Buddhism

Year of the Pig Gets Enthusiastic Welcome at Buddhist Temple on St. Thomas

February 19, 2007

Author: Lynn Freehill

Source: Virgin Islands Daily News

http://www.virginislandsdailynews.com/index.pl/article_home?id=17604264

ST. THOMAS - Costumed children leaped through a Dragon Dance - while a local dog unexpectedly joined in - as the Chinese New Year was welcomed on Sunday at the Caribbean's only Buddhist temple.

More than 60 practicing Buddhists and supporters observed the holiday at the Nirvana Temple of Love...

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Year of the Pig Gets Enthusiastic Welcome at Buddhist Temple on St. Thomas

February 19, 2007

Author: Lynn Freehill

Source: Virgin Islands Daily News

http://www.virginislandsdailynews.com/index.pl/article_home?id=17604264

ST. THOMAS - Costumed children leaped through a Dragon Dance - while a local dog unexpectedly joined in - as the Chinese New Year was welcomed on Sunday at the Caribbean's only Buddhist temple.

More than 60 practicing Buddhists and supporters observed the holiday at the Nirvana Temple of Love...

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Thai Islamic Bank's Buddhist Chief Helps Build Trust

February 17, 2007

Source: The Buddhist Channel

Wire Service: Reuters

http://www.buddhistchannel.tv/index.php?id=52,3742,0,0,1,0

Bangkok, Thailand -- The boss of Thailand's only dedicated Islamic bank has a unique job description: work in one of the most dangerous corners of Asia, go to mosques to drum up business and become an expert in chicken-farming.

A knowledge of Islam is essential, but being a Muslim is not.

"I am a non-Muslim...

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Thai Islamic Bank's Buddhist Chief Helps Build Trust

February 17, 2007

Source: The Buddhist Channel

Wire Service: Reuters

http://www.buddhistchannel.tv/index.php?id=52,3742,0,0,1,0

Bangkok, Thailand -- The boss of Thailand's only dedicated Islamic bank has a unique job description: work in one of the most dangerous corners of Asia, go to mosques to drum up business and become an expert in chicken-farming.

A knowledge of Islam is essential, but being a Muslim is not.

"I am a non-Muslim...

Read more about Thai Islamic Bank's Buddhist Chief Helps Build Trust

Thai Islamic Bank's Buddhist Chief Helps Build Trust

February 17, 2007

Source: The Buddhist Channel

Wire Service: Reuters

http://www.buddhistchannel.tv/index.php?id=52,3742,0,0,1,0

Bangkok, Thailand -- The boss of Thailand's only dedicated Islamic bank has a unique job description: work in one of the most dangerous corners of Asia, go to mosques to drum up business and become an expert in chicken-farming.

A knowledge of Islam is essential, but being a Muslim is not.

"I am a non-Muslim...

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The Chung Mei Buddhist Temple Focuses on Simple, Soulful Foods

February 14, 2007

Author: Peggy Grodinsky

Source: Houston Chronicle

http://www.chron.com/disp/story.mpl/life/food/4544690.html

The spread at Chung Mei Buddhist Temple in Stafford is bounteous and beautiful. Arrayed in the dining room are 10 traditional Chinese New Year's dishes, each with a lovely name (Infinity Pearl, Lotus Gathering) and even lovelier symbolism (the purity and wisdom of Buddha).

At my request, this resplendent feast was prepared...

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Monks, Supporters Urge Charter Drafters to Name Buddhism National Religion

February 14, 2007

Source: The Buddhist Channel

http://www.buddhistchannel.tv/index.php?id=52,3737,0,0,1,0

Bangkok, Thailand -- A group of Buddhist monks and supporters rallied in front of Parliament Tuesday to demand charter drafters to state that Buddhism is the national religion.

The group of 100 demonstrators is led by Phra Mahacho Thassaniyo of Maha Chulalongkorn Monks University.

The monk said so far over 300,000 Buddhists had signed their name to demand that...

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Monks, Supporters Urge Charter Drafters to Name Buddhism National Religion

February 14, 2007

Source: The Buddhist Channel

http://www.buddhistchannel.tv/index.php?id=52,3737,0,0,1,0

Bangkok, Thailand -- A group of Buddhist monks and supporters rallied in front of Parliament Tuesday to demand charter drafters to state that Buddhism is the national religion.

The group of 100 demonstrators is led by Phra Mahacho Thassaniyo of Maha Chulalongkorn Monks University.

The monk said so far over 300,000 Buddhists had signed their name to demand that...

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The Chung Mei Buddhist Temple Focuses on Simple, Soulful Foods

February 14, 2007

Author: Peggy Grodinsky

Source: Houston Chronicle

http://www.chron.com/disp/story.mpl/life/food/4544690.html

The spread at Chung Mei Buddhist Temple in Stafford is bounteous and beautiful. Arrayed in the dining room are 10 traditional Chinese New Year's dishes, each with a lovely name (Infinity Pearl, Lotus Gathering) and even lovelier symbolism (the purity and wisdom of Buddha).

At my request, this resplendent feast was prepared...

Read more about The Chung Mei Buddhist Temple Focuses on Simple, Soulful Foods

The Chung Mei Buddhist Temple Focuses on Simple, Soulful Foods

February 14, 2007

Author: Peggy Grodinsky

Source: Houston Chronicle

http://www.chron.com/disp/story.mpl/life/food/4544690.html

The spread at Chung Mei Buddhist Temple in Stafford is bounteous and beautiful. Arrayed in the dining room are 10 traditional Chinese New Year's dishes, each with a lovely name (Infinity Pearl, Lotus Gathering) and even lovelier symbolism (the purity and wisdom of Buddha).

At my request, this resplendent feast was prepared...

Read more about The Chung Mei Buddhist Temple Focuses on Simple, Soulful Foods

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