Memorial for 43 American prisoners of war killed in Fukuoka: the Asahi Shimbun

FUKUOKA – Buddhist sutras were chanted and incense smoldered at a memorial service here for 43 American soldiers executed while held as prisoners of war by the Imperial Japanese Army or who died during horrible surgical experiments performed by army doctors at Kyushu University. The service was held on June 20 at the Aburayama Kannon Buddhist Temple in the city’s …

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KP Sharma Oli is wrong again and says “yoga originated in Nepal, not India”

International oi-Deepika S | Updated: Tuesday June 22, 2021, 2:21 PM [IST] Kathmandu, June 22: In another controversial statement, the Acting Prime Minister of Nepal, KP Sharma Oli, claimed that yoga originated in Nepal and not India. KP Sharma Oli “Yoga originated in Nepal, not India. When yoga first came into being, India did not exist; it was divided into …

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ISI to ISIS: How marriages in India are exploited for religious conversion

India oi-Vicky Nanjappa | Posted: Tuesday June 22, 2021 12:41 PM [IST] New Delhi, June 22: In police custody, Mohammad Umar Gautam, a man who had converted from Hinduism to Islam boasted: “I converted 1,000 non-Muslims to Islam by marrying them all to Muslims. . This point shows very clearly that marriages have been used as a tool of religious …

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In Tibet, historic sites are threatened by the boom in tourism | Tibet News

Tourism is booming in Tibet. More Chinese are traveling to the country due to the coronavirus pandemic, but this poses risks to the fragile environment and historic sites in the region. “The biggest challenge for us is the contradiction between the protection and use of cultural relics,” said Gonggar Tashi, chief administrator of the Potala Palace. At the Potala Palace, …

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Written notes: Cleveland High School principal named Tennessee Principal of the Year

Cleveland High School Principal Named Tennessee Principal of the Year by National Group of Principals Autumn O’Bryan, principal of Cleveland High School, received the Tennessee Principal of the Year award from the National Association of High School Principals. A middle or secondary school principal from each state receives the award for their contribution to the profession and for providing high …

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Buddhist temple sues California City for discrimination in armed “raids”

A Buddhist temple in Fremont, California, is suing the city for racial discrimination, denial of religious freedom and invasion of privacy for armed “raids” on the site that allegedly reached the owner’s home and did not spare her. makeup bag. How the litigation started: City of Fremont officials say that the Temple of the 1001 Buddhas on Mill Creek Road …

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Vaccination hesitation endangers India’s gains against virus

JAMSOTI, India – In Jamsoti, a village nestled in the heart of India’s most populous state, Uttar Pradesh, the common refrain among villagers is that the coronavirus only spreads in cities. The deadly infection, they believe, does not exist in the villages. So when a team of health workers recently approached Manju Kol to get the vaccine, she closed her …

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