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Disability Theology: How Religious Beliefs Can Help or Hinder Accessibility

People pray for an individual. Photo by Adrianna Geo/Unsplash/Creative Commons This story is part of a disability and faith series. (RNS) – The worship service begins with ‘Amazing Grace,’ an old favorite with the lyrics: ‘I was once blind, but now I see!’ Later, preaching on the gospel story of Jesus healing a blind man, […]

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The Dalai Lama completes his three-day teaching in Ladakh

By Choekyi Lhamo DHARAMSHALA, July 30: Exiled Tibetan leader His Holiness the Dalai Lama concluded a three-day teaching in the upper Himalayas in Ladakh on Saturday. Tens of thousands of worshipers from across the sparsely populated region attended the religious event at the Shewatsel field as the most important Buddhist figure gave teachings on by […]

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How religious beliefs can help or hinder accessibility

This story is part of a series on disability and faith. (RNS) – The worship service begins with ‘Amazing Grace,’ an old favorite with the lyrics: ‘I was once blind, but now I see!’ Later, preaching on the gospel story of Jesus healing a blind man, the pastor preaches a sermon on Jesus bringing wholeness […]

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Thousands throng to Jivetsal as the Dalai Lama begins teaching on ‘Chodjug’

Tsewang Rigzine LEH: Thousands of devotees from across the Ladakh region and beyond, including hundreds of foreign visitors, thronged the Jivetsal teaching ground as His Holiness the 14th Dalai Lama began 3-day teachings on Thursday days. During the three days, the Dalai Lama will give the teachings “Shantideva’s guide to the […]

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His Holiness the Dalai Lama Begins Teaching Shantideva’s “Guide to the Bodhisattva’s Way of Life”

–dalailama.com His Holiness the Dalai Lama waves to the crowd of over 45,000 from the front of the stage at the Shewatsel teaching ground as he arrives on the first day of teachings in Leh, Ladakh, UT, India on July 28, 2022 Photo by Tenzin Choéjor Leh, Ladakh, India – July 28, 2022: This morning […]

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84000 announces online teaching with Chokyi Nyima Rinpoche on August 1 – Buddhistdoor Global

Chokyi Nyima Rinpoche. At samyeinstitute.org 84000: Translating the Words of the Buddha, a global non-profit initiative founded by renowned Bhutanese lama, author and filmmaker Dzongsar Jamyang Khyentse Rinpoche to translate and share the Tibetan Buddhist Canon, announced that the Tibetan Buddhist teacher and master of meditation Chokyi Nyima Rinpoche will offer an online sutra teaching […]

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About, history and important facts 2022

Manipur: About Manipur is a state in northeastern India and is one of the Seven Sisters. The capital of Manipur is Imphal and the state shares borders with Nagaland, Mizoram and Assam. It shares its international borders with Myanmar and China. The state covers an area of 22,327 square kilometers. During the British Indian Empire, […]

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A crash course in Buddhism | Buddhist teachings | The Noble Eightfold Path

The Noble Eightfold Path The Buddhist Noble Eightfold Path is one of the most popular aspects of Buddhism because it is incredibly practical. Essentially, it’s a step-by-step guide to bringing happiness to yourself and others – it’s a self-help lover’s dream. According to Kozak, the first step on the path, Right View, means “having a […]

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An ecumenical body defends traditional beliefs in Indonesia

A call for protection comes after the destruction of a site belonging to followers of the Lorma tradition Wale Paliusan, a ritual site belonging to followers of a traditional belief called Lalang Rondor Malesung (Laroma) in South Minahasa district of North Sulawesi province, was destroyed on June 21-22. (Photo provided) Posted: Jul 22, 2022 08:20 […]

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What is the biggest misconception about Buddhism? Let all Buddhists meditate

[This article is part of the 10 Misconceptions about Buddhism series] The most common misconception about Buddhism is that all Buddhists meditate. For more than two millennia, Buddhists have made unique contributions to meditative theory and practice. Buddhist literature is replete with discussions of the stages of meditation, the prerequisites for achieving these stages, and […]

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Crazy Facts About The Rajapaksas, Sri Lanka’s Most Powerful Family, Now On The Run

Gotabaya Rajapaksa was forced to flee the country and resign as president, Mahinda was forced to resign as prime minister and Basil was prevented by airport staff from fleeing to Dubai – these are some things Sri Lanka’s most powerful political family has had to go through recently – something that was unimaginable in the […]

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Buddha’s Teaching Still Relevant: IBC Speakers on Ashadha Purnima

House ” National ” Buddha’s Teaching Still Relevant: IBC Speakers on Ashadha Purnima Varanasi, July 13 (SocialNews.XYZ) The International Buddhist Confederation (IBC), under the Ministry of Culture, Government of India, celebrated Ashadha Purnima on Wednesday, as Dharma Chakra Pravartana Divas at Mulagandha Kuti Vihara, Sarnath. UP Governor Anandiben Patel and Minister of State for External […]

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Shaquille O’Neal once admitted his religious beliefs while revealing the dream of the Hajj pilgrimage

NBA legend Shaquille O’Neal is the perfect fit. He has millions of fans around the world and has made a name for himself on and off the pitch. Additionally, Shaq’s association with “Inside the NBA” helped boost his image as a media personality. Interestingly, Shaq called himself a people person when a reporter asked him […]

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A look at some of the guiding principles of Buddhism – The Royal Gazette

Created: Jul 09, 2022 08:00 Faith followed by 400 million: a large bronze statue of Buddha sits on Hong Kong’s Lantau Island This month’s article on faith is a look at the Buddhist religion. Although its local community is much smaller than the other religions we have featured, Buddhism is actually one of the largest […]

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Tergar Announces Online Teaching with Yongey Mingyur Rinpoche – Buddhistdoor Global

Yongey Mingyur Rinpoche. Image courtesy of Tergar International The Tergar Meditation Community, founded by respected Dharma teacher and master of the Karma Kagyu and Nyingma lineages of Tibetan Buddhism Yongey Mingyur Rinpoche, announced a special online teaching with Rinpoche on July 23 under the theme “The Power of Visualization for awakening: Heart of Tantra with […]

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Lesser known facts about the Tibetan spiritual leader

The 14th Dalai Lama, His Holiness, Tenzin Gyatso, was born on July 6, 1935 into a peasant family in northeastern Tibet. At the age of 2, he was proclaimed the reincarnation of his predecessor after correctly identifying several objects that belonged to the 13th Dalai Lama. The title of Dalai Lama is given to the […]

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David Harbor fell in love with Lily Allen after coming to terms with her ‘beliefs’

In August 2019, celebrity fans around the world were surprised by reports that British pop star Lily Allen was dating American actor David Harbor after they were spotted at the theater together. The unlikely couple confirmed their relationship in October of the same year, when they made their first public appearance and her red carpet […]

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Civic group on mission to share facts, not fraud, on comfort women issue encounters hostility in Berlin

On June 28, a South Korean civic group addressed The Sankei Shimbun and JAPAN Striker about her campaign to remove the Comfort Women statue in Berlin, Germany. Reports of hampered protests and the last-minute cancellation of a scheduled meeting with city officials paint an uphill battle. Journalist Kenji Yoshida accompanied the civic group and reported […]

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Some Lesser Known Facts About The Tibetan Spiritual Leader

The 14th Dalai Lama is an inspiration to millions around the world for his simplicity and humble attitude. He has dedicated his life to raising awareness of the plight of Tibet under Chinese rule. Archive image of the Dalai Lama. News18 His Holiness the Dalai Lama is 87 years old today. Born as Tenzin Gyatso […]

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A 4th of July teaching from Lama Tsony

Today, the 4th of July, I wanted to see how the value of the Declaration of Independence would merge with the Path of Awakening. I have two copies of the Declaration of Independence that I purchased in Philadelphia from Benjamin Franklin’s printing company, the Franklin Court Printing Office. As a Frenchman, I thought of the […]

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History of the swastika: 6 facts

Swastikas have a long history and are widely used around the world today. The state of Victoria in Australia has banned the display of swastikas. After racist incidents rose 750% in the past year and a half, Victorian lawmakers moved to ban the Nazi-linked image. “Victoria has now become the first (state) in Australia to […]