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Dalits In Haryana Allege Social Boycott, Threaten To Convert To Buddhism
Dalits In Haryana Allege Social Boycott, Threaten To Convert To BuddhismMathura: A Dalit organisation in Haryana has alleged that people from the community in Hisar district's Bhatla village are being socially boycotted by members of the upper castes and have threatened to convert to Buddhism. During a recent protest at the ...read more
Source: NDTV
Published on Wed, 20 Jun 2018 11:34:00 GMT
All About Buddhism: Somewhere over the rainbow
All About Buddhism: Somewhere over the rainbowHave you ever taken the time to ask yourself why it rains? It’s a question that many people answer very differently. In last month’s AAB, we spoke about suicide. But, in this month’s column we are going to talk about something that is quite the ...read more
Source: The Phuket News
Published on Sun, 17 Jun 2018 00:04:00 GMT
New in Paperback: ‘Why Buddhism Is True,’ ‘The End of Eddy’
New in Paperback: ‘Why Buddhism Is True,’ ‘The End of Eddy’Six new paperbacks to check out this week. WHY BUDDHISM IS TRUE: The Science and Philosophy of Meditation and Enlightenment, by Robert Wright. (Simon & Schuster, $17.) Can Buddhism’s central tenets lead to more enlightened individuals and societies?read more
Source: The New York Times
Published on Fri, 15 Jun 2018 02:00:00 GMT
Lenz Foundation Gives Grants To 100 Organizations
Lenz Foundation Gives Grants To 100 OrganizationsLOS ANGELES, June 20, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- The Frederick P. Lenz Foundation for American Buddhism today announced it has given grants totaling close to $7 million to 100 unique American organizations. Since 2002, The Lenz Foundation's grant-making has ...read more
Source: The Business Journals
Published on Wed, 20 Jun 2018 05:45:00 GMT
Out of the Mud and Into the Sunlight: Loved Ones of Addicts Find Healing Through Art
Out of the Mud and Into the Sunlight: Loved Ones of Addicts Find Healing Through ArtIn Buddhism, the lotus flower is a symbol of purity in speech, body and mind. Born from the mud, it blooms clean, its layers of petals emerging from murky waters to receive their new beginning, a fresh start. Given its long-established metaphorical nature ...read more
Source: The Sandpaper
Published on Wed, 20 Jun 2018 14:05:00 GMT
An 'eclectic witch' brings new shop to downtown Beloit
An 'eclectic witch' brings new shop to downtown BeloitKoyama grew up practicing Buddhism in a spiritual family. In fact, her family - mostly still in Japan - has a Buddhist temple that's been in the family for over 2,000 years. "I've found that witchcraft is very similar to Buddhism," Koyama said. She said ...read more
Source: Beloit Daily News
Published on Wed, 20 Jun 2018 07:32:00 GMT
Red Army clergy lose war of minds in China
Red Army clergy lose war of minds in ChinaIn May, an event to promote patriotism was held in Jinggangshan, the birthplace of the Chinese Communist Party, for the five major government-recognized religions — Catholicism, Protestantism, Buddhism, Taoism and Islam. A photo of five Vatican ...read more
Source: UCA News
Published on Tue, 19 Jun 2018 23:28:00 GMT
Trikaya Buddhism & Meditation
Trikaya Buddhism & MeditationDiscover your inner power, joy, and peace during our weekly meditation practice sessions. Learn how to take that power, joy, and peace into the world through Dharma Talks and discover your own Pathway to Enlightenment. On this path, we melt down the layers ...read more
Source: San Diego Reader
Published on Sat, 09 Jun 2018 02:26:00 GMT
Berkeley-based Insight Garden Program offers healing, rehab for incarcerated
Berkeley-based Insight Garden Program offers healing, rehab for incarceratedNot finding a greater purpose while working in the corporate world, Waitkus sought out career counseling and the practice of Buddhism. Her soul-searching journey culminated when a friend offered to take her on a tour of San Quentin State Prison in 2001.read more
Source: Berkeleyside
Published on Wed, 20 Jun 2018 09:53:00 GMT
Actor Tusshar Kapoor talks about being a father and follower of Buddhism
Actor Tusshar Kapoor talks about being a father and follower of BuddhismTusshar Kapoor entered a new phase in his life two years ago when he took the decision to welcome his baby boy Laksshya Kapoor through IVF. Since the birth of Laksshya, the actor has become a hands-on father and his family supports him in every way possible.read more
Source: The Free Press Journal
Published on Wed, 06 Jun 2018 19:24:00 GMT