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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 […]