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Oberlin school district debates pledge - Chronicle-Telegram


Oberlin school district debates pledgeChronicle-Telegram, OH“As a Buddhist family, my husband is Buddhist, my children are Buddhist, it is offensive to say, 'under God,' ” Abromeit said. “I respectfully request in the spirit of diversity you leave the policy as it stands.” Once ...>

Buddhism known in Emperor Qin's time - China Daily


Buddhism known in Emperor Qin's timeChina Daily, ChinaThe first emperor of a united China could go down in history not only for the Great Wall or the terracotta army of guards and horses, but also for his attempt to crush Buddhism, which was widely prevalent at that time, according to a res ...>

Appeals panel orders rehearing in Ariz. temple killings - Arizona Daily Star


Appeals panel orders rehearing in Ariz. temple killingsArizona Daily Star, AZAP A federal appeals court in San Francisco has granted an Arizona state appeal to rehear a case in which a juvenile's confession to nine killings at a Buddhist temple was ruled involuntary. The 9th US Circuit Cour ...>

Mothers honored with Buddha in Central Square - Cambridge Chronicle


Mothers honored with Buddha in Central SquareCambridge Chronicle, MAIt was the first time the Greater Boston Buddhist Cultural Center, based in Cambridge, celebrated the birth of Buddha and Mother's Day together in the city. At the corner of Main and Colombia streets, mothers were honored ...>

LTTE mob attack at Buddhist temple in Paris - Ministry of Defence (press release)


Axis of LogicLTTE mob attack at Buddhist temple in ParisMinistry of Defence (press release), Sri LankaA group of unidentified LTTE mob has led a cowardly attack at the International Buddhist Centre at Le Bourget in Paris on Sunday (May 10), causing extensive damages to property, Sri Lankan emba ...>

More than Meditation - The Yale Globalist


More than MeditationThe Yale Globalist, CTOccasional “bai bai” was the extent of Homeig Wu's Buddhist practice before she joined the Flushing, New York, chapter of Tzu Chi, a Buddhist organization that promotes social engagement. She has been with Tzu Chi ever since, seeing its work at ...>

French urged to protect Lankan interests in Paris - Ceylon Daily News


ABC NewsFrench urged to protect Lankan interests in ParisCeylon Daily News, Sri LankaAccording to the Foreign Ministry sources, a group of seven had attacked the International Buddhist Centre in Paris on Sunday evening which is the main Buddhist temple of the Sri Lankan community in France. The ...>

'Burma VJs: Reporting From a Closed Country': Filmmaking at Its … - Huffington Post


'Burma VJs: Reporting From a Closed Country': Filmmaking at Its ...Huffington Post, NYThe term was coined out of deference to the saffron-yellow robes that Buddhist monks in Asia usually wear. The robes of Burmese monks are, in fact, plum colored (the better to hide the blood?). The Saf ...>

Myanmar frees 6000 prisoners - Ottawa Citizen


The Irrawaddy News MagazineMyanmar frees 6000 prisonersOttawa Citizen,  CanadaYANGON -- More than a dozen "prisoners of conscience," including five Buddhist monks arrested in 2003, have been freed in military-ruled Myanmar as part of a general amnesty, opposition and activist sources ...>

Buddhist feast of Vesak in Sri Lanka, as the war wages on - AsiaNews.it


Staten Island Advance - SILive.comBuddhist feast of Vesak in Sri Lanka, as the war wages onAsiaNews.it, ItalyFor President Rajapaksa Buddhism “prepares the path for a new Sri Lanka”. Buddhist faithful and Christian leaders criticise the celebrations: “they forget the victims and refugees ...>

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