Buddhism

Lakeside Buddha Sangha

Information about this center is no longer updated. This data was last updated on 25 September 2003.

Contact Information

Address: 1445 Hinman Avenue, Evanston, IL 60201
Email: inquiry@lakesidebuddha.org
Website: http://www.lakesidebuddha.org/

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Head Monk of Sri Lanka Consecrates "Tenement Temple" in Glasgow

September 25, 2003

Source: The Scotsman

http://www.thescotsman.co.uk/scotland.cfm?id=1062902003

On September 25, 2003 The Scotsman reported, "From Maryhill Road, it was difficult to detect that inside a tenement close, a humble flat had just been named as one of the world’s holy places. The head monk of Sri Lanka, a holy man similar in status in his country as the Dalai Lama is to Tibet, had just squeezed into the flat, with an entourage of 17 monks, to confirm Scotland’...

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Dalai Lama Visits New York City

September 22, 2003

Source: The Journal News

http://www.thejournalnews.com/newsroom/092203/a01c22dalailama.html

On September 22, 2003 The Journal News reported that tens of thousands of individuals gathered to listen to the Dalai Lama speak in Central Park. The 68-year-old leader of Tibbetan Buddhism spoke on compassion, war, the environment, and the unhappiness of human beings. He opened with a message to the people that "neither color nor faith separated them. 'We are all...

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Dolma Ling

Information about this center is no longer updated. This data was last updated on 25 September 2003.

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Address: 20 West Park Street , Lebanon, NH 03766

Scout Troops Represent Many Faiths

September 15, 2003

Source: The Oregonian

http://www.oregonlive.com/living/oregonian/index.ssf?/base/living/1063454193187750.xml

On September 15, 2003 The Oregonian reported that "in their green Girl Scout vests stitched with badges, the girls of Troop 869 are the newest members of a 91-year-old tradition rooted in the American South. With their Muslim headcoverings and prayers, the girls also represent how far the Girl Scouts have gone to tailor...

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Dalai Lama Visits Boston

September 14, 2003

Source: The Boston Globe

http://www.boston.com/news/globe/ideas/articles/2003/09/14/the_buddha_of_suburbia/

On September 14, 2003 The Boston Globe reported that "this weekend, and unusual encounter is taking place at MIT: The Dalai Lama meets the human brain. Along with the Dalai Lama, prominent Tibetan and western Buddhists are joining neuroscientists, psychologists, and other academics in a conference called 'Investigating the Mind,'...

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Young Thai monks in MD

September 12, 2003

Source: The Dallas Morning News

http://www.dallasnews.com/religion/stories/091303dnrelbuddhistkids.848f6

On September 12, 2003 The Dallas Morning News reported that "in front of a table topped with gold-wrapped gifts, and before a crowd of 100 eager Buddhists, seven boys await holiness. Gary Chanyasubkit, 12, looks up at the ceiling. Anton Nguyen, 11, yawns. Alec Chanthaboun, 9, and Nate Sripinyo, 11, make faces and giggle. All seven boys –...

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Dalai Lama Visits Boston

September 12, 2003

Source: ABC News

http://abcnews.go.com/wire/US/ap20030912_120.html

On September 12, 2003 ABC News reported that "the 14th Dalai Lama is simultaneously the exiled monarch of Tibet, a Nobel Peace Prize-winning statesman and Buddhism's most renowned world leader aspects that are all evident during his current U.S. tour. ...apparently the biggest gathering of Buddhist teachers ever held in the United States. Only followers of the Dalai Lama's own Tibetan form of the faith are...

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Temple of Mercy-Charity

Information about this center is no longer updated. This data was last updated on 9 September 2003.

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Address: 135-25 37th Avenue, Flushing, NY 11354

Dalai Lama Dedicates Chamtse Ling Interfaith Temple in Indiana

September 8, 2003

Source: Religion News Service

http://www.beliefnet.com/story/132/story_13223_1.html

On September 8, 2003 Religion News Service reported that the Dalai Lama led the dedication of an interdenominational, international temple called the Chamtse Ling on the grounds of the Tibetan Cultural Center about five miles southeast of the campus of Indiana University. The article added that "more than 3,000 people gathered to see the Dalai Lama, former boxing champion Muhammad Ali...

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Program Finds New Homes for Old Japanese Buddhist Altars in Seattle

September 8, 2003

Source: Seattle Post-Intelligencer

http://seattlepi.nwsource.com/local/138564_butsudan08.html

On September 8, 2003 the Seattle Post-Intelligencer ran a feature article on "a new program at the Seattle Betsuin Buddhist Church [that] encourages people to donate butsudans that are no longer being used, then recycles them to other families." (In Soka Gakkai Buddhism, a butsudan is "a boxlike, wooden altar used for daily offerings to Buddha and family ancestors," as...

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Editorial: Religious Perspectives on Caring for the Poor

September 6, 2003

Source: The Kansas City Star

http://www.kansascity.com/mld/kansascitystar/living/religion/6682373.htm

On September 6, 2003 The Kansas City Star ran a dually-authored editorial on religious perspectives on caring for the poor. The two authors, Lama Chuck Stanford of the Rime Buddhist Center and Monastery and the Rev. R.L. Baynham, pastor of Metropolitan Baptist Church, offered their perspectives on what their respective faiths have to say on the...

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