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LankaWeb – An Orderly English Upasaka

By Dr Tilak S. Fernando Lord Buddha said on his deathbed: Don’t believe what others say just because others say it! Do not believe it because you have heard it from a wise being, but only believe something when you know it in your Heart.“ The Heart is supposed to be the seat of feeling, which changes in a fraction …

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Try the Ivy Leagues with these free college courses

Ivy League schools such as Harvard and Yale are renowned for offering some of the most prestigious academic programs in the world. These universities are sadly difficult to integrate, which makes them inaccessible to most. Moreover, the tuition fees are expensive, even with large scholarship opportunities. Students looking for free online college courses may be surprised to find the options …

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2021 Issue of A +, Honors College Magazine, Available Now

Chieko hara A + reports on the research of honored students, including the work of Mary Jia, a junior in biomedical engineering, with cutting-edge CRISPR tools to treat a rare disease. The 2021 issue of A +, Honors College magazine, is available now. Come visit history professor Caree Banton, whose desk is filled with African art, canonical texts, and a …

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Who is Riyaz Aly? Five things to know about the TikTok sensation [watch]

Riyaz Aly Alfreen is an Indian actor and one of the 15 most followed people on TikTok in the world. He has 44.3 million TikTok followers, 20.5 million Instagram followers and 8.6 thousand Twitter followers. Riyaz Aly has taken TikTok by storm with her lip-syncing and other fun videos. A single video of him garnered 10.9 million views. TOP 15 …

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Death notice of VERL HINATSU (1953 – 2021) – Boise, ID

Verl HinatsuNovember 26, 1953 – August 7, 2021Boise, Idaho – VERL MATHIAS HINATSUA life well livedLongtime Boise, Idaho resident Verl Hinatsu passed away suddenly on August 7, 2021 at the age of 67. Born in Ontario, Oregon on November 26, 1953, he grew up on the family farm in Fruitland, Idaho where he lived with his parents and 4 siblings. …

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Feel the cultural imprint of the 1,500-year-old Xumishan Caves

The 1,500-year-old Xumishan Caves, located in Guyuan City in Ningxia Hui Autonomous Region, are home to more than 160 caves and more than 1,000 statues. Standing on Mount Xumi, one can see uniquely charming caves, Buddha statues, temples, ancient trees and strange rocks. No one would have imagined that what was a little-known mountain decades ago has become a famous …

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Tibetans detained deprived of adequate food and medical care

Tibet [China], September 17 (ANI): More than 100 Tibetans, who were recently detained by Chinese authorities in Kardze prefecture, Sichuan, have reportedly been denied adequate food, medical care and clothing. At least 121 residents of Dza Wonpo township in Sershul (Chinese, Shiqu) county of Kardze have been arrested over the past three weeks in a crackdown by authorities on language …

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The model emperor of the Chinese Communist Party

Sep 18, 2021 WHAT WITH his dozens of concubines, his obsession with collecting precious jade, and his penchant for inscribing his own (not so good) poems on ancient paintings, Emperor Qianlong makes an unlikely hero for the Chinese Communist Party, especially the one led by Xi Jinping, a severe ascetic. Qianlong was a man of formidable intelligence and willpower, whose …

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Who are the M25 protesters blocking the highway?

The IT manager, from London, helped block the M25 and A13 junction on Monday. She is believed to have been involved in Extinction Rebellion since 2018 and has been involved in actions such as blockades in Waltham Forest. She describes herself on social media as a “citizen of the world” and “rebel”, as well as a cyclist, walker and gardener. …

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Ministry calls for changes to Buddha statues

Buddha statues on Phnom Sampov Mountain in Battambang Province were seen earlier this month. FACEBOOK Battambang Provincial Department of Worship and Religion is seeking permission from sculptors to make alterations to Buddha statues that are under construction on the face of Phnom Sampov mountain after inaccuracies discovered during recent inspection . Department director Kun Sambath Moniroth said on September 12 …

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Kudumbigala Forest Hermitage, a lonely landmark of Panam Pattuwa

We spotted the isolated rock of Kudumbigala in the distance, before entering the gravel road that led to Kumana National Park. Kudumbigala sits majestically atop a rocky outcrop in Yala East National Park better known as Kumana, 11 kilometers from Panama. Today it is known as the Kumana-Kudumbigala Shrine. There is a shrubby jungle covering thousands of acres. No suitable …

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Hokusai at the British Museum – An Exciting Treasure of Original Drawings

“Lightning strikes dead VirÅ«dhaka” by Katsushika Hokusai (c. 1820-1840) © The Trustees of the British Museum “I was speechless when I saw them, my heart was pounding,” says Tim Clark, former head of the Japanese section of the British Museum. “It was like meeting an old friend that you hadn’t seen for a long time.” Spread out in front of …

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How Jairam Ramesh Describes the Meaning of “The Light of Asia”

Jairam Ramesh is a well-known author of books on Indian politics, politicians and international affairs. Although The Light of Asia departs considerably from his previous writings thematically, it preserves Ramesh’s signature embrace for archival research and his zeal for storytelling. The story he tells this time is not about a person or an event, but about the world life of …

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Elon University / Today at Elon / Pamela Winfield publishes a chapter on Buddhist “art”, museums

Winfield, professor of Buddhist studies at Elon, offers an examination of the “tensions and tactics” of displaying Buddhist visual culture. Buddhist Studies professor Pamela Winfield has contributed to “Secularizing Buddhism: New Perspectives on a Dynamic Tradition,” edited by Richard Payne and published by Shambhala Press. His chapter on “Curating Culture: The Secularization of Buddhism Through Museum Display” examines the tensions …

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Sri Lanka welcomes India’s “continued support” to fight COVID; Offer of $ 15 million to improve religion – The New Indian Express

Through PTI COLOMBO: Sri Lanka’s new Foreign Minister GL Peiris on Monday appreciated India’s “continued support” to tackle the COVID-19 pandemic as well as the $ 15 million offer to preserve and promote Buddhist cultural sites in the island nation. During a meeting between Peiris and Indian High Commissioner Gopal Baglay here, the two sides stressed the crucial importance of …

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Album review: Devendra Banhart and Noah Georgeson – Refuge

Austin Wood August 22, 2021 – 12:00 Good for the refuge, and little else Health food stores, Birkenstocks and incense are just a few things Devendra Banhart references when discussing his latest project, Refuge, produced with the help of producer and longtime friend Noah Georgeson. These are proper cues for an album as hippy as this – you can practically …

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Zhongyuan Festival: How to mark China’s “ghost festival”

Lanterns float on the Wanquan River in Qionghai, southern China’s Hainan province, September 2, 2020. / CFP Lanterns float on the Wanquan River in Qionghai, southern China’s Hainan province, September 2, 2020. / CFP The Zhongyuan festival has several names. Followers of Buddhism call it Ullambana, while many people in China call it the “Ghost Festival”. It falls on the …

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Special Buddhist and Hindu prayers in India for the welfare of Sri Lanka and Prime Minister Mahinda Rajapaksa

Colombo, August 9 (newsin.asia): The Mahabodhi Society in India held a Sri Lanka-India Ashirvada Puja on Monday at Mulagandhakuti Vihara in Sarnath for the prosperity and welfare of the people of Sri Lanka and also to mark the first anniversary of the swearing-in of Mahinda Rajapaksa as Prime Minister of Sri Lanka. Subscribe to the most important and interesting stories …

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Ulverston Conishead Priory holds its first Buddhist festival in 1994

The first day of a large Buddhist gathering was held on Friday July 29, 1994, at the Manjushri Center in Conishead Priory, on the Furness Peninsula near Ulverston. PRAYER: Joanne Geekie and Kelsang Dawa in the garden during the two-week festival at the Manjushri Buddhist Center at Conishead Priory in 1994 The festival was to bring together people from as …

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The Institute of Buddhist Studies becomes a member school of the Graduate Theological Union

The Institute of Buddhist Studies (SCI) announced that they have become the last member school of the Graduate Theological Union (CGU) in one press release released Thursday. IBS has been working with GTU as an affiliate for 36 years. “The contributions of IBS are crucial to GTU’s goals of interfaith and interdisciplinary scholarship and activism,” said Dr. Elizabeth Peña, Acting …

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Bangladeshi Christians live in fear after mob attacks

Ethnic Christians in a remote and hilly village in Bangladesh are under pressure from Buddhists to renounce their faith after two mob attacks severely damaged a Baptist church, a pastor said. Bawm Tribal Baptist Church in Sundrapara village, Rangamati district, was attacked on July 15 and 22 by dozens of black-masked men, said Jyotilaso Chakma, the church’s senior pastor. The …

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Apex court said – The New Indian Express

By PTI COLOMBO (Reuters) – Sri Lanka has opened an investigation into the 1987 massacre of Buddhist monks by Tamil separatists from the Liberation Tigers of Tamil Eelam (LTTE) which attacked a bus and killed 31 people, the Liberation Tigers of Tamil (LTTE) said on Tuesday, Supreme Court of the country. The attorney general’s attorney told the Supreme Court that …

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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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“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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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Obituary of Françoise Ludlow | Libraries

My friend Frances Ludlow, who died of lung cancer at the age of 68, worked as a librarian at the University of Sheffield for almost 30 years. She suffered from multiple sclerosis for 20 years and volunteered with the MS Society. She endured ill health with stoicism and benevolence, but recently commented on the injustice of it all. Frances was …

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BSI calls for replacement of Dr BR Ambedkar statue

Delegation of the Buddhist Society of India in the premises of the Collectorate. Journalist: RAIPUR, A delegation from the Buddhist Society of India (BSI) met with the mayor and delivered a memorandum demanding the replacement of the statue of Dr BR Ambedkar located in Ambedkar Chowk. Delegates also met with the district collector and requested a rental deed from the …

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Major Segments Buddhist Supplies Market Analysis and Assessment of Future Opportunities 2021-2028

A new report released by Market Research Intellect offers a comprehensive analysis of Buddhist supplies. The report is designed and constructed by studying the major and minor components of the Buddhist supplies market, which is reflected in its detailed segmentation and geographic sections. In this report, the growth prospects and current scenario of the Scaling Device market are covered for …

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Buddhist Supplies Market Size and Growth Opportunities with COVID19 Impact Analysis

New Jersey, United States, – the Buddhist supplies market The report is a research study of the market along with an analysis of its key segments. The report is created through extensive primary and secondary research. Informative market data is generated through interviews and data surveys by experts and industry specialists. The study is a comprehensive document on key aspects …

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Despite Covid containment, Sri Lankan Buddhists celebrate Poson Poya

Each year, Chathurika Dasanayake usually takes a bus with her three children and neighbors to the “cradle of Buddhism” in Sri Lanka on Poson Poya day. Thousands of Buddhists in white robes flock to temples in villages across the country, although the main event takes place at Mihintale in Anuradhapura. Dasanayake and his neighbors engage in the observation of Ata …

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Tibetan rap “godfather” spits karmic rhymes

Tibetan rappers must find creative ways to sing about socio-political issues to avoid Chinese authorities’ attention LHASA – In his tracksuit, silver chain and sparkling sneakers, MC Tenzin would look like any other rapper if it weren’t for the towering Himalayan peaks in his karma videos and rhymes . The self-proclaimed “godfather” of Tibetan rap is a leading figure in …

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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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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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Willow Fire continues to burn in remote Big Sur mountains – Monterey Herald

BIG SUR – Firefighters continued Sunday to fight a fire in Monterey County that threatened a historic Zen Buddhist mountain retreat and burned 2,080 acres. The blaze, named Willow Fire, has been burning on “steep, rugged and bushy terrain” since it ignited in the Ventana Wilderness northwest of the Arroyo Seco recreation area around 8 p.m. Thursday, sending plumes of …

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