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China activists ‘robbed, beaten’ near lawyer’s home - AFP


AFPChina activists 'robbed, beaten' near lawyer's homeAFPBEIJING — Two Chinese activists -- including a Buddhist nun -- said they were robbed and beaten this week as they tried to reach human rights campaigner Chen Guangcheng, who is under house arrest in eastern China. Chen, a blind, ...>

South Korean Religious Leaders Headed North - TIME


Boston GlobeSouth Korean Religious Leaders Headed NorthTIME20, 2011 (SEOUL, South Korea) — South Korean Catholic, Buddhist, Protestant and other religious leaders are heading to North Korea amid signs of easing tension between the countries. The delegation departed Wednesday for the northeastern C ...>

Thailand: Southern Insurgents Bomb Nightspots - TrustLaw


Bikya MasrThailand: Southern Insurgents Bomb NightspotsTrustLawAs detailed in Human Rights Watch's 2007 report "No One Is Safe", insurgent groups have used violence to try to drive ethnic Thai Buddhist populations out of predominantly Malay areas, while keeping ethnic Malay Muslims und ...>

Sri Lanka faces homosexuals increase - Philippine Star


Sri Lanka faces homosexuals increasePhilippine StarCOLOMBO (Xinhua) -- Sri Lankan authorities on Wednesday said that there has been an increase in the number of homosexuals in the country despite its strong Buddhist culture and traditions. A survey conducted by the Sri Lankan Health Authorities have ...>

SKorean religious leaders heading to NKorea - eTaiwan News


Kansas City StarSKorean religious leaders heading to NKoreaeTaiwan NewsAP South Korean Catholic, Buddhist, Protestant and other religious leaders are heading to North Korea amid signs of easing tension between the countries. The delegation departed Wednesday for the northeastern Chinese city of Shen ...>

SKorean religious leaders heading to NKorea - The Associated Press


BBC NewsSKorean religious leaders heading to NKoreaThe Associated PressSEOUL, South Korea (AP) — South Korean Catholic, Buddhist, Protestant and other religious leaders are heading to North Korea amid signs of easing tension between the countries. The delegation departed Wednesday for the northeas ...>

Nelson-Atkins Museum Major Lender in Pan-Asian Buddhist Art Exhibition at … - Art Daily


Nelson-Atkins Museum Major Lender in Pan-Asian Buddhist Art Exhibition at ...Art DailyFive works of art from The Nelson-Atkins Museum of Art's internationally acclaimed Asian collection have been loaned to The Pulitzer Foundation for the Arts in St. Louis for Reflections of the Buddha, a superb ...>

Panchen Lama and Putin in running for Confucius peace prize - Examiner.com


Panchen Lama and Putin in running for Confucius peace prizeExaminer.comSyracuse Buddhists, who have been praying and working hard for humane treatment of the Buddhist citizens of Tibet by China, are now at a loss for words insofar as trying to determine what the significance of the Chinese alternati ...>

Upbeat about the religion beat - GetReligion


Upbeat about the religion beatGetReligionThese religion journalists will take a tour of a Buddhist temple, listen to panels on atheism or evangelicals adopting and then plow through a survey about religion trends. While they're doing this, they are tweeting, blogging, writing daily stories, ...a ...>

The Mandala: Why Do Monks Destroy It? - Huffington Post


The Mandala: Why Do Monks Destroy It?Huffington PostEditor's Note: Buddhist monks from Tibet who spend their lives going from place to place, from occasion to occasion, making sand mandalas, sacred cosmograms, that originated in India over 2500 years ago, are coming to Gannon University in Erie, ...>

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