Monthly Archives: July 2021

New book examines Sting’s enduring Catholic imagination

(RNS) – In 2000, sociologist Andrew Greeley wrote a book called “The Catholic Imagination”, in which he examined the enduring power of Catholic stories, images and sensibilities in shaping the experiences of artists through the ages – from 16th century Italian sculptor Bernini to director Martin Scorsese. Now there is a new addition to this corpus: British rock star Sting. …

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Dharma is not the same as religion – The New Indian Express

We are a dharmic, even yogic civilization. What’s more, our primary focus is realization, transformation, transcendence – not belief, dogma, or ritual. No wonder the category “religion” is a foreign imposition, one might say oppressive. Religion, in the Abrahamic and therefore modern sense, is based on a prescriptive faith, on the basis of which is a special contract between believers …

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From the Editor-in-Chief – Editor’s Note

In the seventh edition of this magazine, March 15, 1976, we published a cover story on India’s growing population and how to control it. It was during the state of emergency and at that time the Congress Party announced a National Population Policy, which detailed population control measures. The intention was noble, but the implementation brutal. During the state of …

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15,000-year-old viruses found in Tibetan glacier

The viruses are unlike any that have been cataloged by scientists before, according to a study published earlier this week in the journal Microbiome. A team including climatologists and microbiologists from Ohio State University collected two ice cores from the top of the Guliya ice cap, 22,000 feet above sea level, in western China in 2015. The ice core was …

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Questions and authors: Margaret Hermes

Submitted photo This month, Novel Bay Booksellers hosted a series of author signing sessions featuring local and regional authors. On July 25, from 1 p.m. to 3 p.m., author Margaret Hermes will be at the store at 44 N. 3rd Ave. in Sturgeon Bay to sign copies of its latest issue, The opposite of chance. Hermes has a long-standing connection …

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Chinese President pays unexpected visit to Tibet

Tibet may remain part of China, says Dalai Lama Chinese President Xi Jinping paid an unexpected visit to Tibet. Video clips shared on Chinese social media by the International Campaign for Tibet (ICT), a Washington-based rights group, show Xi speaking to residents of the town of Nyingtri, walking out of a store in the Barkhor district in Lhasa and remarking …

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In communist Kerala, faith takes precedence over Corona Times

Rath Yatra to Odisha (in picture), Kanwar Yatra in Uttar Pradesh, the annual pilgrimage to Vitthal temple in Maharashtra and Bakrid in Kerala. Besides religious events, there is another common factor. The Supreme Court has been forced to play the role of gatekeeper to festivals of faith in times of a pandemic that demands strict adherence to health protocols such …

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“A significant experience in our country”: Religious leaders in the United Arab Emirates promote coexistence, build a unified vision

ABU DHABI, United Arab Emirates – A unique forum initiated by the Baha’is of the United Arab Emirates (UAE) enables religious leaders in the country to move beyond mutual respect to foster coexistence and unity of vision on matters of common interest. The forum was created at the start of the pandemic as a space for representatives of the various …

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Can Welsh handball bounce back after extinction?

“Will it be difficult to find, you think? asks my friend Ben Coakley as he leads us through the hills of South Wales. The answer, we will soon find out, is no. Half an hour north of Cardiff, we can easily see our destination: an imposing concrete structure towering over a central location in the village of Nelson. Over 150 …

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Julia Haart tackles pushback of Orthodox Jews after Netflix show

Julia Haart cherishes the positive reactions she has heard since the launch of her reality series, “My Unorthodox Life”, on Netflix. But the former Orthodox Jewish mother / yeshiva teacher and Monsey resident and fashion mogul is also keenly aware of the negative comments and admits she was surprised at the level of vitriol. “I wonder if those who write …

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Tibetan culture reflected in the Dege Sutra printing press

People visit Derge Parkhang, or Derge Sutra Printing Plant, in Derge County, Garze Tibetan Autonomous Prefecture, Sichuan Province, July 20, 2021. (Photo: China News Service / Liu Zhongjun) Founded in 1729, the Derge Sutra printing house has collected 320,000 printing plates. Nicknamed “Treasure Box at the Foot of the Snow-Capped Mountain”, the house has printed books on history, science and …

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Dan Blake’s “Da Fé” Born of a Life of Compassionate Action

By Alexa PetersIJul 20, 2021 Dan Blake’s jazz life draws heavily on his activist efforts. (Photo: Christophe Drukker) Saxophonist-composer Dan Blake has a long history in the world of jazz. But, more recently, he has begun to engage deeply with several militant movements through his long-standing study of Buddhism. Specifically, Blake strives to live a life of compassionate action, a …

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Accept radical otherness – the Hindu

The erosion of our ability to accept radical differences between communities has resulted in conflicts The investigation by the US-based Pew Research Center revealed an interesting finding about religious tolerance in India: Indians of all faiths, paradoxically, support both religious tolerance and religious segregation. Most Indians (84%) surveyed said that respect for all religions is very important to them and …

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‘Karen, Queen of Congee’ opposes branding of ancient Asian dish for Western palate

A breakfast brand that “upgrades” the congee for the Western palate sparked controversy over the weekend after Twitter users accused it of cultural appropriation. Company context: Founded in 2017 in Eugene, Oregon, Breakfast Cure sells packets of various flavors of “congee” that focus on “organic whole grains, gluten free and a wide variety of ingredients”. He calls each of his …

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Subway passengers stranded waist-deep in floodwaters as Chinese riverbanks burst

A resident wearing a rain cover stands on a flooded road in Zhengzhou, Henan province, China, July 20, 2021. cnsphoto via REUTERS reuters_tickers This content was published on July 20, 2021 – 13:57 July 20, 2021 – 1:57 PM BEIJING (Reuters) – Heavy rains hit China’s central Henan Province on Tuesday, bursting the banks of major rivers, flooding the streets …

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15,000-year-old viruses found in Tibetan glacier ice

Scientists studying glacier ice have found viruses nearly 15,000 years old in two ice samples taken from the Tibetan Plateau in China. Most of these viruses, which survived because they had remained frozen, do not look like any viruses listed so far. The results, published today in the journal Microbiome, could help scientists understand how viruses have evolved over the …

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THROUGH THE ARCHIVES: ‘British Legion stands up for a better world,’ preachers tell Portavogie congregation

Fishing trawlers in the port of Portavogie. Photo: Brian Little Archives / News Letter More than a hundred members of the British Legion attended a drumming service at the Green Presbyterian Church, Portavogie, the previous afternoon when the new Kircubbin branch standard was consecrated, the News Letter. Among the branches represented were Belfast, Comber, Newtownards, Ballywalter, Portaferry, Donaghadee, Bangor and …

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Muslims celebrate Eid al-Adha in shadow of pandemic

CAIRO (AP) – Muslims around the world observed another major Islamic holiday on Tuesday in the shadow of the pandemic and amid growing concerns over the highly infectious delta variant of the coronavirus. Eid al-Adha, or the “Feast of the Sacrifice,” is usually marked by community prayers, large social gatherings and, for many, the slaughter of cattle and the distribution …

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A “submerged city” discovered off the coast of Egypt

(Reuters) – Divers have discovered rare remains of a military ship in the ancient sunken city of Thônis-Heracleion – once Egypt’s largest port on the Mediterranean – and a burial complex illustrating the presence of Greek merchants, the country said on Monday 19 July. The city, which controlled entry into Egypt at the mouth of a western arm of the …

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Telangana IPS agent Praveen Kumar voluntarily retires

Kumar, who still had six years of service, sent his request to Chief Secretary Somesh Kumar. “After 26 years of service to the Fatherland as an IPS officer, today I requested a voluntary retirement to pursue my passion for social justice and equality more vigorously at my own pace. Thank you all to have been by my side throughout my …

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Real Pikachus eat yak poo to survive Tibetan winters

Pikas living at high altitudes in Asia eat yak poo to help them survive the winter, according to a new study. Small rabbit-like animals, often compared to Pokémon’s Pikachu character, cannot hibernate Winter when food is scarce, then they slow down their metabolism and eat yak poo to get by on the Qinghai-Tibetan plateau, where temperatures drop to minus 22 …

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Two Orthodox Jewish MLB pitchers juggle baseball and religion

It’s a decision that hasn’t come up much, if at all, over the past century and a half of Major League Baseball. Two young pitchers, freshly drafted by MLB and ready to start their careers, face a choice when it comes to playing the seventh day of the week: The Sabbath? Or cursors? The Orthodox Jewish athletes were selected in …

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Egypt finds ancient military ship and Greek tombs in sunken city

CAIRO, July 19 (Reuters) – Divers have discovered the rare remains of a military ship in the ancient sunken city of Thônis-Heracleion – once Egypt’s largest port on the Mediterranean – and a burial complex illustrating the presence of Greek merchants, the country reported on Monday. The city, which controlled entry into Egypt at the mouth of a western arm …

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Lithium Carbonate Market Size, Analysis and Major Suppliers – Tibet Mineral Development Co. Ltd., SQM, Orocobre, Albemarle, Nordic Mining, Simbol Mining

Sample download request Need for customization Price and purchase options New Jersey, United States, – Lithium Carbonate Market Research Report offers key analysis of the Lithium Carbonate market situation including best facts and data, definitions, SWOT analysis, expert opinions and latest developments global. The report also calculated the market size, revenue, price, revenue, gross profit margin and market share, cost …

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Has Beijing’s investment in the region appealed to Tibetans?

LHASA, China – Communist Party of China Intensifies Investments in Tibet to Boost Economic Growth and Achieve Social Stability, While Seeking Harmony Between Tibetans and Ethnic Han Chinese Settlers , who constitute the majority of the country’s population. Politics can work despite Beijing’s severe control over the troubled western region. As a foreign journalist, I visited Tibet from late May …

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Educator Kidnapped in Kyrgyzstan by Turkish Spies Asked About Critical Magazine Subscription

Abdullah Bozkurt / Stockholm Educator Orhan İnandı, a Turkish-Kyrgyz dual national who was kidnapped by Turkish intelligence agency MIT, was asked about his subscriptions to newspapers and magazines critical of the government after he was taken to Turkey, according to a document obtained by Nordic Monitor. İnandı, the founder and president of the prestigious Turkish-Kyrgyz school network Sapat operating in …

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Will move Supreme Court if Kerala does not support Bakrid eases: IMA

The Indian Medical Association (IMA) on Sunday called on the Kerala government not to give way to mass rallies in the state on the occasion of Eid-al-Adha or Bakrid amid the pandemic pest of Covid-19. The body warned that if the state did not resume the easing, it would move the Supreme Court. The government of Kerala has announced a …

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Tibet encourages public to improve conservation

Tsultrim Tharchin works as an animal protector at a national reserve in southwest China’s Tibet Autonomous Region. He is not only an animal lover, but an expert in Tibetan antelope. “This is the season when Tibetan antelopes give birth, and I usually start my day early to patrol the reserve, observe once endangered species and see if they need help,” …

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The world needs to pay attention to global warming: Gyalwang Drukpa

New Delhi, July 18 Expressing concern over flash floods in West Germany and Belgium, an active Buddhist spiritual leader and globetrotting environmentalist, Gyalwang Drukpa said on Sunday that the world must pay attention to global warming. “We must pay attention to global warming and make stronger individual contributions to the world, so that our next generation does not have to …

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India is not just arranged marriage and curdled rice

While arranged marriages continue to find favor with many, the nature of them has changed in many ways today. The topic of social media discussion this week was the Emmy-nominated web series “Indian Matchmaking” in the Outstanding Unstructured Reality Program category. Indian Twitter got dizzy that a reality show about Indian arranged marriages could actually get an Emmy! While Indo-American …

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The Constitution is the North Star against which every action of the state, inaction must be judged: Justice DY Chandrachud

Supreme Court Justice DY Chandrachud said on Saturday that regardless of the government’s electoral legitimacy, the Constitution is the polar star against which the compliance of every state action or inaction should be judged. He also asserted that majority tendencies must be challenged in the context of “our founding pledge.” “Any semblance of authoritarianism, repression of civil liberties, sexism, casteism, …

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Cultural heritage on the Tibetan plateau: black pottery

Editor’s Note: The first season of CGTN’s “Music Voyage” live show ended on Friday. As the week-long project explores the authentic music and beautiful nature of Ganzi Tibetan Autonomous Prefecture, southwest China’s Sichuan Province, the “Cultural Heritage on the Tibetan Plateau” series aims to offer an insight into some of Ganzi’s greatest cultural treasures. The latest episode in the series …

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Dunhuang frescoes debut in Chongqing for the first time

A visitor looks at the description of the Dunhuang frescoes at the China Three Gorges Museum in Chongqing, July 15, 2021. (Photo / Zhou Yi) The “Temple of Buddhism, Silk Road and Yangtze River – Dunhuang Frescoes” exhibition was held at the China Three Gorges Museum in Chongqing on Thursday. This is the first time that Dunhuang frescoes have been …

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Dismissal hearings held for two Grants Pass educators

Watch the meetings: https://zoom.us/j/2724620554 Update (07/15/21, 6:48 p.m.) – Rachel Damiano and Katie Medart’s employment with Grants Pass School District 7 has been terminated. Original story: GRANTS PASS, Oregon – The Grants Pass School Board decides the fate of two educators who allegedly sparked controversy while commenting on the LGBTQ + community. The Grants Pass School Board is meeting Thursday …

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The Muslim influence of Mohan Bhagwat and the logic of commitment

Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh (RSS) leader Mohan Bhagwat’s recent speech to Muslims welcomed Muslims, reaffirming the first principles of the Indian Constitution – equality of faith, inclusion and accommodation. He also established a common ground for Hindu-Muslim unity based on three fundamental principles common to Hindus and Muslims in India: homeland, tradition and ancestors. Bhagwat’s speech was an attempt to allay …

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New railway to further boost tourism in Chinese Tibet

A new railway which started operations last month in the Tibet Autonomous Region (southwest of China) connecting the regional capital Lhasa to the city of Nyingchi is expected to contribute to the development of tourism as it brings more convenience to visitors. In June, Nyingchi received 1.24 million tourists, up 15.33% from 2019, the year before the COVID-19 outbreak, according …

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RSS bats for social harmony

BL SarafTwo developments of immense value have been noticed over the past two weeks that will, truly, have a calming effect on high anger and may relieve people of the physical and mental fatigue induced by COVID. They will bode well for the country. First, it was the courts that came to the rescue of the besieged citizens and showed …

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These pretty Italian villages want to pay you $ 33,000 to move in

Bova enjoys a fascinating view of the coast. Italian villages will pay people to move to sleepy villages in the hope of reversing years of population decline. (Carmine Verduci) CALABRIA, ITALY – Have you always dreamed of opening a craft store and settling for good in an idyllic village in southern Italy where it is hot most of the year …

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Big shift in travel trends for Indian travelers in post-Covid times

New Delhi: Without a doubt, there has been a massive change in the way Indians travel now in the post Covid era. Whether it’s quick weekend getaways, road trips, or road trips, many people resort to “revenge travel” in an attempt to escape the monotonous life that the city has to offer. second deadly wave of coronavirus lockdown caused.Also Read …

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River Cafe menu expands with Tibetan dumplings

Share Tweeter Share Share E-mail Hand rolled, filled and twisted Tibetan dumplings served with a fiery but somehow soothing sauce is now the house specialty at River cafe. Since Nomadic Momo took over the little cafe across from the old Farmers Exchange building a year ago, the bespoke dumplings have found a home and an audience. And now I’m one …

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Court grants $ 7 million bail to suspects over masquerade-Muslim clash

Adebayo said sureties must reside within the court’s area of ​​jurisdiction and must attach their passport photographs to an affidavit of means. He said each surety must also have land properties within the court’s area of ​​jurisdiction and that the police must verify their residential addresses. Attorney General of the Republic, Mr. Abiodun Badiora, had previously told the court that …

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How to get rid of the dead? This controversy and many others figure in this history of the Parsis

The differences between BPP [Bombay Parsi Panchayat] administrators, between reformists and conservatives, have led to inappropriate bickering over the past decades. One of the main sources of contention was the operation of the Towers of Silence at Doongerwadi. According to the Vendidad, Zoroastrianism has a unique system of eliminating the dead – dokhmenishini – because cremation pollutes the fire, which …

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19-year-old arrested for hate speech against Muslims | Latest India News

Gurugram: A 19-year-old man was arrested on Monday for allegedly making provocative remarks against the Muslim community during a mahapanchayat in the Pataudi subdivision of Gurugram on July 4, police said, adding that a complaint had been filed in this regard shortly after the event a week ago. Police identified the accused as Gopal Sharma, who calls himself Ram Bhakt …

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Scattered across the Himalayas, glimpses of a changing Tibet

I was sitting in the dark yak-haired tent of a nomadic family in Ladakh, in the Indian Himalayas. Outside, scruffy sheep searched for greenery among the cold barren lunar landscape, and great raptors circled in the thermals. As we gathered around the hearth, the old man handed me a small glass of salted yak butter tea. “There were wolves here …

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Taiwan’s Foxconn, TSMC Confirm $ 350 Million COVID-19 Vaccine Deal

TAIPEI – Taiwan’s Foxconn and TSMC said on Monday they had reached deals to purchase 10 million doses of the COVID-19 vaccine from Germany’s BioNTech SE, bringing the total cost of the highly politicized deal to around 350 million. dollars. The government of Taiwan has tried for months to buy the vaccine directly from BioNTech and accused China, which claims …

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Canada, a country that loves religions

Due to its constitution, laws and tax system, Canada appears to favor systematic discrimination against non-believers. Posted on Jul 11, 2021 at 10:00 AM Marie-Claude GirardRetired from the Canadian Human Rights Commission First, the Constitution Act, 1982 begins “As Canada was founded on principles recognizing the transcendence of God and the rule of law.” This basic premise ostracizes all who …

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‘One Last Monster’ Roots Giant Monsters In Korean History

One of the most striking visuals of Gene Kim’s animated short One last monster currently touring festivals, is the giant turtle tanks. The kingdom of Adin is led to war by huge stocky chelonians with cannons mounted on their backs. They are a formidable tusk, extremely cute and rooted in one of the favorite tales of Korean history. Kim told …

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How the Dalai Lama celebrated his 86th birthday

Nothing is permanent, therefore everything is precious. Here is a selection of some events, ephemeral or not, in the Buddhist world this week. The Dalai Lama celebrates his 86th birthday On his 86th birthday, the Dalai Lama posted a message in which he thanked people for their wishes and made special commitments to the environment and the preservation of Indian …

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2015 Sacrilege Cases: SIT files first indictment, appoints six Dera supporters

A Punjab Police SIT investigating cases of theft and sacrilege in Faridkot district in 2015 filed its first indictment on Friday against six supporters of Dera Sacha Sauda who were arrested two months ago. SPS Special Investigation Team leader Parmar, who is also the IGP, Border Range Amritsar, said the challan was brought before a court in Faridkot in the …

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Cultural heritage on the Tibetan plateau: Batang Xianzi

Batang, a remote county located in the southeastern part of the Qinghai-Tibetan Plateau in the Ganzi Tibetan Autonomous Region of southwest China’s Sichuan Province, is renowned for its millennial cultural heritage – Xianzi. The word “Xianzi” could both refer to the Tibetan-style two-string instrument, which resembles the traditional Chinese bowed string instrument of erhu, and, more often, an art form …

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Tran Thien Khiem, 1925-2021

IIn the aftermath of the first Persian Gulf War, an elated President George HW Bush told an audience of US lawmakers that “by God we have eliminated Vietnam Syndrome once and for all.” Bush was right that the 1991 goal of reversing Saddam Hussein’s aggression against his neighbor was achieved with a speed, efficiency, and (comparatively) low cost that contradicted …

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art exhibition pays homage to Abrahamic history in early Dubai |

DUBAI – The second largest city in the United Arab Emirates, Dubai, welcomes the Abrahamic family: JOE MACHINE, a captivating collection of contemporary paintings by famous British artist Joe Machine, as part of the artist’s debut in Dubai and the Arab Emirates United. On display July 1 through August 14 at the new Masterpiece Fine Art, Dubai Gallery, are the …

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Shiv Sena frontman Sudhir Suri arrested for violating religious feelings: The Tribune India

Tribune press serviceAmritsar, July 7 Shiv Sena leader Sudhir Suri was arrested for using offensive language against a particular community and provoking religious sentiments. Suri had posted a video in which he and some of his associates were seen using objectionable words against the community. SGPC member Bhai Manjit Singh and Damdami Taksal leaders filed a police complaint yesterday against …

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Tibetan monks bless the reopening of the Compassion Center – the Sopris Sun

Coming out of some of the most difficult times we have faced, collectively and individually, everyone could benefit from a mindfulness practice. Fortunately, the Way of Compassion Dharma Center – the only physical Buddhist center in this part of Colorado, according to director and founder John Bruna – will soon welcome practitioners again for face-to-face wisdom and compassion teachings. The …

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Buddhist-era relics found at Kabul’s Shewaki site

Archaeologists have discovered new relics dating back to the Buddhist era in the Shewaki area, east of Kabul city. Eight small Buddhist stupas along with fortifications, walls and 176 other artifacts were found in Shewaki. “When we started our excavation, this stupa was decomposed on several sides, it had huge damage all around, the upper part of the stupa was …

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AfsanaBadosh ep 6: Listen to “Kamdhenu” by Salam Bin Razzaq

AfsanaBadosh, presented by Firstpost and Jashn-E-Qalam, celebrates the spirit of storytelling through the narratives of the greatest stories in Hindi and Urdu. This is episode 6 – “Kamdhenu” by Salam Bin Razzaq, performed by KC Shankar. Editorial, performance and text support by Neerja Deodhar | Art by Pinaki De | Episode edited by Varun Patil AFSANABADOSH afsana (history, legend) | …

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July 7, 1981, forty years ago: TN conversions

Interior Minister Giani Zail Singh assured members of the parliamentary advisory committee attached to his ministry that the government would investigate the large-scale conversion of Hindus to Islam in a village in Tamil Nadu. The committee members are Niren Ghosh (CPM), Atal Bihari Vajpayee (Janata Party) and Madhu Dandavate (Janata). The panel alleged that a huge amount of money was …

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Tibetan viral sensation Ding Zhen launches own business

Ding Zhen, the Tibetan boy who had gone viral in China for his good looks and characteristic innocent smile, started his own business, “Sichuan’s Little Horse Youth Culture Media Studio.” Zhen has full control over his new business dedicated to the entertainment industry in China, such as TV broadcast and production, performance management, etc. Ding Zhen is the sole shareholder …

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The unsolved mystery of Skeleton Lake

The rising sun was not yet shining on the icy and snowy cirque where I rested after a morning walk towards a glacial tarn. Cold and miserable, at a dizzying height of 4,800m in the Indian Himalayas, I couldn’t muster the energy to take care of the pile of human skeletons piled up beside the frozen lake known as Roopkund. …

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Dalai Lama turns 86: debate over reincarnation accelerates

“The reincarnation of living Buddhas, including the Dalai Lama, must comply with Chinese laws and regulations and follow religious rituals and historical conventions.” By Lieutenant-General SL Narasimhan (retired), His Holiness the Dalai Lama (HHDL) celebrates his 86th birthday on July 06. His advanced age and China’s intransigence in negotiating with him brought to light the question of Tibet and its …

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Buddhist supplies market size and growth to 2028

New Jersey, United States, – the Buddhist supplies market report forecasts promising growth and development for the period 2021-2028. The Buddhist Supplies market research report defines key statistical data presented in an organized format comprising graphs, charts, tables, and illustrations to easily provide a detailed understanding of the Buddhist Supplies market. The report comprises a comprehensive analysis of the Buddhist …

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Study reveals brain circuit for spirituality

Using datasets from neurosurgery and brain injury patients, researchers recently mapped the locations of injuries associated with spiritual and religious beliefs to a specific human brain circuit. The team’s results are published in Biological Psychiatry. More than 80% of the people in the world consider themselves religious or spiritual. But research on the neurosciences of spirituality and religiosity has been …

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The idea of ​​exporting democracy is undemocratic: Oxford professor

TEHRAN – A professor of history at the University of Oxford says the idea of ​​exporting democracy as a technique or technology is undemocratic. “The American idea of ​​democracy as an export element is not only undemocratic, but a product of neoliberalism,” Faisal Devji told The Tehran Times. Devji also says, “Democracy here has been redesigned as a repeatable technique …

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10 lies about Indian culture of coexistence that the latest Pew investigation dismantled

The Pew survey is based on nearly 30,000 face-to-face interviews with adults conducted in 17 languages ​​between late 2019 and early 2020 A recent Pew Research Center study on “Religion in India: Tolerance and Segregation” fell like a 7-ton Daisy Cutter on the Western and domestic “secular, liberal” narrative. It challenges the very premise of the anti-India propaganda, especially the …

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Arts events not to be missed in July

Phoenix might seem like the place to get away from it all this time of year, but July’s art scene might say otherwise. Art lovers can enjoy dinner and a show at the Arizona Broadway Theater or experience French culture through music at the Musical Instrument Museum. Some of Frank Lloyd Wright’s most treasured possessions are in Phoenix for the …

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What can Catholics learn from Muslims about meeting God?

Islam is the world fastest growing religion, adopted by a quarter of the world’s population and with three and a half million members living in the United States. However, the dialogue between Christians and Muslims is tense, given the differences in theology, ethics, history and contemporary political realities. Benedictine brother. David Steindl-Rast offers this little book, 99 names of god, …

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