Buddhism

Lao-American Buddhist Community Working to Rebuild Burned Temple

September 4, 2009

Author: Diane Smith

Source: The Buddhist Channel/Star-tTelegram.com

http://www.buddhistchannel.tv/index.php?id=61,8512,0,0,1,0

Wat Lao Thepnimith looks like a postcard from Southeast Asia planted in a suburban patch of houses nestled in northwest Fort Worth.

The Buddhist campus is the heart of a Lao-American Buddhist community that began resettling in North Texas in the mid-1970s. Many of the estimated 11,000 members are refugees of...

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Muslim Insurgents Confound Military In Thailand

August 31, 2009

Author: Thomas Fuller

Source: The New York Times

http://www.nytimes.com/2009/09/01/world/asia/01iht-thai.html

The Thai soldiers patrolling this hamlet racked by insurgent violence measure their progress modestly: two years ago, villagers closed their shutters and refused to greet them. Now most residents peer out of their wood-frame houses and offer strained smiles.

“The local people have started to open their hearts,”...

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Buddhist Temple Re-Opens After Arson

August 28, 2009

Author: Staff Writer

Source: The Buddhist Channel/The Toronto Star

http://www.buddhistchannel.tv/index.php?id=66,8492,0,0,1,0

The arsonists crept up to the Buddhist temple in Scarborough around 4 a.m., doused a side door in flammable liquid, then set the immense wooden structure alight.

They ran around back and tried to torch the part of the temple that housed the library. But they inadvertently triggered a motion sensor alarm,...

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Buddhists Look Ahead to New Temple

August 28, 2009

Source: The Buddhist Channel/The Fresno Bee

http://www.buddhistchannel.tv/index.php?id=65,8487,0,0,1,0

There’s a sense of excitement in the Buddhist community over the new Family Dharma Center taking shape on East Alluvial Avenue in Clovis. It’s been a long time coming for Fresno Buddhist Temple, a Kern Street fixture since 1902, whose members have wanted to move to the area where many of their young families live. Plans are for a new temple with...

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Buddhist Temple Re-Opens After Arson

August 28, 2009

Source: The Buddhist Channel/Torstar News Service

http://www.buddhistchannel.tv/index.php?id=66,8492,0,0,1,0

The arsonists crept up to the Buddhist temple in Scarborough around 4 a.m., doused a side door in flammable liquid, then set the immense wooden structure alight.

They ran around back and tried to torch the part of the temple that housed the library. But they inadvertently triggered a motion sensor alarm, dropped bottles of flammable liquid, and fled...

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Junta Warns Buddhist Monks Online

August 26, 2009

Author: Arkar Moe

Source: The Buddhist Channel/The Irrawaddy

http://www.buddhistchannel.tv/index.php?id=82,8493,0,0,1,0

The Burmese-language kyaymon Web site claimed that the International Burmese Monks’ Organization [commonly known as “Sasana Moli”] and the Sangha League (Myanmar) are trying to launch another monks’ boycott in Burma similar to the 2007 Saffron Revolution when Buddhist monks were instrumental in...

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Russian President Vows to Support Russian Buddhists

August 24, 2009

Author: Staff Writer

Source: The Buddhist Channel/Zee News

http://www.buddhistchannel.tv/index.php?id=3,8478,0,0,1,0

President Dmitry Medvedev on Monday vowed to support the Russian Buddhists in reviving their traditions and spreading the preaching of Lord Buddha among its followers.

Medvedev, who became the second head of state in the country's history to visit the main Buddhist Ivolga Monastery in Siberian republic of Buryatia, was...

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Council to Decide If Chandler Home Can Be a Buddhist Temple

August 18, 2009

Author: Edythe Jensen

Source: The Arizona Republic/The Buddhist Channel

http://www.buddhistchannel.tv/index.php?id=64,8455,0,0,1,0

A north Chandler house that's been used as a Buddhist temple for three years needs city council approval to continue as a place of worship.

That's because some neighbors near the home at 285 N. Comanche Drive complained about traffic and rows of cars parked on residential streets south west of Alma School...

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Sanghikaram Wat Khmer

This data was last updated on 10 July 2018.

Address: 109-110 Chestnut Street, Lynn, MA 01902
Phone: 781-581-7266

History: With more than 4,000 Cambodians, Lynn is a North Shore center for the region's Cambodian community. Many came to Lynn between 1975 and 1979 and in the early 1980s. In 1984, the newly-arrived residents began to raise money for a temple, a...

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