Buddhism

At Stanford, the Dalai Lama Speaks Of Science And Compassion

October 14, 2010

Author: Ryan Mac

Source: The Bay Citizen

http://www.baycitizen.org/religion/story/stanford-dalai-lama-speaks-science-and/

Stanford University President John Hennessy is accustomed to meeting foreign dignitaries and world icons, all while projecting a calm and collected presence.

 

But when the Dalai Lama calls, you come running.

 

This morning, after introducing the spiritual leader...

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Tibet: China to Tighten Control Over Buddhist Monasteries

October 12, 2010

Author: Staff Writer

Source: The Buddhist Channel/Phayul

http://www.buddhistchannel.tv/index.php?id=70,9607,0,0,1,0

China plans to tighten control over Tibetan Buddhist monasteries to reduce the influence of the exiled Dalai Lama and other 'internal and external separatist forces,' according to a government notice seen on Oct 11, 2010.

 

The State Administration of Religious Affairs issued the 'Management measure for...

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Dalai Lama to Focus On Peace Among Religions In Silicon Valley Visit

October 8, 2010

Author: Joe Rodriguez

Source: The Mercury News

http://www.mercurynews.com/breaking-news/ci_16291170

In a region hamstrung by a stunted economy, besieged by dirty campaign ads and ever mindful of terrorist threats, here comes the Dalai Lama with a message of personal compassion and religious kinship.

Events of the four-day visit to Silicon Valley by the Tibetan Buddhist leader and Nobel Peace Prize laureate are mostly sold out, a sign he...

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Utah Buddhists Saving Brine Shrimp Back Into Lake

October 6, 2010

Author: Kristen Moulton

Source: The Oklahoman/The Salt Lake Tribune

http://www.newsok.com/utah-buddhists-saving-brine-shrimp-back-into-lake/article/feed/198779

In Asia, Buddhists free caged birds to engender good karma.

 

In the North Atlantic, they release live lobsters that otherwise would end up on America's dinner tables.

 

But Buddhists in Utah have a truly novel way...

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Being Buddhist at UW-Madison

October 4, 2010

Author: Kathryn Weenig

Source: The Buddhist Channel/The Daily Cardinal

http://www.buddhistchannel.tv/index.php?id=62,9575,0,0,1,0

For practicing Buddhists, learning entails more than attending university classes and completing assignments.

Laiman Mai, a Buddhist who received her Ph.D. from UW-Madison and has lectured at the UW-Madison Buddhism Study Group during the past 25 years, distinguishes the knowledge of her religion from the...

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Third Anniversary of Buddhist Monk Massacre In Myanmar Commemorated

September 28, 2010

Author: Staff Writer

Source: The Buddhist Channel/Asia News

http://www.buddhistchannel.tv/index.php?id=43,9555,0,0,1,0

Politicians, human rights activists and religious leaders took part in a peaceful sit-in in front of the Myanmar Embassy in Colombo yesterday. They called on the world not to forget, highlighting the difficulties democracy encounters in Sri Lanka itself.

 

Human rights activists, lawmakers and religious...

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Tibetan Buddhist Temple to Be Built On Beara Peninsula

September 27, 2010

Author: Staff Writer

Source: The Buddhist Channel/The Irish Times

http://www.buddhistchannel.tv/index.php?id=3,9554,0,0,1,0

A fundraising campaign has been launched by the Tibetan Buddhist community in Ireland to build its first temple in Allihies on the Beara peninsula in Co Cork.

 

Billed as “the first of its kind in Ireland”, the traditional-style temple is to be built on a site adjoining Dzogchen Beara, the...

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Plans for 60-Foot-High Theravada Buddhist Temple OK’d By Raynham Planners

September 23, 2010

Author: Susan Parkou Weinstein

Source: The Buddhist Channel/Wicked Local Raynham

http://www.buddhistchannel.tv/index.php?id=60,9549,0,0,1,0

Four years after setting up home and shrine in a humble New England farmhouse, a group of Thai Buddhist monks is preparing for grander quarters.

 

 

By 2012, a sprawling 60-foot-high Theravada Buddhist temple and meditation center will rise from the South Street East...

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Tuscaloosa’s Buddhists Travel the Eightfold Path

September 21, 2010

Author: Karissa Bursch

Source: The Buddhist Channel/The Crimson White

http://www.buddhistchannel.tv/index.php?id=61,9541,0,0,1,0

For most of the students at the University, it’s easy to find a church to attend. There is some form of church on most street corners in Alabama, and those wishing to go don’t have to look very far.

 

But some students at the University and residents of Tuscaloosa must look a bit...

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Buddhist Meditation Center Donates Food to County Food Bank

September 17, 2010

Author: William Dennison

Source: The Buddhist Channel/My Central Jersey

http://www.buddhistchannel.tv/index.php?id=60,9530,0,0,1,0

“We know there are hungry people, so we tried to find food for our neighbors who need help.” Ms. Hmwe Lee explained that she asked the families who meet at the Buddhist Temple in Manalapan most of whom are from Burma to request food donations from their friends and relatives, so the group could do...

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Buddhist Meditation Center Donates Food to County Food Bank

September 17, 2010

Author: William Dennison

Source: The Buddhist Channel/My Central Jersey

http://www.buddhistchannel.tv/index.php?id=60,9530,0,0,1,0

“We know there are hungry people, so we tried to find food for our neighbors who need help.” Ms. Hmwe Lee explained that she asked the families who meet at the Buddhist Temple in Manalapan most of whom are from Burma to request food donations from their friends and relatives, so the group could do...

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