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stream Young Jesus’ “Saganism vs Buddhism” and read a Q&A with the band
stream Young Jesus’ “Saganism vs Buddhism” and read a Q&A with the bandLA-via-Chicago indie rockers Young Jesus are releasing their fourth album (and first for Saddle Creek), The Whole Thing Is Just There, on October 12, and having already released lead single/opening tr...read more
Source: BrooklynVegan
Published on Wed, 26 Sep 2018 07:34:00 GMT
The decline and fall of Chinese Buddhism: how modern politics and fast money corrupted an ancient religion
The decline and fall of Chinese Buddhism: how modern politics and fast money corrupted an ancient religionWhen filmmakers descended on China’s ancient Shaolin Monastery to make the 1986 box office hit Martial Arts of Shaolin starring Jet Li, they were shocked to find no monks. The 1,500-year-old monastery ...read more
Source: South China Morning Post
Published on Thu, 20 Sep 2018 17:58:00 GMT
Protestant Buddhism - A flawed supposition needing retraction
Protestant Buddhism - A flawed supposition needing retractionSri Lanka has just been through the 154th birth anniversary of Anagarika Dharmapala, one of its most undervalued and misunderstood national heroes, as signified by the muted remembrance of his birth. ...read more
Source: Island
Published on Tue, 25 Sep 2018 12:21:00 GMT
Everyday religion questions: What can we learn from Buddhism?
Everyday religion questions: What can we learn from Buddhism?Q: You have written about major religions. Please write about Buddhism. Reader Answer: In the last column, I wrote an overview of three Abrahamic religions, Judaism, Christianity and Islam. Since I am ...read more
Source: Winston-Salem Journal
Published on Fri, 21 Sep 2018 16:57:00 GMT
Reflections on Binara Poya Buddhism:Least prejudiced against women
Reflections on Binara Poya Buddhism:Least prejudiced against womenThe so-called Garudhamma convention, an ‘approval’ of women’s inferior competence, are yet to be fully scrutinized Buddha’s open invitation to women to the Sasana gave them ample opportunities for pub...read more
Source: The Daily Mirror
Published on Sun, 23 Sep 2018 11:30:00 GMT
University of Montana Buddhism professor accused of punching bouncer at Jason Isbell concert
University of Montana Buddhism professor accused of punching bouncer at Jason Isbell concertA Buddhism and yoga professor is facing a misdemeanor assault charge for allegedly punching a bouncer at a Jason Isbell concert on Sept. 8. As first reported by the Montana Kaimin, Bradley Steven ...read more
Source: Missoulian
Published on Mon, 17 Sep 2018 16:30:00 GMT
My New Encyclopedias Of Astrobiology, Microtonal Music, And Buddhism Spawned From Wikipedia - Is This The Way Of Its Future?
My New Encyclopedias Of Astrobiology, Microtonal Music, And Buddhism Spawned From Wikipedia - Is This The Way Of Its Future?This originated as my answer to a Quora question: "In what general knowledge domains do alternatives to Wikipedia exist that are significantly superior?". So - I think my own new wikis are. Because th...read more
Source: Science 2.0
Published on Sat, 15 Sep 2018 05:21:00 GMT
Everything Possible: What Buddhism does and does not say about gay marriage
Everything Possible: What Buddhism does and does not say about gay marriageActually, that was a trick question. Those statements are what The Buddhist Canon records as Buddha’s Three Conceits. In reality, none of us are any better or worse than anyone else; nor are any two h...read more
Source: The Phuket News
Published on Sat, 15 Sep 2018 21:06:00 GMT
Montana Buddhism professor on probation charged with assault
Montana Buddhism professor on probation charged with assaultMISSOULA — A University of Montana associate professor of Buddhism and yoga is charged with misdemeanor assault for reportedly punching a bouncer at a country music concert. The Missoulian reports 58- ...read more
Source: Great Falls Tribune
Published on Tue, 18 Sep 2018 12:43:00 GMT
Thinking of Karen Horney and Western Psychology’s Discovery of Zen Buddhism
Thinking of Karen Horney and Western Psychology’s Discovery of Zen BuddhismThe Neo-Freudian psychoanalyst Karen Horney was born on this day, the 16th of September, in 1885. She was one of a relatively small band of psychoanalysts and psychologists who would take their origin...read more
Source: Patheos
Published on Sun, 16 Sep 2018 08:15:00 GMT
Conquer your anger In Buddhism, anger is not approved and accepted as positive
Conquer your anger In Buddhism, anger is not approved and accepted as positiveAnger is a negative and destructive emotion which has caused much misery in our lives and also around the globe. Anger is an unwholesome mental disposition that exasperates untamed mind. It takes us t...read more
Source: The Daily Mirror
Published on Sun, 23 Sep 2018 11:30:00 GMT
Our New Encyclopedias Of Astrobiology, Microtonal Music, And Buddhism, Spawned From Wikipedia - Is This The Way Of Its Future?
Our New Encyclopedias Of Astrobiology, Microtonal Music, And Buddhism, Spawned From Wikipedia - Is This The Way Of Its Future?This originated as my answer to a Quora question: "In what general knowledge domains do alternatives to Wikipedia exist that are significantly superior?". So - I think my own new wikis are, for a simp...read more
Source: Science 2.0
Published on Sat, 15 Sep 2018 07:57:00 GMT