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  1. Tibetans enjoy harmonious religious lives, unity: expertRead the original story

    Yesterday | Xinhuanet

    ... happiness enjoyed by all people," said the expert. He said various religions coexist in Tibet, including Tibetan Buddhism, Islam, and Catholicism. There are about 1,787 religious sites where religious activities are carried out, and more than 46,000 ...

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  2. Why are trees being ordained as monks in Thailand?Read the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Asian Correspondent

    ... book The Ordination of a Tree , explains that protecting trees is a form of merit-making, an important practice in Buddhism. By accumulating merit through performing good deeds, Buddhists are ensuring a better next life and taking a step closer to ...

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  3. Dalai Lama - The complex world of the Tibetan leader-Read the original story w/Photo

    Monday | Mydigitalfc.com

    ... Dorje, the 17th Karmapa, the head of the Karma Kagyu, the largest sub-school of the Kagyu tradition of Tibetan Buddhism. The Karmapas are located in Tsurphu Monastery in the Tolung valley of Tibet. Karmapa Ogyen Trinley Dorje as a boy had made a ...

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  4. Bulguksa Temple LantersRead the original story

    Sunday | TrekEarth

    Bulguksa is located on the slopes of Mount Toham. It is a head temple of the Jogye Order of Korean Buddhism and encompasses seven National treasures of South Korea, including the Dabotap and Seokgatap stone pagodas, Cheongun-gyo , and two gilt-bronze statues of Buddha.

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  5. Buddhism, the Good and the BadRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Aug 11 | Scientific American

    My previous post describes a week-long silent Buddhist retreat I took last month , which affected me more than I expected. In this post, I'll offer a few further reflections on the experience, and on Buddhism.

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  6. Sat 8/11: Trikaya Buddhism & MeditationRead the original story

    Saturday Aug 11 | San Diego Reader

    Trikaya Buddhism is a practical, western Vajrayana pathway to Awakening. Discipline and service are its main practices.

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  7. Shambhala Plans Spring Launch for Children's ImprintRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Aug 10 | Publishers' Weekly

    ... filling what we see as a big gap in authentic, engaging, and meaningful books on meditation, mindfulness, yoga, and Buddhism and hope, to both ignite a new generation of readers and to give powerful tools to their parents," he told PW . The new ...

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  8. Tibetans ready to be part of China: Dalai LamaRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Aug 10 | Newkerala.com

    ... community across India to mark 60 years of its exile in the country. "Several of Chinese citizens practicing Buddhism are keen on Tibetan Buddhism as it is considered scientific," the Nobel laureate said. Born in Taktser hamlet in northeastern ...

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  9. High-flying monk gets 114 years in prison for fraudRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Aug 10 | Pattaya Mail

    ... and child abduction case against Wiraphol. Critics say Wirapol is an extreme example of a wider crisis in Thai Buddhism, which has become marginalized by a shortage of monks and an increasingly secular society. "Prison is comfortable, there are ...

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  10. Thai monk who flew in high style gets 114-year prison sentenceRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Aug 9 | Stars and Stripes

    ... and child abduction case against Wiraphol. Critics say Wirapol is an extreme example of a wider crisis in Thai Buddhism, which has become marginalized by a shortage of monks and an increasingly secular society. "Prison is comfortable, there are ...

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  11. Art Review: At the Rubin Museum, the Future Has Arrived. And It's Fluid.Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Aug 9 | The New York Times

    ... being, arrived on earth in the 8th century, lived as an itinerant yogi in India and initiated a powerful wave of Buddhism in Tibet. Among other talents, he could see time in a panoptical, wraparound way: past, present and future simultaneously. ...

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  12. Thai Ex-Monk Who Flew in High Style Gets Prison for FraudRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Aug 9 | Voice of America

    ... and child abduction case against Wiraphol. Critics say Wirapol is an extreme example of a wider crisis in Thai Buddhism, which has become marginalized by a shortage of monks and an increasingly secular society. "Prison is comfortable, there are ...

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  13. 114 years for Nen KhamRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Aug 9 | Bangkok Post

    Former monk Wirapol Sukphol, also known as Nen Kham, is brought to the Criminal Court to hear a ruling on public fraud and other charges on Thursday. The Criminal Court on Thursday sentenced former monk Nen Kham to 114 years in jail for deceiving 29 people into donating to bogus Buddhism and disaster relief projects and using the money to buy a jet and luxury cars.

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  14. A top spiritual leader in Tibetan Buddhism comes to EugeneRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Aug 9 | Eugene Weekly

    ... place at the Downtown Athletic Club and is $50. The freedom from the four attachments is a well-known teaching in Buddhism and focuses on freeing oneself from a variety of attachments - physical, emotional or intellectual. "This freedom from the ...

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  15. Samaya and the World of ShambhalaRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Aug 6 | Tricycle

    ... means, it's popularly thought of as a kind of commitment or bondage to a teacher. It is a central notion in Tibetan Buddhism. It carries with it the idea that the student should regard the teacher as a perfect buddha, a mirror for the student's ...

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  16. Sri Lanka: NPC Minister responds to SLA Commander, British Archaeologist on Jaffna Fort controversiesRead the original story

    Sunday Aug 5 | TamilNet Newswire

    ... and intangible heritage. The NPC Minister was pointing out the dangerous implications of the Sinhala Theravada Buddhism-promoted and SL State-patronised tourism of colonisation-outlook, a paradigm introduced by the Rajapaksa brothers. The unitary ...

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  17. Roy Horan Announces the Release of 'Vigilance of the Heart'Read the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Aug 5 | BroadwayWorld.com

    ... in the remote Canadian Arctic wilderness as a nomadic hunter-trapper; studied various martial arts in China and Zen Buddhism in Kyoto, Japan; wrote, produced and globally distributed action films; became a multimedia design professor at a Hong Kong ...

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  18. A Buddhism Critic Goes on a Silent Buddhist RetreatRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Aug 5 | Scientific American

    I've been hard on Buddhism over the years . But I like to think I'm open-minded.

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  19. This chef is making Bhutan's best (and only) croissantRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Aug 3 | KAUZ

    ... passing overhead - of the Sanskrit mantra "Om Mani Padme Hum," the recitation of which is believed to lead to Buddhism's six perfections. In the hotel's chilly basement, he toiled six to seven days a week, attired in a starched white pastry chef's ...

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  20. Such is the Innate Character of His Holiness the BuddhaRead the original story w/Photo

    May 15, 2018 | KTVN Reno

    President Donald Trump, First Lady Melania Trump and several senior congressional members congratulated H.H. Dorje Chang Buddha III for His birthday in honor of His status as the supreme leader of all Buddhism and selfless contributions. LOS ANGELES, CA, August 04, 2018 /24-7PressRelease/ -- On June 24, 2018, the flag of the United States was raised over Holy Heavenly Lake in California.

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