Buddhism

Play Highlights the Necessity of Religious Pluralism

November 29, 2005

Source: Rediff

http://in.rediff.com/news/2005/nov/29us.htm

On November 29, 2005 Rediff reported, "Whenever professor Diana Eck hears of a play such as 'The Hindu and the Cowboy.. and Other Kansas City Stories' staged recently in Kansas City, she feels more than happy. The sympathetic play about divergent cultures and faiths was done in an ecumenical spirit, she says.

Playwright Donna Ziegenhorn, who interviewed scores of Kansas City residents, put their stories...

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Buddhist Peace Fellowship Activists Among Those Arrested in Iraq War Protest

November 17, 2005

Source: The Buddhist Channel

http://www.buddhistchannel.tv/index.php?id=2,1948,0,0,1,0

On November 17, 2005 The Buddhist Channel reported, "Anti-war activists from around the country are traveling to DC this week to take part in a historic trial, which will begin on November 16, 2005, of those arrested at the White House on September 26, 2005. The 104 defendants face charges of up to 6 months in jail and 0 fines. They went to the White House to request a...

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Religious Organizations Pledge Cooperation on UN Millennium Development Goals

November 17, 2005

Source: OneWorld South Asia

http://southasia.oneworld.net/article/view/122362/1/

On November 17, 2005 OneWorld South Asia reported, "Over twenty organizations representing different faiths - including Art of Living, Brahmakumaris, Ramakrishna Mission, Sant Nirankari Mandal, Diocese of Agra and Church of North India, Emmanuel Hospital Association, Evangelical Fellowship of India Commission on Relief, World Vision India, Bharat Sokagakkai, Bahai National Spiritual...

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Students Speak of Spiritual Journeys at Dartmouth Multifaith Council Event

November 16, 2005

Source: The Dartmouth

http://www.thedartmouth.com/article.php?aid=2005111601050

On November 16, 2005 The Dartmouth reported, "A multifaith panel of Dartmouth students discussed their religious experiences at the College in front of a packed audience Tuesday night in Collis Commonground. The event, entitled 'Voices of Faith,' was organized by the Student Multifaith Council and sponsored by the Office of Religious and Spiritual Life, the Tucker Foundation and the...

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On Visit to US Capitol, Dalai Lama Upholds Compassion as Shared Religious Commitment

November 15, 2005

Source: Buddhist Channel

Wire Service: RNS

http://www.buddhistchannel.tv/index.php?id=2,1939,0,0,1,0

On November 15, 2005 Religion News Service reported, "Despite surface divisions, the fundamental compassion of religion holds the key to world peace, the Dalai Lama told an audience at a celebration of his 70th birthday. 'I'm Buddhist, but I can see the value of Christianity, Judaism, Islam, and so on,' he said. In broken but...

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Buddhist, Hindu, Muslim, and Sikh Chaplains Welcomed to Armed Services

November 15, 2005

Source: The Scotsman

http://news.scotsman.com/latest.cfm?id=2246822005

On November 15, 2005 The Scotsman reported, "The first Buddhist, Hindu, Muslim and Sikh chaplains to be appointed by the British Armed Forces have been officially welcomed to their roles by Defence Secretary John Reid. The four will give spiritual, moral and pastoral support to service men and women and their dependants. They are classed as civil servants and employed on fixed-term contracts, for an...

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Buddhist Monks in North County Still Seek Expansion Permit for Center

November 13, 2005

Source: North County Times

http://www.nctimes.com/articles/2005/11/13/news/inland/23_32_4611_12_05.txt

On November 13, 2005 the North County Times reported, "A nonprofit organization run by a handful of Buddhist monks is seeking county permission to expand the Dai Dang Meditation Center on almost 9 acres the group owns [in Bonsall]. The proposal calls for three buildings, each of several thousand square feet, to be added to the property that is...

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At Washington Conference Dalai Lama Speaks to Science, Intelligent Design

November 12, 2005

Source: Island Packet

Wire Service: AP

http://www.islandpacket.com/24hour/healthscience/story/2893915p-11557258c.html

On November 12, 2005 the Associated Press reported, "Science and Buddhism share a quest of open investigation into the nature of reality, and science can be a pathway to discovering well-being and happiness, the Dalai Lama told the Society for Neuroscience on Saturday.

Tibet's...

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Sponsors Sought for World Buddhist Youth Conference

November 12, 2005

Source: Buddhist Channel/The Star

http://www.buddhistchannel.tv/index.php?id=1,1942,0,0,1,0

On November 12, 2005 The Star reported, "The Seck Kia Eenh Temple in Malacca, which is hosting the second general conference of the World Buddhist Sangha Youth (WBSY) from Dec 9 to 11, is looking for sponsors for the conference. The conference themed 'Unity and Religious Harmony', which will be held at the temple premises, is aimed at providing an avenue for young Buddhist...

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Reorganized Kansas City Interfaith Group Draws Diverse Crowd

November 11, 2005

Source: The Kansas City Star

http://www.kansascity.com/mld/kansascity/news/13137514.htm

On November 11, 2005 The Kansas City Star reported, "[Reverend Wallace Hartsfield], a longtime area Baptist minister, looked out from a podium Thursday at the more than 600 people who gathered for the [Greater Kansas City Interfaith Council's] inaugural luncheon at the Kansas City Marriott Downtown.

Represented were American Indian spirituality, Bahai, Buddhism,...

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Representative of Nine Religions Attend Baha’i Peace Event in Dar Es Salaam

November 9, 2005

Source: Baha'i World News Service

http://news.bahai.org/story.cfm?storyid=398

On November 9, 2005 the Baha'i World News Service reported, "Representatives of nine religious communities offered prayers on the International Day of Peace at a gathering organized by the Baha'i community of Tanzania. 'This is an historic day,' said keynote speaker, United Nations representative Eshila Maravanyika. Ms. Maravanyika expressed her delight at witnessing representatives of the various...

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Church Promotes Muslim-Buddhist Dialogue in Order to Stop Violence

November 8, 2005

Author: Weena Kowitwanij

Source: Asia News

http://www.asianews.it/view.php?l=en&art=4565

Krabi (AsiaNews) – The violence in southern Thailand is "political and not religious" in nature, and the government "must remember that Muslims and Buddhists live in peace with equal dignity", said the Toh-kru or Muslim teacher Suhthorn Simun during a conference entitled Dialogue of life with Muslims that was organised by the Episcopal Commission for Inter-...

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Vietnamese Buddhist Temple Opens in Pensacola

November 7, 2005

Source: Pensacola News Journal

http://www.pensacolanewsjournal.com/apps/pbcs.dll/article?AID=/20051107/NEWS01/511070328/1006

On November 7, 2005 the Pensacola News Journal reported, "For some, [Sunday's] tradition-filled, ribbon-cutting ceremony [marking the opening of the new Dieu De Buddhist Temple in Pensacola] was an emotional one. It signaled the success of the quietly struggling Vietnamese community. 'We've been looking...

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