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Buddhist Monks Inspire Crowd with Dance, Chants

October 29, 2007

Author: Jennifer Hallquist

Source: The Buddhist Channel

http://www.buddhistchannel.tv/index.php?id=65,5284,0,0,1,0

Ohio, USA -- Ohio State hosted a traditional Korean Buddhist monk group that performed a special dance honoring Buddha Friday night. Buddhist monks from the Young San Preservation Group performed a two-hour traditional song and dance to a full Hughes Hall auditorium.

"It's a devotional performance. These people are...

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The Public Face of Buddhism

October 25, 2007

Author: John C. Holt

Source: Martin Marty Center

http://marty-center.uchicago.edu/sightings/archive_2007/1025.shtml

When most of us in North America think about Buddhist monks, the image we are likely to conjure is one of ochre-robed contemplatives engaged in the quietude of meditation. But in fact, there has been a debate within the Buddhist sangha (monastic community) over the past two millennia regarding the question of how the...

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Lone Sikh Joins Monks' Fight for Democracy

October 23, 2007

Author: I P Singh

Source: The Times of India

http://timesofindia.indiatimes.com/India/Lone_Sikh_joins_monks_fight_for_democracy/articleshow/2481811.cms

As the world watched media images of clean-shaven Buddhist monks in maroon marching down Yangon's streets demanding democracy in Myanmar, the attention of some was drawn to a bearded, turbaned man. Incongruous as it seemed, it was a Sikh fighting...

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Supreme Buddhist Council of America and Canada Appeals for a Peaceful and Harmonious Society in Burma

October 22, 2007

Author: Daya Gamage

Source: Asian Tribune

http://www.asiantribune.com/index.php?q=node/7939

The Supreme Buddhist Council of America and Canada is appealing to the military leaders of Myanmar, formerly Burma, to bring a peaceful and harmonious atmosphere in the country in keeping with noble Buddhist principles.

The letter was addressed to Senior General Than Shwe, Chairman of the State Peace and Development Council, the governing military...

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Dalai Lama Award Prompts Tibet Clashes

October 21, 2007

Author: Staff Writer

Source: The Buddhist Channel

Wire Service: AP

http://www.buddhistchannel.tv/index.php?id=46,5222,0,0,1,0

Police in the capital of Tibet clashed for four days with Buddhist monks trying to celebrate the awarding of a congressional honor for the Dalai Lama, a Hong Kong newspaper reported Sunday.

The awarding of Congress' highest civilian honor — personally bestowed on the...

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Burma Lifts Curfew in Main Cities

October 20, 2007

Author: Staff Writer

Source: BBC News

http://news.bbc.co.uk/1/hi/world/asia-pacific/7054370.stm

Burma's military regime has lifted a curfew in the two main cities, imposed last month amid pro-democracy protests led by the country's monks.

The decision was announced in Rangoon, the country's main commercial city, over loudspeakers mounted on military vehicles driving around the streets.

A curfew was also lifted in Mandalay,...

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Soldier Sues Army for Conscientious Objector Status

October 19, 2007

Author: Staff Writer

Source: The Buddhist Channel

Wire Service: AP

http://www.buddhistchannel.tv/index.php?id=65,5230,0,0,1,0

A Malaysian citizen who became a U.S. soldier sued the Army on Friday seeking discharge as a conscientious objector, claiming his Buddhist-Taoist beliefs prevent him from being involved in killing.

According to the lawsuit filed in federal court, Army Spc. Calvin Chee Keong Lee...

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Hearing Today on Buddhist Building

October 16, 2007

Author: Yolanda Woodlee

Source: The Washington Post

http://www.washingtonpost.com/wp-dyn/content/article/2007/10/15/AR2007101501401.html

Bill Aiken was in a Buddhist peace march on the eve of the Iraq war, walking down Massachusetts Avenue in Northwest Washington, when he saw a "For Sale" sign on a vacant Embassy Row lot.

He thought the site would be ideal for Soka Gakkai International-USA to build a center...

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Defiant Burma 'Will not Change'

October 16, 2007

Author: Staff Writer

Source: BBC News

http://news.bbc.co.uk/1/hi/world/asia-pacific/7047504.stm

Burma has defied international pressure following its suppression of pro-democracy protests, insisting there "is no reason to change course".

A state-controlled Burmese newspaper criticised the UN Security Council for its statement last week deploring the treatment of protesters.

Earlier, Japan, a major donor to Burma, said it...

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