Buddhism

Bay Area Religious Groups Gearing Up for More Relief Efforts After Rita

September 26, 2005

Source: The Daily Review

http://www.insidebayarea.com/dailyreview/localnews/ci_3062969

On September 26, 2005 The Daily Review reported, "During the past month, religious groups of all faiths have played a key role in coordinating relief efforts in Louisiana, Mississippi and Alabama, commonly viewed as America's Bible Belt. As Hurricane Rita threatens to make matters worse in the Gulf States, many religious organizations are gearing up for a second round of...

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Interfaith Event in Corvallis Focuses on Healing

September 24, 2005

Source: Gazette Times

http://www.gazettetimes.com/articles/2005/09/25/news/religion/satrel03.txt

On September 24, 2005 the Gazette Times reported, "In light of the destruction and loss monopolizing the news recently, the theme of Corvallis' fourth annual Interfaith Conference on Oct. 1 couldn't be more appropriate. 'Healing Ourselves and Our World — An Interfaith Sharing,' was the topic chosen months ago by the Interfaith Community of Corvallis...

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Opinion: Appointment of Muslim Chief of Army Shows Govt Not Anti-Muslim

September 18, 2005

Source: Gulf News

http://www.gulf-news.com/Articles/OpinionNF.asp?ArticleID=182338

On September 18, 2005 the Gulf News ran an opinion piece by Dr. Abdullah Al Madani, a Bahrain-based Gulf researcher and writer on Asian affairs, on the recent appointment of a Muslim to the position of Chief of Army in Thaliand. Al Madani comments, "Extremist individuals and groups in the Arab and Islamic world... accuse [Thailand] of discriminating against its Muslim...

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Dalai Lama Speaks to Thousands at Idaho Resort

September 16, 2005

Source: Summit Daily News

Wire Service: AP

http://www.summitdaily.com/article/20050916/NEWS/109160026

On September 16, 2005 the Associated Press reported, "More than 15,000 people, including business leaders, congressmen, former ambassadors and just plain folks gathered in this mountain resort to listen to the Dalai Lama this week during a series of speaking engagements commemorating the fourth anniversary of the Sept. 11 terror...

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Buddhist Monks Take Business Courses to Learn Temple Management

September 15, 2005

Source: The Times

http://www.timesonline.co.uk/article/0,,3-1780856,00.html

On September 15, 2005 The Times reported, "Zen and the art of business management have reached China: monks from the Jade Buddha Monastery in Shanghai are attending business school. The Antai School of Management accepted 18 of them this month for a new MBA course in temple management. 'We live in the metropolis of Shanghai and we need to find a way to interact between Buddhism and...

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Concerns Raised Over Governor's Support of Dalai Lama's Visit

September 12, 2005

Source: Casper Star Tribune

Wire Service: AP

http://www.casperstartribune.net/articles/2005/09/12/news/national/8623d38ff3c9cbe68725707a00034848.txt

On September 12, 2005 the Associated Press reported, "Some parents say they're concerned that Gov. Dirk Kempthorne is arranging for their children to communicate with the Dalai Lama. Kempthorne has encouraged Idaho students to write essays...

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2,000 In Clearwater, Faith Communities Come Together in Prayer and Compassion

September 10, 2005

Source: St. Petersburg Times. Eileen Schulte. September 10, 2005

On September 10, 2005 the St. Petersburg Times reported, "The Rev. Leddy Hammock held a candle and looked up at the dozens of people at an interfaith remembrance service for Hurricane Katrina victims Tuesday. 'We gather to rebuild a levee against all human tears,' she told them. A few minutes later, the lights were dimmed, and each person in the octagon-shaped sanctuary held up a single lighted candle, asking God to help the evacuees and to forgive the dead of their...

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A Symbol of Buddhism in Biloxi Survives Katrina

September 9, 2005

Source: The Washington Post

http://www.washingtonpost.com/wp-dyn/content/article/2005/09/08/AR2005090802141.html

On September 9, 2005 The Washington Post reported, " It took 30 years for Vietnamese refugees to turn a homely corner of Biloxi into a thriving neighborhood -- and 13 hours of Katrina to send them back to the day they came here. Much of the neighborhood is either leveled or broken beyond repair. The My Viet Supermarket is...

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Western Kentucky University Students Have Range of Local Worship Options

September 8, 2005

Source: Western Kentucky University Herald

http://www.wkuherald.com/media/paper603/news/2005/09/08/Diversions/Many-Worship.Options.Available.Near.Campus-979061.shtml

On September 8, 2005 the Western Kentucky University Herald reported, "Many students have difficulty finding a place to worship after enrolling at Western. Other students may have trouble adjusting to new venues of worship... Several...

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