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Facts about North Korea – KAKE

Here is some general information about the Democratic People’s Republic of Korea (DPRK), also known as North Korea. It borders China, Russia and South Korea. Population: 25,831,360 (July 2021 est.) Ethnic groups: Homogeneous race, with a small Chinese community and some ethnic Japanese Religion: Traditionally Buddhist and Confucian, with some Christian and Syncretic Chondogyo (Heavenly […]

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Teaching hygiene to children, Worth opens the doors of the gospel in Southeast Asia

SOUTHEAST ASIA (IMB) – Part of the ministry of Rachel, a missionary and nurse practitioner with the International Mission Board, in a rural area of ​​Southeast Asia, is educating elementary school girls about their health. These girls are often forced by their families to drop out of school before sixth grade in order to help […]

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Highlights on Narendra Modi – KVIA

CNN Editorial Research Here is a glimpse into the life of Narendra Modi, Prime Minister of India. Personal Date of Birth: September 17, 1950 Place of birth: Vadnagar, Gujarat, India Birth name: Narendra Damodardas Modi Dad: Damodardas Modi Mother: Hiraba “Heeraben” Modi Wedding: Jashodaben (Chimanlal) Modi (1968–present, split) Education: University of Delhi, BA, 1978; University […]

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Assistant Professor, Japanese Buddhism, works at the Divinity School of the University of Chicago Divinity School

The Divinity School at the University of Chicago invites applications for one or more tenure-track positions at the rank of Assistant Professor from scholars whose work focuses on Japanese Buddhism, for an appointment date of July 1, 2023. The salary is open, as is the disciplinary specialization and era of research focus. Applicants should possess […]

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Dr Sarvepalli Radhakrishnan Birthday: Top 20 Facts, Quotes

Teachers Day will be celebrated today in India on September 5th, Monday to remember the contribution of former President of India Dr. Sarvepalli Radhakrishnan to India. Read also| NEP to Reorient India’s Education Policy: Union Minister Jitendra Singh This report will cover some of the best facts and quotes from his life […]

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Abe’s assassination. Donations to the Unification Church: Separating Fact from Fiction

The media has accepted at face value the accusation by anti-Unification Church lawyers that “victims” are being defrauded through “spiritual sales.” The real story is different. by Massimo Introvigné Article 7 of 7. Read article 1, article 2, article 3, article 4, article 5 and article 6. Anti-Unification-Church lawyer Hiroshi Watanabe rails against “spiritual sales” […]

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Teaching Children Hygiene, God-given Value Opens Gospel Doors in Southeast Asia

Part of the ministry of Rachel, a missionary and nurse practitioner with the International Mission Board, in a rural area of ​​Southeast Asia, is educating elementary school girls about their health. These girls are often forced by their families to drop out of school before sixth grade in order to help earn a living. She […]

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8 unknown and interesting facts about our “Lord Ganesha”

Ganesha, Vinayaka, Lamboradudu ila chala perlaltho pilicukune Lord Ganesh ante hindu tradition lo chala istam andariki. Lord Shiva, Lord Krishna And Sree Ramudi taruvatha ekkuvaga ista pade hindu gods lo Lord Ganesh okaru for all the right reasons. Infact Lord Ganesha ante chala mandiki inka ekkuva istam andhuke evariki leni vidhanga Vinayaka Chavithi chesi 11 […]

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Martial Arts Facts and Origin

Martial arts could refer to one of the ancient fighting techniques that evolved from Asia in the 8th century. Martial arts are used for sport, entertainment or purely for combat purposes. Teak wood, karate, judo and kung fu are all types of martial arts. Martial arts are all about learning great fighting skills. In games […]

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Buddhist NGO teaching spirituality to children and convicts

Located in the village of Kampong Seima in the commune of Wat Kor, in the city of Battambang in the province of Battambang, the NGO Buddhism for Education in Cambodia (BEC) has been carrying out its mission for a decade of disseminating Buddhist knowledge to of the Cambodian people in order to promote good morals, […]

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Long before Harry Potter, dragons were part of Buddhism, Christianity. why they are attractive

Jpremiere of HBO’s ‘Game of Thrones’ prequelDragon House” will undoubtedly bring more attention to the ferocious dragon. Two-legged or four-legged, fire-breathing or metamorphosed, scaled or feathered, dragons fascinate people around the world with their legendary power. This shouldn’t be surprising. Long before “Harry Potter,” “Shang-Chi and the Legend of the Ten Rings” and other modern […]

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5 facts about New Jersey you’ll find hard to believe

The New Jersey subreddit is truly the gift that keeps on giving. Whether you’re looking for a slow-mo Spotted Lanternfly or a bunch of New Jerseyans destroying a random person on Twitter pretending we call Dunkin’ “dunkies” (excuse me?), it’s always fun. One thread, in particular, caught my eye this week. User “cheneyk” asked what […]

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India and Thailand keep the values ​​of Ramayana and Buddhism

The Ramayana has a deep cultural influence in Thailand. Here Ramayana is a national epic known as Ramkian. Buddhism is also the main religion here. In this way, the two countries follow the principles of world peace, humanism and brotherhood while imbibing the values ​​of Buddhism and Ramayana. Minister of Culture, Tourism and Religious Foundation […]

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Ghosts, mummies and robots in Buddhism

I’ve spent the last two months in Japan, mostly in Tōhoku, the northernmost region of the main island, Honshū. During that time I was working on a few different projects, including ghost weddings, *mummies,** and using androids in Buddhist temples. *** I have already mentioned each of these three phenomena separately in previous essays for […]

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Cultural and historical facts

Hello students, For the general awareness section, you have to prepare intelligently. This article contains the compilation of historical places, personalities and cultural festivals that have made the news in the last three months. The more you revise, the better the result will be. You can also write to us in the comment section for […]

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Buddhism showcased at Thai business school

At poetesandquants.com The Sasin School of Management, based at Chulalongkorn University in Bangkok, will ensure that its students not only understand business principles and practices, but also the importance of culture. In Thailand, this culture is largely inseparable from the country’s predominant religion, Buddhism. Rather than ignoring Buddhism or clumsily co-opting it, which has drawn […]

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Buddhism with Chinese characteristics: Panchen Lama pushes President Xi Jinping’s version of religion to Tibet

Lhasa (Tibet): China named Panchen Lama or more specifically the puppet Lama Gyaltsen Norbu recently made headlines for pushing the Chinese claim of Tibetan Buddhism with Chinese characteristics. This version of Buddhism presented by Gyaltsen Norbu is the vision that President Xi Jinping wants to apply to Tibet, according to Tibet Press. “People are of […]

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Highlights on Buddhism – KESQ

CNN Editorial Research Here is an overview of Buddhism, the main religion of many countries in Asia. Beliefs/Practices Siddhartha Gautama (Buddha) grew up in a wealthy family. He decided to follow a path of self-sacrifice, but did not find the truth until he sat down under a tree, now known as the Bo tree. There […]

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Highlights on Buddhism – KTVZ

CNN Editorial Research Here is an overview of Buddhism, the main religion of many countries in Asia. Beliefs/Practices Siddhartha Gautama (Buddha) grew up in a wealthy family. He decided to follow a path of self-sacrifice, but did not find the truth until he sat down under a tree, now known as the Bo tree. There […]

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Fast Facts on Buddhism – ABC17NEWS

CNN Editorial Research Here is an overview of Buddhism, the main religion of many countries in Asia. Beliefs/Practices Siddhartha Gautama (Buddha) grew up in a wealthy family. He decided to follow a path of self-sacrifice, but did not find the truth until he sat down under a tree, now known as the Bo tree. There […]

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Highlights on Buddhism – Local News 8

CNN Editorial Research Here is an overview of Buddhism, the main religion of many countries in Asia. Beliefs/Practices Siddhartha Gautama (Buddha) grew up in a wealthy family. He decided to follow a path of self-sacrifice, but did not find the truth until he sat down under a tree, now known as the Bo tree. There […]

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Highlights on Buddhism – KION546

CNN Editorial Research Here is an overview of Buddhism, the main religion of many countries in Asia. Beliefs/Practices Siddhartha Gautama (Buddha) grew up in a wealthy family. He decided to follow a path of self-sacrifice, but did not find the truth until he sat down under a tree, now known as the Bo tree. There […]

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Highlights on Buddhism – KRDO

CNN Editorial Research Here is an overview of Buddhism, the main religion of many countries in Asia. Beliefs/Practices Siddhartha Gautama (Buddha) grew up in a wealthy family. He decided to follow a path of self-sacrifice, but did not find the truth until he sat down under a tree, now known as the Bo tree. There […]

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Highlights on Christianity – KVIA

CNN Editorial Research Here is a look at Christianity, the most practiced religion in the world. Beliefs/Practices Followers of the Christian religion base their beliefs on the life, teachings and death of Jesus Christ. Christians believe in one God who created heaven, earth and the universe. Belief in one God has its origins in the […]

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Independence Day 2022: 25 lesser known facts about India

After being colonized for nearly 200 years, India gained independence from British rule on August 15, 1947. In preparation for the 75th Independence Day, Indians held celebrations in various ways. While some have changed their social media posting images to the Indian flag, others have brought the tiranga (tricolor – Indian flag) at home. India […]

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Has COVID-19 strengthened your religious beliefs?

For some people, the global pandemic has been a time of reflection and strengthening of religious beliefs. For others, it was a time of doubt and questioning. COVID-19 has forced people to confront their mortality, and for some it has led to renewed faith. Those who already had strong religious beliefs may have found them […]

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Teaching teachers about the Holocaust and its lessons for democracy today

CHARLOTTE, NC (RNS) — At a seminar for teachers on teaching the Holocaust, instructor Donna Tarney went through a list of anti-Semitic tropes about Jews throughout history. In the Middle Ages, Jews were accused of poisoning wells and using human blood to make matzo. In the early 20th century, automaker Henry Ford claimed that Jews […]

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10 interesting facts about the Ashoka Chakra

Independence Day 2022: India’s 75th Independence Day is fast approaching and preparations to celebrate “Azadi ka Amrit Mahotsav” are in full swing. Therefore, to commemorate the 75th anniversary of Independence Day, let’s review some significant and historical items that represent India. Speaking of significant elements that represent India, one of the prominent symbols is the […]

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Disability Theology: How Religious Beliefs Can Help or Hinder Accessibility

People pray for an individual. Photo by Adrianna Geo/Unsplash/Creative Commons This story is part of a disability and faith series. (RNS) – The worship service begins with ‘Amazing Grace,’ an old favorite with the lyrics: ‘I was once blind, but now I see!’ Later, preaching on the gospel story of Jesus healing a blind man, […]

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The Dalai Lama completes his three-day teaching in Ladakh

By Choekyi Lhamo DHARAMSHALA, July 30: Exiled Tibetan leader His Holiness the Dalai Lama concluded a three-day teaching in the upper Himalayas in Ladakh on Saturday. Tens of thousands of worshipers from across the sparsely populated region attended the religious event at the Shewatsel field as the most important Buddhist figure gave teachings on by […]

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How religious beliefs can help or hinder accessibility

This story is part of a series on disability and faith. (RNS) – The worship service begins with ‘Amazing Grace,’ an old favorite with the lyrics: ‘I was once blind, but now I see!’ Later, preaching on the gospel story of Jesus healing a blind man, the pastor preaches a sermon on Jesus bringing wholeness […]

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Thousands throng to Jivetsal as the Dalai Lama begins teaching on ‘Chodjug’

Tsewang Rigzine LEH: Thousands of devotees from across the Ladakh region and beyond, including hundreds of foreign visitors, thronged the Jivetsal teaching ground as His Holiness the 14th Dalai Lama began 3-day teachings on Thursday days. During the three days, the Dalai Lama will give the teachings “Shantideva’s guide to the […]

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His Holiness the Dalai Lama Begins Teaching Shantideva’s “Guide to the Bodhisattva’s Way of Life”

–dalailama.com His Holiness the Dalai Lama waves to the crowd of over 45,000 from the front of the stage at the Shewatsel teaching ground as he arrives on the first day of teachings in Leh, Ladakh, UT, India on July 28, 2022 Photo by Tenzin Choéjor Leh, Ladakh, India – July 28, 2022: This morning […]

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84000 announces online teaching with Chokyi Nyima Rinpoche on August 1 – Buddhistdoor Global

Chokyi Nyima Rinpoche. At samyeinstitute.org 84000: Translating the Words of the Buddha, a global non-profit initiative founded by renowned Bhutanese lama, author and filmmaker Dzongsar Jamyang Khyentse Rinpoche to translate and share the Tibetan Buddhist Canon, announced that the Tibetan Buddhist teacher and master of meditation Chokyi Nyima Rinpoche will offer an online sutra teaching […]

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The simple Sikh teaching that can inspire us to resist the hatred of those who hate us

(RNS) – Last month, a woman in New York attacked four people with pepper spray while making racist and anti-Asian remarks. According to NYPD Sergeant Anwar Ishmael, she also yelled at a passing Asian man, “You’re bringing all your b***es back where you came from!” The NYPD now charges him with eight counts of hate […]

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About, history and important facts 2022

Manipur: About Manipur is a state in northeastern India and is one of the Seven Sisters. The capital of Manipur is Imphal and the state shares borders with Nagaland, Mizoram and Assam. It shares its international borders with Myanmar and China. The state covers an area of 22,327 square kilometers. During the British Indian Empire, […]

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A crash course in Buddhism | Buddhist teachings | The Noble Eightfold Path

The Noble Eightfold Path The Buddhist Noble Eightfold Path is one of the most popular aspects of Buddhism because it is incredibly practical. Essentially, it’s a step-by-step guide to bringing happiness to yourself and others – it’s a self-help lover’s dream. According to Kozak, the first step on the path, Right View, means “having a […]

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An ecumenical body defends traditional beliefs in Indonesia

A call for protection comes after the destruction of a site belonging to followers of the Lorma tradition Wale Paliusan, a ritual site belonging to followers of a traditional belief called Lalang Rondor Malesung (Laroma) in South Minahasa district of North Sulawesi province, was destroyed on June 21-22. (Photo provided) Posted: Jul 22, 2022 08:20 […]

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What is the biggest misconception about Buddhism? Let all Buddhists meditate

[This article is part of the 10 Misconceptions about Buddhism series] The most common misconception about Buddhism is that all Buddhists meditate. For more than two millennia, Buddhists have made unique contributions to meditative theory and practice. Buddhist literature is replete with discussions of the stages of meditation, the prerequisites for achieving these stages, and […]

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After scandals, new guidelines align Vatican investments with Church teaching

VATICAN CITY (RNS) – Continuing Pope Francis’ efforts to clean up scandal-ridden Vatican financial dealings, the Catholic Church on Tuesday (July 19) announced a series of ethical and moral principles that will guide its investment policies. “The new investment policy plans to ensure that investments are aimed at contributing to a more just and sustainable […]

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American Buddhism in the First Half of the Twentieth Century: A Call to Writers

Tomorrow, I will be seventy-four years old. According to the psalmist, The days of our years are sixty years and ten; and if, because of their strength, they are eighty years old, yet their strength is pain and pain; for it is soon cut off, and we fly away. More contemporary translations say seventy years […]

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As politics poison churches, a nonprofit teaches a new skill: deep listening

(RNS) — The subjects were loaded: flags in the sanctuary of the church; separation of church and state. Nine United Methodist pastors from South Carolina with differing political views recently met online with a facilitator to learn a set of techniques for speaking out about these polarizing political differences. The sessions aimed to teach them […]

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Crazy Facts About The Rajapaksas, Sri Lanka’s Most Powerful Family, Now On The Run

Gotabaya Rajapaksa was forced to flee the country and resign as president, Mahinda was forced to resign as prime minister and Basil was prevented by airport staff from fleeing to Dubai – these are some things Sri Lanka’s most powerful political family has had to go through recently – something that was unimaginable in the […]

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Buddha’s Teaching Still Relevant: IBC Speakers on Ashadha Purnima

House ” National ” Buddha’s Teaching Still Relevant: IBC Speakers on Ashadha Purnima Varanasi, July 13 (SocialNews.XYZ) The International Buddhist Confederation (IBC), under the Ministry of Culture, Government of India, celebrated Ashadha Purnima on Wednesday, as Dharma Chakra Pravartana Divas at Mulagandha Kuti Vihara, Sarnath. UP Governor Anandiben Patel and Minister of State for External […]

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Shaquille O’Neal once admitted his religious beliefs while revealing the dream of the Hajj pilgrimage

NBA legend Shaquille O’Neal is the perfect fit. He has millions of fans around the world and has made a name for himself on and off the pitch. Additionally, Shaq’s association with “Inside the NBA” helped boost his image as a media personality. Interestingly, Shaq called himself a people person when a reporter asked him […]

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A look at some of the guiding principles of Buddhism – The Royal Gazette

Created: Jul 09, 2022 08:00 Faith followed by 400 million: a large bronze statue of Buddha sits on Hong Kong’s Lantau Island This month’s article on faith is a look at the Buddhist religion. Although its local community is much smaller than the other religions we have featured, Buddhism is actually one of the largest […]

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Tergar Announces Online Teaching with Yongey Mingyur Rinpoche – Buddhistdoor Global

Yongey Mingyur Rinpoche. Image courtesy of Tergar International The Tergar Meditation Community, founded by respected Dharma teacher and master of the Karma Kagyu and Nyingma lineages of Tibetan Buddhism Yongey Mingyur Rinpoche, announced a special online teaching with Rinpoche on July 23 under the theme “The Power of Visualization for awakening: Heart of Tantra with […]

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Lesser known facts about the Tibetan spiritual leader

The 14th Dalai Lama, His Holiness, Tenzin Gyatso, was born on July 6, 1935 into a peasant family in northeastern Tibet. At the age of 2, he was proclaimed the reincarnation of his predecessor after correctly identifying several objects that belonged to the 13th Dalai Lama. The title of Dalai Lama is given to the […]

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David Harbor fell in love with Lily Allen after coming to terms with her ‘beliefs’

In August 2019, celebrity fans around the world were surprised by reports that British pop star Lily Allen was dating American actor David Harbor after they were spotted at the theater together. The unlikely couple confirmed their relationship in October of the same year, when they made their first public appearance and her red carpet […]

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Civic group on mission to share facts, not fraud, on comfort women issue encounters hostility in Berlin

On June 28, a South Korean civic group addressed The Sankei Shimbun and JAPAN Striker about her campaign to remove the Comfort Women statue in Berlin, Germany. Reports of hampered protests and the last-minute cancellation of a scheduled meeting with city officials paint an uphill battle. Journalist Kenji Yoshida accompanied the civic group and reported […]

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Some Lesser Known Facts About The Tibetan Spiritual Leader

The 14th Dalai Lama is an inspiration to millions around the world for his simplicity and humble attitude. He has dedicated his life to raising awareness of the plight of Tibet under Chinese rule. Archive image of the Dalai Lama. News18 His Holiness the Dalai Lama is 87 years old today. Born as Tenzin Gyatso […]

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A 4th of July teaching from Lama Tsony

Today, the 4th of July, I wanted to see how the value of the Declaration of Independence would merge with the Path of Awakening. I have two copies of the Declaration of Independence that I purchased in Philadelphia from Benjamin Franklin’s printing company, the Franklin Court Printing Office. As a Frenchman, I thought of the […]

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History of the swastika: 6 facts

Swastikas have a long history and are widely used around the world today. The state of Victoria in Australia has banned the display of swastikas. After racist incidents rose 750% in the past year and a half, Victorian lawmakers moved to ban the Nazi-linked image. “Victoria has now become the first (state) in Australia to […]

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Who is Bodhi Ransom Green? Net worth biography, facts [2022]

Bodhi Ransom Green is one of the most famous and cutest celebrity kids whose parents wanted him to hide from the media, but they can’t keep their sugar pie a secret for long. Right after the paparazzi spotted Bodhi Ransom, he became an internet sensation in no time. Everyone from social media to the Hollywood […]

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15 facts about Chris Evans that will make you fall in love with him AGAIN

It won’t be wrong to call Chris the least problematic of all Hollywood Chriss. There’s still a lot you might not know about America’s favorite ass. Here is a list of very little known facts about Chris Evans: 1. Chris turned down the offer to play Captain America not once but twice. Because he struggled […]

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Buddhism for Beginners | Daniel Scharpenburg

Many people develop an interest in Buddhism, but it can be difficult to know where to start. When I first became interested in it, I resisted for many years going to a temple and meeting other Buddhists. I resisted because I was worried. I was afraid of sitting in the wrong position during meditation, or […]

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Without Roe v. Wade, the Christian right forces his beliefs in abortion

OPINION AND COMMENT Editorials and other opinion content offer viewpoints on issues important to our community and are independent of the work of our newsroom reporters. Abortion restrictions recently enacted in Florida and other states are fueled by Christian right values. Alex Brandon PA When Florida imposed a 15-week abortion ban in April, the office […]

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A Juneteenth Meditation Teaching – Tricycle: The Buddhist Review

The radical imagination is a concept and an action. It is our ability to imagine the world as it might otherwise be. For us to practice this concept, we cannot do it alone. As individuals, we cannot daydream and call it an act of radical imagination, no matter how rare or atypical the thoughts are. […]

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Facts About The Sixth Sikh Guru

Unlike the first five Sikh gurus, who are remembered mostly for their spiritual insights, Guru Hargobind, the sixth Sikh guru, is also credited with leading the community towards militarization. Guru Hargobind was born on June 19, 1595 in Wadali, Amritsar. He was the only child of Guru Arjan Dev and Mata Ganga. At the tender […]

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Book explores Manitoba beliefs

Ray Dirks and Manju Lohda come from different worlds. Dirks is a Mennonite Christian born in Abbotsford, British Columbia, who moved to Winnipeg in 1985, and Lohda is Hindu, born in India before immigrating to Canada about 30 years ago. But these different perspectives make the couple ideal co-authors of their new book. A world […]

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14 Jewish Facts About Henry Winkler – Kveller

The internet loves Henry Winkler, and so do we. The Jewish grandfather of six is ​​nothing but a source of pure, unadulterated joy – and according to many sources, a real mensch in real life. Every once in a while, the internet zayde (because he is) starts trending on Twitter for adorable reasons, like the […]

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Southern Baptists Denounce Prosperity Gospel as ‘False Teaching’

Attendees walk past the SBC annual meeting in Anaheim, California on June 14, 2022. | Baptist Press/Camille Grochowski Southern Baptists on Tuesday passed a resolution rejecting the prosperity gospel, calling it false teaching and a distortion of Scripture, especially regarding the atoning work of Jesus Christ on the cross. Gathering in Anaheim, Calif., this week […]

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The Triple Refuge of Buddhism – The Island

By Eng Parakrama [email protected] It was in February of this year that I pointed out that the Sri Lankan energy sector is a headless chicken. https://www.ft.lk/columns/Sri-Lankan-electricity-sector-The-headless-chicken/4-730564 Looking at the long queues for all forms of energy, gasoline, diesel, kerosene and LPG, where citizens waste their lives and in some cases lose their lives, it is […]

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Tibetan Buddhism’s reincarnation system under threat

The First Karmapa, Dusum Khyenpa The custom of reincarnation is a very ancient tradition of Tibetan Buddhism. The very firstthe embodied lama in the Tibetan reincarnation story was Karmapa Pakshi. It wasrecognized as the reincarnation of Karmapa Dusum Kyenpa some eight hundred yearsfrom. From there, the custom of reincarnation spread like fire among the four […]

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The links of ancient Greece and India

Although we know the story of how Alexander the Great reached the Indus Valley and befriended King Porus, few know the legacy his conquest would have on ancient India and Buddhism, otherwise known as Greco-Buddhism. It might seem that Greece and Buddhism seem to be completely independent, but ancient Greek thought and aesthetics actually had […]

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Buddhism is a philosophy | Coeur d’Alene Press

In this series on minority religions, Tuesday’s column skimmed through some bizarre aspects. Today takes us more mainstream. Albert Einstein had this to say about Buddhism: “Buddhism has the characteristics of what one would expect of a cosmic religion for the future: it transcends a personal god, avoids dogma and theology. It covers both the […]

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13 Historical Facts About Asian Countries You Didn’t Know

So you think you know your favorite places in Asia? Maybe. But when it comes to historical issues that people barely talk about, we all need a crash course. Asia is the most diverse continent in the world with countries that are melting pots of both East and West. Let’s review the historical facts that […]

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Nupur Sharma controversy: what are the basic facts?

Lately Nupur Sharma, a 37-year-old poker superstar spokesperson for BJP, has caused such controversy that it has caused a big shake-up in the Muslim world, especially in the Middle East region, to such an extent that part of the Arab Muslim nations have withdrawn or suspended trade relations with India. The whole story not once […]

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Indian Legacy – Dzongsar Khyentse Rinpoche to Give Public Teaching – Buddhistdoor Global

To celebrate the occasion of Saga Dawa, the “month of merit” for Tibetan Buddhists, the famous Bhutanese lama, filmmaker and author Dzongsar Jamyang Khyentse Rinpoche will give a public teaching on June 14 and 15 on the theme “Buddha Dharma: An Indian Inheritance.” The lecture will focus on “the quintessential purity and relevance of the […]

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Textbooks should be about knowledge and facts: S. Japhet

Commenting on the textbook revision exercise, the former Vice Chancellor of the University of Bengaluru, S. Japhet, said that “the wisdom of the Kannada language acquired over many thousands of years is being washed away in no time in the name of textbook revision”. He also said that textbooks should be about knowledge and facts. […]

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Dalai Lama leads Medicine Buddha prayer service, resumes teaching young Tibetans

(TibetanReview.net, Jun04’22) – On June 4, the Dalai Lama led a prayer ceremony for the Tibetan Buddhists’ holiest month of Saka Dawa, the fourth month of the Tibetan calendar on the full moon day of which the Buddha was born, attained enlightenment, and died. Earlier on June 1-2, the Dalai Lama delivered his introductory speech […]

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How to Cope With Death – Pilgrimages and Death Rituals in Japanese Buddhism

I have discussed pilgrimages in Japan in a previous article on this site.* This month I am teaching a course in Japan that involves visits to pilgrimage sites primarily associated with the True Word school of Buddhism. A common theme to all of these sites is that they offer rituals that console those who have […]

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The essence of Buddhism | Daniel Scharpenburg

At Rime Center we do a carol every sunday called Supplication to the Buddha. I believe in part of this chanting we really understand what the essence of Buddhism is. It is as follows: “Do not commit any non-virtuous action. Perform only perfect virtuous actions. Completely subjugate your mind- This is the teaching of the […]

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#HappyYoonMiraeDay: fun facts about iconic rapper Yoon Mirae!

Today, May 31, is Yoon Mirae’s 41st birthday! Let’s look at some fun facts about the iconic rapper to celebrate her special day! 1. She debuted four times (Photo: 한국경제)#HappyYoonMiraeDay: fun facts about iconic rapper Yoon Mirae! Yoon Mirae debuted in the group Uptown in 1997 when she was 16 years old. She was chosen […]

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The future of Buddhism in question

Professor Soraj Hongladarom from Chulalongkorn University. “Many of the new generation do not believe in Buddhism because of the improper conduct of some monks.” “I’m an atheist. Can I change the religion on my ID to be ‘no religion’?” These discussions are widely circulated on social media as more and more young people express doubts […]

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Religious scriptures and beliefs have many ambiguities, leave them aside

There are many debatable arguments about the Prophet Muhammad and his marriages. Some traditional hadith sources state that Aisha was betrothed to Muhammad at age 6 or 7; other sources say she was 9 years old when she had a small wedding ceremony, but the date and her age at marriage and later consummation with […]

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Flashback: How over 700 years of Buddhism came to an end in Lahore – Newspaper

The day of Vesak, the anniversary of the birth of the Buddha, took place two weeks ago and at the Mohra Moradu Stupa in Taxila many pilgrims gathered and celebrated the birth, the date of enlightenment and the death, surprisingly all on the same date, of the great man. There is no need to recall […]

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A Buddhist teaching in response to the Uvalde school shooting

On the evening of Tuesday, May 23, the day of the school shooting in Uvalde, Texas, which killed nineteen children and two adults, bhikkhuni Ayya Dhammadipa, founder of the Dassanaya Buddhist community in Alexandria, Virginia, livestreamed a dharma talk that confronts the horror of this massacre and the 27 school shootings that have occurred in […]

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Phuket district official plans to step up English teaching

Even though Thailand’s English proficiency ranked 100th out of 112 countries last year, one district official in Phuket isn’t giving up on teaching the language. Kathu district chief in Phuket, Siwat Wangkun, says he has looked beyond the walls of schools in the district to teach English, as some school staff lack English teaching skills. […]

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Acclaimed Chinese Buddhism Author and Translator Red Pine Teams Up with Nonprofit Press and Filmmaker for Book and Film – Buddhistdoor Global

At Peninsuladailynews.com Famous American traveler, translator and author Bill Porter, who goes by the pen name Red Pine, has teamed up with Copper Canyon Press, a nonprofit poetry publisher, and Woody Creek Pictures, a film production company dedicated to improving the common good. , to create a feature-length documentary about his life and an anthology […]

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Revealing the hidden teaching of the Kannon Sutra in ten lines

Click here to support my teaching practice via Patreon. This is a recording of a lecture given on April 30, 2022, for the Toledo Buddhist Temple Practice Period, Celebrating Women in Buddhism, and for the Zen Obstacle Vine. The Ten Line Life Prolonging Kannon Sutra is a sutra/practice close to my heart and I was […]

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How to know if your practice of Buddhism by listening to podcasts or using meditation apps is “authentic”

(The conversation) — Is it digital buddhismwhich includes computer-assisted practices such as listening to podcasts and using meditation apps, authentic? Some scholars have argued that Digital Buddhism embodies Western appropriation and dilution of traditional Asian practices. Others like the Slovenian cultural critic Slavoj Zizek perceive it as embodying the spirit of late capitalism. Žižek argues […]

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10 Quick Facts You Should Know About North Korea

Fewer tourists are visiting the country. Are there any Nigerians there? We are working on this track. So far, here’s what we know. In a world where the internet and globalization have brought societies closer together, North Korea’s isolation is an example of what would have happened if there had never been progress. Fewer tourists […]

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A teaching of Thaye Dorje the 17th Gyalwa Karmapa

Nothing is permanent, everything is precious. Here is a selection of some events – ephemeral or not – at Tricycle and in the Buddhist world this week. Last Month’s Haiku Challenge Winning Poems As moderator Clark Strand notes, the winning and honorable mention haiku for the April challenge “captured the essential spirit of nature’s most […]

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“Shell Shocked” students reflect on 2 tough years

For their final project, he gave them the opportunity to reflect on their learning experiences during the pandemic, which resonated with the larger theme of his composition class, “Wrote My Way Out,” in which the students read essays by George Orwell and Joan Didion, the game hamiltonand Narrative of the life of Frederick Douglass. It […]

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Are podcasts and meditation apps producing “authentic” Buddhism?

Credit: Pixabay/CC0 Public domain East digital buddhismwhich includes computer-assisted practices such as listening to podcasts and using meditation apps, authentic? Some scholars have argued that Digital Buddhism embodies Western appropriation and dilution of traditional Asian practices. Others like the Slovenian cultural critic Slavoj Zizek perceive it as embodying the spirit of late capitalism. Žižek argues […]

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Charlotte Brontë and the teaching of world Christianity

I often gave courses on Christian history and on global/world Christianity. There is one resource that I found extremely useful, and it has the virtue of being a quick read. I offer it here in the hope that it might be of practical use. In a short time, this is perhaps the clearest explanation of […]

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Graphic novel ‘The Eightfold Path’ explores the intersections of Buddhism and Afrofuturism

by Amanda Ong Charles Johnson, former professor emeritus of English at the University of Washington, recently published his latest book The Eightfold Patha graphic novel with co-author Steven Barnes and illustrator Bryan Christopher Moss. The Eightfold Path is an anthology of interconnected Afrofuturistic parables inspired by the teachings of the Buddha. It crosses media, stories, […]

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Don Turns 44: 8 Interesting Facts About Amitabh Bachchan’s Classic Every Bollywood Fan Should Know

Amitabh Bachchan – the name does not need to be presented. The legendary actor has often been touted as the man with the Midas touch and is synonymous with hard work, perfection and success. During his career spanning more than five decades, Amitabh Bachchan gave several iconic films and proved his mettle time and time […]

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Factbox-Four key facts about LIC’s record IPO in India as shares tumble in their early days

fell nearly 8% in their market debut on Tuesday, despite the country’s biggest-ever IPO being oversubscribed at the top of the price range. The government raised about $2.7 billion by selling a 3.5% stake in the state-owned company which controls the majority of the market. The listing comes as India’s IPO market slows, with first-quarter […]

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The Court orders a reservation of 4% of PwDs in the teaching posts of the School of Urban Planning and Architecture

The complainant had alleged that the School of Planning and Architecture (SPA) had not hired candidates for people with disabilities (PwDs) since 2008 The complainant had alleged that the School of Planning and Architecture (SPA) had not hired candidates for people with disabilities (PwDs) since 2008 : Acting on a complaint from a visiting professor, […]

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10 Interesting Facts About Gautam Buddha

Everyone wants to have a successful career, but how do you know the stars are in your favor? As we all know, there are 12 zodiac signs and each sign has its own characteristics. With a new day comes new energy. Read today’s astrological prediction to find out what’s in your store today. Horoscope for […]

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The Origin, Spread and Teachings of Buddhism

BUDDHA PURNIMA 2022: Buddhism was founded by Lord Buddha around the 6th century BCE. It started in India but is now practiced by many countries including Sri Lanka, Myanmar, Thailand, Nepal, Tibet, China and Japan. The Buddha is said to have been born as Siddhartha Gautama into the royal family of a small Lumbini kingdom […]

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Blood Moon 2022 Total Lunar Eclipse: Superstitions, Myths, and Beliefs Associated With This Celestial Event

When a total lunar eclipse takes place, putting the moon entirely on the periphery of the Earth and the darkest part of its shadow, this phenomenon is called a blood moon because the wheat-white color of the moon changes to red or darker brown. Sometimes known as the Flower Moon or Super Blood Moon Flower, […]

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New teachers are not enthusiastic about teaching elementary school children

Schools in Phnom Penh and Kandal province complain about the lack of teachers in primary classes. They allege that new teacher candidates are not interested in teaching elementary school students. Huot Phoung Mealea, deputy principal of Norodom Primary School, said yesterday that his school was facing a shortage of teachers as many teachers retired and […]

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30 facts you need to know if you love hydrangeas

If you can’t help but feel happy in front of a bush filled with these unmistakable vibrant pom poms in purple, pink and blue, we’ve got you covered. Hydrangeas are some of the most beautiful flowers in the world and with over 75 species there is a variety to suit every gardener’s taste. Whether you’re […]

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Damon Dominique on teaching French and the importance of saying ‘Um’

Damon Dominique is in his solo period. Over the past nine years, the 30-year-old American polyglot has made travel more ambitious, affordable and accessible – first, as one half of YouTuber duo Damon and Jo, and now as a multi-hyphenate based in Paris expanding her reach as one of the internet’s most relevant travel and […]

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When is Chandra Grahan 2022? Here are some intriguing facts you need to know about the first lunar eclipse of the year!

In 2022, billions of people will be able to see two total lunar eclipses, dazzling meteor showers and many other celestial events. The very first lunar eclipse of the year will take place on Monday, May 16. The Moon will move into Earth’s shadow at 10:10 p.m. EDT on May 15 and at 7:40 a.m. […]

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10 Lesser Known Facts About Steve Jobs

New Delhi: Steven Paul Jobs, popularly known as Steve Jobs, is widely recognized as a pioneer of the personal computer revolution of the 1970s and 1980s, alongside his first business partner and co-founder of Apple, Steve Wozniak. However, there are many little-known things about Jobs that continue to surprise me.Also Read – Apple and Samsung […]

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Religious beliefs bolster the anti-abortion movement — but not all religions agree

(The Conversation) — The leaked draft of Judge Samuel Alito’s opinion in Dobbs v. Jackson Women’s Health Organizationwho sent shock waves across the United States, indicates that a majority of Supreme Court justices will likely overturn the constitutional right to abortion granted in Roe vs. Wade. Using unusually harsh language, Alito said that “Roe and […]

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10 encouraging facts about marriage you need to hear and share

How often do you hear someone throw negative comments about the state of marriage today? For instance: “Half of marriages end in divorce.” “The pandemic has been brutal on weddings.” “Divorce has been increasing for years.” “The faithful don’t do better at marriage.” Most common misconceptions about marriage today are depressing – and yet most […]

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5 juicy facts about terung to read when you’re murung

Joyful Terung 🍆 appreciation day everyone! 🍆🍆🍆🍆🍆🥳🥳🥳🎉🎉 uhn tss uhn tss uhn tss. Tenor gif. Well not really. World eggplant day 🍆 actually seems to be the August 17 every year, but we just can’t wait, because we at Cilisos adore this divine 🍆 so much. So much. How we cry for joy at her […]

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Three approaches to teaching scarcity

May 8, 2022 12:37 p.m. ET Photo: Getty Images/iStockphoto Matthew Hennessey’s editorial “An Econ Lesson From a Science Teacher” (April 26), adapted from his new book “Visible Hand”, happily demonstrates how educators can influence our personal sense of economics. In contrast, my 1974 high school science and math teachers banded together to offer a course […]

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Belle and Sebastian: Stuart Murdoch on Buddhism

Buddhism may not be the first topic listeners think of when listening to Scottish band Belle and Sebastian’s new album A bit of precedent (Matador Records), released today. But a discerning ear will pick up references to past lives, endless Renaissanceuniversal compassionand impermanence. (Read the album title again.) Tricycle sat down with Stuart Murdoch, the […]

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May 4: Town Called Swastika, Media Conspiracies, Just the Facts and Other Letters

just noisemakers Just a bunch of noisemakers whose public demonstrations in Ottawa were looking for a real cause of protest. Maybe some well-meaning person will create a GoFundMe page to ferry these folks to Moscow, where they’ll find all the freedom-focused causes to choose from for more protests. Of course, we may not see any […]

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The false history of China, the manipulation of Tibetan Buddhism

On April 26, the Chinese Ministry of Foreign Affairs was asked to comment on a statement by the US State Department statement urging China to reveal the whereabouts of Gedhun Choekyi Nyima. On May 14, 1995, six-year-old Gedhun Choekyi Nyima was named the 11th Panchen Lama by the 14th Dalai Lama, Tibet’s highest spiritual leader […]

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British teenager on trial after ‘planning to act’ on race war beliefs

MANILA (Reuters) – The son of late Philippine President Ferdinand Marcos claimed victory in the presidential election on Wednesday, vowing to be a leader “for all Filipinos”, his spokesman said. With an initial count almost complete, Ferdinand Marcos Jr, popularly known as “Bongbong”, won over 56% of the vote and more than double the tally […]

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Western Buddhism and the meaning of liberation

Inconceivable is the beginning of this samsara. One must not discern the first beginning of beings who, obstructed by ignorance and trapped by greed, rush and hasten through this round of rebirth. . . . Thus have you long suffered suffering, suffered torment, suffered misfortune, and filled the cemeteries. Long enough to be dissatisfied with […]

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10 Facts About Asian Culture You Didn’t Know

Asian culture is unique. From the different New Years to water festivals and zodiacs, there is so much to discover. There is no doubt that Asia is a continent where cultural wealth is abundant. And it is this same diversity that fascinates millions of people around the world. It is therefore no wonder that many […]

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Two Facts Evangelical Christians Need to Consider in Potential Sexual Orientation Laws – Baptist News Global

Letter to the Editor April 29, 2022 Dear Editor: As state legislatures across the country consider — and pass — new laws targeting members of the LGBTQ community, there are two inconvenient truths evangelical Christians should consider: First, the preponderance of evidence regarding sexual relations orientation is that it’s a matter of birth and biology, […]

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Liver disease in children in Canada: the facts so far

Since early April, health officials around the world have been on high alert for healthy young children suddenly developing serious cases of hepatitis with no known cause. According to the latest estimates from the European Center for Disease Prevention and Control (ECDC) and the World Health Organization (WHO), there are at least 194 probable and […]

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The case for reminding students of homework

This report resulted in this story 2019who tried to make sense of some disappointing findings from several high-profile efforts to develop promising early studies. One concern that seems to crop up in all discussions of nudge is that it might make college too easy for students. Shouldn’t they be able to navigate as they please […]

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Wiki, interesting facts, achievements, why is it in the news?

Dwight David Howard is 6ft 10in and weighs 120kg, is one of the best players in the National Basketball Association (NBA). He is a professional basketball player from the United States of America. Dwight David started his professional career in 2004. Howard’s first NBA team was Orlando Magic. He played for 8 years in Orlando […]

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Buddhism in Afghanistan: Early Growth and Decline | By Dr. Rajkumar Singh

Buddhism in Afghanistan: beginning of growth and decline BUDDHISM, a religion of Indian origin, developed in the Indian subcontinent centuries after the death of Gautam Buddha, when he gained the protection and promotion of Mauryan King Ashoka in the 3rd century BC. The third emperor of the kingdom first conquered modern Afghanistan and with it […]