Buddhism

Australians Flock to Embrace Buddhism

June 19, 2007

Author: Staff Writer

Source: The Buddhist Channel

http://www.buddhistchannel.tv/index.php?id=49,4335,0,0,1,0

The Dalai Lama has just completed a tour of Australia, boosting what is the country's fastest-growing religion. Australia has more Buddhists per capita than anywhere else in the Western world. From Sydney, Phil Mercer reports on how this religion has moved beyond Asian immigrant communities and into the mainstream.

Tibetan...

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Four Killed in Thailand's Rebellious Muslim South

June 19, 2007

Author: Staff Writer

Source: Reuters

http://www.reuters.com/article/homepageCrisis/idUSBKK113980._CH_.2400

BANGKOK, June 19 (Reuters) - Suspected Muslim separatist rebels killed four people, including a district chief and an army colonel, in Thailand's rebellious Muslim south, police said on Tuesday.

One soldier was killed and two wounded late on Monday as they clashed with militants who set fire to a school in Pattani,...

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Pilgrimage, With U.S. Dollars, to North Korea Temple

June 11, 2007

Author: Reuters

Source: The New York Times

Wire Service: Reuters

http://www.nytimes.com/reuters/world/international-korea-north-temple.html

KAESONG, North Korea (Reuters) - In a rare nod to religion, communist North Korea has welcomed 500 Buddhist monks and followers from the South to a temple dating from the 11th century when Kaesong was capital of a unified peninsula.

The visit...

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