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  1. Prayer Without Blind FaithRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday | Tricycle

    ... by little, I came to appreciate the wisdom and depth of Rinpoche's instruction. In the Shangpa tradition of Tibetan Buddhism, the basic instruction for mahamudra is to let body, breath, and mind settle naturally. Though it sounds simple, it is not ...


  2. Buddhism Pure Copper Palace shines bright againRead the original story

    Sunday | China Daily

    This photo shows the Buddha lying at the palace in Taiyuan Longquan Temple, Shanxi province, on December 7, 2018. The project of restoring several historic buildings at Taiyuan Longquan Temple to preserve original Tang Dynasy (AD 618-907) architecture is ongoing. [Photo/IC]


  3. Post your commentRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday | Bangkok Post

    ... the best-known Thai Buddhist monks who appears frequently on television and different media. His method of applied Buddhism in his writing and sermons -- with the modernised application of word play and humour -- has regenerated the interest of ...


  4. Do not criticise, accept everything ~ DharmavidyaRead the original story

    Sunday Dec 9 | Lotusinthemud

    ... something rather close to the Buddhist notion of ekagata . It is quite possible that the abba were influenced by Buddhism and that their concerns were similar. In any case, whether there was influence or not, this is a fundamental question. How can ...


  5. Three Jewels on Three Planes ~ DharmavidyaRead the original story

    Sunday Dec 9 | Lotusinthemud

    The Three Jewels are the heart of Buddhism. The three are the Buddha, the Dharma and the Sangha.


  6. 7 Reasons to Visit Cambodia NowRead the original story

    Sunday Dec 9 | Silver Spring Voice

    ... generous, hospitable and open-minded people. It is estimated that 93% of people in this country practice Theravada Buddhism. The poverty rate might have decreased but Cambodia is still a poor country. Those who escaped poverty risk being poor again. ...


  7. When an 8th century stupa was found under a Tripura EidgahRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Dec 9 | The Indian Express

    ... maintained of their visits. Boxanagar's 8th century Buddhist stupa stands as a testament to the strong influence of Buddhism on the erstwhile princely state Tipperah ruled by tribal Hindu kings for over 500 years till 1949. The Archaeological Survey ...


  8. Early FilesRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Dec 7 | Barnstable Patriot

    ... evening lectures has been planned for the rest of the winter. Those in this month will be given by the pastor on Buddhism: Dec. 12 – Buddha the Founder of Buddhism; Dec. 19 –Buddhist Philosophy and Reincarnation; and Dec. 26 – ...


  9. Piecing shattered lives back togetherRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Dec 8 | Bangkok Post

    ... laypeople from the three core Buddhist sects -- Mahayana, Vajrayana and Theravada -- who work together to spread Buddhism. But its mission is also to rescue those in need of long-term emotional rehabilitation. The WFB held its most recent meeting, ...


  10. China using Buddhism to increase its influence in South AsiaRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Dec 8 | Newkerala.com

    By Amitabh Mathur, New Delhi , Dec 7 : In a bid to increase its influence in South Asia, China is slowly using Buddhism as a soft power. From rewriting sacred texts by introducing Chinese narrative to developing Buddhist pilgrim sites and controlling monasteries in its own way, China is working slowly towards changing the narrative of India-centric Buddhism and emerge as leader of the Buddhist world.


  11. William Hamblin & Daniel Peterson: Buddhist pilgrimage sites in IndiaRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Dec 7 | Deseret News

    Although Buddhists form only a small minority in modern India, the significance of India as the spiritual homeland for both Buddhism and Buddhists cannot be overemphasized. This significance is reflected both in the pilgrimages undertaken by modern Buddhists and in the building of modern Buddhist shrines sponsored by the Buddhist-majority countries of East Asia.


  12. Kunming: The city of eternal springRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Dec 7 | Newkerala.com

    ... around. A stone bridge connects Mahavira Hall with the Yuantong Temple entrance. Epitomising all three branches of Buddhism, the temple houses the statues of Sakyamuni, Amitabha and the Medicine Buddha, all dating to the Yuan dynasty (1271-1368) ...


  13. AP Photos: Editor selections from the past week in AsiaRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Dec 6 | The Beaumont Enterprise

    ... the death anniversary of Tsongkhapa, in Dharmsala, India. Tsongkhapa is the founder of the Gelug school of Tibetan Buddhism to which the Dalai Lama belongs. less In this Sunday, Dec. 2, 2018, file photo, an exile Tibetan lights candles in front of ...


  14. Hardship and enlightenment in Sichuan's crowded - City of Nuns'Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Dec 6 | South China Morning Post

    ... quarters. Between meditation sessions, young and old shop for robes, hats (yellow for the Gelug school of Tibetan Buddhism; red for the Sakya), shoes and electronic goods (many nuns wear headphones and carry smartphones), among other items sold at ...


  15. Buddhism According to PessimismRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Dec 6 | Tricycle

    Pessimism has been making a comeback lately, and it's not hard to see why. Myriad frightening ecological and political crises are unfolding throughout the world, all caused by greed, hatred, and delusion-Buddhism's three principal toxins.


  16. Written with my head in the cloudsRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Dec 6 | On An Overgrown Path

    ... Rif Mountains in the north. Morocco's High Atlas shares with Tibet a predilection for the animistic - Tibetan Buddhism is heavily influenced by the shamanistic Bon religion - and the scenery also bears a striking resemblance to the Land of the ...


  17. Kathok Getse Rinpoche, Head of the Nyingma School, Is Dead at 64Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Dec 5 | Tricycle

    Gyurme Tenpa Gyaltsen, the fourth Kathok Getse Rinpoche and the seventh head of the Nyingma tradition of Tibetan Buddhism, died on November 19 of injuries suffered in a fall near Pharping, Nepal. He was 64. He was the "Golden Throne" holder of the Kathok Monastery lineage, the oldest branch of the Nyingma tradition, which is the earliest of the four main schools of Tibetan Buddhism.


  18. Thailand Considers Same-Sex Partnership BillRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Dec 5 | Voice of America

    ... in the conservative farming community, where more than 90 percent of Thais practice the conservative Theravada Buddhism. "We have problems with the family, and they don't accept who we are because Thailand is not as open as Western countries," said ... 2 comments

  19. it Takes Two or Who's Afraid of Duality? ~ DharmavidyaRead the original story

    Tuesday Dec 4 | Lotusinthemud

    ... Ages. We are still living with - almost haunted by - these templates of thought. Nowadays, it is not uncommon for Buddhism to be presented as a nondualistic philosophy, but this is a questionable assertion. Nondualism comes very close to being the ...


  20. Volunteers plead for return of stolen Buddhist relicRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Dec 4 | CBC News

    ... of Buddhist teacher Chogyam Trungpa Rinpoche, Shotwell said. His teachings formed the specific line of Tibetan Buddhism, known as a lineage, practised at the centre. He died in 1987 and his remains were placed in several reliquaries, Shotwell said - ...