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Hrishikesh Mukherjee centenary: 30 unknown facts about a genius | Bollywood

MUMBAI – Film and editing genius Hrishikesh Mukherjee, also screenwriter and producer, was born on September 30, 1922. The centenary year of the late Dadasaheb Phalke and Padma Vibhushan begins today. A man who made over 40 films between “Musafir” of 1957 and “Jhooth Bole Kauwa Kaate” of 1996 and also edited films like “Madhumati”, […]

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Lexham Press to launch FatCat line of children’s books teaching Christian basics

BELLINGHAM, Washing. – In early 2022, Lexham Press will publish its first children’s books, launching the FatCat series. The first title, The Symbol of the Apostles: For all the children of God, will be released in February 2022. This colorful illustrated book inspires children to understand and rejoice in the church’s ancient confession of faith. […]

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PM Modi Brings 157 Artifacts, Antiques from the United States, Know the Key Facts

Prime Minister Narendra Modi brings 157 artifacts and antiquities from the United States after concluding his three-day visit on Saturday 25 September. Prime Minister Modi and US President Joe Biden have both expressed their commitment to strengthening efforts to combat the theft, trafficking and illicit trade of cultural objects. During his three-day visit, Prime Minister […]

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The Importance of Teaching Ambition – OpEd – Eurasia Review

In a recent discussion, I heard the question: “why do some people succeed and others don’t?” A very important factor is ambition. Success is having positive results upon accomplishing a goal. This desire to succeed is a trait found in most ambitious people. But can ambition be taught? The answer is yes; by stimulating this […]

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Students in red states face false judgments about their political beliefs

Get the latest news from Syracuse delivered straight to your inbox. Subscribe to our newsletter here. Coming from Texas to Syracuse University, Madison Lamont, a sophomore in forensic science and psychology, faced a new challenge: being judged by her background. “When I first came here it was during an election,” Lamont said. “They were automatically […]

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In Hinduism, Buddhism and Jainism, the sacred symbol of the swastika is of great importance because it signifies peace, prosperity and good fortune. But, it is sad to know that this symbol has been misunderstood and banned in many countries.

The swastika symbol is known to signify peace, prosperity, and good fortune in religious cultures of Eurasia. In fact, this symbol is considered very important in Hinduism, Buddhism and Jainism. But, at the same time, it has become one of the most misunderstood religious symbols and has been banned in many countries globally. The reason […]

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Buddhist Studies Teachers Launch New Project “Teaching Race and Racism in Buddhist Studies”

“Teaching Race and Racism in Buddhist Studies” will be conducted under the guidance of Drs. Adeana McNicholl and Ann Gleig in 2021, developing a new set of educational resources to design and teach Buddhist studies courses that address race and racism. Dr Adeana McNicholl (left) and Dr Ann Gleig (right). Two teachers of Buddhist studies, […]

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An obscure battle over religious beliefs and COVID-19 vaccination continues

“There are thousands and thousands of people I have helped with religious exemptions,” Corrigan calmly assured people who continued to listen to his advice long after 11pm. “We are the majority and we have been silent.” None of the major religions officially oppose vaccination, but that hasn’t stopped a growing cottage industry from helping people […]

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Reviews | Religious beliefs and abortion laws

The Bible teaches us that in an ideal world, “mercy and truth meet, justice and peace kiss.” Instead, Texas has become the barometer of a world where justice spits on mercy. We can and must do better. Rosemary C. McDonoughNarberth, Pennsylvania. For the publisher: Re “God has no place at the Supreme Court”, by Linda […]

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Stories about the demise of Buddhism in India are grossly exaggerated

After reading his own newspaper obituary, Mark Twain said: “The news of my death is grossly exaggerated.” Likewise, having been informed of the disappearance of Buddhism in its native land, I now realize that this understanding, also rather misunderstood, is guilty of gross exaggeration. Recent archaeological evidence from Krimila in Bihar shows that new Buddhist […]

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Religious traditions in Afghanistan are diverse – Redlands Daily Facts

Gregory Elder is Professor Emeritus of History and Humanities at Moreno Valley College and a Catholic Priest. (Courtesy photo) The collapse of the government in Kabul in Afghanistan, as well as the anniversaries of the 9/11 attacks that were launched from within that nation, have been very much in the public mind in recent weeks. […]

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Steal These Ideas: The New York Times Teaching Project Curriculum 2020-21

A year ago, The Learning Network fulfilled a long-held dream and welcomed 60 educators into the very first cohort of the New York Times Teaching Project. Now that the members of this group are officially alumni, and we’ve welcomed a new cohort of 40, we want to highlight just a fraction of the work they’ve […]

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Science, non-science and nonsense: learning to differentiate the three

Michael Zimmerman Michael Zimmerman is the founder and executive director of The Clergy Letter Project, an organization designed to demonstrate that religious leaders are fully at ease with their faith and science, earned a doctorate. in Biology from Washington University in St. Louis. He has worked as a professor of biology and senior academic administrator […]

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Malaysian Christians slam proposals to limit non-Muslim beliefs

Share this with more people! Malaysian Christian leaders on Thursday criticized draft proposals to restrict religions other than Islam, saying the measures should not be put to a vote. In a statement released by the Sarawak Association of Churches, a multi-faith group, Simon Poh, the Catholic Archbishop of Kuching, said the Control and Restriction of […]

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Sarcasm and humiliation have no place in education | Letters

Joan Bakewell’s response to a prominent tutor’s negative comments resonates strongly with me (A Moment That Changed Me: My Teacher Called My Homework Bullshit – And Totally Destroyed Me, September 8). As an undergraduate at a prestigious university in the mid-1950s, I also experienced scathing sarcasm from a professor. Unlike Joan, I didn’t have the […]

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The Key Podcast | Ep. 58: Teaching and learning in (another) fluid fall

Most of us had hoped for a lot more stability this fall, but here we are. For those of you involved in teaching and learning at your colleges and universities, this means continuing to live in this sometimes uncomfortable space that you have inhabited for the past 18 months: will my class have to go […]

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10 facts about Alex Albon

Everything was going well for Alex Albon when he made his Formula 1 debut … until he was demoted to reserve driver status by Red Bull for the 2021 season. With only 2 career podiums in Formula 1 which took longer than expected, Albon still could not beat the 2nd curse of poor performance from […]

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China arrested eight Tibetans from Wonpo village for teaching Tibetan language

Dharamshala, India – Chinese authorities have arrested eight Tibetans from Wonpo Village for their efforts to teach the Tibetan language to local Tibetans in Wonpo Village, Sershul County, Dzachuka, Eastern Tibet. According to a reliable source, Chinese authorities again arrested two Tibetan women from Wonpo Village and six monks from Wonpo Monastery on […]

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Jill Biden returns to teaching in person

WASHINGTON – Jill Biden, the first lady, quietly started another school year as an English teacher on Tuesday, returning to the physical classroom after a year of distance learning. Dr Biden, with a doctorate in educational leadership, teaches writing at Northern Virginia Community College, where she taught full-time as a second lady throughout the Obama […]

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The Secret Teachings of Zen Buddhism

I remember reading the introduction to “Secret Oral Teachings in Tibetan Buddhist Sects” by Mrs. Alexandria David-Neel, where she was informed by one of her teachers that there was no problem in publishing the secrets. They remain secret unless someone is ready to hear them. Some kind of truth about such things. With that, here […]

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Teach the Bible as lit “with your hands on the threshold”

Teach the Bible as lit “with your hands on the threshold” By Walter Hesford For years I have taught the Bible as literature. It was a staple in the English department. It was believed that English majors should have some familiarity with the most widely read and influential book in Western literary tradition. The course […]

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Dr Sarvepalli Radhakrishnan | Teachers’ Day 2021: Interesting Facts About Dr Sarvepalli Radhakrishnan

A symbol of academics and education, Radhakrishnan was a renowned philosopher, statesman and teacher. He is known to be one of the greatest thinkers of the 20th century. It was he who introduced Western philosophies to Indian society. On his birthday, we share with you some interesting facts about Radhakrishnan. Dr Sarvepalli Radhakrishnan is considered […]

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5 books on teachers and teaching

September 5th is celebrated as Teachers’ Day in India. This day is celebrated to remember the contribution of teachers, mentors and guides in our lives. Words will never be enough to thank these people for shaping our thoughts and careers, but a few books have done an incredible job of capturing this important connection. Metrolife […]

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Buddhism Meets Evolutionary Psychology | Psychology Today Canada

Robert Wright is an award-winning science journalist who has written for The Atlantic, The New Yorker, and the New York Times. He is also the author of a number of popular popular science books, including The moral animal: the new science of evolutionary psychology, published in 1994. Recently my ex-wife Melanie Trost sent me a […]