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Who is Bodhi Ransom Green? Net worth biography, facts [2022]

Bodhi Ransom Green is one of the most famous and cutest celebrity kids whose parents wanted him to hide from the media, but they can’t keep their sugar pie a secret for long. Right after the paparazzi spotted Bodhi Ransom, he became an internet sensation in no time. Everyone from social media to the Hollywood […]

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15 facts about Chris Evans that will make you fall in love with him AGAIN

It won’t be wrong to call Chris the least problematic of all Hollywood Chriss. There’s still a lot you might not know about America’s favorite ass. Here is a list of very little known facts about Chris Evans: 1. Chris turned down the offer to play Captain America not once but twice. Because he struggled […]

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Buddhism for Beginners | Daniel Scharpenburg

Many people develop an interest in Buddhism, but it can be difficult to know where to start. When I first became interested in it, I resisted for many years going to a temple and meeting other Buddhists. I resisted because I was worried. I was afraid of sitting in the wrong position during meditation, or […]

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Without Roe v. Wade, the Christian right forces his beliefs in abortion

OPINION AND COMMENT Editorials and other opinion content offer viewpoints on issues important to our community and are independent of the work of our newsroom reporters. Abortion restrictions recently enacted in Florida and other states are fueled by Christian right values. Alex Brandon PA When Florida imposed a 15-week abortion ban in April, the office […]

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A Juneteenth Meditation Teaching – Tricycle: The Buddhist Review

The radical imagination is a concept and an action. It is our ability to imagine the world as it might otherwise be. For us to practice this concept, we cannot do it alone. As individuals, we cannot daydream and call it an act of radical imagination, no matter how rare or atypical the thoughts are. […]

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Facts About The Sixth Sikh Guru

Unlike the first five Sikh gurus, who are remembered mostly for their spiritual insights, Guru Hargobind, the sixth Sikh guru, is also credited with leading the community towards militarization. Guru Hargobind was born on June 19, 1595 in Wadali, Amritsar. He was the only child of Guru Arjan Dev and Mata Ganga. At the tender […]

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Book explores Manitoba beliefs

Ray Dirks and Manju Lohda come from different worlds. Dirks is a Mennonite Christian born in Abbotsford, British Columbia, who moved to Winnipeg in 1985, and Lohda is Hindu, born in India before immigrating to Canada about 30 years ago. But these different perspectives make the couple ideal co-authors of their new book. A world […]

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14 Jewish Facts About Henry Winkler – Kveller

The internet loves Henry Winkler, and so do we. The Jewish grandfather of six is ​​nothing but a source of pure, unadulterated joy – and according to many sources, a real mensch in real life. Every once in a while, the internet zayde (because he is) starts trending on Twitter for adorable reasons, like the […]

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Southern Baptists Denounce Prosperity Gospel as ‘False Teaching’

Attendees walk past the SBC annual meeting in Anaheim, California on June 14, 2022. | Baptist Press/Camille Grochowski Southern Baptists on Tuesday passed a resolution rejecting the prosperity gospel, calling it false teaching and a distortion of Scripture, especially regarding the atoning work of Jesus Christ on the cross. Gathering in Anaheim, Calif., this week […]

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The Triple Refuge of Buddhism – The Island

By Eng Parakrama [email protected] It was in February of this year that I pointed out that the Sri Lankan energy sector is a headless chicken. https://www.ft.lk/columns/Sri-Lankan-electricity-sector-The-headless-chicken/4-730564 Looking at the long queues for all forms of energy, gasoline, diesel, kerosene and LPG, where citizens waste their lives and in some cases lose their lives, it is […]

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Tibetan Buddhism’s reincarnation system under threat

The First Karmapa, Dusum Khyenpa The custom of reincarnation is a very ancient tradition of Tibetan Buddhism. The very firstthe embodied lama in the Tibetan reincarnation story was Karmapa Pakshi. It wasrecognized as the reincarnation of Karmapa Dusum Kyenpa some eight hundred yearsfrom. From there, the custom of reincarnation spread like fire among the four […]

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The links of ancient Greece and India

Although we know the story of how Alexander the Great reached the Indus Valley and befriended King Porus, few know the legacy his conquest would have on ancient India and Buddhism, otherwise known as Greco-Buddhism. It might seem that Greece and Buddhism seem to be completely independent, but ancient Greek thought and aesthetics actually had […]

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Buddhism is a philosophy | Coeur d’Alene Press

In this series on minority religions, Tuesday’s column skimmed through some bizarre aspects. Today takes us more mainstream. Albert Einstein had this to say about Buddhism: “Buddhism has the characteristics of what one would expect of a cosmic religion for the future: it transcends a personal god, avoids dogma and theology. It covers both the […]

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13 Historical Facts About Asian Countries You Didn’t Know

So you think you know your favorite places in Asia? Maybe. But when it comes to historical issues that people barely talk about, we all need a crash course. Asia is the most diverse continent in the world with countries that are melting pots of both East and West. Let’s review the historical facts that […]

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Nupur Sharma controversy: what are the basic facts?

Lately Nupur Sharma, a 37-year-old poker superstar spokesperson for BJP, has caused such controversy that it has caused a big shake-up in the Muslim world, especially in the Middle East region, to such an extent that part of the Arab Muslim nations have withdrawn or suspended trade relations with India. The whole story not once […]

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Indian Legacy – Dzongsar Khyentse Rinpoche to Give Public Teaching – Buddhistdoor Global

To celebrate the occasion of Saga Dawa, the “month of merit” for Tibetan Buddhists, the famous Bhutanese lama, filmmaker and author Dzongsar Jamyang Khyentse Rinpoche will give a public teaching on June 14 and 15 on the theme “Buddha Dharma: An Indian Inheritance.” The lecture will focus on “the quintessential purity and relevance of the […]

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Textbooks should be about knowledge and facts: S. Japhet

Commenting on the textbook revision exercise, the former Vice Chancellor of the University of Bengaluru, S. Japhet, said that “the wisdom of the Kannada language acquired over many thousands of years is being washed away in no time in the name of textbook revision”. He also said that textbooks should be about knowledge and facts. […]

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Dalai Lama leads Medicine Buddha prayer service, resumes teaching young Tibetans

(TibetanReview.net, Jun04’22) – On June 4, the Dalai Lama led a prayer ceremony for the Tibetan Buddhists’ holiest month of Saka Dawa, the fourth month of the Tibetan calendar on the full moon day of which the Buddha was born, attained enlightenment, and died. Earlier on June 1-2, the Dalai Lama delivered his introductory speech […]

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How to Cope With Death – Pilgrimages and Death Rituals in Japanese Buddhism

I have discussed pilgrimages in Japan in a previous article on this site.* This month I am teaching a course in Japan that involves visits to pilgrimage sites primarily associated with the True Word school of Buddhism. A common theme to all of these sites is that they offer rituals that console those who have […]

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The essence of Buddhism | Daniel Scharpenburg

At Rime Center we do a carol every sunday called Supplication to the Buddha. I believe in part of this chanting we really understand what the essence of Buddhism is. It is as follows: “Do not commit any non-virtuous action. Perform only perfect virtuous actions. Completely subjugate your mind- This is the teaching of the […]