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A teaching to navigate in uncertain times

In his book The heart of the Buddha’s teaching, Thich Nhat Hanh tells us: We may think that our restlessness is ours alone, but if we look carefully we will see that it is our legacy from all of our society and from many generations of our ancestors. Individual consciousness is made of collective consciousness, […]

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conflicting beliefs lead to debate on campus – Roar du Lion

Symiah dorsey A student stands in front of the Consuming Fire preacher holding a “Treat People With Kindness” cardboard sign outside the Student Union. Consuming Fire scholarship preachers arrived on campus to share their beliefs with the student body on Tuesday, October 26. The group, which has been a frequent visitor to the campus, encountered […]

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A teaching from Lama Tsomo on slowing down our thoughts

A thought arises and we grab it. We generate another thought in response to this one, perhaps beautifying our thought in pursuit of something we desire, or perhaps changing the subject in an effort to fend off an unwanted experience. And so on and on, one tumbling thought after another, all stimulated by the “needs” […]

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Buddhism and Modernity Across the South China Sea – Buddhistdoor Global

Professor Jack Chia with Monks on the move: Buddhism and modernity across the South China Sea. At fass.nus.edu.sg The study of maritime Buddhism along the coastal poles of Asia is experiencing a revival of scholarship. There is one essential element that distinguishes the coastal design of Buddhist diffusion from the more familiar terrestrial paradigm of […]

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Online teaching with Ngak’chang Rinpoche and Khandro Déchen – Buddhistdoor Global

Ngak’chang Rinpoche and Khandro Déchen Ngak’chang Rinpoche and Khandro Déchen, lineage holders and main lamas of the Aro gTér tradition of the Nyingma School of Vajrayana Buddhism, will organize an online teaching weekend from July 9 to 11 to celebrate the publication of the second edition of their book. Enter the heart of the sun […]

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Have you visited Somnath temple in Gujarat? Discover his lesser-known interesting facts

Somnath Gujarat Temple : Have you ever been to Somnath temple in Gujarat? Famous pilgrimage site of India, especially for Hindus, the legendary temple is located by the Arabian Sea. In the middle of the multiple wonders of the place, there is an idol which would have been found in the middle of the temple […]

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Interesting facts about the different religions of the world

There are many different religions in the world and each has its own unique belief system. Some people believe religion is a personal choice, while others believe it is something you were born into. Read on to find out more about what makes these different faiths different! Islam is one of the fastest growing religions […]

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When is Dussehra 2021? History, meaning, facts, celebration and all you need to know

Dussehra, also called Vijayadashami in some parts of India, the festival marks the end of Navratri. This year, the festival will take place on October 15, 2021. On this day, Bengalis celebrate Bijoya Dashami which marks the 10th day of Durga Puja. Statues of Goddess Durga are submerged in water and married women paint their […]

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Vijaya Dashami: 9 Interesting Facts About The Big Festival

Vijaya Dashami 2021: 9 Amazing Facts About The Great Indian Festival https://www.deccanherald.com/dh-galleries/photos/vijaya-dashami-2021-9-amazing-facts-about-indias-big-festival-1040764 NEXT ALBUM APJ Abdul Kalam birthday: 11 inspirational quotes from Missile Man of India UPDATE: October 15, 2021, 3:09 PM IST On the occasion of what would have been his 90th birthday, here is the remembrance of Missile Man of India, Dr APJ […]

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Interesting facts about Dr Babasaheb Ambedkar

Dr Bhimrao Ramji Ambedkar, known as Babasaheb Ambedkar, was born in a Mhow in Madhya Pradesh. He was the 14th and last child of his parents. He was above all an economist and educator. Dr Ambedkar, the standard-bearer of Dalit activism in India, is called the chief architect of the Indian Constitution. He embraced Buddhism […]

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Dr Ambedkar converts to Buddhism

Sixty-five years ago, today, October 14, 1965, Dr BR Ambedkar shook India when he converted to Buddhism. I try to note the major events of his life. Partly because it deserves to be celebrated. But also to allow people who may not know him otherwise to know a little more about this remarkable figure of […]

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The “laughing monk” said not to be discouraged, to continue teaching

BANGKOK (Bangkok Post) – Former activist monk Buddha Isara offered advice to Phra Maha Sompong Talaputto on Monday, after the chuckling monk told subscribers of his live Facebook show that he was being pressured to leave the monastery because of his teaching not conventional dhamma. “Laugh. Don’t cry. Keep on fighting,” the former Abbot of […]

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The Mystical Mahasiddhas of Buddhism and Their Odisha Connection

Odisha is well known as a great seat of Buddhism, especially of the Tantric genre. The Buddhist sects of Mahayana, Vajrayana, Kalachakrayana, etc. include Tantra as a major ingredient. However, this was not the case at first – Tantra was a later development in the history of Buddhism. The gradual development of philosophies and the […]

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The pros and cons of using a teaching agency in Thailand

Education in Thailand can be a very rewarding experience. From learning all about Thai culture to helping children learn, making a career as an educator here is a noble deed. The road to getting a job in Thailand can be traveled in 2 main ways. Some expats use an agency to get hired at a […]

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Week 5 recap of Elizabeth Holmes trial: Juror lets go of punishment beliefs and former Safeway CEO Steven Burd describes unusual deal

Fraud test of Theranos founder Elizabeth Holmes completed its fifth week. Former Safeway CEO Steven Burd testified, and another juror left in a disturbing sign for Holmes. The former laboratory director completes six days on the stand The trial resumed this week with continued cross-examination of former director of the Theranos laboratory Adam Rosendorff. Lance […]

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Police detail sectarian beliefs of mother accused of child deaths

BOISE, Idaho (AP) – Newly released documents into the complex investigation of a woman accused of conspiring to kill her children and her husband reveal sordid details of a sectarian belief system of “zombies” and ” vibrations, “as well as a decaying marriage and affair. Documents from the Chandler Arizona Police Department provide detailed insight […]

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Newsom launches council to focus on teaching California students about the Holocaust

LOS ANGELES (RNS) – California Governor Gavin Newsom launched the Governor’s Council on Holocaust and Genocide Education to help students and teachers “recognize and respond to instances of anti-Semitism and fanaticism on campus ”. The council will develop a bureau of volunteer speakers, which could involve Holocaust survivors, to guide lessons on the genocide, as […]

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Juror excused from Elizabeth Holmes trial over religious beliefs

The juror, a Buddhist, said the trial caused him anxiety. October 7, 2021, 10:06 • 5 minute read Share on FacebookShare on TwitterEmail this article A juror was excused from Elizabeth Holmes’ trial on Wednesday, citing religious beliefs. “I’m a Buddhist, so I practice compassion, you know, love and forgiveness,” Juror #4 told U.S. District […]

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Live updates from Elizabeth Holmes trial: Buddhist juror excused for religious beliefs

SAN JOSE, Calif. (KGO) – Theranos founder Elizabeth Holmes faces criminal allegations describing her as the underhand mastermind of a fraud that has duped wealthy investors, former U.S. government officials and patients whose life has been put in danger by blood testing technology that has never failed to deliver on its bold promises. RELATED: What […]

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Korea needs a diverse teaching workforce

Teaching as a profession occupies a special place in modern Korean history of rapid economic and social development. During the 1950s and 1960s, many elite young people from diverse backgrounds and talents joined the patriotic call to teach in public schools across the country. In the aftermath of the Korean War (1950-1953), which wreaked havoc […]

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Kyrsten Sinema should apply his own beliefs on compromise to budget negotiations

Sinema’s book idealizes President Barack Obama as the peacemaker made famous when he noted there was no liberal America or conservative America, just the United States of America. Shortly after Unite and conquer was released, however, Obama would change his approach after spending an unsuccessful year trying to craft a bipartisan health care bill modeled […]