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Where Lucy Liu was discovered and 9 other fun facts about the actress

Actress Lucy Liu is pretty famous, but there are more than a few things her fans might not be aware of. For example, Bill Murray once stopped her to let her know that he didn’t think she knew how to act while filming. Charlie’s Angels. Also, some of her fans may not know that Lucy […]

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Japan Highlights – KAKE

Here’s a look at Japan, a country of islands off the eastern coast of mainland Asia. Population: 124,214,766 (2022 est.) Middle age: 48.6 years (2020 estimate) Ethnic groups: Japanese 97.9%, Chinese 0.6%, Korean 0.4%, other 1.1% Religion: Shintoism 70.5%, Buddhism 67.2%, Christianity 1.5%, other 5.9% (many practice both Shintoism and Buddhism) Unemployment: 2.36% (2019 estimate) […]

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Jharkhand Foundation Day 2022: Facts About Its History, Formation, Politics & More | India News

Jharkhand, India’s 28th state, was formed on November 15, 2000 after a longstanding tribal movement for statehood. Jharkhand was previously part of Bihar, precisely then it was South Bihar, a very mineral rich region with a large tribal population. November 15 is the birth anniversary of tribal leader Birsa Munda who became part of the […]

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Buddhism in its beginnings: the life of the enlightened

Born in India around 2,500 years ago, Buddhism arrived in Japan via China in the 6th century. But the version of Buddhism that took root in Japan differed in important ways from the original teachings of the historical Buddha. How and why has religion changed over the centuries? This first installment in a series of […]

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5 fun facts about Loy Krathong

Loy Krathong is coming soon! This traditional Thai festival takes place on the full moon of the 12th month of the Thai lunar calendar, which falls on November 8, 2022. It is a time to celebrate and give thanks to the goddess of water, Phra Mae Kong Ka. On this special night, people float lotus-shaped […]

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Has the modern world discovered the ancient truths of Buddhism or just invented a new version?

For many people, Buddhism seems to be only compatible with modern lifestyles and worldviews. It offers staunch atheists – those who believe in the existence of no god – a religious experience that does not require belief in supernatural beings. Conversely, it also provides new age spiritualists with a connection to a deeper reality beyond […]

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Women in Buddhism – The Hindu

Scholars are now exploring Buddhist art and literature through the lens of gender and finding strands of misogyny Scholars are now exploring Buddhist art and literature through the lens of gender and finding strands of misogyny All religions emphasize respect for women. However, they all have rather patriarchal, if not downright misogynistic, histories, art, and […]

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These 5 myths and beliefs around Chandra Gharan will blow your mind – READ BELOW!

The world is set for a lunar eclipse also known as Blue Moon or Chandra Grahan on November 08. Interestingly, this will be the second lunar eclipse of the year which will take place in November. For the uninitiated, the eclipse will be visible over the Pacific and South America, while the rising moon will […]

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Belt and Road Buddhism in Sri Lanka? – The Diplomat

Advertising Under China’s Belt and Road Initiative (BRI), a curious tangle of economic investment and Buddhist diplomacy has been carried out in countries like Sri Lanka. This may seem odd at first glance, but it highlights several interrelated trends in China’s foreign policy pursuits and rise on the world stage. In recent years, the Chinese […]

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The struggle over the past and future of Buddhism in Tamil Nadu

In July this year, the Madras High Court handed down what may be one of its most important judgments of the past two decades. The case itself was a minor one, one that flew under the radars of the majority of the state’s most vocal lawyers, politicians and columnists. For more than a decade, the […]

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Is Buddhism a religion? – Great Reflection

The conflict between science and religion is an old story. It goes back to Galileo, who faced the Inquisition for his heretical view that the Earth revolved around the Sun, not the other way around. In its modern version, the conflict revolves around Christian fundamentalism and its views on evolution. (It should be noted that […]

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7 facts about Hindus around the world

Women light clay lamps to celebrate Diwali, the festival of lights, at the Shri Ram Chandra Ji temple in Jaipur, India, on October 24. (Vishal Bhatnagar/NurPhoto via AP) Every year, Hindus around the world celebrate Diwali, the festival of lights. The festival lasts for five days and Indians mark it with gifts, prayers and many […]

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The Decline of Buddhism in Thailand – Analysis – Eurasia Review

Social pressures, echoes of corruption hamper a centuries-old religion For tourists, Thailand is the most religious country, with 92% of Thais officially deemed to follow the state religion. The king must be a Buddhist, with Buddhist rituals wrapped in royal ceremonies amid some of the most spectacular religious architecture in the world, giving the country […]

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Who is Ben Baller? Net worth, wife, cars and other facts

Ben Baller is a Korean-American, best known as a music producer and jewelry designer. He is the founder of SI&CO.a company known for its specialty diamond encrusted jewelry. But how did Ben Baller go from music producer for Dr. Dre to one of the biggest names in jewelry. Read on to find out more. In […]

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“My hope is necessary, but not sufficient” teaching and learning about feminism in college – The Island

By Aruni Samarakoon Modern university education was introduced to Ceylon by the British colonizers in 1921 with the establishment of Ceylon University College, which eventually became the public university system where scholars and scholars could explore universal knowledge. In 1947, the very first university, the University of Ceylon, was established. Later, the University of Ceylon […]

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Festival of Lights: The remarkable facts you need to know!

RS GillSince childhood, our family celebrates the Diwali Festival with great fanfareand we have always waited impatiently for this gala day without knowing too much about itsimportance. However, many characteristics are attributed to the “Festival of Lights” which aresupposed to know it and, in fact, qualify it as our cultural and national festival of sharingHappiness.Rituals […]

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Wil Dasovich responds to a comment about religion

Wil Dasovich in Nepal in this photo posted to his Facebook page on October 15, 2022. (Facebook/wildasovichfanpage) vlogger Wil Dasovitch explained his main reason for creating travel vlogs after having an online exchange with a Facebook user who had a religion-related comment. The exchange began when the YouTuber posted a tribute at Karsang Tenjing Sherpa […]

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Mallikarjun Kharge: Some Lesser Known Facts About the 98th Congress Speaker

The Indian National Congress on Wednesday elected Mallikarjun Kharge as its 98th president. Kharge defeated fellow senior MP for Thiruvananthapuram Shashi Tharoor in the CCP elections held on October 17. The party chose a non-Gandhi leader after more than two decades. Out of a total of 9,385 votes, Kharge received 7,897 votes, while Tharoor […]

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New architecture in Canada promotes Buddhism

The Main Hall (right) and the Guanyin Hall (left). SUPPLIED TO CHINA DAILY A wooden structure in the Tang Dynasty style was recently completed in Cavan-Monaghan, Peterborough County, Canada. The Wutai Shan Buddhist Garden’s Guanyin Hall, built by the Buddhist Association of Canada’s Cham Shan Temple, represents another milestone in the garden’s construction plans following […]

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Mallikarjun Kharge: 10 lesser known facts about the new Congress President

In more than two decades, the Nehru-Gandhi family, led by the All India Congress Committee, has elected a non-Gandhi as president of the big old party, Mallikarjun Kharge. The 98th and current Indian National Congress President defeated fellow leader and MP for Thiruvananthapuram Shashi Tharoor in the CCP elections held on October 17. Out of […]

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Some of them seem unnecessary and insensitive

On October 5, Delhi, SC, ST and Gurudwara Welfare Minister Rajendra Pal Gautam attended a conversion event in the nation’s capital where around 10,000 people converted to Buddhism. In this case, people have taken the 22 vows originally taken by Dr. BR Ambedkar in 1956. Of these 22 pledges (I do not intend to write […]

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Honoring Long-held Cultural Beliefs for End-of-Life Care: Are We Prepared in Modern Western Society?

The Hippocratic oath lays down the principle of primum non nocere or “first do no harm” in Western medicine. This not only includes physical health, but also encompasses emotional and spiritual health. Various end-of-life care (EOLC) practices exist in different societies, and it is challenging but vital for the healthcare community to be aware of […]

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Karnataka: more than 400 people embrace Buddhism in Yadgir

Karnataka: more than 400 people embrace Buddhism in Yadgir Women and children were among those who embraced Buddhism. They took 22 vows DHNS, Women and children were among those who embraced Buddhism. They made 22 vows, October 14, 2022, 10:37 p.m. updated: October 15, 2022, 04:56 ist More than 400 people embraced Buddhism during a […]

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California teacher says Bright Horizons fired her for exercising her religious beliefs

LOS ANGELES (RNS) – A Southern California teacher has sued Bright Horizons Children’s Center, an international child care program, alleging religious discrimination after saying she was fired for refusing to read books for children promoting gay marriage. Nelli Parisenkova, who was an associate teacher at Bright Horizons in Studio City for four years, said she […]

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Crises, beliefs and political creation

Throughout the millennia, the prophets have announced a kingdom of justice, where the good of all will prevail, as well as the coexistence in harmony, of great feelings of love above selfishness and hatred, the leveling off between poor and rich, strong and weak; where each will receive according to his needs, as conscious creatures, […]

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Sincerity in faith and sincere aspiration to the Pure Land teaching

At phys.org Faith in the Context of Pure Land Teachings Faith is the essence of all religions. Faith is also important for Buddhism. The Floral Adornment Sutra says that faith is the source of merit and of the virtues of the Way, which nourish all the roots of the other virtues. As Nagarjuna Bodhisattva said, […]

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Karnataka Dalits Throw Hindu Idols In River After Converting To Buddhism, Internet Suggests Alternative | look

After the mass conversion of Dalits to Buddhism in Karnataka, local Dalit rulers threw their ancient Hindu idols into the Krishna River and embraced the new beliefs of Buddhism. The viral video has gone viral as 3 Dalit leaders can be seen throwing their ancient idols of Hindu gods into the river. In the video, […]

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Quick Facts About Malaysia – KAKE

Here is an overview of Malaysia, a country located in Southeast Asia. Neighboring regions include Thailand, Borneo, Indonesia, Brunei, and the South China Sea. Population: 33,871,431 (July 2022 est.) Ethnic groups: Malay and indigenous 62.5%, Chinese 20.6%, Indian 6.2%, other 0.9%, non-citizens 9.8% (2019 est.) Worship : Muslim 61.3%, Buddhist 19.8%, Christian 9.2%, Hindu 6.3%, […]

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Malaysia Highlights – KVIA

CNN Editorial Research Here is an overview of Malaysia, a country located in Southeast Asia. Neighboring regions include Thailand, Borneo, Indonesia, Brunei, and the South China Sea. About Malaysia (from CIA World Factbook)Area: 329,847 km² Population: 33,871,431 (July 2022 est.) Middle age: 29.2 years old Capital: Kuala Lumpur Ethnic groups: Malay and indigenous 62.5%, Chinese […]

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What does the controversy over AAP’s Rajendra Gautam’s participation in the Buddhist conversion ceremony say about the political use of Ambedkar

On October 14, 1956, BR Ambedkar converted to Buddhism with at least half a million followers in Nagpur. The conversion had come two decades after he had declared that although he was born a Hindu, he would not die as such. The announcement of the conversion in 1935 came after a series of agitations for […]

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Nearly 100 residents of Chinese town detained for belief in one-day operation, including 98-year-old woman: report

Police in northeast China’s Daqing City, Heilongjiang Province, detained nearly 100 Falun Gong practitioners on July 12 for their faith, raided their homes, and took away their money and their belongings, according to a report posted on Minghui.org. Minghui.org is a US-based nonprofit organization that reports on the ongoing persecution of the Falun Gong Buddhist […]

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Sajith tells the president to get the facts straight – The Island

Former People’s Alliance lawmaker M. M. Zuhair, PC, said Western powers will use an invitation to investigate the 2019 Easter Sunday attacks to pursue issues of wartime accountability. The following is the text of the statement issued by the former public prosecutor just after the conclusion of the 51st session of the Geneva-based Human Rights […]

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Some Aspects of Buddhism – The Island

By Dr Justice Chandradasa Nanayakkara Buddhism is the teaching founded by Buddha around 2500 years ago. Buddha is the one who has attained bodhi. Bodhi means wisdom which is an ideal state of intellectual and ethical perfection, which can be achieved by any man only through his own efforts and perseverance. The term Buddha literally […]

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14 facts you need to know about Japanese cuisine

Of the many iconic dishes and food disciplines that make up Japanese cuisine, none are as popular or well-known as sushi. History records that, just like tea, this iconic facet of Japanese cuisine was invented in China and brought to Japan around the 8th century. Originally, sushi was a mixture of cooked rice and fish, […]

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All beliefs are nuanced. Why do we act like they don’t?

Social science has shown time and time again that people’s beliefs are usually more nuanced than they appear. Supporters of a particular cause or ideology may have core values ​​in common with their group, but when given the opportunity to illustrate their personal preferences in detail, most will use a sliding scale with variations. For […]

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Jesus Calling Brand Announces New Children’s Prayer Book, Teaching Children the Daily Habit of Prayer

Jesus Listens: 365 Prayers for Kids is out Tuesday, October 25. NASHVILLE, Tenn. — With sales of over 40 million books worldwide, Sarah Young, the best-selling author of Call of Jesus, jesus always and jesus listens devotions, is now publishing a new children’s prayer book, Jesus Listens: 365 Prayers for Childrenavailable wherever books are sold. […]

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These are my religious and spiritual beliefs. Why do you think I’m stupid and why do you hate me?

That little red dot at the bottom left is me. Gabby and I shared Christmas dinner last year with another fully vaccinated and boosted couple who are close friends. They are fervent Pentecostals. They have served as religious leaders in various remote locations in Canada’s North and are now retired. Late in the evening I […]

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Ten Lesser Known Facts About Mallikarjuna Kharge

Congress veteran and opposition leader in the Rajya Sabha, Mapanna Mallikarjuna Kharge, 80, is expected to be elected as the party’s next president. If Kharge wins the post, he will be the first member of the non-Nehru-Gandhi family to hold the position in 25 years, after Sitaram Kesari. Here are 10 lesser known facts about […]

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Mallikarjun Kharge to be Karnataka’s 2nd Congress Leader: 5 Facts

Mallikarjun Kharge has over 50 years of political experience. New Delhi: A venerable Gandhi family loyalist, Mapanna Mallikarjun Kharge joined the Congress presidential race on Friday, in a bid widely seen as aimed at helping them retain control of the party. Here are five facts about Mallikarjun Kharge: If elected, he will be the second […]

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Advertising campaign targets Darren Bailey’s insane fundamentalist Christian beliefs

Reading time: 4 minutes In a remarkable new ad from Illinois Governor JB Pritzker, the incumbent Democrat is suing his challenger, Republican Darren Bailey, for running a fundamentalist Christian school that lies to children using textbooks from Bob Jones University Press. It was a rare pleasure to watch Democrats condemn Republicans for being too extreme […]

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New head of Jogye Order of Korean Buddhism takes office

Fri. Jinwoo. At koreatimes.co.kr Fri. Jinwoo, the new president of the Jogye Order of Korean Buddhism, South Korea’s largest Buddhist order, officially took office today, marking the official start of his four-year term. Earlier in the day, the monk arrived at Jogyesa, a late 14th-century temple in downtown Seoul that became the order’s main temple […]

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Hindu advocates sue California, arguing ban on caste discrimination distorts beliefs

(RNS) – The Hindu American Foundation has filed a lawsuit against the state of California, opposing a recent caste discrimination lawsuit that the group says “violates the constitutional rights of Hindu Americans.” “By falsely claiming that American Hindus hold inherently discriminatory beliefs in a caste system, and that these beliefs and practices are ‘inherent’ to […]

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Facts about the National Emblem of India on the New Parliament Building

We have all witnessed how Prime Minister Narendra Modi, Lok Sabha Chairman Om Birla and Minister of Urban Affairs Hardeep Puri unveiled the 6.5 meter high and 4.34 meter wide national emblem. wide atop the new Parliament Building under construction. It was a proud moment for the whole nation. Through this article, we are going […]

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Faced with the realities of life

When Pratchaya Uthayanin was a third-year student at the Faculty of Painting, Sculpture and Graphic Arts at Silpakorn University, his father was diagnosed with cancer. Pratchaya was in and out of the hospital with her father who underwent chemotherapy and other treatments for two years until his death. This experience inspired him to create a […]

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What if we saw Christianity as Buddhism?

“Buddhism is not a religion. It’s more like a philosophy,” is a refrain I often hear these days. Such words are mostly spoken by Westerners who practice Buddhist meditation and read the Dalai Lama or Thich Nhat Hanh but do not belong to a temple community. During my studies as an interfaith minister in 2016, […]

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Lynn Guenther’s passion for teaching inspired “Light of the Bay”

For decades, artist, educator, and naturalist Lynn Guenther has aimed to create a strong arts and science curriculum for students in Santa Cruz County. Guenther worked at local schools, museums and civic organizations, and during that time she says she discovered a passion for teaching local history. “I love introducing kids to the history of […]

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Religious Beliefs Matter: Stop Stereotyping, Start Understanding

The research has been thorough and global and the results are clear: religious beliefs matter AND religious people hate being stereotyped. As in, stop doing that. It doesn’t help. Why religious beliefs are so important The Faith and Media Initiative conducted the study using an impressive set of participants from countries around the world representing […]

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Japan Highlights – KION546

CNN Editorial Research Here’s a look at Japan, a country of islands off the eastern coast of mainland Asia. About Japan (from the CIA World Fact Book)Area: 377,915 km² Population: 124,214,766 (2022 est.) Middle age: 48.6 years (2020 estimate) Capital: Tokyo Ethnic groups: Japanese 97.9%, Chinese 0.6%, Korean 0.4%, other 1.1% Religion: Shintoism 70.5%, Buddhism […]

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Japan Highlights – KESQ

CNN Editorial Research Here’s a look at Japan, a country of islands off the eastern coast of mainland Asia. About Japan (from the CIA World Fact Book)Area: 377,915 km² Population: 124,214,766 (2022 est.) Middle age: 48.6 years (2020 estimate) Capital: Tokyo Ethnic groups: Japanese 97.9%, Chinese 0.6%, Korean 0.4%, other 1.1% Religion: Shintoism 70.5%, Buddhism […]

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Young Voices: Buddhism and autonomy: learning to grow

Young Voices is a special project by Buddhistdoor Global bringing together insightful essays written by high school students in the United States who have taken courses based on experiential learning rooted in Buddhist teaching. Inspired and running in parallel with BDG Beginner’s mind project for college students, Young Voices provides a platform for these students […]

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Fall Is Here: Facts and Folklore Surrounding the Season

On September 22, 2022, at 9:04 p.m. EDT, the autumnal equinox will usher in a new season and fall will officially begin, according to The Old Farmer’s Almanac. An equinox, as defined by the National Weather Service, relates to the position of the sun relative to the Earth. As the Northern Hemisphere changes from summer […]

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What beliefs shape our minds?

Jer Clifton is a psychology researcher at School of Arts and Sciences which studies people’s most basic beliefs about the world. He is also the father of a 3-year-old daughter; so, like many other parents of young children, he knows the plot of more than a few Disney movies by heart. “Tangled” is one of […]

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What beliefs shape our minds?

Jer Clifton is a psychology researcher at School of Arts and Sciences which studies people’s most basic beliefs about the world. He is also the father of a 3-year-old daughter; so, like many other parents of young children, he knows the plot of more than a few Disney movies by heart. “Tangled” is one of […]

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History, meaning, quotes and key facts

World Bamboo Day is celebrated on September 18 with a focus on raising awareness about bamboo and its use. Bamboo wood has long been used for various purposes in countries around the world, especially in East and Southeast Asia. The bamboo grows on it and does not need to be replanted, making it readily available. […]

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The Buddhist teaching of Ho-i

An often overlooked but powerful teaching of Soto Zen is that of Ho-i (法位): All things, beings and moments are always each in their own “dharma position”. Or, every phenomenon of reality always remains in its place and time, where it fully embodies its own perfection and the wholeness of all. While each thing or […]

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Facts about North Korea – KAKE

Here is some general information about the Democratic People’s Republic of Korea (DPRK), also known as North Korea. It borders China, Russia and South Korea. Population: 25,831,360 (July 2021 est.) Ethnic groups: Homogeneous race, with a small Chinese community and some ethnic Japanese Religion: Traditionally Buddhist and Confucian, with some Christian and Syncretic Chondogyo (Heavenly […]

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The Gifts of Buddhism – World Religion News

2,500 years ago, Gautama Sakyamuni – more familiar to us as the Buddha – did not receive wisdom from an angel and was not spoken face to face by the Creator. He also had no divine vision or miraculous power. When his followers demanded to know what he was – for he was certainly no […]

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Teaching hygiene to children, Worth opens the doors of the gospel in Southeast Asia

SOUTHEAST ASIA (IMB) – Part of the ministry of Rachel, a missionary and nurse practitioner with the International Mission Board, in a rural area of ​​Southeast Asia, is educating elementary school girls about their health. These girls are often forced by their families to drop out of school before sixth grade in order to help […]

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Highlights on Narendra Modi – KVIA

CNN Editorial Research Here is a glimpse into the life of Narendra Modi, Prime Minister of India. Personal Date of Birth: September 17, 1950 Place of birth: Vadnagar, Gujarat, India Birth name: Narendra Damodardas Modi Dad: Damodardas Modi Mother: Hiraba “Heeraben” Modi Wedding: Jashodaben (Chimanlal) Modi (1968–present, split) Education: University of Delhi, BA, 1978; University […]

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Assistant Professor, Japanese Buddhism, works at the Divinity School of the University of Chicago Divinity School

The Divinity School at the University of Chicago invites applications for one or more tenure-track positions at the rank of Assistant Professor from scholars whose work focuses on Japanese Buddhism, for an appointment date of July 1, 2023. The salary is open, as is the disciplinary specialization and era of research focus. Applicants should possess […]

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Dr Sarvepalli Radhakrishnan Birthday: Top 20 Facts, Quotes

Teachers Day will be celebrated today in India on September 5th, Monday to remember the contribution of former President of India Dr. Sarvepalli Radhakrishnan to India. Read also| NEP to Reorient India’s Education Policy: Union Minister Jitendra Singh This report will cover some of the best facts and quotes from his life […]

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Abe’s assassination. Donations to the Unification Church: Separating Fact from Fiction

The media has accepted at face value the accusation by anti-Unification Church lawyers that “victims” are being defrauded through “spiritual sales.” The real story is different. by Massimo Introvigné Article 7 of 7. Read article 1, article 2, article 3, article 4, article 5 and article 6. Anti-Unification-Church lawyer Hiroshi Watanabe rails against “spiritual sales” […]

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Teaching Children Hygiene, God-given Value Opens Gospel Doors in Southeast Asia

Part of the ministry of Rachel, a missionary and nurse practitioner with the International Mission Board, in a rural area of ​​Southeast Asia, is educating elementary school girls about their health. These girls are often forced by their families to drop out of school before sixth grade in order to help earn a living. She […]

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8 unknown and interesting facts about our “Lord Ganesha”

Ganesha, Vinayaka, Lamboradudu ila chala perlaltho pilicukune Lord Ganesh ante hindu tradition lo chala istam andariki. Lord Shiva, Lord Krishna And Sree Ramudi taruvatha ekkuvaga ista pade hindu gods lo Lord Ganesh okaru for all the right reasons. Infact Lord Ganesha ante chala mandiki inka ekkuva istam andhuke evariki leni vidhanga Vinayaka Chavithi chesi 11 […]

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Martial Arts Facts and Origin

Martial arts could refer to one of the ancient fighting techniques that evolved from Asia in the 8th century. Martial arts are used for sport, entertainment or purely for combat purposes. Teak wood, karate, judo and kung fu are all types of martial arts. Martial arts are all about learning great fighting skills. In games […]

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Buddhist NGO teaching spirituality to children and convicts

Located in the village of Kampong Seima in the commune of Wat Kor, in the city of Battambang in the province of Battambang, the NGO Buddhism for Education in Cambodia (BEC) has been carrying out its mission for a decade of disseminating Buddhist knowledge to of the Cambodian people in order to promote good morals, […]

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Miss Diva Universe 2022: Who is Divita Rai? Discover interesting facts about the new Miss Diva Universe 2022 | fashion trends

Miss Diva Universe 2022: Divita Rai from Karnataka became the Miss Diva Universe 2022 at a star-studded event last night. Reigning Miss Universe 2021 Harnaaz Sandhu crowned Divita as her successor in an emotional moment. The 23-year-old will represent India at the 71st Miss Universe 2022 pageant, where Harnaaz Sandhu will crown the next Miss […]

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Long before Harry Potter, dragons were part of Buddhism, Christianity. why they are attractive

Jpremiere of HBO’s ‘Game of Thrones’ prequelDragon House” will undoubtedly bring more attention to the ferocious dragon. Two-legged or four-legged, fire-breathing or metamorphosed, scaled or feathered, dragons fascinate people around the world with their legendary power. This shouldn’t be surprising. Long before “Harry Potter,” “Shang-Chi and the Legend of the Ten Rings” and other modern […]

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5 facts about New Jersey you’ll find hard to believe

The New Jersey subreddit is truly the gift that keeps on giving. Whether you’re looking for a slow-mo Spotted Lanternfly or a bunch of New Jerseyans destroying a random person on Twitter pretending we call Dunkin’ “dunkies” (excuse me?), it’s always fun. One thread, in particular, caught my eye this week. User “cheneyk” asked what […]

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India and Thailand keep the values ​​of Ramayana and Buddhism

The Ramayana has a deep cultural influence in Thailand. Here Ramayana is a national epic known as Ramkian. Buddhism is also the main religion here. In this way, the two countries follow the principles of world peace, humanism and brotherhood while imbibing the values ​​of Buddhism and Ramayana. Minister of Culture, Tourism and Religious Foundation […]

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Teaching about race, racism and police violence: training for change in society

Race, racism and police brutality are major issues in our society today. They are intertwined, expressing the problems faced by certain groups of people. This problem was found to be caused by the fact that a particular population possesses a different genetic trait from the dominant white color group. Despite efforts to stem this problem, […]

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Ghosts, mummies and robots in Buddhism

I’ve spent the last two months in Japan, mostly in Tōhoku, the northernmost region of the main island, Honshū. During that time I was working on a few different projects, including ghost weddings, *mummies,** and using androids in Buddhist temples. *** I have already mentioned each of these three phenomena separately in previous essays for […]

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Cultural and historical facts

Hello students, For the general awareness section, you have to prepare intelligently. This article contains the compilation of historical places, personalities and cultural festivals that have made the news in the last three months. The more you revise, the better the result will be. You can also write to us in the comment section for […]

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Awakening the Seer Inside Me: Teaching Seidr for the First Time Since 2014

The last time I taught a crash seidr course was in 2014. I found a community center in North London and offered a limited number of places (I think it was ten ). Apologizing for the small number available, I promised another opportunity soon for those who missed out. Eight years and a pandemic later […]

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Buddhism showcased at Thai business school

At poetesandquants.com The Sasin School of Management, based at Chulalongkorn University in Bangkok, will ensure that its students not only understand business principles and practices, but also the importance of culture. In Thailand, this culture is largely inseparable from the country’s predominant religion, Buddhism. Rather than ignoring Buddhism or clumsily co-opting it, which has drawn […]

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Bihar: Teaching job aspirants protest Lathi charged by police

Patna: Ignoring the extreme weather conditions, hundreds of aspiring teachers across Bihar took to the streets and staged a protest in Patna, demanding their long-awaited recruitment by the state government. Police forcefully arrest protesters; when the latter tried to break through barricades, it resulted in clashes with police who clashed with police. Few protesters were […]

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Nuclear Deterrence: The Changing Moral Teaching of the Church

In Nagasaki, Japan, Pope Francis said no to nuclear weapons and the strategy of deterrence. This post traces the evolution of the teaching of the Catholic Church on the morality of nuclear weapons. He is particularly interested in the deterrence strategy of nuclear powers. Under this strategy, Russia and the United States keep their nuclear […]

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Buddhism with Chinese characteristics: Panchen Lama pushes President Xi Jinping’s version of religion to Tibet

Lhasa (Tibet): China named Panchen Lama or more specifically the puppet Lama Gyaltsen Norbu recently made headlines for pushing the Chinese claim of Tibetan Buddhism with Chinese characteristics. This version of Buddhism presented by Gyaltsen Norbu is the vision that President Xi Jinping wants to apply to Tibet, according to Tibet Press. “People are of […]

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Highlights on Buddhism – KESQ

CNN Editorial Research Here is an overview of Buddhism, the main religion of many countries in Asia. Beliefs/Practices Siddhartha Gautama (Buddha) grew up in a wealthy family. He decided to follow a path of self-sacrifice, but did not find the truth until he sat down under a tree, now known as the Bo tree. There […]

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Highlights on Buddhism – KTVZ

CNN Editorial Research Here is an overview of Buddhism, the main religion of many countries in Asia. Beliefs/Practices Siddhartha Gautama (Buddha) grew up in a wealthy family. He decided to follow a path of self-sacrifice, but did not find the truth until he sat down under a tree, now known as the Bo tree. There […]

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Fast Facts on Buddhism – ABC17NEWS

CNN Editorial Research Here is an overview of Buddhism, the main religion of many countries in Asia. Beliefs/Practices Siddhartha Gautama (Buddha) grew up in a wealthy family. He decided to follow a path of self-sacrifice, but did not find the truth until he sat down under a tree, now known as the Bo tree. There […]

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Highlights on Buddhism – Local News 8

CNN Editorial Research Here is an overview of Buddhism, the main religion of many countries in Asia. Beliefs/Practices Siddhartha Gautama (Buddha) grew up in a wealthy family. He decided to follow a path of self-sacrifice, but did not find the truth until he sat down under a tree, now known as the Bo tree. There […]

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Highlights on Buddhism – KION546

CNN Editorial Research Here is an overview of Buddhism, the main religion of many countries in Asia. Beliefs/Practices Siddhartha Gautama (Buddha) grew up in a wealthy family. He decided to follow a path of self-sacrifice, but did not find the truth until he sat down under a tree, now known as the Bo tree. There […]

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Highlights on Buddhism – KRDO

CNN Editorial Research Here is an overview of Buddhism, the main religion of many countries in Asia. Beliefs/Practices Siddhartha Gautama (Buddha) grew up in a wealthy family. He decided to follow a path of self-sacrifice, but did not find the truth until he sat down under a tree, now known as the Bo tree. There […]

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Highlights on Christianity – KVIA

CNN Editorial Research Here is a look at Christianity, the most practiced religion in the world. Beliefs/Practices Followers of the Christian religion base their beliefs on the life, teachings and death of Jesus Christ. Christians believe in one God who created heaven, earth and the universe. Belief in one God has its origins in the […]

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Non-religious LGBTQ people face increased stigma and hide their beliefs

(RNS) — As a black, bisexual, non-religious person, Rogiérs Fibby is all too familiar with the subtle navigations required of their different identities in professional and personal spaces. “It’s sort of programmed. I make these adjustments and edit myself in these ways that take effort and it takes energy from my heart,” said Fibby, 44, […]

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Independence Day 2022: 25 lesser known facts about India

After being colonized for nearly 200 years, India gained independence from British rule on August 15, 1947. In preparation for the 75th Independence Day, Indians held celebrations in various ways. While some have changed their social media posting images to the Indian flag, others have brought the tiranga (tricolor – Indian flag) at home. India […]

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Trying to justify the bomb – Stories and Facts

Albert Einstein urged President Roosevelt to develop the atomic bomb before Germany. He later called this his “one big mistake” and wrote, “I have always condemned the use of the atomic bomb against Japan.” (Image credit: Youtube) Seventy-seven years ago, the United States unleashed the power of the atom against two population centers in Japan. […]

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Has COVID-19 strengthened your religious beliefs?

For some people, the global pandemic has been a time of reflection and strengthening of religious beliefs. For others, it was a time of doubt and questioning. COVID-19 has forced people to confront their mortality, and for some it has led to renewed faith. Those who already had strong religious beliefs may have found them […]

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Teaching teachers about the Holocaust and its lessons for democracy today

CHARLOTTE, NC (RNS) — At a seminar for teachers on teaching the Holocaust, instructor Donna Tarney went through a list of anti-Semitic tropes about Jews throughout history. In the Middle Ages, Jews were accused of poisoning wells and using human blood to make matzo. In the early 20th century, automaker Henry Ford claimed that Jews […]

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10 interesting facts about the Ashoka Chakra

Independence Day 2022: India’s 75th Independence Day is fast approaching and preparations to celebrate “Azadi ka Amrit Mahotsav” are in full swing. Therefore, to commemorate the 75th anniversary of Independence Day, let’s review some significant and historical items that represent India. Speaking of significant elements that represent India, one of the prominent symbols is the […]

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Disability Theology: How Religious Beliefs Can Help or Hinder Accessibility

People pray for an individual. Photo by Adrianna Geo/Unsplash/Creative Commons This story is part of a disability and faith series. (RNS) – The worship service begins with ‘Amazing Grace,’ an old favorite with the lyrics: ‘I was once blind, but now I see!’ Later, preaching on the gospel story of Jesus healing a blind man, […]

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The Dalai Lama completes his three-day teaching in Ladakh

By Choekyi Lhamo DHARAMSHALA, July 30: Exiled Tibetan leader His Holiness the Dalai Lama concluded a three-day teaching in the upper Himalayas in Ladakh on Saturday. Tens of thousands of worshipers from across the sparsely populated region attended the religious event at the Shewatsel field as the most important Buddhist figure gave teachings on by […]

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How religious beliefs can help or hinder accessibility

This story is part of a series on disability and faith. (RNS) – The worship service begins with ‘Amazing Grace,’ an old favorite with the lyrics: ‘I was once blind, but now I see!’ Later, preaching on the gospel story of Jesus healing a blind man, the pastor preaches a sermon on Jesus bringing wholeness […]

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Thousands throng to Jivetsal as the Dalai Lama begins teaching on ‘Chodjug’

Tsewang Rigzine LEH: Thousands of devotees from across the Ladakh region and beyond, including hundreds of foreign visitors, thronged the Jivetsal teaching ground as His Holiness the 14th Dalai Lama began 3-day teachings on Thursday days. During the three days, the Dalai Lama will give the teachings “Shantideva’s guide to the […]

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His Holiness the Dalai Lama Begins Teaching Shantideva’s “Guide to the Bodhisattva’s Way of Life”

–dalailama.com His Holiness the Dalai Lama waves to the crowd of over 45,000 from the front of the stage at the Shewatsel teaching ground as he arrives on the first day of teachings in Leh, Ladakh, UT, India on July 28, 2022 Photo by Tenzin Choéjor Leh, Ladakh, India – July 28, 2022: This morning […]

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84000 announces online teaching with Chokyi Nyima Rinpoche on August 1 – Buddhistdoor Global

Chokyi Nyima Rinpoche. At samyeinstitute.org 84000: Translating the Words of the Buddha, a global non-profit initiative founded by renowned Bhutanese lama, author and filmmaker Dzongsar Jamyang Khyentse Rinpoche to translate and share the Tibetan Buddhist Canon, announced that the Tibetan Buddhist teacher and master of meditation Chokyi Nyima Rinpoche will offer an online sutra teaching […]

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The simple Sikh teaching that can inspire us to resist the hatred of those who hate us

(RNS) – Last month, a woman in New York attacked four people with pepper spray while making racist and anti-Asian remarks. According to NYPD Sergeant Anwar Ishmael, she also yelled at a passing Asian man, “You’re bringing all your b***es back where you came from!” The NYPD now charges him with eight counts of hate […]

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About, history and important facts 2022

Manipur: About Manipur is a state in northeastern India and is one of the Seven Sisters. The capital of Manipur is Imphal and the state shares borders with Nagaland, Mizoram and Assam. It shares its international borders with Myanmar and China. The state covers an area of 22,327 square kilometers. During the British Indian Empire, […]

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A crash course in Buddhism | Buddhist teachings | The Noble Eightfold Path

The Noble Eightfold Path The Buddhist Noble Eightfold Path is one of the most popular aspects of Buddhism because it is incredibly practical. Essentially, it’s a step-by-step guide to bringing happiness to yourself and others – it’s a self-help lover’s dream. According to Kozak, the first step on the path, Right View, means “having a […]

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An ecumenical body defends traditional beliefs in Indonesia

A call for protection comes after the destruction of a site belonging to followers of the Lorma tradition Wale Paliusan, a ritual site belonging to followers of a traditional belief called Lalang Rondor Malesung (Laroma) in South Minahasa district of North Sulawesi province, was destroyed on June 21-22. (Photo provided) Posted: Jul 22, 2022 08:20 […]

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What is the biggest misconception about Buddhism? Let all Buddhists meditate

[This article is part of the 10 Misconceptions about Buddhism series] The most common misconception about Buddhism is that all Buddhists meditate. For more than two millennia, Buddhists have made unique contributions to meditative theory and practice. Buddhist literature is replete with discussions of the stages of meditation, the prerequisites for achieving these stages, and […]

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After scandals, new guidelines align Vatican investments with Church teaching

VATICAN CITY (RNS) – Continuing Pope Francis’ efforts to clean up scandal-ridden Vatican financial dealings, the Catholic Church on Tuesday (July 19) announced a series of ethical and moral principles that will guide its investment policies. “The new investment policy plans to ensure that investments are aimed at contributing to a more just and sustainable […]

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American Buddhism in the First Half of the Twentieth Century: A Call to Writers

Tomorrow, I will be seventy-four years old. According to the psalmist, The days of our years are sixty years and ten; and if, because of their strength, they are eighty years old, yet their strength is pain and pain; for it is soon cut off, and we fly away. More contemporary translations say seventy years […]

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Parents protest Kota school for teaching children to call them ‘Ammi-Abbu’

A private school in Kota, Rajasthan is embroiled in a dispute over a textbook used to teach class 2 students. The book contains terms and names in Urdu.According to some reports, the book is read by the majority of non-Muslim students. The students of the second standard learn, through this book called Gulmohar, to call […]

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As politics poison churches, a nonprofit teaches a new skill: deep listening

(RNS) — The subjects were loaded: flags in the sanctuary of the church; separation of church and state. Nine United Methodist pastors from South Carolina with differing political views recently met online with a facilitator to learn a set of techniques for speaking out about these polarizing political differences. The sessions aimed to teach them […]

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Crazy Facts About The Rajapaksas, Sri Lanka’s Most Powerful Family, Now On The Run

Gotabaya Rajapaksa was forced to flee the country and resign as president, Mahinda was forced to resign as prime minister and Basil was prevented by airport staff from fleeing to Dubai – these are some things Sri Lanka’s most powerful political family has had to go through recently – something that was unimaginable in the […]

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Buddha’s Teaching Still Relevant: IBC Speakers on Ashadha Purnima

House ” National ” Buddha’s Teaching Still Relevant: IBC Speakers on Ashadha Purnima Varanasi, July 13 (SocialNews.XYZ) The International Buddhist Confederation (IBC), under the Ministry of Culture, Government of India, celebrated Ashadha Purnima on Wednesday, as Dharma Chakra Pravartana Divas at Mulagandha Kuti Vihara, Sarnath. UP Governor Anandiben Patel and Minister of State for External […]

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Shaquille O’Neal once admitted his religious beliefs while revealing the dream of the Hajj pilgrimage

NBA legend Shaquille O’Neal is the perfect fit. He has millions of fans around the world and has made a name for himself on and off the pitch. Additionally, Shaq’s association with “Inside the NBA” helped boost his image as a media personality. Interestingly, Shaq called himself a people person when a reporter asked him […]

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A look at some of the guiding principles of Buddhism – The Royal Gazette

Created: Jul 09, 2022 08:00 Faith followed by 400 million: a large bronze statue of Buddha sits on Hong Kong’s Lantau Island This month’s article on faith is a look at the Buddhist religion. Although its local community is much smaller than the other religions we have featured, Buddhism is actually one of the largest […]

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Tergar Announces Online Teaching with Yongey Mingyur Rinpoche – Buddhistdoor Global

Yongey Mingyur Rinpoche. Image courtesy of Tergar International The Tergar Meditation Community, founded by respected Dharma teacher and master of the Karma Kagyu and Nyingma lineages of Tibetan Buddhism Yongey Mingyur Rinpoche, announced a special online teaching with Rinpoche on July 23 under the theme “The Power of Visualization for awakening: Heart of Tantra with […]

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Lesser known facts about the Tibetan spiritual leader

The 14th Dalai Lama, His Holiness, Tenzin Gyatso, was born on July 6, 1935 into a peasant family in northeastern Tibet. At the age of 2, he was proclaimed the reincarnation of his predecessor after correctly identifying several objects that belonged to the 13th Dalai Lama. The title of Dalai Lama is given to the […]

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David Harbor fell in love with Lily Allen after coming to terms with her ‘beliefs’

In August 2019, celebrity fans around the world were surprised by reports that British pop star Lily Allen was dating American actor David Harbor after they were spotted at the theater together. The unlikely couple confirmed their relationship in October of the same year, when they made their first public appearance and her red carpet […]

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Civic group on mission to share facts, not fraud, on comfort women issue encounters hostility in Berlin

On June 28, a South Korean civic group addressed The Sankei Shimbun and JAPAN Striker about her campaign to remove the Comfort Women statue in Berlin, Germany. Reports of hampered protests and the last-minute cancellation of a scheduled meeting with city officials paint an uphill battle. Journalist Kenji Yoshida accompanied the civic group and reported […]

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Some Lesser Known Facts About The Tibetan Spiritual Leader

The 14th Dalai Lama is an inspiration to millions around the world for his simplicity and humble attitude. He has dedicated his life to raising awareness of the plight of Tibet under Chinese rule. Archive image of the Dalai Lama. News18 His Holiness the Dalai Lama is 87 years old today. Born as Tenzin Gyatso […]

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A 4th of July teaching from Lama Tsony

Today, the 4th of July, I wanted to see how the value of the Declaration of Independence would merge with the Path of Awakening. I have two copies of the Declaration of Independence that I purchased in Philadelphia from Benjamin Franklin’s printing company, the Franklin Court Printing Office. As a Frenchman, I thought of the […]

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History of the swastika: 6 facts

Swastikas have a long history and are widely used around the world today. The state of Victoria in Australia has banned the display of swastikas. After racist incidents rose 750% in the past year and a half, Victorian lawmakers moved to ban the Nazi-linked image. “Victoria has now become the first (state) in Australia to […]

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Who is Bodhi Ransom Green? Net worth biography, facts [2022]

Bodhi Ransom Green is one of the most famous and cutest celebrity kids whose parents wanted him to hide from the media, but they can’t keep their sugar pie a secret for long. Right after the paparazzi spotted Bodhi Ransom, he became an internet sensation in no time. Everyone from social media to the Hollywood […]

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15 facts about Chris Evans that will make you fall in love with him AGAIN

It won’t be wrong to call Chris the least problematic of all Hollywood Chriss. There’s still a lot you might not know about America’s favorite ass. Here is a list of very little known facts about Chris Evans: 1. Chris turned down the offer to play Captain America not once but twice. Because he struggled […]