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Breaking NewsCompass Direct News, CADHAKA, Bangladesh, May 21 (Compass Direct News) – Buddhist villagers in southeastern Bangladesh forced Christians to participate in a Buddhist cremation rite for a deceased family member last weekend and demanded money for a post-funeral ceremony. ... ...>

Odiyana Buddhist Centre to help Knutsford people deal with stress - Knutsford Guardian


Odiyana Buddhist Centre to help Knutsford people deal with stressKnutsford Guardian, UKThe Odiyana Buddhist Centre will be running a six week course from June 9 to July 14. The course will be on Tuesday nights at 7.30pm at St Johns Wood Community Centre, Knutsford. For more information ring 077 ...>

Small Buddhist community practices faith in Lexington founder's home - Kentucky.com


Small Buddhist community practices faith in Lexington founder's homeKentucky.com, KYBy Roy York - Special to the Herald-Leader In an office at the University Press of Kentucky, one would never expect to find the birthplace of a Buddhist community. But in the cluttered room littered with pra ...>

Democracy fighter Aung San Suu Kyi faces new struggle for freedom - CBC.ca


guardian.co.ukDemocracy fighter Aung San Suu Kyi faces new struggle for freedomCBC.ca, CanadaThe Nobel Peace laureate and devout Buddhist has used a legendary mix of force and restraint to promote a non-violent movement for democracy in Burma, also known as Myanmar. But the increasingly elusive ...>

Treatment of Displaced Tamils in Sri Lanka Under UN Scrutiny - Voice of America


guardian.co.ukTreatment of Displaced Tamils in Sri Lanka Under UN ScrutinyVoice of AmericaA national ceremony to honor the heroes of the just-ended quarter century civil war opened with prayers offered by Buddhist, Hindu, Muslim and Christian clergy. It was a display of social unity the government i ...>

UN urges Sri Lanka to heal ethnic divisions - Belfast Telegraph


Times OnlineUN urges Sri Lanka to heal ethnic divisionsBelfast Telegraph, United KingdomThey accused the country's Sinhalese Buddhist majority - which dominates the Government - of widespread discrimination against Tamils. The UN is now urging the Government to hold talks with Tamil leader ...>

Hoa Hao Buddhists convene third congress - SGGP


Hoa Hao Buddhists convene third congressSGGP, VietnamRepresentatives from Hoa Hao Buddhist chapters nationwide gathered at An Hoa Tu Pagoda in the Mekong Delta province of An Giang on May 21 for the sector's third congress for the 2009-2014 term. In its action program for the third tenure, ...>

Book events - Arizona Daily Star


Book eventsArizona Daily Star, AZBuddhist Book Group — Antigone Books, 411 N. Fourth Ave. Discussing the first half of "The Best Buddhist Writing 2008" by Melvin McLeod. 2 pm May 24. 792-3715. Mystery Book Group — Antigone Books, 411 N. Fourth Ave. "The Raphael Affair" ...>

Free Aung San Suu Kyi - Los Angeles Times


guardian.co.ukFree Aung San Suu KyiLos Angeles Times, CAWhen protests swept the country in 2007, the Buddhist monks who led the marches pointedly linked their cause to hers bydirecting the crowds past her house. How can a lone 63-year-old woman hidden away in an increasingly dilapidated lakefro ...>

Sri Lankans in NE gather at Buddhist temple to mark end of war in … - Examiner.com


Examiner.comSri Lankans in NE gather at Buddhist temple to mark end of war in ...Examiner.comMembers of the small Sri Lankan community of New England gathered on May 19 th at the New England Buddhist Vihara and Meditation Center (NEBVMC) in Framingham for a blessing ceremony upon news of the end of ...>

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