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Teaching hygiene to children, Worth opens the doors of the gospel in Southeast Asia

SOUTHEAST ASIA (IMB) – Part of the ministry of Rachel, a missionary and nurse practitioner with the International Mission Board, in a rural area of ​​Southeast Asia, is educating elementary school girls about their health. These girls are often forced by their families to drop out of school before sixth grade in order to help […]

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Teaching Children Hygiene, God-given Value Opens Gospel Doors in Southeast Asia

Part of the ministry of Rachel, a missionary and nurse practitioner with the International Mission Board, in a rural area of ​​Southeast Asia, is educating elementary school girls about their health. These girls are often forced by their families to drop out of school before sixth grade in order to help earn a living. She […]

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Buddhist NGO teaching spirituality to children and convicts

Located in the village of Kampong Seima in the commune of Wat Kor, in the city of Battambang in the province of Battambang, the NGO Buddhism for Education in Cambodia (BEC) has been carrying out its mission for a decade of disseminating Buddhist knowledge to of the Cambodian people in order to promote good morals, […]

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Teaching teachers about the Holocaust and its lessons for democracy today

CHARLOTTE, NC (RNS) — At a seminar for teachers on teaching the Holocaust, instructor Donna Tarney went through a list of anti-Semitic tropes about Jews throughout history. In the Middle Ages, Jews were accused of poisoning wells and using human blood to make matzo. In the early 20th century, automaker Henry Ford claimed that Jews […]

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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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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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The simple Sikh teaching that can inspire us to resist the hatred of those who hate us

(RNS) – Last month, a woman in New York attacked four people with pepper spray while making racist and anti-Asian remarks. According to NYPD Sergeant Anwar Ishmael, she also yelled at a passing Asian man, “You’re bringing all your b***es back where you came from!” The NYPD now charges him with eight counts of hate […]

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After scandals, new guidelines align Vatican investments with Church teaching

VATICAN CITY (RNS) – Continuing Pope Francis’ efforts to clean up scandal-ridden Vatican financial dealings, the Catholic Church on Tuesday (July 19) announced a series of ethical and moral principles that will guide its investment policies. “The new investment policy plans to ensure that investments are aimed at contributing to a more just and sustainable […]

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As politics poison churches, a nonprofit teaches a new skill: deep listening

(RNS) — The subjects were loaded: flags in the sanctuary of the church; separation of church and state. Nine United Methodist pastors from South Carolina with differing political views recently met online with a facilitator to learn a set of techniques for speaking out about these polarizing political differences. The sessions aimed to teach them […]

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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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“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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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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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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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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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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The case for reminding students of homework

This report resulted in this story 2019who tried to make sense of some disappointing findings from several high-profile efforts to develop promising early studies. One concern that seems to crop up in all discussions of nudge is that it might make college too easy for students. Shouldn’t they be able to navigate as they please […]

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The Importance of Amitabha’s 17th Vow in the Pure Land Teaching – Buddhistdoor Global

At vienna.usmission.gov The substance of the three Pure Land sutras is the Name We know that the three pure land sutras, namely the Infinite Life Sutrathe sutra of contemplationand the Amitabha Sutra-are the main sutras of the Pure Land school. However, not everyone is aware of the substance or central theme of these texts. From […]

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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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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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Initiatives for Ukrainian language education on the rise in Japan

Newfrom Japan Company April 19, 2022 Tokyo, April 19 (Jiji Press) — Amid the Russian invasion of Ukraine, efforts to stimulate people’s interest in the Ukrainian language are spreading online in Japan. Nataliya Gudziy, a Ukrainian musician from Tokyo who plays the bandura, a folk instrument, has been posting about the language on Twitter daily […]

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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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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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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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US Priest Begs Cardinals to Defend Catholic Teaching on Homosexuality | National Catholic Register

In an open letter, Father Philip Bochanski, Executive Director of Courage International, implores Cardinals Jean-Claude Hollerich and Reinhard Marx: “Your Eminences, please be faithful to your oath. Editor’s note: Two of Europe’s most influential Catholic prelates have publicly pleaded in recent months for the Church to change its teaching on homosexuality. In February, the Jesuit […]

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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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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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A Timely Book to Encourage Teaching Mindfulness to Children – Book Review – Eurasia Review

By Kalinga Seneviratne* The recently published book “Developing mindfulness in young children” is a timely complement to educate our next generations to be responsible citizens in an increasingly anxious and uncertain world torn by hatred and violence. Author Shanti Hyacinth Senadeera (left) is a Sri Lankan-born Australian early childhood education teacher with 35 years of […]

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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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NVS 2022 Non-Teaching Staff Recruitment Examination in March; admit that the card will be available soon

The Navodaya Vidyalaya Samiti (NVS) has released the recruitment competition schedule for the post of non-teaching staff. In accordance with the notification, the computer-based test (online exam) will take place from March 8 to 13, 2022. Candidates can check the schedule available on the official website navodaya.gov.in. NVS will soon publish the link for the […]

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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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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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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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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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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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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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Overcoming Barriers to Better Teaching

I received a number of stimulating responses. Several readers have pointed out that changing structures is as important as motivating people. In other words, when incentives and rewards change, behavior follows. If you ask or expect people to change on their own, you are more dependent on their intrinsic sense of motivation. “For me, more […]

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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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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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Three Teaching Lessons | The new leam

I like the vocation of teaching. As a teacher, I celebrated its wonders and possibilities. I taught at a research university for over thirty-one years. And now, I do not hesitate to say that this act of teaching has transformed me: from a simple specialist in the subject to a fiery wanderer. It also allowed […]

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Teaching English in New Zealand Recruitment

No job, no skills, no roots, no spouse? Are you still wandering around the planet, not ready to return home, but not sure where to go next, or how to pay for the plane ticket? These are incredibly liberating circumstances to find yourself in, so don’t neglect one of your greatest assets: your native language. […]

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Prison ministry delivers children’s books giving Buddhism lessons

SPOKANE, Wash. (RNS) – Years before Albert Ramos finished his children’s book about an energetic puppy who learns dog toys don’t bring real happiness, he started writing a letter. In 2010, Ramos, sentenced to five years in prison for murder at Nash Correctional Facility in North Carolina, sent his message to Venerable Thubten Chodron, Founder […]

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British Council plans to reopen teaching centers for young learners – The Island

Samsung, the No.1 smartphone brand in Sri Lanka, recently announced that it has enabled 5G bands on several of its Galaxy smartphones in partnership with Dialog Axiata PLC, Sri Lanka’s leading connectivity provider. Samsung users are now armed with the ability to use their 5G-enabled device on Dialog’s 5G trial network to experience the power […]

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School closes to students in reception as teaching staff test positive

A school has been forced to close to all pupils in reception due to the number of staff testing positive for Covid. Parents with children at Moston Fields Primary School, in Moston, Manchester, have been asked to keep them home this week and they will receive an update on Friday on what will happen next […]

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The teaching of the Constitution at the secondary level is emphasized

PESHAWAR: At a launching ceremony for the report, speakers stressed the need for constitution education at secondary level to introduce students to the core duties and responsibilities of the state and those relating to the fundamental rights and freedoms of people. citizens. This is one of the main recommendations of the report “Youth Perspective on […]

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The Sri Lankan Buddhist Society will organize the Dalai Lama’s teaching on the Maha Satipatthana Sutta

NNA | Update: December 17, 2021 9:52 p.m. STI Colombo [Sri Lanka]December 17 (ANI): The Sri Lankan Tibetan Buddhist Brotherhood Society will hold a teaching on Maha Satipatthana Sutta for the Maha Sangha in Sri Lanka, Thailand, Myanmar, Indonesia, Malaysia and Singapore on December 17-18, 2021 online 8:00 a.m. to 9:30 a.m. Sri Lankan time.The […]

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Grant Hardy opens worlds through writing and teaching – The Blue Banner

By Jason Perry, Arts and Features Writer[email protected]White walls, a desk, a laptop and a shelf. This is where Professor Grant Hardy happily spends his days. He heads to the library and carefully retrieves a worn book. He’s seen better days.Memories flood Hardy’s face. It is one of the books that saved him on his journey. […]

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Applications are now open for the Freund Teaching Fellowship 2022-23

Posted inSponsored Visual artists can apply for this unique opportunity to teach at Washington University in St. Louis and mount a solo exhibition at the Saint Louis Art Museum. Installation view of the projection in Currents 119: Dana Levy (image courtesy of Saint Louis Museum of Art) Promising visual artists are invited to apply for […]

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Dalai Lama Hosts Two-Day Online Teaching for Russian Buddhists – Buddhistdoor Global

Telo Tulku Rinpoche giving his opening speech on the first day of His Holiness the Dalai Lama’s ceremony online teaching. Photo by Tenzin Choejor. From dalailama.com His Holiness the Dalai Lama has started a two-day online teaching on the Ornament from the Great Vehicle Sutras (Skt: Mahayana-Sutra-Alankara; Tib: Dodhe Gyen), a die Five treatises of […]

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A teaching to navigate in uncertain times

In his book The heart of the Buddha’s teaching, Thich Nhat Hanh tells us: We may think that our restlessness is ours alone, but if we look carefully we will see that it is our legacy from all of our society and from many generations of our ancestors. Individual consciousness is made of collective consciousness, […]

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A teaching from Lama Tsomo on slowing down our thoughts

A thought arises and we grab it. We generate another thought in response to this one, perhaps beautifying our thought in pursuit of something we desire, or perhaps changing the subject in an effort to fend off an unwanted experience. And so on and on, one tumbling thought after another, all stimulated by the “needs” […]

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A teaching of Lama Tsomo on slowing down our thoughts

A thought arises and we seize it. We generate another thought in response to that one, perhaps embellishing our thought in pursuit of something we desire, or perhaps changing the subject in order to push away an unwanted experience. And so on and so forth, one tumbling thought after another, all spurred on by the […]

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Online teaching with Ngak’chang Rinpoche and Khandro Déchen – Buddhistdoor Global

Ngak’chang Rinpoche and Khandro Déchen Ngak’chang Rinpoche and Khandro Déchen, lineage holders and main lamas of the Aro gTér tradition of the Nyingma School of Vajrayana Buddhism, will organize an online teaching weekend from July 9 to 11 to celebrate the publication of the second edition of their book. Enter the heart of the sun […]

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The “laughing monk” said not to be discouraged, to continue teaching

BANGKOK (Bangkok Post) – Former activist monk Buddha Isara offered advice to Phra Maha Sompong Talaputto on Monday, after the chuckling monk told subscribers of his live Facebook show that he was being pressured to leave the monastery because of his teaching not conventional dhamma. “Laugh. Don’t cry. Keep on fighting,” the former Abbot of […]

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‘Sneering Monk’ Says Don’t Be Discouraged, Keep Teaching

Phra Maha Sompong Talaputto, left, and Phra Maha Praiwan Worawano speak to the media in parliament September 9 after meeting with the House Committee on Religion, Art and Culture. (File photo: Chanat Katanyu) Former monk activist Buddha Isara offered some advice to Phra Maha Sompong Talaputto on Monday, after the laughing monk told followers of […]

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The pros and cons of using a teaching agency in Thailand

Education in Thailand can be a very rewarding experience. From learning all about Thai culture to helping children learn, making a career as an educator here is a noble deed. The road to getting a job in Thailand can be traveled in 2 main ways. Some expats use an agency to get hired at a […]

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Newsom launches council to focus on teaching California students about the Holocaust

LOS ANGELES (RNS) – California Governor Gavin Newsom launched the Governor’s Council on Holocaust and Genocide Education to help students and teachers “recognize and respond to instances of anti-Semitism and fanaticism on campus ”. The council will develop a bureau of volunteer speakers, which could involve Holocaust survivors, to guide lessons on the genocide, as […]

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Korea needs a diverse teaching workforce

Teaching as a profession occupies a special place in modern Korean history of rapid economic and social development. During the 1950s and 1960s, many elite young people from diverse backgrounds and talents joined the patriotic call to teach in public schools across the country. In the aftermath of the Korean War (1950-1953), which wreaked havoc […]

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Lexham Press to launch FatCat line of children’s books teaching Christian basics

BELLINGHAM, Washing. – In early 2022, Lexham Press will publish its first children’s books, launching the FatCat series. The first title, The Symbol of the Apostles: For all the children of God, will be released in February 2022. This colorful illustrated book inspires children to understand and rejoice in the church’s ancient confession of faith. […]

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The Importance of Teaching Ambition – OpEd – Eurasia Review

In a recent discussion, I heard the question: “why do some people succeed and others don’t?” A very important factor is ambition. Success is having positive results upon accomplishing a goal. This desire to succeed is a trait found in most ambitious people. But can ambition be taught? The answer is yes; by stimulating this […]

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Buddhist Studies Teachers Launch New Project “Teaching Race and Racism in Buddhist Studies”

“Teaching Race and Racism in Buddhist Studies” will be conducted under the guidance of Drs. Adeana McNicholl and Ann Gleig in 2021, developing a new set of educational resources to design and teach Buddhist studies courses that address race and racism. Dr Adeana McNicholl (left) and Dr Ann Gleig (right). Two teachers of Buddhist studies, […]

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Steal These Ideas: The New York Times Teaching Project Curriculum 2020-21

A year ago, The Learning Network fulfilled a long-held dream and welcomed 60 educators into the very first cohort of the New York Times Teaching Project. Now that the members of this group are officially alumni, and we’ve welcomed a new cohort of 40, we want to highlight just a fraction of the work they’ve […]

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Science, non-science and nonsense: learning to differentiate the three

Michael Zimmerman Michael Zimmerman is the founder and executive director of The Clergy Letter Project, an organization designed to demonstrate that religious leaders are fully at ease with their faith and science, earned a doctorate. in Biology from Washington University in St. Louis. He has worked as a professor of biology and senior academic administrator […]

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Sarcasm and humiliation have no place in education | Letters

Joan Bakewell’s response to a prominent tutor’s negative comments resonates strongly with me (A Moment That Changed Me: My Teacher Called My Homework Bullshit – And Totally Destroyed Me, September 8). As an undergraduate at a prestigious university in the mid-1950s, I also experienced scathing sarcasm from a professor. Unlike Joan, I didn’t have the […]

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The Key Podcast | Ep. 58: Teaching and learning in (another) fluid fall

Most of us had hoped for a lot more stability this fall, but here we are. For those of you involved in teaching and learning at your colleges and universities, this means continuing to live in this sometimes uncomfortable space that you have inhabited for the past 18 months: will my class have to go […]

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Jill Biden returns to teaching in person

WASHINGTON – Jill Biden, the first lady, quietly started another school year as an English teacher on Tuesday, returning to the physical classroom after a year of distance learning. Dr Biden, with a doctorate in educational leadership, teaches writing at Northern Virginia Community College, where she taught full-time as a second lady throughout the Obama […]

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China arrested eight Tibetans from Wonpo village for teaching Tibetan language

Dharamshala, India – Chinese authorities have arrested eight Tibetans from Wonpo Village for their efforts to teach the Tibetan language to local Tibetans in Wonpo Village, Sershul County, Dzachuka, Eastern Tibet. According to a reliable source, Chinese authorities again arrested two Tibetan women from Wonpo Village and six monks from Wonpo Monastery on […]

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Teach the Bible as lit “with your hands on the threshold”

Teach the Bible as lit “with your hands on the threshold” By Walter Hesford For years I have taught the Bible as literature. It was a staple in the English department. It was believed that English majors should have some familiarity with the most widely read and influential book in Western literary tradition. The course […]

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5 books on teachers and teaching

September 5th is celebrated as Teachers’ Day in India. This day is celebrated to remember the contribution of teachers, mentors and guides in our lives. Words will never be enough to thank these people for shaping our thoughts and careers, but a few books have done an incredible job of capturing this important connection. Metrolife […]

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Teaching evolution during a pandemic

The evolution of teaching can be difficult under normal circumstances. How’s it going during a pandemic? Bertha Vazquez is our guest and she directs the Teacher Institute for Evolutionary Science (TIES). She sat down and talked about running a classroom and the evolution of teaching. We also had the opportunity to discover Richard Dawkins’ book, […]

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What does the Bible say about women who teach and prophesy?

A recurring question regarding women in the church looks like this: “What does the Bible say about women who teach and prophesy?” The follow-up question is usually, “And what does this mean for us now?” “ Photo by Pavel Danilyuk from Pexels. Used with permission. But let’s start with some definitions: Education: Convey the truth […]

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Shah Rukh Khan Teaching Journalism to a Journalist Is the Sassyest Thing You’ll See on the Internet Today

When Shah Rukh Khan gave a young journalist advice on journalism (Photo credit: Instagram) Shah Rukh Khan is the “king of romance,” but he’s also the king of witty and sassy responses. Time and time again, he’s proven himself to be the MVP in his media dealings and that’s why his interviews are all the […]

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REL and teaching through the rearview mirror

In the 21st century, technologies are changing the landscape of industry and society at a rate never before documented. Do our classes keep pace? I remember teaching communications technology in 1972 on the Urbana campus of the University of Illinois. We felt the world was changing pretty quickly. Students lined up to punch computer cards […]

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Teaching Mathematics Using Critical Race Theory (Part II)

We discussed the teacher workbook, available online, titled A Pathway to Equitable Math Instruction: Dismantling Racism in Mathematics Instruction. You might be wondering what the difference is between racist math and anti-racist math? Here are some of the signs of white supremacy in math education, according to the book, along with my comments in parentheses: […]

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Michael Powell Recognized by University of Tasmania for Excellence in Teaching | Examiner

community, Michael Powell could often be seen pacing around a University of Tasmania classroom as he dissected the intricacies of human history and classical literature to his students. The pace may have been off-putting for some students, but for Mr. Powell, in his own words, it was the only way for him to “hear” what […]

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Teaching Mathematics According to Critical Race Theory (Part I)

Yesterday we blogged about the alleged characteristics of white supremacy according to a manual for teachers on how to integrate critical race theory into math education. Today and tomorrow, I would like us to consider how, according to the book, teachers should do this. This book, available online, is called A Pathway to Equitable Math […]

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Saudi Arabia understands the importance of teaching tolerance

It is not Sweden but Saudi Arabia that is attracting attention these days for introducing measures that would make its society and country inclusive of different religions. One could hardly suggest a better way to bring reforms in a country known for decades to export the Wahhabi version of Islam, often feared for its intolerance […]

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Bible teaching on the sacrament of confirmation

From my volume above (see book and purchase information), pp. 144-148. Bible Verses KJV. ***** Descent of the Holy Spirit on people 89-1. Does God the Father send the Holy Spirit? Luke 11:13 So if you, being wicked, know how to give good gifts to your children: how much more will your heavenly Father give […]

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The tragedy behind my teaching job

Editor’s note: I read this with amazement and great interest, and I think you will too. With amazement, because I kind of always thought that such a fine scholar as Bart Ehrman wouldn’t have luck, let alone tragedy, as major factors in his academic success. With great interest, because he is such an expressive writer […]

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The Buddha always teaches

The real Buddha is not limited to the body or mind of a particular person who has lived a long time ago. It is present today, says Jack Kornfield, in teachers who show the way to timeless freedom. The preaching of Buddha. Hand roller, circa 8th century. Courtesy of the Met. The teachings of the […]

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Dalai Lama teaches young Tibetans

By Tenzin Dharpo DHARAMHALA, June 3: Leading Tibetan spiritual leader and Buddhist figure, His Holiness the Dalai Lama, on Wednesday concluded a two-day teaching on Je Tsongkhapa’s “Fate Complete” to young Tibetans, where he reiterated his message of compassion and warmth. The Tibetan leader who led the online sessions said, “If you practice love and […]

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Teaching the Australian truth is an opportunity for all young people | Hayley McQuire

IIn April, the Australian Curriculum, Assessment and Reporting Authority announced public consultations on the National Curriculum Review on how First Nations peoples experienced British colonization and terra nullius as an invasion that negated their occupation of the country and place. So why is the proposed change so important? Because Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander youth […]

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Christians linked to LCMS accused of teaching the Bible

Last year I wrote on a blog about how a Finnish pastor and a lay member of the Finnish parliament were being investigated by authorities for teaching what the Bible says about homosexuality. Now prosecutors have made a decision to bring criminal charges against them and bring them to justice. And lest we think that […]

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Quality education and cheap labor do not mix

When it comes to teaching, there is a common saying: “Those who can, do; those who cannot, teach. This perception of the profession in the United States makes it an unattractive area. This could explain why public schools have been haunted by staffing issues for decades. WE schools have suffered from a continuous loss of […]

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Buddha Purnima 2021: Teachings of Buddha

Buddha Purnima 2021: It is one of the main festivals celebrated during the month of Vaishak and marks the anniversary of the birth of Siddhartha Gautama. He later became known as Lord Buddha. He believed that on this day he attained enlightenment. Buddha Purnima falls on a full moon night mainly between April and May. […]

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Teaching the Trinity to Young Children

Critics of infant baptism say very young children cannot have faith. They don’t know anything about God. They don’t know how to reason. They can’t make a decision for Christ. We Lutherans and other advocates of infant baptism say that they too can have faith! Just as they live in dependence and trust on their […]

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Top Universities Teach Shoemaking in USA

The oldest known shoes were found in Fort Rock Cave in Oregon in 1938. They were made from sagebrush bark in 7000 or 8000 BC. Since then, shoemaking methods have changed dramatically.And shoes aren’t just a necessity anymore – they’ve become a style statement. And many are willing to spend money on exceptional shoes. Would […]

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Here’s why Hindus are outraged

In January, New York State Senator Todd Kaminsky introduced a bill in the New York Senate that would require New York State schools to teach the “swastika,” a symbol of good. auspicious and sacred for dharmic religions like Hinduism, Jainism and Buddhism, as an example of a symbol of hatred. The bill titled ‘Senate Bill […]

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Harvard doesn’t care about teaching — or teachers

YesYou’ve no doubt heard that Harvard recently lost Cornel West after, as he described it, disrespecting him again. That same week, with slightly less publicity, the Faculty of Arts and Science reaffirmed its flawed system of routinely dismissing faculty, scholars who do Harvard’s most crucial educational work but who have no way to continued employment, […]

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Dalai Lama gives online teaching to Korean Buddhists

By Choekyi Lhamo DHARAMSHALA, January 5: Tibetan spiritual leader His Holiness the Dalai Lama began teaching the Heart Sutra online at the request of Korean Buddhists on Tuesday from his residence in Dharamsala, India. The Nobel laureate discussed the commonalities between Buddhism and quantum physics, noting the ancient historical connection between India and Tibet through […]

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McMindfulness: how capitalism has hijacked the Buddhist teaching of mindfulness

Originally published in 2019. Over the past two decades, mindfulness meditation in the West has gone from a marginal practice to a mainstream phenomenon. Its promise, as sold to us in countless books and apps, is seductive: it’s a simple technique to calm down and be more present. It is touted as a panacea for […]

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The manga monk: teaching Buddhism through comics

NYUZEN, Toyama Prefecture–Buddhist priest Yoshiyuki Kondo offers his own brand of enlightenment through a the manga comic series he created after his own life took a rough turn. Kondo, a former schoolteacher, said he hopes the series titled “Yankee to Jushoku” (Bad Boy and Chief Priest) will help others find wisdom when they encounter upheaval […]

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Teaching online during the COVID crisis: what we have learned

Last spring semester marked a heroic response to the coronavirus that has caused a sea change in the way much of higher education is delivered – a change that will continue to influence the way learning is accessed at from now. So what have we learned? Above all, we have learned that we need to […]

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Dalai Lama begins three-day online teaching for Russian Buddhists – Buddhistdoor Global

His Holiness the Dalai Lama addresses the virtual audience. Photo of Ven. Tenzin Jamphel. From dalailama.com His Holiness the Dalai Lama started a three-day teaching on Nagarjuna Commentary on the awakening of the spirit (Skt: Bodhichitta Vivarana; Tib: Changchub Semdrel) on November 5, at the request of Russian Buddhists, via video link from his residence […]