Buddhism

Buddhists, Hindus, and Jains Weigh in on Ten Commandments Controversy

March 9, 2005

Source: The Times of India

http://www1.timesofindia.indiatimes.com/articleshow/msid-1042502,curpg-1.cms

On March 9, 2005 The Times of India reported, "with the Hindu American Foundation (HAF) being part of an amicus curiae (friend of the court), oral arguments have begun in the Supreme Court on whether displays of the Ten Commandments on government property are an unconstitutional endorsement of a particular religion. At heart of the case is a...

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Buddhism Thrives in Colorado Springs

March 5, 2005

Source: The Gazette

http://www.gazette.com/display.php?secid=20

On March 5, 2005 The Gazette reported, "with 360 million believers, Buddhism is one of the world’s great religions. It’s based on the premise that passion breeds pain, and the only way to find true bliss is to strip away the unproductive desires and cravings that plague our lives... Rocky Mountain Insight is part of a small but thriving community of Buddhists in Colorado Springs. There are at least...

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Religious Leaders Tap into MP3 Technology

March 4, 2005

Source: The Salt Lake Tribune

http://www.sltrib.com/faith/ci_2596528#top

On March 4, 2005 The Salt Lake Tribune reported, "Godcasting is the latest advancement in online religion, in which preachers convert their sermons to audio to be heard on portable digital audio devices. Using iPods or any portable MP3 player, 'podcasting' lets people download audio programs that can be listened to whenever they like. It's a form of audio syndication that musicians, businessmen, tech talk...

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Green Mountain State is Home to Thriving Buddhist Communities

February 25, 2005

Source: The Boston Globe

http://www.boston.com/news/local/vermont/articles/2005/02/23/green_mountains_good_karma?mode=PF

On February 25, 2005 The Boston Globe reported, "Buddhism has taken root with astonishing vigor in Vermont. California may have the nation's largest number of Buddhists, but Vermont, where Asian-Americans are barely 1 percent of the state's population of 621,394, has what surveys suggest is the highest...

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Rap, Hip-Hop Used to Lure Youth to Celebrate Buddhist Holiday

February 23, 2005

Source: Hindustan Times/Press Trust of India

http://www.hindustantimes.com/news/181_1250815,00110005.htm

On February 23, 2005 the Press Trust of India reported, "Rap and hip hop songs are not normally noted for their moral content, but Thailand's Culture Ministry hopes to harness the popularity of the genres to encourage Thai youth to take part in the holiest day in the Buddhist calendar. The government finds little reason to be delighted that the popularity...

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Buddhists Emerge from Winter Seclusion

February 23, 2005

Source: The Korea Times

http://times.hankooki.com/lpage/culture/200502/kt2005022318062611690.htm

On February 23, 2005 The Korea Times reported, "No newspaper, no television and no e-mail. Any form of communications with the outside world was strictly banned. Speaking was discouraged or, in some cases, prohibited. Reading of any kind, including letters, was forbidden. Ending yesterday, many monks had isolated themselves at Kumdangsonwon Monastery in...

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Buddhist Procession at Christo's Gates in Central Park

February 22, 2005

Source: WNYC News

http://www.wnyc.org/news/articles/44213

On February 22, 2005 WNYC News reported, "a group of Buddhist monks and their supporters came to Central Park seeking spiritual serenity. The Gates installation is as much spectacle as art. So it was fitting that a 'meditative procession' also became an event. Photographers and onlookers crowded the monks and snapped pictures, as followers lined up to walk in silence. Wun-Yung Suh, a Korean monk who now lives in Teaneck,...

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Tibetan Buddhist Nuns Create Mandala at Wellesley College

February 18, 2005

Source: The Boston Globe

http://www.boston.com/ae/theater_arts/articles/2005/02/18/encircling_art_with_spirituality/

On February 18, 2005 The Boston Globe reported, "in a contemporary art gallery at Wellesley College on Wednesday afternoon, about 100 people were sitting on canvas camp stools, gazing at an empty wooden platform painted the color of bricks... Victor Kazanjian, Wellesley's dean of religious and spiritual life, was...

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Buddhists Eye Church Property

February 17, 2005

Author: Douglas Belkin

Source: The Boston Globe

http://www.boston.com/news/local/articles/2005/02/17/buddhists_eye_church_property/

Leaders in Lowell's burgeoning Southeast Asian community are planning to ask the Archdiocese of Boston to sell them the Notre Dame de Lourdes Church on Smith Street for less than half its assessed value so they can convert it into a Buddhist temple.

"We are hoping they will hear...

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"Friendly" Troops Deployed to Predominately Muslim South

February 15, 2005

Source: IslamOnline.net

http://www.islamonline.org/English/News/2005-02/15/article06.shtml

On February 15, 2005 IslamOnline.net reported, "Thailand's cabinet approved Tuesday, February 15, the creation of a 12,000 soldier-strong infantry division to be permanently based in the predominantly Muslim southern provinces to foster what it termed better relations between the military and Muslim residents.

'This regiment is not to combat but to...

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