Buddhism

Orange County Women's Group Reflects Interfaith Growth

June 26, 2006

Source: The Jewish Journal of Greater Los Angeles

http://www.jewishjournal.com/home/preview.php?id=10743

On June 26, 2006 The Jewish Journal of Greater Los Angeles reported, "In the aftermath of Sept. 11, Sande Hart grew increasingly disgusted by disparaging remarks some of her friends — both Jewish and not — made about Muslims. The Koran, they said, preached killing Jews and other infidels; Islam was a hate-filled religion, with few redeeming qualities. Hart, a...

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Dalai Lama Made Honorary Canadian Citizen

June 24, 2006

Source: National Post

http://www.canada.com/nationalpost/news/editorialsletters/story.html?id=977916b3-3350-42e2-b26a-22c63af7c23a

On June 24, 2006 the National Post ran an editorial that commented, "The decision by Members of Parliament to unanimously support a Conservative motion to award the Dalai Lama honorary Canadian citizenship marks a welcome change in Ottawa's treatment of the exiled Tibetan leader. It is...

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Buddhist Monk Denies Temple Attack

June 20, 2006

Source: BBC News

http://news.bbc.co.uk/1/hi/world/south_asia/5097286.stm

On June 20, 2006 BBC News reported, "The head monk of a Buddhist temple has contradicted a Sri Lankan government report that the Tamil Tigers attacked his temple. The monk told the BBC that shots had been fired at a sentry point, not at the Somawathi shrine itself, 170km (105 miles) north-east of Colombo. He said it was unclear who fired the shots. The Tamil Tigers earlier denied attacking the...

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Joliet Buddhist Sangha

Information about this center is no longer updated. This data was last updated on 19 June 2006.

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Address: c/o Universalist Unitarian Church of Joliet
3401 West Jefferson St., Joliet, IL 60431

Thai PM Offers to Rebuild Afghan’s Destroyed Buddhas

June 19, 2006

Source: The Guardian

Wire Service: AP

http://www.guardian.co.uk/afghanistan/story/0,,1800632,00.html

On June 19, 2006 the Associated Press reported, "The Thai prime minister has offered to take the remains of the Buddhas of Bamiyan, which were destroyed by Afghanistan's former Taliban regime, and rebuild them in Thailand. Thaksin Shinawatra made the proposal to reconstruct the two 1,600-year-old statues to the Afghan president...

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Nonsectarian Prayer Restrictions Result in Debate Among Chaplains

June 19, 2006

Source: TheState.com

http://www.thestate.com/mld/thestate/news/nation/14851031.htm

On June 19, 2006 TheState.com reported, "Could Jesus be getting the boot from the military?

That’s a concern of some evangelical and fundamentalist Christian military chaplains.

They believe they’re being restricted from 'praying their conscience' at gatherings where troops of different faiths might attend, says the Rev. Billy Baugham, executive...

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Heartland Sangha

Information about this center is no longer updated. This data was last updated on 19 June 2006.

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Email: 4heartlandsangha@comcast.net
Website: http://www.heartlandsangha.org

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