Buddhism

Faith Important in the Lives of Many Arizona Inmates

February 15, 2006

Source: The Arizona Republic

http://www.azcentral.com/arizonarepublic/news/articles/0215prisonfaith0215.html

On February 15, 2006 The Arizona Republic reported, "Although religious services have long been a staple of prison life, officials across the nation are beginning to realize just how important faith can be in rehabilitating inmates... In Arizona, prison religious programs have grown to unprecedented levels in the past two years as...

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Reflections of a Black Buddhist

February 14, 2006

Source: Beliefnet

http://www.beliefnet.com/story/184/story_18493_1.html

On February 14, 2006 Beliefnet released an excerpt of the essay entitled, "Black Is Buddhafull" by Bhiksuni Thich Chan Chau Nghiem, which appears in the book "The Buddha's Apprentices: More Voices of Young Buddhists." This essay outlines how Bhuksuni, the daughter of a white father and black mother, was able forgive her racist grandfather through Buddhist meditational practices. "About three...

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Women's Multifaith Center in Orlando Provides Opportunity for Active Engagement

February 12, 2006

Source: Orlando Sentinel

http://www.orlandosentinel.com/news/local/orange/orl-orreligion1206feb12,0,995971.story?coll=orl-news-headlines-orange

On February 12, 2006 the Orlando Sentinel reported, "When it comes to promoting religious understanding, the Rev. Diana Reed Jackson believes that verbal dialogue alone falls short. Participation in a religious ritual or spiritual discipline is a more holistic...

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In Kashmir, Muslims Allege Desecration of the Qur'an by Buddhists

February 10, 2006

Source: Reuters

http://today.reuters.com/News/CrisesArticle.aspx?storyId=DEL151318

On February 10, 2006 Reuters reported, "Ten people including five policemen, were injured in Indian Kashmir on Friday when Muslim protesters clashed with police as trouble flared over charges that Buddhists had desecrated the Koran, authorities said. A curfew was imposed in the towns of Kargil and Leh in Kashmir's Buddhist-dominated Ladakh region, for the second day in Leh...

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Hindu, Buddhist, and Muslim Groups Deplore Cartoons and Violence

February 9, 2006

Source: Channel News Asia

http://www.channelnewsasia.com/stories/singaporelocalnews/view/192425/1/.html

On February 9, 2006 Channel News Asia reported, "Three religious bodies in Singapore have released a joint statement condemning the caricatures of Prophet Mohammed that appeared in the Danish and other media.

Jamiyah Singapore, Singapore Buddhist Lodge and the Hindu Endowments Board say they are 'shocked by the insensitive...

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Ecumenical Buddhist Fellowship Welcomes All Faiths

February 8, 2006

Source: Orlando Sentinel

http://www.orlandosentinel.com/news/local/volusia/orl-vrelstory0806feb08,0,3239201.story?coll=orl-news-headlines-volusia

On February 8, 2006 the Orlando Sentinel reported, "A group of 10 people pulled their chairs into an oval to meditate and discuss the teachings of Siddhartha Gautama during the weekly Buddhist Sangha, or community gathering... Baptists, Methodists and former...

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"Acting on Faith" to Be Shown at "Dissent" Film Festival at Univ. of Louisville

February 6, 2006

Source: University of Louisville

http://php.louisville.edu/news/news.php?news=517

On February 6, 2006 the University of Louisville reported, "The University of Louisville will offer a six-week film festival and discussions focusing on the importance of dissent in civic and cultural life.

The 'Season of Dissent Film Festival' will offer short films, feature films and documentaries in Floyd Theater at U of L’s Swain Student Activities Center. The festival is...

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Houston's Institute for Religion and Health Will Explore Spiritual Dimensions of Healing

February 4, 2006

Source: Houston Chronicle

http://www.chron.com/disp/story.mpl/religion/3635132.html

On February 4, 2006 the Houston Chronicle reported, "[Dr. James Duffy, a neuropsychiatrist and the new director of Houston's Institute for Religion and Health], wants the medical field to discover the spiritual dimensions of healing and patient care. He believes [this] will improve health services [for both] the sick [and] their families. And he thinks it will go a long way in...

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Celebrating Vietnamese New Year

February 3, 2006

Source: Religion and Ethics Newsweekly

http://www.pbs.org/wnet/religionandethics/week923/belief.html

On February 3, 2006 Religion and Ethics Newsweekly ran a feature article on the celebration of the Vietnamese new year by a community in Springfield. Nguyen Ngoc Bich, one member of this community describes the celebration and its importance, "Tet, the Vietnamese new year, is by far the biggest festival during the year. The Vietnamese are known to be what you...

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Jews and Buddhists to Gather in Ukiah for Retreat, Ritual

February 3, 2006

Source: The Buddhist Channel/The Willits News

http://www.buddhistchannel.tv/index.php?id=2,2278,0,0,1,0

On February 3, 2006 The Willits News reported, "A collaboration between Buddhists and Jews in mid-February will offer an unusual retreat and ritual experience to all interested people. The Ukiah Community of Mindful Living, a group of practitioners in the Mindfulness tradition of monk and teacher Thich Nhat Hanh, and Kol HaEmek, the Inland Mendocino Jewish...

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Jun Dung Sa Buddhist Temple

Information about this center is no longer updated. This data was last updated on 28 March 2013.

Phone: 770-923-5375
[flickr_set id="72157621939358056"] Facing one of the major Atlanta highways, in a region where many Koreans live, Jun Dung Sa Buddhist Temple is somewhat hidden and easy to miss. Yet in the past decade, it has become not only a religious center but also a social center for many first-generation Koreans by providing members with prayer services, children's classes in Buddhism and Korean, and a venue for family celebrations. The main... Read more about Jun Dung Sa Buddhist Temple

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