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Is Buddhism a religion? – Great Reflection

The conflict between science and religion is an old story. It goes back to Galileo, who faced the Inquisition for his heretical view that the Earth revolved around the Sun, not the other way around. In its modern version, the conflict revolves around Christian fundamentalism and its views on evolution. (It should be noted that […]

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7 facts about Hindus around the world

Women light clay lamps to celebrate Diwali, the festival of lights, at the Shri Ram Chandra Ji temple in Jaipur, India, on October 24. (Vishal Bhatnagar/NurPhoto via AP) Every year, Hindus around the world celebrate Diwali, the festival of lights. The festival lasts for five days and Indians mark it with gifts, prayers and many […]

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The Decline of Buddhism in Thailand – Analysis – Eurasia Review

Social pressures, echoes of corruption hamper a centuries-old religion For tourists, Thailand is the most religious country, with 92% of Thais officially deemed to follow the state religion. The king must be a Buddhist, with Buddhist rituals wrapped in royal ceremonies amid some of the most spectacular religious architecture in the world, giving the country […]

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Who is Ben Baller? Net worth, wife, cars and other facts

Ben Baller is a Korean-American, best known as a music producer and jewelry designer. He is the founder of SI&CO.a company known for its specialty diamond encrusted jewelry. But how did Ben Baller go from music producer for Dr. Dre to one of the biggest names in jewelry. Read on to find out more. In […]

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“My hope is necessary, but not sufficient” teaching and learning about feminism in college – The Island

By Aruni Samarakoon Modern university education was introduced to Ceylon by the British colonizers in 1921 with the establishment of Ceylon University College, which eventually became the public university system where scholars and scholars could explore universal knowledge. In 1947, the very first university, the University of Ceylon, was established. Later, the University of Ceylon […]

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Festival of Lights: The remarkable facts you need to know!

RS GillSince childhood, our family celebrates the Diwali Festival with great fanfareand we have always waited impatiently for this gala day without knowing too much about itsimportance. However, many characteristics are attributed to the “Festival of Lights” which aresupposed to know it and, in fact, qualify it as our cultural and national festival of sharingHappiness.Rituals […]

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Wil Dasovich responds to a comment about religion

Wil Dasovich in Nepal in this photo posted to his Facebook page on October 15, 2022. (Facebook/wildasovichfanpage) vlogger Wil Dasovitch explained his main reason for creating travel vlogs after having an online exchange with a Facebook user who had a religion-related comment. The exchange began when the YouTuber posted a tribute at Karsang Tenjing Sherpa […]

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Mallikarjun Kharge: Some Lesser Known Facts About the 98th Congress Speaker

The Indian National Congress on Wednesday elected Mallikarjun Kharge as its 98th president. Kharge defeated fellow senior MP for Thiruvananthapuram Shashi Tharoor in the CCP elections held on October 17. The party chose a non-Gandhi leader after more than two decades. Out of a total of 9,385 votes, Kharge received 7,897 votes, while Tharoor […]

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New architecture in Canada promotes Buddhism

The Main Hall (right) and the Guanyin Hall (left). SUPPLIED TO CHINA DAILY A wooden structure in the Tang Dynasty style was recently completed in Cavan-Monaghan, Peterborough County, Canada. The Wutai Shan Buddhist Garden’s Guanyin Hall, built by the Buddhist Association of Canada’s Cham Shan Temple, represents another milestone in the garden’s construction plans following […]

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Mallikarjun Kharge: 10 lesser known facts about the new Congress President

In more than two decades, the Nehru-Gandhi family, led by the All India Congress Committee, has elected a non-Gandhi as president of the big old party, Mallikarjun Kharge. The 98th and current Indian National Congress President defeated fellow leader and MP for Thiruvananthapuram Shashi Tharoor in the CCP elections held on October 17. Out of […]

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Some of them seem unnecessary and insensitive

On October 5, Delhi, SC, ST and Gurudwara Welfare Minister Rajendra Pal Gautam attended a conversion event in the nation’s capital where around 10,000 people converted to Buddhism. In this case, people have taken the 22 vows originally taken by Dr. BR Ambedkar in 1956. Of these 22 pledges (I do not intend to write […]

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Honoring Long-held Cultural Beliefs for End-of-Life Care: Are We Prepared in Modern Western Society?

The Hippocratic oath lays down the principle of primum non nocere or “first do no harm” in Western medicine. This not only includes physical health, but also encompasses emotional and spiritual health. Various end-of-life care (EOLC) practices exist in different societies, and it is challenging but vital for the healthcare community to be aware of […]

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Karnataka: more than 400 people embrace Buddhism in Yadgir

Karnataka: more than 400 people embrace Buddhism in Yadgir Women and children were among those who embraced Buddhism. They took 22 vows DHNS, Women and children were among those who embraced Buddhism. They made 22 vows, October 14, 2022, 10:37 p.m. updated: October 15, 2022, 04:56 ist More than 400 people embraced Buddhism during a […]

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California teacher says Bright Horizons fired her for exercising her religious beliefs

LOS ANGELES (RNS) – A Southern California teacher has sued Bright Horizons Children’s Center, an international child care program, alleging religious discrimination after saying she was fired for refusing to read books for children promoting gay marriage. Nelli Parisenkova, who was an associate teacher at Bright Horizons in Studio City for four years, said she […]

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Crises, beliefs and political creation

Throughout the millennia, the prophets have announced a kingdom of justice, where the good of all will prevail, as well as the coexistence in harmony, of great feelings of love above selfishness and hatred, the leveling off between poor and rich, strong and weak; where each will receive according to his needs, as conscious creatures, […]

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Sincerity in faith and sincere aspiration to the Pure Land teaching

At phys.org Faith in the Context of Pure Land Teachings Faith is the essence of all religions. Faith is also important for Buddhism. The Floral Adornment Sutra says that faith is the source of merit and of the virtues of the Way, which nourish all the roots of the other virtues. As Nagarjuna Bodhisattva said, […]

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Karnataka Dalits Throw Hindu Idols In River After Converting To Buddhism, Internet Suggests Alternative | look

After the mass conversion of Dalits to Buddhism in Karnataka, local Dalit rulers threw their ancient Hindu idols into the Krishna River and embraced the new beliefs of Buddhism. The viral video has gone viral as 3 Dalit leaders can be seen throwing their ancient idols of Hindu gods into the river. In the video, […]

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Quick Facts About Malaysia – KAKE

Here is an overview of Malaysia, a country located in Southeast Asia. Neighboring regions include Thailand, Borneo, Indonesia, Brunei, and the South China Sea. Population: 33,871,431 (July 2022 est.) Ethnic groups: Malay and indigenous 62.5%, Chinese 20.6%, Indian 6.2%, other 0.9%, non-citizens 9.8% (2019 est.) Worship : Muslim 61.3%, Buddhist 19.8%, Christian 9.2%, Hindu 6.3%, […]

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Malaysia Highlights – KVIA

CNN Editorial Research Here is an overview of Malaysia, a country located in Southeast Asia. Neighboring regions include Thailand, Borneo, Indonesia, Brunei, and the South China Sea. About Malaysia (from CIA World Factbook)Area: 329,847 km² Population: 33,871,431 (July 2022 est.) Middle age: 29.2 years old Capital: Kuala Lumpur Ethnic groups: Malay and indigenous 62.5%, Chinese […]

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What does the controversy over AAP’s Rajendra Gautam’s participation in the Buddhist conversion ceremony say about the political use of Ambedkar

On October 14, 1956, BR Ambedkar converted to Buddhism with at least half a million followers in Nagpur. The conversion had come two decades after he had declared that although he was born a Hindu, he would not die as such. The announcement of the conversion in 1935 came after a series of agitations for […]

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Nearly 100 residents of Chinese town detained for belief in one-day operation, including 98-year-old woman: report

Police in northeast China’s Daqing City, Heilongjiang Province, detained nearly 100 Falun Gong practitioners on July 12 for their faith, raided their homes, and took away their money and their belongings, according to a report posted on Minghui.org. Minghui.org is a US-based nonprofit organization that reports on the ongoing persecution of the Falun Gong Buddhist […]

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Sajith tells the president to get the facts straight – The Island

Former People’s Alliance lawmaker M. M. Zuhair, PC, said Western powers will use an invitation to investigate the 2019 Easter Sunday attacks to pursue issues of wartime accountability. The following is the text of the statement issued by the former public prosecutor just after the conclusion of the 51st session of the Geneva-based Human Rights […]

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Some Aspects of Buddhism – The Island

By Dr Justice Chandradasa Nanayakkara Buddhism is the teaching founded by Buddha around 2500 years ago. Buddha is the one who has attained bodhi. Bodhi means wisdom which is an ideal state of intellectual and ethical perfection, which can be achieved by any man only through his own efforts and perseverance. The term Buddha literally […]

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14 facts you need to know about Japanese cuisine

Of the many iconic dishes and food disciplines that make up Japanese cuisine, none are as popular or well-known as sushi. History records that, just like tea, this iconic facet of Japanese cuisine was invented in China and brought to Japan around the 8th century. Originally, sushi was a mixture of cooked rice and fish, […]

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All beliefs are nuanced. Why do we act like they don’t?

Social science has shown time and time again that people’s beliefs are usually more nuanced than they appear. Supporters of a particular cause or ideology may have core values ​​in common with their group, but when given the opportunity to illustrate their personal preferences in detail, most will use a sliding scale with variations. For […]

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Jesus Calling Brand Announces New Children’s Prayer Book, Teaching Children the Daily Habit of Prayer

Jesus Listens: 365 Prayers for Kids is out Tuesday, October 25. NASHVILLE, Tenn. — With sales of over 40 million books worldwide, Sarah Young, the best-selling author of Call of Jesus, jesus always and jesus listens devotions, is now publishing a new children’s prayer book, Jesus Listens: 365 Prayers for Childrenavailable wherever books are sold. […]

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These are my religious and spiritual beliefs. Why do you think I’m stupid and why do you hate me?

That little red dot at the bottom left is me. Gabby and I shared Christmas dinner last year with another fully vaccinated and boosted couple who are close friends. They are fervent Pentecostals. They have served as religious leaders in various remote locations in Canada’s North and are now retired. Late in the evening I […]