilaRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Nov 26 | The Telegraph

    ... circuit special train'. However, it seems to have forgotten the role of the ancient university in the context of Buddhism." Jaishwal said: "Foreigners still want to visit Vikramshila, the place that was instrumental in establishing Lamaism (Tibetan ...


  10. Screen TimeRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Nov 26 | Hilobrow

    ... Thailand, the history of the Communist insurgency in Nabua (where Boonmee was filmed), the theology of Theravada Buddhism, and the influence of American avant-garde filmmakers like Bruce Baillie. Even then, I doubt whether everything would resolve ...


  11. Sri Lanka: Theravada Buddhism worse than Brahmanism in language replacementRead the original story

    Wednesday Nov 25 | TamilNet Newswire

    [TamilNet, Wednesday, 25 November 2015, 23:54 GMT] Pali-based Theravada Buddhism, especially its Sinhala version, is historically worse than Sanskritic Brahmanism in language replacement and denial of linguistic rights of peoples in their religious ...


  12. Now you see it, now you dona tRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Nov 25 | Boulder Weekly

    ... months we were just finding Chinese guides. We just wanted to find someone who was living that culture of Tibetan Buddhism in Tibet." And finally they found Lumbum Shaman. Lumbum has been a guide since he was about 15 years old, according to ...


  13. Whispers from the Bamboo Grove #34: 'Just As You Are: Buddhism for Foolish Beings'Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Nov 25 | Lotusinthemud

    "Just As You Are: Buddhism for Foolish Beings' is for anyone who wants to live a good life but is tired of endlessly trying to perfect themselves. Pureland Buddhism takes a realistic view of our foolish natures as human beings, and offers us an alternative to the 'do it yourself' self-help movement.


  14. Military's heavy handRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Nov 24 | Bangkok Post

    ... up and leave. The Thai Buddhist clergy opposes female ordination, insisting that Bhikkhuni lineage in Theravada Buddhism is long extinct. Any monks who support Bhikkhuni ordination also face the threat of punishment. To show the clergy is not ...


  15. Over the hills and far awayRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Nov 24 | The Nation

    ... folk singers take it in turns to entertain. "Chula Krathin is a small and humble rite that demands big faith in Buddhism," says grandmother Chan, her hands and feet busy behind the spinning wheel. "The yellow robe, from gathering the cotton to the ...


  16. Psalm things are off limits at schools, but not Christmas carolsRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Nov 23 | Sydney Morning Herald

    ... long as no one from outside school is present. It then goes on to say that a mandala, an important part of Tibetan Buddhism, can be used in maths to learn about shapes and symmetry, and in art. Schools can also put up Christmas decorations and ...


  17. PM Narendra Modi to take Shinzo Abe to Varanasi in DecRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Nov 22 | The Indian Express

    In an effort to promote cultural exchanges through the common threads of Buddhism, Prime Minister Narendra Modi will have his Japanese counterpart Shinzo Abe as his guest in his Lok Sabha constituency Varanasi on December 12. Following deliberations between the Prime Minister's Office and the Ministries of External Affairs, Culture and Tourism, a preliminary protocol of Modi's visit with Abe was sent to the Varanasi district administration on Sunday. Varanasi Additional District Magistrate Om Prakash Chaubey confirmed to The Indian Express that the administration had received a tentative protocol of the one-day visit by the two PMs.


  18. "It's unacceptable to give religious privilege only to...Read the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Nov 21 | Salon

    ... ts that are deeply meaningful to our members. There are other atheistic religions in human history, from Jainism to Buddhism to Confucianism. . .


  19. India shouldn't change political path on Tibet: RijijuRead the original story

    Saturday Nov 21 | Newkerala.com

    ... "Indians and Tibetans have a spiritual relationship. Guru Padma Sambhava went to Tibet and at a later day, Buddhism returned to India in its purest form," said Rijiju. "The Dalai Lama said India is the guru and Tibet is the 'chela' (disciple). But ...


  20. India shouldn't change political path on Tibet: Kiren RijijuRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Nov 21 | India.com

    ... agreed. "Indians and Tibetans have a spiritual relationship. Guru Padma Sambhava went to Tibet and at a later day, Buddhism returned to India in its purest form," said Rijiju. "The Dalai Lama said India is the guru and Tibet is the 'chela' ...