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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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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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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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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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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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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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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 […]

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Western Buddhism and the meaning of liberation

Inconceivable is the beginning of this samsara. One must not discern the first beginning of beings who, obstructed by ignorance and trapped by greed, rush and hasten through this round of rebirth. . . . Thus have you long suffered suffering, suffered torment, suffered misfortune, and filled the cemeteries. Long enough to be dissatisfied with […]

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10 Facts About Asian Culture You Didn’t Know

Asian culture is unique. From the different New Years to water festivals and zodiacs, there is so much to discover. There is no doubt that Asia is a continent where cultural wealth is abundant. And it is this same diversity that fascinates millions of people around the world. It is therefore no wonder that many […]

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Buddhism in Afghanistan: Early Growth and Decline | By Dr. Rajkumar Singh

Buddhism in Afghanistan: beginning of growth and decline BUDDHISM, a religion of Indian origin, developed in the Indian subcontinent centuries after the death of Gautam Buddha, when he gained the protection and promotion of Mauryan King Ashoka in the 3rd century BC. The third emperor of the kingdom first conquered modern Afghanistan and with it […]

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If you see God, kill him! – Separating God from our beliefs about God

“If you see the Buddha, kill him,” say the Buddhists. What a strange thing for people to talk about their beloved teacher! Of course, they do not refer to Gautama himself, since this enlightened one died thousands of years ago. So what does this saying mean? Image by Donations Welcome from Pixabay Religions, philosophies and […]

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Learnings from teaching biology to a class of Tibetan Buddhist monks

It would be entirely appropriate for a college professor to assume that students know that a tree is alive and a rock is not. Or would it be? ADVERTISEMENT CONTINUE READING BELOW Tibetan monks at Sera Jey Monastery in Mysore, India learn about the use of microscopes for the first time. Courtesy of Dan Pierce, […]

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Confronting the facts about communal violence in India

Hate and bigotry feed off each other. They sprout and flourish on a toxic regime of divisive and schismatic ideologies and polarizing beliefs that discriminate against human beings on the basis of color, region, gender, creed – and divide them between believers and unbelievers – pitting the elect against idolaters. . ‘Call to hate‘ by […]

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We’ve illustrated 9 weird and wonderful facts from around the world to help you sleep better

It may or may not surprise you, but many of the things we do today without a second thought are deeply rooted in folklore – what you might consider “old wives’ tales”. These superstitions often play on the deeply religious and spiritual beliefs of the time and country from which they originate. It seems that […]

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Jetsunma Tenzin Palmo announces retirement from in-person teaching – Buddhistdoor Global

At skepticspath.org Jetsunma Tenzin Palmo, 78, has announced that she will no longer conduct in-person teachings and lectures. It will still offer a monthly Q&A for the public, which will be recorded and posted online. A separate announcement made it clear that Palmo is in good health and will continue his activities at Dongyu Gatsal […]

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Singapore Public Holidays: Vesak Day

April 20, 2022 by Cassilda Lee 2 Minimum reading This year, Vesak Day is May 15 – in case you’re not quite sure why you’re getting another public holiday in Singapore! Here are some facts and figures about this important Buddhist holiday. #1 The day of Vesak is the most important day of the Buddhist […]

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Beliefs are not an excuse to harm our health

Everyone has a set of personal beliefs that determine their actions. Although we are supposed to respect each other’s beliefs, it is difficult to accept the unpleasant impact caused by certain beliefs. One such belief of people that has worried me for a long time is the burning of incense sticks and the lighting of […]

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It doesn’t matter whether you like his teaching or not.

The Washington DC Temple of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints dominates part of the Capital Ring Road. (LDS Media Library) *** A truly impressive project was done for the Primary children in my ward today by Joseph Vancott, with whom—and this may be my only shot at fame—I served for a time […]

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The Stations of the Cross returns for Christian faithful in the region – St George News

ST. GEORGE- Late Friday morning, more than 150 believers gathered at Sandtown Park in St. George for the annual Stations of the Cross event for the first time since 2019. At the 2022 Stations of the Cross Interfaith Event held on Good Friday in St. George, Utah on April 19, 2022 | Photo by Mori […]

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Facts about the Father of Indian Constitution

BIRTHDAY OF DR AMBEDKAR: Bharat Ratna Dr BR Ambedkar has given India the greatest asset which has helped our country to become a thriving democracy. The chief architect of our constitution, Dr. BR Ambedkar has also been the standard bearer for Dalit activism in India, giving voice to the nation’s unknown masses. READ ALSO : […]

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Know 25 amazing facts about Dr BR Ambedkar

Ambedkar Jayanti 2022: Dr. BR Ambedkar’s birthday is observed on April 14 and is also known as Ambedkar Jayanti or Bhim Jayanti. He is considered the main national builder of our country. Dr Ambedkar’s 131st birthday is celebrated today. Prime Minister Narendra Modi paid tribute to Dr BR Ambedkar and said he had made indelible […]

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Haunted house, cars and gardening: Some interesting facts about the life of Dr BR Ambedkar

Image source: TWITTER/@MOGERJAYANTI Some interesting facts about the life of Dr BR Ambedkar Bhimrao Ramji Ambedkar, born April 14, 1891, was an Indian jurist, economist and Dalit leader who headed the drafting committee of India’s constitution. Ambedkar served as Minister of Law and Justice in Jawaharlal Nehru’s first cabinet and inspired the Dalit Buddhist movement […]

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Here are some lesser known facts about him

First published April 14, 2022 at 10:05 a.m. IST Ambedkar was an Indian lawyer, social reformer and economist who was the main author of the Indian Constitution. He is also considered the “father of the Indian constitution”. Here are some lesser known facts about him. Bhimrao Ramji Ambedkar, often known as Babasaheb Ambedkar or BR […]

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PAUL PRATHER: Seeing is not believing

“Seeing is believing” is one of the most familiar chestnuts. But what if it’s wrong? What if we actually see what we have already decided to believe? Recently I listened to a podcast again from 2021, an interview with Michael Guillen on “The Profile”, from UK’s Premier Christian Radio. (See tinyurl.com/2p975yxk.) Guillen — a former […]

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Teaching the Faith – Trap or Paradise?

When I was 21, I was first exposed to faith teaching, and I liked what I heard. I had been seeking God for several years and had found real treasure in the Holy Spirit, but teaching faith helped me put ideas into place in a way that made sense of my many questions. She systematized […]

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5 Facts of Faith About Ketanji Brown Jackson, the Supreme Court’s First Black Woman

But the religious information service Jack Jenkins tweets that Jackson will be “the only current Supreme Court Justice who *publicly* identifies as a Protestant.” “Gorsuch attended an Episcopal Church before joining SCOTUS,” says Jenkins, “but grew up Catholic and how he personally identifies is unclear.” 3. Jackson “put his religious faith front and center – […]

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Facts About IITian Turned Congress Leader

Born on April 9, 1954, Jairam Ramesh is an Indian economist, historian and politician belonging to the Indian National Congress. He is a Member of Parliament representing the State of Karnataka in the Rajya Sabha. Born to CK Ramesh and Sridevi, Jairam considers himself a practicing Hindu with rooted Buddhism and calls himself a ‘Hind-Budh’. […]

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Did Jesus recover Buddha’s teaching?

The four views experienced by Guatama Siddhartha underlie all Buddhist teachings. According to the story, Siddhartha (or as he came to be known, Buddha) lived a luxurious existence until the day he left his palace and “in quick succession met a young child full of energy and joy, followed by an old and a decrepit […]

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Why is the Christian right so afraid to teach anti-racism?

During congressional hearings for Supreme Court nominee Ketanji Brown Jackson, Republican Sen. Ted Cruz (Texas) questioned the judge’s views on critical race theory. He used several books used by Georgetown Day School, a prep school where Jackson serves as an administrator, as examples of what he claimed were exaggerated instances of indoctrination of children with […]

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The Last Airbender – 10 Facts Only Diehard Fans Know About Aang

As the main protagonist of Avatar: The Last Airbender, Aang’s character development was carefully constructed by creators Bryan Konietzko and Michael Dante DiMartino. There was no lack of specificity or depth, and in fact, there are plenty of subtle details that might have escaped less eagle-eyed viewers. Related: 10 Quotes That Show Aang’s Innocence In […]

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Myanmar Highlights – KAKE

Here is an overview of Myanmar, a Southeast Asian country formerly known as Burma. Population: 57,069,099 (July 2021 est.) Ethnic groups: Burmese 68%, Shan 9%, Karen 7%, Rakhine 4%, Chinese 3%, Indian 2%, Mon 2%, other 5% Unemployment: 4% (2017 estimate) Myanmar shares borders with China, India, Laos, Bangladesh and Thailand. The United States still […]

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Facts about Patrick Swayze: The Dirty Dancing actor’s career, wife, family and death explained

March 28, 2022, 09:52 Patrick Swayze was one of the biggest Hollywood stars of the 1980s and 1990s. Image: Getty By Thomas Curtis Horsfall Actor, singer, dancer, gymnast and versatile idol, Patrick Swayze had it all. Here’s everything you need to know about the Hollywood star: Who is Patrick Swayze? Demi Moore is kissed by […]

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‘He inspired young minds to take up biology’: Science and education community mourns the death of Professor Sohan Modak

In August 2015, Professor Sohan Modak wrote a heartfelt post on social media about his mentors. “All were good, unassuming, never greedy for power or prize, but bitten by the virus of the quest for the unknown,” the post read. Today, messages pouring in after his passing on March 23 highlight not only his contribution […]

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Philosophical and moral beliefs related to religion determine vaccine acceptance

Journal of Health Psychology (2022). DOI: 10.1177/13591053221082770″ width=”406″ height=”530″/> Figure 1. (a) Analytical model of the structural equation model for the longitudinal influenza vaccine model and (b) Analytical model of the structural equation model for the longitudinal MMR and HPV vaccine models. The wave in which the variables are collected is indicated at the bottom […]

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Kerala and Sri Lanka: linked by common superstitious beliefs

Among the many interesting bills that are displayed on random walls in the alleyways of Colombo, one particular type stands out for any traveler with a connection to Kerala or India. Some self-proclaimed healers and magicians offer something called Malayali Gurukam or Malayalam Gurukam. It is a form of witchcraft that is used in some […]

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Vaccines: philosophical and moral beliefs related to religion determine acceptance

According to a new study, strong philosophical and moral beliefs associated with many religions may contribute to vaccine hesitancy and reduce vaccination rates. Researchers from four universities, including the University of Michigan, examined attitudes and behaviors for three vaccines: influenza, measles-mumps-rubella (MMR), and human papillomavirus (HPV). They wanted to know more about the relationship with […]

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Dedicated Ukrainian teacher, 79, resumes teaching online after nine-day trip to escape Russian invaders (VIDEO) | Life

After a nine-day trip, Kolodii got back on her feet and gave online classes to her political science undergraduate students. ― Image via Unsplash PETALING JAYA, March 22 ― A dedicated teacher has resumed her online lessons two days after embarking on a nine-day trip from Ukraine to the UK to escape Russian invaders. To […]

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Anthony Annett applies Catholic social teaching to the economics of rich and poor

Dr. Anthony Annett often refers to the teachings of popes, including Pope Francis’ encyclical Laudato Si. (Image credit: Twitter) Virtue and economy go hand in hand in the work of Anthony Annett. In an era that has not outgrown neoliberal economics and the skyrocketing inequality of recent years, this is radical thinking. Annett recently published […]

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How Kerala and Sri Lanka are linked by common superstitious beliefs

Among the many interesting bills that are displayed on random walls in the alleyways of Colombo, one particular type stands out for any traveler with a connection to Kerala or India. Some self-proclaimed healers and magicians offer something called Malayali Gurukam Where Malayalam Gurukam. It is a form of witchcraft that is used in some […]

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A timely book to encourage the teaching of mindfulness to children

The recently published book “Developing Mindfulness in Young Children” is a timely addition to educating our next generations to be responsible citizens in an increasingly anxious and uncertain world torn apart by hate and violence. The author Shanti Hyacinth Senadeera is a Sri Lankan born Australian early childhood education teacher with 35 years of experience […]

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5 Facts About Pretty Woman’s Richard Gere, Career & Life Details

Once Richard Gere decided to pursue his acting career in college, he started running. With over 60 film and television credits, the Golden Globe winner has gained notoriety for his range in every role he’s played. Fans of the star might be shocked to learn some startling facts about her. Richard, born in 1949, earned […]

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Teaching the Faith – Trap or Paradise

When I was 21, I was first exposed to faith teaching, and I liked what I heard. I had been seeking God for several years and had found real treasure in the Holy Spirit, but teaching faith helped me put ideas into place in a way that made sense of my many questions. He systematized […]

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Comparison of the teaching of the “Russian world” to the mystery of Babylon: part one of two

After Russian President Vladimir Putin’s army invaded Ukraine on February 24, the Center for Orthodox Christian Studies at Fordham University in the United States released a statement in multiple languages ​​that has up to has been signed by over 500 church leaders, many of them in various Orthodox languages. religious denominations around the world, which […]

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Comparing the Teaching of the “Russian World” to the Mystery of Babylon: Part 2 of 2

In my previous post, Part 1 of this topic, I quoted at length from the recent “A Statement on the ‘Russian World’ (Ruski Mir) Teaching. Signed by more than 500 church leaders around the world, it condemns the growing teaching called “Russian World” in which people like Russian President Vladimir Putin call for the formation […]

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A Reading List ‹ Literary Center

Belief is a connection, a wish, a meaning-creating magic that bridges the gap between the world as it is and the world as we hope it could be. Over the past four years, I’ve spent a lot of time immersing myself in other people’s lives, listening to their innermost convictions – their certainties in the […]

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10 Unique Facts About Mount Everest You Probably Didn’t Know

Mount Everest attracts the attention of people around the world as the highest peak on the planet, and these facts make it even more fascinating. The world is full of many natural wonders. Mountains are one of those wonders and Mount Everest is well known around the world for the size and difficulty of its […]

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Professor Cal Poly SLO on teaching religion in a culture war

OPINION AND COMMENT Editorials and other opinion content provide insights into issues important to our community and are independent of the work of our newsroom reporters. People walk the artistic ‘Path to the Cross’ at Modesto’s Church of the Redeemer. Joan Barnett Lee [email protected] In my religious studies classes, students are encouraged to read about […]

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In ‘The Believer,’ Sarah Krasnostein Listens to Beliefs She Doesn’t: NPR

In the prologue of The believer: encounters with the beginning, the end and our place in the middleSarah Krasnostein tells us that what drove her to pursue the following six profiles was a need “to understand them, these people I found unfathomable, attached to faith in ideas that went against the tide of more accepted […]

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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 […]

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Does Stormy Daniels’ beliefs in the paranormal make her unfit to testify in a lawsuit against her former attorney?

Stormy Daniels, the adult film star who rose to prominence from her former relationship with Donald Trump, testifies against her former attorney, Michael Avenatti, who is on trial for allegedly stealing $300,000 from Daniels (the money came from an advance for Daniels’ 2018 Autobiography). As part of his defense, Avenatti’s legal team attempts to discredit […]

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How Thích Nhất Hạnh changed the world beyond Buddhism

(RNS) — A man once asked a Masai elder, “What makes a good morani?”— a good warrior. The elder replied, “When the moment calls for ferocity, a good morani is very fierce. And when the moment calls for kindness, a good morani is utterly tender. But what makes a great warrior, the elder added, “is […]

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Spotify vs Neil Young: Spotify wins first round, facts come second

Spotify has started reacting and commenting on the swirling debate over comedian Joe Rogan’s podcasts on their platform. First it was musician Neil Young, then Joni Mitchell, who said they were removing their music from Spotify in protest against misinformation being spread about Covid-19 by the Joe Rogan Experience. Now they are joined by other […]

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Gandhi’s teaching is indispensable in India

Bilal Bashir Bhat Gandhi is not an individual, but a thought. His teaching of non-violence has been accepted around the world. Sadly in Gandhi’s nation a Dharma Sansad of Hindu ascetics in Haridwar Uttarakhand calling for genocide of Muslims and other minorities in the name of protecting Hinduism is just disappointing for peace lovers world. […]

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Growing (and increasingly repressed) UFO beliefs in China

by Zhao Zhangyong An image of Ashtar Sheran popularized in China by the Galactic Federation. From Weibo. UFOs are returning to China after a period of decline. As evidenced by social networks, millions of young people are interested in UFOs and extraterrestrials, which raises some concerns within the Chinese Communist Party. The theme was popular […]

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Sri Lanka – China cracks down on Buddhism in Tibet

(MENAFN- Colombo Gazette) The latest annual report published by the Tibetan Center for Human Rights and Democracy describes Tibet as a “giant open prison”. A Freedom House report said the human rights situation in Tibet was between Syria and North Korea. In “The State of Human Rights in the World” published by Amnesty International, the […]

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China cracks down on Buddhism in Tibet

The latest annual report published by the Tibetan Center for Human Rights and Democracy describes Tibet as a “giant open-air prison”. A Freedom House report said the human rights situation in Tibet was between Syria and North Korea. In “The State of Human Rights in the World” published by Amnesty International, the situations in China […]

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Who is Claudia Jessie? Some shocking facts about Bridgerton Star

Claudia Jessie, who has been playing for nearly a decade, is the perfect blend of beauty and talent. However, the majority of her followers are likely to believe that she is new to the industry. Surroundings of Claudia Jessie are mentioned here. Jessie grew up in the UK. Although she was born in Birmingham, she […]

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Japanese and Shinto art: mountains in blue, Buddhism and kami

Japan art and shinto: mountains in blue, buddhism and kami Lee Jay Walker Modern Tokyo Time Artist Sawako Utsumi is from northern Japan. In his art you often have religious dimensions – some obvious and some with hints about numerology and merging it with religion. Therefore, in this art article, the focus is on the […]

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The Kendal Buddhist Society thanks Venerable Piyatissa for 20 years of teaching

For the past 20 years the Kendal Buddhist Society group has had the pleasure of hosting visits and lessons from Venerable Piyatissa who brings over 50 years of knowledge and experience to the group. Venerable Piyatissa, who began his journey into Buddhism at the University of Sri Lanka, and spread his teachings on meditation, Buddhist […]

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Highlights on Bill Russell | News channel 3-12

CNN Editorial Research Here’s a look at the life of Hall of Fame center Bill Russell who played with the Boston Celtics. Staff Date of Birth: February 12, 1934 Place of birth: Monroe, Louisiana Birth name: William Felton Russel Dad: Charles Russell Mother: Katie (King) Russell Marriages: Jeannine Fiorito (2016-present); Marilyn Nault (1996-January 2009, her […]

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Savita Ambedkar Birthday 2022: Facts About Her Life

On Savita Ambedkar’s birthday, learn more about the life of the woman behind ‘Father of India’s Constitution’, Babasaheb Ambedkar. Representative picture Savita Bhimrao Ambedkar, also known as ‘Mai’ or ‘Maisaheb’, referred to as ‘Mother’ in the Marathi language, was born in Maharashtra. She was a physician and the second wife of Dr Bhimrao Ramji Ambedkar, […]

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Fast Facts on Bill Russell – ABC17NEWS

CNN Editorial Research Here’s a look into the life of Hall of Fame center Bill Russell who played with the Boston Celtics. Staff Date of Birth: February 12, 1934 Place of birth: Monroe, Louisiana Birth name: William Felton Russel Dad: Charles Russell Mother: Katie (King) Russell Marriages: Jeannine Fiorito (2016-present); Marilyn Nault (1996-January 2009, her […]

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Facts about Bill Russell – KESQ

CNN Editorial Research Here’s a look into the life of Hall of Fame center Bill Russell who played with the Boston Celtics. Staff Date of Birth: February 12, 1934 Place of birth: Monroe, Louisiana Birth name: William Felton Russel Dad: Charles Russell Mother: Katie (King) Russell Marriages: Jeannine Fiorito (2016-present); Marilyn Nault (1996-January 2009, her […]

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Amazing facts about the city for those who ask “where is Visakhapatnam?”

Where is Visakhapatnam? This seems to be the popular question asked by people from other states. Many people in the north of the country still feel that South India belongs to Madras, and we are all Madrasis. It takes a lot to explain why Vizag is not in Madras, and it is a fast growing […]

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Research suggests people with strong Buddhist beliefs are more likely to be blood donors – Buddhistdoor Global

At vietnamplus.vn A recent study indicated that people with strong Buddhist beliefs are more likely to be blood donors. The research, conducted in China and published in the Journal of Applied Social Psychologysuggests that this is due to higher levels of moral attentiveness among Buddhist practitioners. Cited in a recent article on the psychology and […]

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Two European Zen Monks – Buddhistdoor Global

In my recent article “Modern Buddhism and its Cultural Translations: Reflections from a Qualitative Case Study of Two European Zen Monks”, published in the peer-reviewed scientific journal Arxiu from Etnografia de Catalunya, I proposed to understand modern Buddhism using a psychological and cultural approach. To this end, I examined the life stories of two European […]

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Republic Day 2022: Here are some lesser-known facts about what happened on January 26

We all know the basic facts about the Republic Day celebrated on January 26, here are some interesting and lesser known facts about what happened on January 26. On January 26, 1930, India’s Independence Day was celebrated for the first time. Independence Day was celebrated on January 26 until independence on August 15, 1947. Although […]

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HEC and the British Council organize an orientation session on the development of a teaching excellence framework

Islamabad: The Higher Education Commission (HEC), in collaboration with the British Council, Pakistan, organized an orientation session on the UK Teaching Excellence Framework (TEF), a preliminary step towards the development of a similar framework for Pakistan as part of the collaborative “Pak-UK Education Gateway” project of HEC and the British Council. The Teaching Excellence and […]

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Islamic State teaches children to execute Nigerian soldiers

Islamic State teaches children to execute Nigerian soldiers Kanako Mita and Lee Jay Walker Modern Tokyo Time Earlier this month, Islamists linked to Bello Turji loyalists – who want all Christian churches closed in Zamfara state – were responsible for the murder of 200 villagers in this part of Nigeria. Since then, other massacres have […]

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The Journey of a Pilgrim in Vajrayana Buddhism

Similar to the Zen images of Ten Ox Herding, Vajrayana Buddhism offers an illustration of the spiritual path using elephants. As with the Ox Herding images, there are several different versions of the Elephant images. I came across a comment from the Householder Dharma teacher Piya Tan being the sin. I love the different angles […]

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10 facts you need to know

Hyderabad: Prime Minister Narendra Modi will unveil a 216ft statue of Ramanujacharya, an 11th century saint and social reformer, named “Statue of Equality” in Hyderabad on February 5. Telangana Chief Minister K Chandrasekhar Rao would co-host the event with renowned spiritual guru Chinna Jeeyar Swami. Several other chief ministers, politicians, celebrities and actors are also […]

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E-Cigarettes and Religion: Beliefs Vapers Should Know

E-Cigarettes and Religion: Beliefs Vapers Should Know Sponsored Content Religious views on smoking and vaping are very diverse. Some cultures around the world even use tobacco for religious purposes. While some religions do not use tobacco and vaping in their practices, they do not condemn it either, and their followers can enjoy it freely. On […]

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Hinduphobia, hatred against Sikhism and Buddhism must be recognized by UN, says Indian envoy

Hinduphobia and acts of religious hatred against Sikhism and Buddhism must be recognized by the The United Nationssaid India’s envoy to the intergovernmental body, The Hindu reported. “Violent nationalism” and “right-wing extremism” should not be included in the definition of terrorism, he added. TS Tirumurti, India’s permanent representative to the United Nations, made the statement […]

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How do the religious beliefs and political leanings of the Class of 2025 compare to their other survey responses?

Editor’s Note: This story is part of a series about the Class of 2025 based on an investigation by The Chronicle. You can learn more about our methodology and our limits hereor see all of our investigative coverage here. We asked respondents from the Class of 2025 about their religious beliefs and political leanings. Then, […]

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Dogs and Dharma: Prison Ministry Produces Children’s Book Teaching Buddhist Lessons

Dogs and Dharma: Prison Ministry Produces Children’s Book Teaching Buddhist Lessons By Tracy Simmons Years before Albert Ramos finished his children’s book about an energetic pup who learns that dog toys don’t bring true happiness, he started by writing a letter. In 2010, Ramos, five years after being sentenced to life for murder at Nash […]

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Thyroid awareness – myths and facts

The thyroid is a butterfly-shaped gland located in front of the neck. It produces thyroid hormones called T3 and T4 under the effect of Thyroid Stimulating Hormone (TSH) which is secreted by the pituitary gland. T3 and T4 act on virtually every organ in the body and maintain basal metabolic rate (BMR). Iodine is an […]

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12 Things you need to be aware of when it comes to payday loans for those with bad credit

A payday loan can be beneficial for those who require cash quickly to deal with any situation. In this case, you don’t need to go through a long application procedure to be approved for an advance. Also, you don’t have to have a great credit score to gain approval to take out the loan. But, it is important […]