Buddhism beliefs

EEOC: United failed to accommodate Buddhist pilot’s beliefs in drug treatment

Dive brief: United Airlines violated Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964 by refusing to change its drug treatment program to accommodate the beliefs of a Buddhist pilot, the US Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) alleged in a lawsuit (EEOC c. United Airlines Inc., n ° 20-cv-9110 (DNJ July 20, 2020)). The pilot […]


Chan / Zen Buddhism and Carmelite Spirituality, Interfaith Meeting in Ávila, Spain, July 2020 – Buddhadoor Global

The Catholic Order of Discalced Carmelites and the International Center for Teresian and Sanjuanist Studies (Centro Internacional Teresiano-Sanjuanista, CITeS) of Ávila, Spain, in cooperation with the Center for Buddhist Studies (CBS) of the University of Hong Kong (HKU), officially announced the “2nd World Meeting of Teresian Mysticism and Interfaith Dialogue. Chan / Zen Buddhism and […]

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Thai ghost-hunting show accused of exploiting beliefs

Creators of popular Thai TV show, whose purported mission is to uncover a myriad of supernatural forces around Thailand, face backlash from local Buddhists over their “ahistoric” portrayal of a famous local heroine . In a recent episode, the creators of a TV show called “Chong Song Phee” (“The Real Ghosts”) claimed to have revealed […]

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Control over CCP members’ religious beliefs intensifies

Authorities across China are adopting strict measures prohibiting Party members from any affiliation with traditional Chinese religion and spiritual practices. by Hu Ke In May last year, CCP members in Anshan, a prefecture-level city in northeast Liaoning Province, received “ten bans on religious beliefs.” Not only do they prohibit Party members from holding religious beliefs, […]