Buddhism

Eight Major World Religions Meet Up In a Book

May 15, 2010

Author: Nomi Morris

Source: Los Angeles Times

http://www.latimes.com/news/local/la-me-beliefs-kneel-20100515,0,4133336.story

When Akasha Lonsdale was a child in London, her agnostic family prohibited her from participating in religious services at the Church of England school she attended. Required to sit at the back of a Hebrew class for the school's Jewish students, she befriended a girl whose family invited her to the...

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Buddhists Urged to Make Religion Real Part Of Life

May 13, 2010

Author: Peter Smith

Source: The Courier-Journal

http://www.courier-journal.com/article/20100513/NEWS01/5130362/Buddhists+urged+to+make+religion+real+part+of+life

Hundreds of Buddhists on Thursday crowded around a Buddhist temple in a verdant field on the edge of this university town, most natives of Tibet or neighboring Mongolia who now live in the Midwest.

Then the dark skies...

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'Common Ground' Brings Dalai Lama, Islamic Leaders Together In Bloomington, Ind.

May 12, 2010

Author: Peter Smith

Source: The Courier-Journal

http://www.courier-journal.com/article/20100512/FEATURES10/5120393/

The Dalai Lama's entourage stood ready to whisk him across the Indiana University campus on Wednesday afternoon to a waiting audience of thousands at its main auditorium, where he was overdue to resume a daylong series of teachings.

But he wasn't rushing. He lingered patiently with several prominent American...

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Out Of Czech Farmland, a Buddhist Temple Grows

May 11, 2010

Author: Jacy Meyer

Source: The Christian Science Monitor

http://www.csmonitor.com/World/Global-News/2010/0511/Out-of-Czech-farmland-a-Buddhist-temple-grows

Since the fall of Communism, Czechs have been discovering the world through travel and the exploration of new ideas, including spiritual ones. One such exploration is taking the form of a budding Buddhist center, arising from an old farm in the...

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Anaheim Church Offers Path to Enlightenment

May 10, 2010

Author: Elisabeth Deffner

Source: The Orange County Register

http://www.ocregister.com/news/church-248114-japanese-buddhist.html

The Orange County Buddhist Church has been a fixture in western Anaheim since 1965, but its history stretches back for decades.

Starting in about 1920, "dharma talk gatherings" were held in private homes in Orange County, with ministers traveling from Los Angeles to lead them. In 1935, the first...

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Sacred Texts Brought to Local Buddhist Center

May 5, 2010

Author: Shawn Dagle

Source: The Middletown Press

http://www.middletownpress.com/articles/2010/05/05/news/doc4be0f82f9fcbd905503029.txt

Prayers, blessings and a group of 50 or more expectant followers welcomed a collection of Buddhism’s most sacred texts to the Chenrezig Tibetan Buddhist Center Sunday morning.

In a human chain that spread nearly a half block along downtown Main Street, where the...

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South Plainfield Buddhist Center Welcomes All to New Home to Celebrate Buddha's Birthday

May 3, 2010

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