Best of November Haiku Challenge

Just as a bird needs two wings to fly, a poet must learn the art of reading haiku as well as writing them. No form of literature is more fully dependent on our emotional and imaginative response to what we read. We are inspired by the study of the work of other poets. . . and reminds us of what …

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Happiness is an essential educational outcome

Opinion IN the recent Speech from the Throne, our provincial government signaled that it was not done with its educational interventions, noting that it was re-examining the curriculum and student achievement issues as identified by the exam. Kindergarten to Grade 12 education. In doing so, it bypasses yet another, more fundamental, preliminary question about education: what do parents and society …

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Gilten Market returns to Isle of Wight – Isle of Wight Observer News

A historic agricultural tradition returned to the island this week, after moving to the mainland for two years due to the Covid pandemic. Gilten’s market was first held at Tapnell Farm on Monday and drew large numbers from the island’s farming community with plenty of cattle entries. The Isle of Wight is the only place in Britain to host a …

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Hindu religion could die out in 50 years, warns VHP leader | Nagpur News

Nagpur: The Hindu religion could die out in 50 years if strong action is not taken, Vishwa Hindu Parishad (VHP) leader Dr Ravindra Narayan Singh said on Sunday. “If cancer cells remain in the body even after a certain treatment, then a more powerful remedy like chemotherapy is needed. For this, even the patient must remain strong. Here the patient …

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Tibetan President Penpa Tsering: priority is to restart talks with China

Penpa Tsering, sikyong (chairman) of the Tibetan Central Administration (CTA) based in Dharamshala, intends to denounce China’s growing belligerence along the Indian border. The hawkish leader of the Tibetan government in exile has ordered his Ministry of State Security to prepare a report on the activities of the People’s Liberation Army (PLA) on the Tibetan plateau, which he intends to …

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Tracing Fa-Hien in the land of the Buddha

Buddha Sakyamuni Gautama achieved enlightenment on his own. He completely immersed himself in the bliss of Nirvaan – free from thirst, greed, aversion and fallacies. The perfect embodiment of humanity, the Buddha, the most compassionate being, did not keep the secrets of the path to liberation to himself, but shared them with the world. Its sole purpose was to free …

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Prime Minister Narendra Modi calls for joint efforts to shape global standards for social media and cryptocurrencies

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Friday called for united efforts to shape global standards for emerging technologies such as social media and cryptocurrencies to be used to “strengthen” democracy, not “undermine” it. “. In a virtual speech at the Democracy Summit hosted by US President Joe Biden, Modi said India would be happy to share its expertise in holding free …

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When a small Sikh community thrived in an Iranian border town

In the early 1930s, when Reza Shah Pahlavi toured Iran’s easternmost outposts on the border with India, he saw a group of turbaned men with long beards. floating dressed in white dresses. As the story goes, he asked locals about the Turbaned Men and they were told they were Zahids, or holy men of Hind. The small town, then called …

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Decide If You Are a Religious Organization or a Party, Says Kerala CM Pinarayi Vijayan at IUML – The New Indian Express

Through Express news service KANNUR: Chief Minister Pinarayi Vijayan was at his best during the last 15 minutes of his 90-minute inaugural address on Friday at the MPC’s Kannur District Conference, taking on the Muslim League of Indian Union (IUML ) who has been in place in arms against the government’s decision to hand over appointments to the Waqf board …

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1,809 Tibetan political prisoners known in Chinese prisons: TCHRD

By Choekyi Lhamo DHARAMHALA, December 10: The Tibetan Center for Human Rights and Democracy (TCHRD), based in Dharamshala, has launched a new online database containing information on 5,518 Tibetan political prisoners compiled since 1990. The initiative is in collaboration with HURIDOCS the application (information and documentation systems on human rights) based in Geneva. Uwazi. Researcher Tenzin Dawa said 3,067 prisoners …

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