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Filmmaker Vivek Agnihotri exposes Anupama Chopra with shocking facts

Director Vivek Agnihotri, who promised to expose film critic Anupama Chopra in his tweets, came up with shocking facts against her in a YouTube video. Vivek, who delivered “The Tashkent Files” in 2019 and asked the uncomfortable question of “Who Killed Shastri”, is now ready to tell the horrific story of the year 1990. Vivek […]

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Changing empires and the decline of Buddhism

Last year we read reports from one of the major archaeological discoveries of recent years, Musi River, Sumatra. Very rich finds of luxury items, especially gold, suggest that we are dealing with the lost capital of a long forgotten empire. Srivijaya was a mighty merchant trading empire of the seas, a thalassocracy, which controlled the […]

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Spread Buddha’s teaching all over the world

Fear and distress reign. Although less reported, some developments bring peace and happiness to people’s lives. One such development is the spread of Gautama the Buddha’s ancient teaching of compassion and wisdom in the world today. The Buddha is believed to have lived from around 563 BCE to 483 BCE in India. Mindfulness meditation, which […]

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[FICTION VS. HISTORY] ‘Assassination’ director sprinkles fiction over facts

In film and television, historical dramas have never gone out of style. Fans of period dramas, both in Korea and abroad, enjoy being transported to another era and experiencing the stories that swept away – or were set in motion by – our ancestors. Some watch to see how the present compares to the past. […]

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Map Explained: Key Facts About Ukraine

Map Explained: Key Facts About Ukraine The modern state of Ukraine was formed nearly 30 years ago after the collapse of the Soviet Union in 1991. Since then, the country has often made headlines due to political instability and the imminent threat of a Russian invasion. In the graphic map above, we look at Ukraine […]

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SN Goenka: Spreading Buddha’s Teachings Worldwide – IDN-InDepthNews

By Dr. Asoka Bandarage The writer, a scholar and practitioner, has taught at Yale, Brandeis, Mount Holyoke (where she was tenured), Georgetown, American and other universities, and colleges in the United States and abroad. COLOMBO (IDN) — Fear and distress reign. Although less reported, some developments bring peace and happiness to people’s lives. One such […]

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Student arrested after teaching Tibetan

Choedon was arrested earlier this month and has not been seen since A university student was detained in central Tibet. Chinese authorities in Riwoche County arrested Choedon (ཆོས་སྒྲོན།) on February 13 and she has not been seen since. Choedon is from the village of Yamda (ཡམ་མདའ་སྡེ་བ།) in Riwoche County (རི་བོ་ཆེ།). Although authorities have not released […]

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University student arrested after teaching Tibetan

Choedon A university student was detained in central Tibet. Chinese authorities in Riwoche County arrested Choedon (ཆོས་སྒྲོན།) on February 13 and she has not been seen since. Choedon is from the village of Yamda (ཡམ་མདའ་སྡེ་བ།) in Riwoche County (རི་བོ་ཆེ།). Although authorities have not released the official reason for her arrest, Choedon’s family believe it was […]

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4 interesting facts about growing mushrooms – Royal Examiner

March is National Nutrition Month – Celebrate a World of Flavors National Nutrition Month® was created by the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics and takes place each year in March. The theme for 2022 is Celebrate a World of Flavors, which aims to embrace global cultures, cuisines and inclusion. Here’s a look at five of […]

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

Ngak’chang Rinpoche and Khandro Déchen, lineage holders and leading lamas of the Aro gTér tradition of the Nyingma school of Vajrayana Buddhism, will host an online teaching on the inner astrology of Khyungchen Aro Lingma on March 1, titled: ” Oxen Become Tigers – Essential Astrological Teachings on Transit Time of Aro gTér The webinar […]

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New IC course explores tenets of Buddhism

Accommodation on North American Headquarters of His Holiness’ Personal Monastery the Dalai Lama, Ithaca’s south hill is no stranger to Buddhism. Also located on South Hill, Ithaca College has introduced a new course called “Searching for the Buddha” in an effort to educate its students about Buddhism. The course is currently offered on Tuesdays and […]

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Fun Facts You Didn’t Know About Blink182 And Their Top 5 Songs

Blink-182 are a punk rock band from California, formed on August 2, 1992 as a pop-punk band, and are considered one of the pioneers of the genre, as well as one of the bands that contributed to the massive success genre in the late 1990s and early 2000s. Cheshire Cat was the name of the […]

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What do students’ beliefs about God have to do with grades and college?

(The Conversation) — In America, the demographic circumstances of the birth of a child shaping academic success. Sociologists have spent decades studying how factors beyond students’ control, including race, richness and Postal code from their parents – affect their studies Opportunities and success. But an often overlooked demographic factor is religion. The United States is […]

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What it’s like to teach ‘world religions’ in Pakistan

I grew up in a Christian family and studied Christian theology. I also studied Islam at university. For five years, I have lived between Melbourne and Lahore in Pakistan. In Lahore, I taught a subject called “world religions” at a Muslim university. I named my course “The Wisdom of the World’s Religions” and it covers […]

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The Kashmiri monk who helped spread Buddhism across Asia

Javanese folklore contains the story of a late 4th century Hindu king named Vadhaka who converted to Buddhism. According to legend, one night Vadhaka’s mother dreamed of a holy man coming to Java on a flying boat. The very next day, a Kashmiri monk named Gunavarman reached the shores of the island. Upon Gunavarman’s arrival, […]

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First train arrives at Redlands, San Bernardino tracks next week – Redlands Daily Facts

That’s it, friends, get ready. The first train to use the new tracks between San Bernardino and Redlands will pass through the city on Wednesday, Feb. 16, but it won’t be one of the new fuel-efficient diesel multiple units for the upcoming Arrow service. UPDATE: Metrolink train tests San Bernardino-Redlands line for the first time […]

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How does the Hijab order violate the Constitution and fundamental beliefs of Muslims?

through Aabid Mushtaq and Tajamul Islam The official decree, which limits the wearing of hijab within the colleges in no way justifies that the conduct of hijab tends to undermine public order, good morals and health. Kashmiri women participating in the Baby Show held in Srinagar on September 25, 1949, during the National Conference meeting. […]

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25 Interesting Facts You Should Know About Islam – Blueprint Newspapers Limited

Fact #1: The word Islam literally means peace and submission, peace with mankind and submission to the edicts of God. There are two concepts here: duty to God and rights to other human beings regardless of race, religion or color. Muslims have a duty to do good to others and to sacrifice their own interests […]

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Concordia Choir 2022 Tour to Include Redlands – Redlands Daily Facts

The Concordia Choir, from Concordia College in Moorhead, Minnesota, will perform at 7 p.m. on March 3 at Trinity Episcopal Church in Redlands as part of their 2022 Southwest Tour. The choir’s repertoire ranges from the music of JS Bach and Renaissance motets to contemporary choral works and arrangements of familiar hymns. Tickets are $20 […]

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Buddhism is not about being vegan

Ask people what they know about Buddhists, especially people who have never met Buddhists, and you’ll probably get a few simple answers: They’re peaceful. They are nice. They are super cool. They don’t drink. And they don’t eat meat. Alas, there is no practice, religious or otherwise, guaranteed to make you any of these things. […]

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A few lesser known facts about the Aashiqui actor

Happy Birthday Rahul Roy: An Indian film actor, who works in Bollywood films. He shot to fame right from his debut in Mahesh Bhatt’s hit production Aashiqui (1990), where he was aided by the music of Nadeem Shravan, with the voice of Kumar Sanu. His most famous hits include “Tu Meri Zindagi Hai”, “Ab Tere […]

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North Korean dance teacher arrested for teaching foreign dance moves to students | Life

A North Korean dance teacher has been arrested for teaching foreign dance routines. —Photo Reuters KUALA LUMPUR, February 8 – A dance teacher in North Korea and several of her students were arrested recently after they were caught learning foreign dance steps. The instructor, in her 30s, was arrested by the Hermit Kingdom’s anti-socialism inspection […]

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Tahira Kashyap shares breast cancer ‘myths’ and ‘facts’ video to mark World Cancer Day

B-Town’s most adored couple, Ayushmann Khurrana and Tahira Kashyap are an inspiration to every couple. They showed the world how love always gives strength to fight through difficult times. From Ayushmann’s tough days in the industry to Tahira’s battle with cancer, they’ve supported each other through thick and thin. The duo have known each other […]

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Interesting facts about the evolution of gambling in India in history

Gambling has been around in India for longer than most people realize. The history of the game is written in one of the famous Indian books, the Ramayana, which is believed by most people to be from 7300 BC. Ramayana describes failures Games and the game with dice for both game boards. Today, India has […]

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Myanmar villagers say army troops burned 400 homes – Redlands Daily Facts

By GRANT PECK BANGKOK (AP) — Residents of two villages in northwestern Myanmar said government soldiers burned down hundreds of homes this week, apparently as they searched for members of an armed militia opposed to military rule. Monday’s attack in the northwest region of Sagaing, also reported by independent Myanmar media, came on the eve […]

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I found Semsa’s beliefs both interesting and unacceptable: Aimee Baruah

The Assamese actress and director was in Dhaka recently to attend the 20th Dhaka International Film Festival. She spoke to The Business Standard, sharing her experience of making the film “Semkhor” February 02, 2022, 1:05 p.m. Last modification: February 02, 2022, 1:28 p.m. Aimee Baruah. Photo: Mukti-Ul-Islam “> Aimee Baruah. Photo: Mukti-Ul-Islam Aimee Baruah is […]

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9 facts about the lion dance

Every winter, at the turn of the lunar calendar, the lion dancers put on a lively performance, frolicking to the rhythm of beating drums and crashing cymbals. It is a dazzling spectacle meant to attract good luck and prosperity, and as such honors celebrations like the Lunar New Year, birthdays or weddings where Chinese diasporas […]

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“A common sense interpretation of the facts”

“Pursuit” (1952), by Boris Anrep, is part of a series of Modern Virtues mosaics located in the entrance hall of the National Gallery in London. It depicts astronomer and physicist Sir Fred Hoyle (1915-2001) as a steeplejack climbing to the stars. (Wikimedia Commons public domain image) *** Audio roundtable: come follow me Old Testament Lesson […]