Buddhism

Young Buddhist, Catholics, Muslims and Hindus Share Experiences in Forum on Religious Diversity

May 31, 2004

Source: The Straits Times

http://straitstimes.asia1.com.sg/singapore/story/0,4386,253706,00.html

On May 31, 2004 The Straits Times reported, "Being a Muslim in a Catholic school gave Ms. Iva Aminuddin the chance to talk about Islam at length to curious friends. 'It made me more aware of my own religion,' said Ms. Iva, 25, a civil servant and member of Mendaki Club. She was one of four speakers at a forum on dealing with religious diversity held...

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Hindu-Buddhist Friendship Society to be Formed

May 30, 2004

Source: Sunday Observer

http://www.sundayobserver.lk/2004/05/30/new27.html

On May 30, 2004 the Sunday Observer reported, "A Hindu-Buddhist Friendship Society, among devotees from the subcontinent and Sri Lanka is in the pipeline. The architects of this move are, Swami Dayananda Saraswati, who has unified the Hindus of India, the Ven Rassagala Seewali Thera, attached to the Thai-Sri Lanka Buddhist Centre, and prominent Sri Lankan Hindus and Buddhists. Hinduism and...

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Government Says Tibetan Leader is Alive and Well But Refuses to Release His Location

May 28, 2004

Source: Beliefnet.com

http://www.beliefnet.com/story/146/story_14670_1.html

On May 28, 2004 Beliefnet.com posted an United Press International article that reported, "China says the Tibetan boy internationally viewed as the second highest leader of Tibetan Buddhism is alive and well, the Times of London reported Friday. However, China refuses to disclose the location of Gedhun Choekyi Nyima, now 16. He was abducted from his home by Chinese agents after the...

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Prince Charles Meets with Dalai Lama

May 27, 2004

Source: The Guardian

http://www.guardian.co.uk/uklatest/story/0,1271,-4138012,00.html

On May 27, 2004 The Guardian reported, "The Prince of Wales was meeting the Dalai Lama at a St James's Palace reception. Charles has invited the exiled Tibetan spiritual leader to join him at the royal residence in London with members of the Tibetan community who live in Britain. The Prince is known to be an admirer of the Dalai Lama and has met him twice before. A...

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Communist Leaders' Visit to Hong Kong Attempts to "Neutralize" Religious Leaders' Opposition

May 26, 2004

Source: Beliefnet.com

http://www.beliefnet.com/story/146/story_14657_1.html

On May 26, 2004 Beliefnet.com posted an United Press International article that reported, "Senior Communist Party leader Madame Liu Yandong conducted herself with dignity and propriety at she officiated at a ceremony in honor of the Buddha's birthday in Hong Kong on Wednesday. Dressed in a modest but stylish black skirt and jacket, and taking her cues from the monks alongside her, she...

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Heartland Meditation Center

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Address: 1300 E. 6th Street, #2 , Sioux Falls, SD 57103

Dark Zen

Information about this center is no longer updated. This data was last updated on 30 October 2006.

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Email: webmaster@darkzen.com
Website: http://www.darkzen.com

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Laughing Teabowl Zendo

Information about this center is no longer updated. This data was last updated on 22 June 2004.

Phone: 605-388-8827

In Citizenship Class, Students Study the Eightfold Path

May 23, 2004

Source: StarBulletin

http://starbulletin.com/2004/05/23/news/index3.html

On May 23, 2004 StarBulletin reported on citizenship class at Kealakehe High School in Hawaii, where students "grapple with ethical issues, current events and how to make democracy work. Every teacher at the school mentors a citizenship "ohana" of 25 students for four straight years, giving a rare personal dimension to this high school...The curriculum is broad, embracing ethical codes from the...

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Mourning Philip Kapleau, Zen Teacher and Buddhist Pioneer

May 22, 2004

Source: Democrat and Chronicle

http://www.democratandchronicle.com/news/05220G4BCEI_news.shtml

On May 22, 2004 the the Democrat and Chronicle reported,On March 1, 1966, Philip Kapleau, then a vigorous 53 years old and fresh from a dozen years in a Japanese Zen monastery, attended an evening meditation session in Rochester. He had just published his to-be-famous The Three Pillars of Zen and was touring to promote the book. 'The minute he came, he said:...

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Thich Nhat Hanh Comments on Iraq Prison Abuse

May 21, 2004

Source: Beliefnet.com

http://www.beliefnet.com/story/146/story_14636_1.html

On May 21, 2004 Beliefnet.com posted an interview with Vietnamese Buddhist monk Thich Nhat Hanh, on the prisoner abuses in Iraq. Hanh writes, "Recent news about the abuse of prisoners of war provides us with the opportunity to look deeply into the nature of war. This is an opportunity for us to be more aware. This is not new; everywhere there is war, these kinds of things happen...Soldiers are...

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Buddhists in Glasgow Prepare for First Buddhist Festival, Dalai Lama Visit

May 21, 2004

Source: Evening Times

http://www.eveningtimes.co.uk/lo/features/7013191.html

On May 21, 2004 the Evening Times ran a feature article on Buddhists in Glasgow: "His Holiness the Dalai Lama comes to the SECC in Glasgow on Saturday for the first of four days of teachings on Buddhism. An expected 10,000 people will attend his public talk, while the Solus Festival at the Glasgow Buddhist Centre in Sauchiehall Street, will hold talks, workshops, meditation and fringe events...

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Buddhist Center to Open in Acadiana

May 19, 2004

Source: The Advocate

http://www.2theadvocate.com/stories/051904/new_tibetan001.shtml

On May 19, 2004 The Advocate reported, "Acadiana residents interested in Tibetan culture and the Buddhist philosophy may soon have a resource close to home. Khentrul Lodrö Thayé Rinpoche, abbot of the Mardo Tashi Chöling Monastery in Amdo, Tibet, has announced is plans to build a Tibetan Cultural Center in Acadiana. Rinpoche directs the education and spiritual practice of...

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Bodhi Temple

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Phone: 916-689-4493

Former Newsweek Correspondent Writes on Conversion of Cambodians to Christianity

May 18, 2004

Source: International Herald Tribune

http://www.iht.com/articles/520463.html

On May 18, 2004 the International Herald Tribune ran a feature article/opinion piece by James Pringle, former East Asia correspondent for Newsweek, on the conversion of Cambodians to Christianity. He writes, "As if being desperately poor was not enough, billboards in this dusty former Khmer Rouge village in a malarial zone in northwest Cambodia warn children against picking up metal objects. They...

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