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World NowYANGON, Myanmar -- At least 112 people have been killed and thousands of houses burned as ethnic and religious violence in western Myanmar intensifies, according to news reports and community activists, as the government struggled to restore order,...
Dr. Oliver Di Pietro of Bay Harbor Islands, Fla., is a leading prescriber of the "K-E diet" that offers desperate people drastic short-term weight loss by threading a feeding tube through the nose to the stomach and dripping in a protein-fat solution,...
Contributing WriterEditor’s note: This is the 10th part of an 11-part series on Buddhism. It is sometimes said that Buddhism is devoid of anything supernatural, including a divinity. Such a claim is, perhaps, overly simple. As is so often the case in speaking of any...
Contributing WriterEditor’s note: This is the ninth of an 11-part series on Buddhism. Today, America is home to practitioners of all three of Buddhism’s major groups (Theravada, Mahayana, and Vajrayana). While Buddhism remains strong in Southeast Asia, it...
Tags: Immigration, Japan, Asia, World War I (1914-1918), Dalai Lama
Editor’s note: This is the eighth of an 11-part series on Buddhism. Vajrayana, the religion of the Dalai Lama, is the third major group within Buddhism (after Theravada and Mahayana). It arose when Tantric Buddhism from India reached Tibet and...
Tags: Plastic Art, Dalai Lama, Religion and Belief
Contributing WriterEditor’s note: This is the seventh of an 11-part series on Buddhism. Philosophical Hinduism was based on the Upanishads, divinely revealed philosophical writings (shruti), which only men of the upper three classes were permitted to read. Later...
Contributing WriterEditor’s note: This is the sixth of an 11-part series on Buddhism. When Buddhism spread beyond India to East Asia, Mahayana Buddhism’s philosophical schools gradually gave way to more practical schools, which better suited pragmatic Chinese,...
Tags: India, Human Interest, China, Education, Teaching and Learning
Contributing WriterEditor’s note: This is the fifth of an 11-part series on Buddhism. Just as the West had a scholastic period during which theologians argued about how many angels could dance on the head of a pin, so Buddhism had a scholastic period in which...
Tags: Philosophy, Religion and Belief
Contributing WriterEditor’s note: This is the fourth of an 11-part series on Buddhism. When its founder dies, a religion tends to splinter, partly because would-be successors become rivals for leadership and power and partly because the founder’s...
firstname.lastname@example.orgSPRINGFIELD, Mo. - With it’s sweeping red roofline, and ivory dragon pedestals, the scene seems like it’s straight out of Shanghai. High Street, however, is the location of the new Dinh Quang Buddhist Temple is making The facility, the first...
Fox 5 San Diego ReporterBONSALL, Calif. - An avocado farmer is concerned over a Buddhist group's plan to construct a meditation center on their rural property in Bonsall, which will go before the San Diego County Board of Supervisors Wednesday. It took 12 years for Michael...
Tags: Religion and Belief
Those flamboyant Raelians will go global in their own way this weekend: with a young woman in a globe. To publicize their annual "World Swastika Rehabilitation Day," the Florida Raelians will gather on Lincoln Road and Washington Avenue in Miami Beach....
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