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Buddhist temple gets 300kg gold

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“Although we are not sure how relevant these contractions with so much expense relate Buddhism, we’ve decided to share this story with...

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Buddhist Monks in the Himalayas Learn Fresh Water Conservation

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Representatives of about 50 Buddhist monasteries are in the Indian capital to discuss fresh water conservation and preservation of the...

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Sri Lankan monks donate blood from Narre Warren North base

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TWO Buddhist monks have given charitable donation a personal touch by donating their blood to the Red Cross. Kadawatha Vijithawansha Thero...

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China bans ancient dog-eating festival after online uproar

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Dogs are slaughtered and skinned in the streets of Qianxi township during the ancient festival, usually held in October. China has banned a...

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Buddhist group: Don’t allow religious and ethnic lines to worsen

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KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia — Isolation between races and cultures will lead to mistrust and fear as groups grow more separate, warns an...

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The F Word in Buddhism: 'Daughters of the Buddha' Discuss How Buddhist Women Can Achieve Equality

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Patricia Zenn already had a religion when she grew up in Malibu: surfing. But as she was constantly teased by her classmates about her...

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Krokodil, Flesh-Eating Drug, Also reported In Columbus, Ohio

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Authorities in Columbus, Ohio, say they may have encountered their first case of the flesh-eating drug, krokodil. A homeless man in...

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Where’s the best place to be a women?

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Gender gap ‘narrows’ worldwide? A report by BBC attracted our interest as we’ve been discussing gender inequality worldwide...

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Bhante Shuvash Barua's radio english dhamma talk for young Buddhists

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Every Saturday the program live broadcast is at 3:30 p.m. to 4:00 p.m. (Thai Time)/ (Bangladesh time 2:30 p.m. to 3:00 p.m.) and Every...

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AT LAST! Ban on ALL wild animals in circuses is passed

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The RSPCA has said it is very relieved the Government has finally confirmed it will ban ALL wild animals in circuses. There was a fear that...

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His Holiness the Supreme Patriarch dies

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King, nation mourns passing of Buddhist spiritual leader. The nation and the entire Buddhist community are mourning the loss of His...

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Buddhist monks pray for the protection of African elephants

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by Jaya Buddhist prayers were said in Bangkok yesterday for the thousands of African elephants slaughtered each year to feed the illegal...

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Orangutan tied up and taunted by cruel mob which made her climb up a pole is rescued by a British charity

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Alone with no water, orangutan was surrounded by jeering humans Rescued by International Animal Rescue after villager became concerned...

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Poachers kill 300 Zimbabwe elephants with cyanide

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We keep hearing every day elephants being killed to support the trade of ivory, as many call bloody ivory trade. Mainly, china, South...

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China rebukes Dalai Lama for seeking independence

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A senior Chinese official has denounced the Dalai Lama’s long-standing pursuit of autonomy for Tibet, describing it as equivalent to...

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China’s new leadership should use ‘common sense’, says Dalai Lama

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New York: China’s new leadership should use “common sense” and seek truth from fact, Tibetan spiritual leader the Dalai Lama has said...

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Balancing Heaven and Earth

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Transcendence or Immanence? At the heart of Buddhist teachings is a crucial ambiguity that has become increasingly problematic as Buddhism...

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Discrimination against women: Millions of girls aborted in recent years in India

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“”The abortion clinics display an advertisement. Spend Rs 500, you’ll save Rs. 50,000. In other words, kill this one. If this one...

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Buddhism, Christianity share goals : Dalai Lama

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by Jaya Mexico City (AFP) – The Dalai Lama told Mexicans on Saturday that Christianity and Buddhism coincide in their pursuit of...

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The death toll from a stampede at a Hindu festival risen to 109

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by Jaya Religions are an important part of the human society. It not only discipline people but also creates an environment in which people...

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Dalai Lama: Women are Better Leaders !

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The Dalai Lama says female leaders are better leaders as they are more compassionate and hinted that the next Dalai Lama may be a female....

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Buddhist Studies to modern World

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(The following report was submitted to NYT by Yenni Kwok from Hongkong on a Charity that focuses modern Buddhist studies) Robert Y.C. Ho, a...

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Buddhist Monk Signs Global Publishing agreement for Book of Essays

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The copyright of Buddhist Monk Haemin’s soul-searching book has been sold to Penguin, the world’s largest publication group,...

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Top Ten Buddhism facts you should know

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by Jaya About 2500 years ago, Siddhartha Gautama, a prince likely to become king of several northern states in India, stepped out of his...

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Happiest Country on Earth

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The latest UN-sponsored World Happiness Report deemed Denmark to be the happiest nation in the world. The 2013 World Happiness Report...

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Nepal presents Buddha's birthplace in 100-rupee note

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by Jaya In an innovative move to present Nepal as Gautam Buddha’s birthplace, Nepal’s apex bank has brought a 100-rupee Nepali...

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