Buddhism

Update: Change Your Mind Day

August 10, 2003

Source: The Seattle Times

http://seattletimes.nwsource.com/html/localnews/2001461005_buddhist10m.html

On August 10, 2003 The Seattle Times reported that "dozens of Seattle Buddhists converged yesterday for Change Your Mind day, an annual celebration intended to bring different traditions together and teach Buddhism to the curious... Meditation's serenity was challenged by airplanes on their way to Seattle-Tacoma International Airport, and the...

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Researching the Power of Prayer

August 9, 2003

Source: The Boston Globe

http://www.boston.com/dailyglobe2/221/metro/Pondering_the_powers_of_prayer+.shtml

On August 9, 2003 The Boston Globe reported that "prayer is universal. During a recent talk at the Mary Baker Eddy Library, Dr. Larry Dossey, backed by Bach on a soothing piano recording, projected a series of photos depicting prayer around the world -- Catholics in Central America, Buddhist monks, people grieving loss, a doctor...

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Trung Tam Phat Giao Van-Hanh

Information about this center is no longer updated. This data was last updated on 11 October 2009.

Phone: 504-254-6031
Email: persglm@lsuhsc.edu
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Hurricane Katrina Update

Trung Tam Phat Giao Van-Hanh was hit very hard by Hurricane Katrina. The temple suffered major damage from the hurricane force winds which ripped through the area. The roof was badly damaged, and this led to water damage throughout the temple, even though flood waters did not inundate...
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The Elderly Indo-Chinese Association

Information about this center is no longer updated. This data was last updated on 26 June 2014.

Contact Information

Address: 2422 Broadway, Los Angeles, CA 90032

Elderly Indo-Chinese Association The Elderly Indo-Chinese Association is located in an urban ethnic community of Lincoln Heights, ten minutes from L.A. Chinatown. The population is a mixture of various ethnic Chinese American immigrants coupled with a large Latina/o community. The Elderly Indo-Chinese Association was established in 1982 to meet the needs of the growing Sino-...

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Dharma Realm Buddhist Association to Build International Institute of Philosophy and Ethics

August 5, 2003

Source: The Daily Journal

http://www.ukiahdailyjournal.com/Stories/0,1413,91%257E3089%257E1553055,00.html

On August 5, 2003 The Daily Journal reported that "The Dharma Realm Buddhist Association [of Ukiah, CA] has hired CW Group as overall project manager and the architectural firm of Hellmuth, Obata and Kassabaum as designers of the International Institute of Philosophy and Ethics to be located at the City of 10,000 Buddhas in Talmage... The...

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Guan Yin Temple

Information about this center is no longer updated. This data was last updated on 20 August 2003.

Contact Information

Address: 43-35 Main Street , Flushing, NY 11355

Community of Khmer Buddhist Monks Temple Watsaosoksan of South Carolina

Information about this center is no longer updated. This data was last updated on 23 March 2011.

Phone: 864-439-9699
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Activities and Schedule

Every day 7:00 A.M. & 11:00 A.M. feeding of the monks/meditation (Saturday and Sunday are days of gathering.)

For lay Buddhists, preparing food and feeding the monks are ways of earning merit in order to prevent or decrease their number of rebirths. In Theravada Buddhism, monks can only eat two meals a day-- breakfast and lunch-- because they are not allowed to...

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Thomas Bowen Coburn Selected as President of Naropa University

August 5, 2003

Source: Colorado Daily

http://www.coloradodaily.com/articles/2003/08/05/news/news03.txt

On August 5, 2003 the Colorado Daily reported that "Dr. Thomas Bowen Coburn has officially taken up his duties as the new president of Naropa University (Boulder, Colo.), Naropa officials announced Tuesday... Coburn was chosen last January as president of the Buddhist college, after an extensive search process that included input from...

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Yun Men Temple

Information about this center is no longer updated. This data was last updated on 20 August 2003.

Phone: 718-886-9007

Iu Mien Community Center in California

August 4, 2003

Source: Alameda Times

http://www.timesstar.com/Stories/0,1413,125~1486~1551004,00.html

On August 4, 2003 the Alameda Times reported that "since the [Iu Mien] community center's grand opening July 19, people have held combination Buddhist/Tao religious ceremonies and Mien language classes for children at the small house in front of the center... Saechao said he hopes the center will bring together the 8,000 Iu Mien scattered throughout the Bay Area, 5,000 of...

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Immigrant Children Learning about their Roots in Church

August 3, 2003

Source: The Washington Post

http://www.washingtonpost.com/ac2/wp-dyn/A15588-2003Aug2?language=printer

On August 3, 2003 The Washington Post reported that "many non-Christian immigrants are keeping their religions alive in America by looking to an unlikely place: church. In some cases, such as the Chinmaya Mission, stories and songs might be infused with Christian teachings and concepts. In other examples from Buddhist temples to Sikh gurdwaras,...

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