Buddhism

Wat Lao

Information about this center is no longer updated. This data was last updated on 6 July 2005.

Phone: 712-732-8265

Florida Buddhists Raise Money to Build Houses for Tsunami Victims

July 5, 2005

Source: FirstCoastNews.com

Wire Service: AP

http://www.firstcoastnews.com/news/florida/news-article.aspx?storyid=39926

On July 5, 2005 the Associated Press reported, "A Buddhist temple in Tampa is donating money for the construction of houses for people in tsunami-torn Sri Lanka. Last month, builders broke ground on the first of 16 houses to be built with 104-thousand dollars raised by Florida Buddhist Vihara...

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Police Pursuing Suspects in Damage of Nashville Buddhist Temple

July 5, 2005

Source: The Tennessean

http://www.gallatinnewsexaminer.com/apps/pbcs.dll/article?AID=/20050705/NEWS01/507050352/1006/MTCN04

On July 5, 2005 The Tennessean reported, "Vandals threw fireworks and pieces of rock at the Lao Buddhapathip Temple on Glenmont Drive early yesterday morning, Metro Police Capt. Mike Hagar said. The damage was discovered and reported by one of the monks entering the Buddhist temple about 7 a.m.,...

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Tibetan Buddhists Prepare Celebrations for Dalai Lama’s Birthday

July 4, 2005

Source: Yahoo! News

Wire Service: AFP

http://news.yahoo.com/s/afp/20050704/wl_sthasia_afp/indiachinatibetdalai_050704040115

On July 4, 2005 Agence France-Presse reported, "A sea of prayer flags called wind horses cover the slopes of this Himalayan town where Buddhist faithful are preparing to celebrate the 70th birthday of the exiled Dalai Lama, hoping he may live long enough to finally return home. 'We...

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Influx of Asians Brings Increasing Numbers of Buddhists

June 30, 2005

Source: Pacific News Service

http://news.pacificnews.org/news/view_article.html?article_id=320e4c1a1c6f1472fc411fd6db0b92af

On June 30, 2005 Pacific News Service reported, "In West Sydney, the smoke one sees drifting over from a neighbor’s fence may not be the shrimp sizzling on the old barbie, but drifting incense. Buddhism is rising fast here in the land Down Under, and is now the second-largest religion after...

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Toronto Zen Centre Installs First Canadian-Born Abbott

June 25, 2005

Source: The Globe and Mail

http://www.theglobeandmail.com/servlet/ArticleNews/TPStory/LAC/20050625/HENDERSON25/TPNational/Toronto

On June 25, 2005 The Globe and Mail reported, "The Toronto Zen Centre, founded in 1968 and incorporated in 1971, is Canada's oldest centre for Zen practice. It marked a major milestone this month when Mr. Henderson, who helped found the centre, was installed as its first Canadian abbot and...

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Muslims Killed in South as Violence Continues

June 21, 2005

Source: Yahoo! News

Wire Service: AFP

http://news.yahoo.com/s/afp/20050621/wl_asia_afp/thailandsouthunresttoll_050621045240

On June 21, 2005 Agence France-Presse reported, "Suspected separatists shot dead three Muslim men, including one found clutching a Koran, in the latest killings in violence-plagued southern Thailand, police said.

Five suspected militants stormed a house in Pattani province...

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