Monthly Archives: November 2022

EU to renew sanctions against Chinese officials over East Turkestan

By Choekyi Lhamo DHARAMSHALA, November 24: The European Union has imposed sanctions on four senior Chinese officials and one entity, for playing a central role in human rights abuses in East Turkestan (Ch: Xinjiang) since 2019. The EU has extended the sanctions as she said there had been no improvement in the region. The EU’s Coreper II committee will discuss …

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Panel discussion — “Harmony with humanity and nature: honoring the legacy of Thích Nhất Hạnh” | 2022-11-29 | Events | Notre Dame Events

What if deep listening was a non-violent solution to conflict? What if humanity understood and appreciated the interconnectedness of all living things? As the main inspiration of committed Buddhism and founder of the influential Plum Village tradition, Thích Nhất Hạnh drew on traditional religious wisdom to imagine and advocate for a better world. The Buddhist monk, activist, author, poet and …

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Blessed Carlo Acutis’ Eucharistic Miracles Exhibit Travels Diocese of Madison – Madison Catholic Herald

Students at St. Clement’s School in Lancaster are guided through the Eucharistic Miracles exhibition. The exhibit, titled “Eucharistic Miracles of the World,” was shown at St. Clement Parish in Lancaster in late September. The exhibition will continue to travel throughout the diocese for the rest of the year and most of 2023. (photo added) MADISON— The year is 2002. The …

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Christmas in Scotland: 12 ancient traditions and customs of a Scottish Christmas or “Yule”

Where there is history there are traditions and Scotland has many colorful traditions given its thousands of years of rich history – this includes Christmas which, although widely celebrated today, was banned in Scotland for almost 400 years. During the Reformation (circa 1600s), the UK was ruled by Oliver Cromwell who banned the ‘Christ’s Mass’. Eventually Cromwell fell from power …

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11th Tibet Lobby Day urges Australian lawmakers to enact policy to protect 14th Dalai Lama’s estate

Senator Janet Rice speaking from the Senate gallery. Australia: The Australian Tibet Council’s 11th Tibet Lobby Day held today urged the Australian government to come up with a policy to protect the estate of the 14th Dalai Lama without any government interference Chinese. The council urged lawmakers to pass reciprocal access legislation to impose restrictions similar to those China currently …

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Insiders of Tibet Water Resources Ltd. (HKG:1115) have reason to brag after seeing an 18 million yen addition to their 127 million yen investment

Last week, Tibet Water Resources Ltd. (HKG:1115) Insiders who had purchased shares in the previous 12 months were generously rewarded. Shares rose 10% last week, leading to a HK$135 million increase in the company’s market value. As a result, the stock they originally bought for 127 million yen is now worth 146 million yen. Although we would never suggest that …

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Indian Christians targeted under cover of conversions

As winter approaches, Church groups in Pakistan rush helping those affected by the devastating floods in June of this year, which submerged a third of the country, displaced eight million people and caused $28 billion in damage. Father James Channan, director of the Dominican Center for Peace in Lahore, sent quilts, groceries, hygiene kits and shoes to 50 people in …

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India still weighs less than its weight in world affairs, says Brahma Chellaney

Chellaney also said New Delhi was mishandling China by allowing bilateral trade deficits to widen and failing to take a tougher stance on territorial issues. He surmised that over the next decade, India’s foreign policy will face three key challenges: a troubled neighborhood, the China-Pakistan bond and China’s revisionism in the Himalayas. Edited excerpts: What is your assessment of the …

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Chinese police shoot dead would-be bank robber, free hostage

November 15, 2022Updated: November 15, 2022 06:21 BEIJING (AP) — Police in east China shot and killed a would-be bank robber on Tuesday and freed the hostage he had taken, in a rare case of violent crime in the tightly controlled country. A notice on the Tai’an City Police Department’s social media account said Tuesday’s attempted robbery began around noon …

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Alumni Spotlight: Tanya Mathieu 2015

Tanya Mathieu, class of 2015, has just been nominated for the Kansas Teacher of the Year 2024 award by the Olathe School District. The Westview Elementary first-grade teacher is one of two district nominees. After earning her bachelor’s degree in Elementary Education from MNU in 2015, Tanya continued her graduate studies at Emporia State University earning a Master of Science …

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The Cultural Influence of Luther | Gene Veith

We can say that Protestantism created modernity. It’s either a blessing or a curse, depending on who you might ask. Catholic and Eastern Orthodox critics blame Protestantism for the failures of modernity, including radical autonomous individualism, rabid secularism, ideological extremisms, and hedonism. Humanity would be more in tune with its Creator if Christianity had remained anchored to the authority and …

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Lessons from Indonesia | Deccan Herald

Recent public speeches and writings in India are dominated by the use of two words: ‘Constitution’ and ‘religion’. Those who swear by the Constitution declare it a secular document and point to its provisions relating to the freedom to profess, practice and propagate one’s religion and the duty of the state not to discriminate on the basis of religion. On …

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The electoral hubbub gives hope for a revival in Tatopani

Party workers have energized Tatopani with marches and rallies ahead of election day, raising hopes among residents that the city’s old vibrancy will return. Once a hotspot for transit trade on the northern border with China, Tatopani has lain abandoned since the 2015 earthquake destroyed infrastructure and trans-Himalayan trade came to a standstill. The electoral campaign revolves around a platform: …

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Let go of suffering – Buddhistdoor Global

Every year fall comes to my little corner of the world and I watch my neighbors go through the strange ritual of raking and bagging the leaves in their garden. I say strange because it’s a useless exercise. In fact, it can be downright harmful in some contexts. There are a host of insects and earthworms that depend on leaf …

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Playful nostalgia and refined classics at S&P Lunch

“I’m looking for that old New York flavor you don’t see anymore,” says an anonymous narrator in a YouTube clip titled “Eisenberg’s Sandwich Shop – Opened in 1929 and still going strong.” In shaky footage, filmed in 1991 at the Jewish-style lunch counter near the Flatiron Building, two good-natured bastards engage in questions about their jobs between answering calls on …

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The paths shown by Rama

How to live in this Iron Age Kaliyuga? Lord Rama had shown us the way by Himself living thousands of years ago at Tretayuga. The relationship between father and son, teacher and student, husband and wife, ruler and his citizens and the importance of brotherhood have all been well portrayed, Damal Sri Ramakrishnan said in a speech. In Balakanda, when …

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We Remember and Honor Gordie Fellman | Department of Sociology

We Remember and Honor Gordie Fellman Gordie Fellman, a beloved teacher and colleague, died on October 19, 2022 at the age of 88. He leaves behind his wife Pamela Blau and their two children, Ezra and Talia. Gordie, professor emeritus of sociology at Brandeis University, retired in May 2022 after teaching at the university level for 60 years, including 55 …

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Advocacy by East Bay Jewish teenager to school board – J.

For more than two years, 16-year-old Elkan Pleat, a first-timer at Monte Vista High School in Danville, hid a significant part of his identity from the school community. He feared what would happen at school if people knew he was Jewish. Since the start of her freshman year, Pleat has seen more than 20 swastikas in graffiti around campus. He …

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Childbirth Protective Tattoos Found on Ancient Egyptian Mummies

A tattoo on the left hip bone of a mummified Egyptian woman buried in Deir el-Medina. (Image credit: Anne Austin/University of Missouri-St. Louis) Lower back tattoos may seem like an early 21st century fad popularized by celebrities wearing low-rise jeans, but new archaeological evidence from Egyptian mummies shows the practice is actually more than three millennia old. . At the …

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Federal Supreme Court to hear ICWA arguments on difference between race and tribal affiliation

On Wednesday, November 9, the U.S. Supreme Court will hear orally arguments regarding the Indian Child Welfare Act (ICWA). The ICWA was enacted in direct response to the federal government’s forced assimilation policies. As a result, many Indian children lost connection with their culture due to boarding schools and large numbers were taken from their families and placed in non-Indian …

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Black Adam banned in China because of the Dalai Lama by Pierce Brosnan

(TibetanReview.net, Nov06’22) – It is suggested that Warner Bros. black adam was banned in China because its actor Pierce Brosnan mentioned in positive terms an encounter he had with the Dalai Lama in a magazine interview. The rumor of the ban started on the forums of BoxOfficeTheory.comwhere someone named Isaac Newton claimed black adam will not appear in Chinese theaters, …

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Black Panther 2 Director Says Shuri’s Journey Is About Gaining Wisdom

Ryan Coogler, Marvel Director Black Panther: Wakanda Forever, revealed that the sequel will see Letitia Wright’s Shuri discover the difference between intelligence and wisdom. Release scheduled for November 11, wakanda forever marks the final film in the Marvel Cinematic Universe Phase 4 movie slate and serves as a sequel to 2018 Black Panther. Unfortunately, in 2020, original Black Panther Star …

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Symbol of universal integration – The Hindu

Vinayaka, the first deity worshiped by all Hindus, is an incarnation of various forms and is therefore a symbol of universal integration. Visualized with the head of an elephant, the lower parts of an asura, one side of the face sporting a tusk and the other defenseless, He embodies both genders. Crafted from the simplest materials, clay, and worshiped with …

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‘Black Adam’ China Release In Doubt: Killed By Marvel Fans

Rumors are circulating that black adam doesn’t get a China release because of Marvel fans, which if it does, would definitely kill its box office. We thought that black adam would be released in China on November 11 (the same date Black Panther: Wakanda Forever opens in the rest of the world, but it won’t be released in China), where …

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Beginner’s Mind: Māgha Pūjā – A Day With Dukkha

Beginner’s mind is a special project published by BDG bringing together insightful essays written by American college students who have taken courses based on experiential learning related to Buddhism. Some of the authors identify themselves as Buddhists, for others it is their first encounter with Buddhadharma. All share their thoughts and impressions on what they learned, how it impacted their …

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Court of Delhi in the NIA case

New Delhi: A Delhi court observed that “simple possession of jihadist Literature to have a particular religious philosophy” would not be constitute an offence, unless there is evidence of the execution of such a philosophy of committing terrorist acts. “To consider that the mere possession of jihadist literature having a particular religious philosophy would constitute an offence, although such literature …

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GK Indian History Quiz

India, the seventh largest country in the world, has a rich history, which has given rise to one of the oldest and most influential civilizations, world leaders, scientists, great innovations and ideologies. But how well do you know the nation’s history? Learn with this Gk quiz on Indian history. 1. What was the staple food of the Vedic Aryans? Barley …

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Indian Swamis to Join Interreligious Dialogue with Pope, Grand Imam of Al-Azhar in Bahrain

Bahrain is set to welcome prominent religious leaders including Pope Francis, Grand Imam of Al-Azhar Shaikh Ahmed Al-Tayeb and Swami Amritaswarupananda Puri of Mata Amritanandamayi Math, among other renowned scholars for a dialogue interreligious. The two-day Bahrain Dialogue Forum will be held on Thursday and Friday under the theme “East and West for Human Coexistence”. The dialogue is organized by …

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China’s Covid curbs, droughts hit tourist sites and factory centers

(Bloomberg) – China’s Covid disruptions and extreme weather this summer have stunted the growth of several popular tourist spots and industrial hubs in the country, underscoring the fragility of the economy. Bloomberg’s Most Read At least eight provincial-level jurisdictions reported slower growth or tipped into contraction in the first nine months of 2022 compared to the first half, as Covid …

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A practice for navigating bereavement

In this excerpt from his new book, Navigating grief and lossKimberly Brown introduces us to the practice of “standing on the ground,” which can help us in times of great change and grief. Photo by Sergei A. In August 2011, a doctor at a central Wisconsin hospital called to tell me that my mother was in intensive care. She explained …

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