Buddhism

Tzu Chi Sends Eco-Friendly Blankets to Pakistan as Aid

September 14, 2010

Author: Staff Writer

Source: The Buddhist Channel

Wire Service: AP

http://www.buddhistchannel.tv/index.php?id=48,9521,0,0,1,0

A Taiwanese Buddhist charity is helping disaster victims stay warm - and eco-friendly - with fleece blankets made from recycled plastic bottles.

The Tzu Chi Foundation, known for performing good works for those in need, dispatched thousands of the eco-blankets to survivors of...

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Tzu Chi Sends Eco-Friendly Blankets to Pakistan as Aid

September 14, 2010

Author: Staff Writer

Source: The Buddhist Channel

Wire Service: AP

http://www.buddhistchannel.tv/index.php?id=48,9521,0,0,1,0

A Taiwanese Buddhist charity is helping disaster victims stay warm - and eco-friendly - with fleece blankets made from recycled plastic bottles.

The Tzu Chi Foundation, known for performing good works for those in need, dispatched thousands of the eco-blankets to survivors of...

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India's Lost Buddhist University to Rise From Ashes

September 13, 2010

Author: Rupam Jain Nair

Source: The Buddhist Channel/AFP

http://www.buddhistchannel.tv/index.php?id=42,9520,0,0,1,0

Indian academics have long dreamt of resurrecting Nalanda University, one of the world's oldest seats of learning which has lain in ruins for 800 years since being razed by foreign invaders.

 

Now the chance of intellectual life returning to Nalanda has come one step closer after the parliament in New Delhi...

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India's Lost Buddhist University to Rise From Ashes

September 13, 2010

Author: Rupam Jain Nair

Source: The Buddhist Channel/AFP

http://www.buddhistchannel.tv/index.php?id=42,9520,0,0,1,0

Indian academics have long dreamt of resurrecting Nalanda University, one of the world's oldest seats of learning which has lain in ruins for 800 years since being razed by foreign invaders.

 

Now the chance of intellectual life returning to Nalanda has come one step closer after the parliament in New Delhi...

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Thailand: Marching 1,100 Kilometres for Peace Between Buddhists And Muslims In the South

September 7, 2010

Author: Staff Writer

Source: The Buddhist Channel/Asia News

http://www.buddhistchannel.tv/index.php?id=52,9508,0,0,1,0

More than 70 people, including Buddhist monks, took part in a peace march that began on 11 July and ended on 1 September. Participants walked some 1,100 kilometres, from Mahidol University in Salaya District to the central mosque in Pattani province. Their goal was to tell everyone that peace and coexistence are possible in...

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Thailand: Marching 1,100 Kilometres for Peace Between Buddhists And Muslims In the South

September 7, 2010

Author: Staff Writer

Source: The Buddhist Channel/Asia News

http://www.buddhistchannel.tv/index.php?id=52,9508,0,0,1,0

More than 70 people, including Buddhist monks, took part in a peace march that began on 11 July and ended on 1 September. Participants walked some 1,100 kilometres, from Mahidol University in Salaya District to the central mosque in Pattani province. Their goal was to tell everyone that peace and coexistence are possible in...

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Korean Bhikkhunis, Creating a Culture Of Their Own

September 2, 2010

Author: Han Sang-hee

Source: The Buddhist Channel/The Korea Times

http://www.buddhistchannel.tv/index.php?id=45,9487,0,0,1,0

Walk into any Buddhist temple in Korea, and you will readily find female monks, or ``bhikkhunis,’’ walking or praying in the temple grounds, just like any other male monk. Sometimes it’s even harder to notice at a glance if they are female or male; which indicates that in Korea, there are almost no...

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Korean Bhikkhunis, Creating a Culture Of Their Own

September 2, 2010

Author: Han Sang-hee

Source: The Buddhist Channel/The Korea Times

http://www.buddhistchannel.tv/index.php?id=45,9487,0,0,1,0

Walk into any Buddhist temple in Korea, and you will readily find female monks, or ``bhikkhunis,’’ walking or praying in the temple grounds, just like any other male monk. Sometimes it’s even harder to notice at a glance if they are female or male; which indicates that in Korea, there are almost no...

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