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Temple Upgrade Promise | Brimbank and North West

By Max Hatzoglou Braybook’s Quang Minh Buddhist Temple will be upgraded if the Labor Party wins the next federal election. Fraser MP Daniel Mulino and Opposition Critic for Multicultural Affairs Andrew Giles visited the temple last year to pledge $100,000 in funding. The proposed upgrade includes a new roof and improved accessibility for seniors and community members with disabilities. The …

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Industry Overview, Size, Share, Analysis, Growth and Forecast – The Bollywood Post

Indian religious and spiritual market: Industry Trends, Share, Size, Growth, Opportunity and Forecast 2022-2027”,religious and spiritual market in India is expected to grow at a CAGR of 10.15% during the period 2022-2027. Religion is a set of practices, beliefs and organized systems related to the worship of a supernatural entity. Buddhism, Sikhism, Hinduism, Islam and Christianity are commonly followed religions …

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‘To free yourself from mental afflictions, you must study your mind’

Born in the remote village of Samagaun in Gorkha, Yongey Mingyur Rinpoche is one of the most renowned meditation teachers of his generation. His first book, ‘The joy of living’, was on the New York Times bestseller list and has been translated into more than 20 languages. Since then, he has written six more books. Recently Mingyur Rinpoche launched “Jiunuko …

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Queens businesses say they are battling the COVID-19 pandemic and look forward to fewer regulations – QNS.com

When the Punda Tibetan restaurant in Sunnyside opened in 2015, owner Tenzing Tsering said business was doing extremely well. Tsering said he received awards from elected officials, was mentioned in local newspapers and even had an article appear in the New York Times. The Times article described the traditional Tibetan menu items of Tsering in great detail, making any reader’s …

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An overview of the judicial system; First Report to New Zealand Courts

Chief Justice Helen Winkelmann said investing in the courts’ transition from a paper-based operating model to a digital operating model is a “high priority”. Photo / Provided For the first time in more than two decades, the nation’s chief justice has revealed insight into how the nation’s courts operate. In her inaugural report, Chief Justice Helen Winkelmann worries that innocent …

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Indian attitudes towards gender roles: key findings

(IndiaPix/IndiaPicture/Getty Images) Indian adults almost universally say it is important for women to have the same rights as men, including eight in ten who say it is very important. At the same time, however, there are circumstances where Indians believe men should be given preferential treatment: 80% agree that “when there are few jobs, men should have more employment rights …

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A school of theology mobilizes to fight the HIV epidemic in the South

(Interreligious America) – As a girl growing up in Dallas, Allison Mathews spent a lot of time in Catholic churches. The historic parishes her family called home had predominantly black congregations, and her parents, both music ministers, founded a national conference that drew 1,000 black Catholics to Texas each year. Called “Unity Explosion,” the event was an empowering place for …

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UP Assembly Elections 2022: India has handled COVID-19 better than the US, says Rajnath Singh

Rajnath Singh called on the people to “reject the policy of appeasement and religion”. (To file) Agra: Union Defense Minister Rajnath Singh said on Saturday that India has handled the COVID-19 pandemic better than developed countries including the United States of America. “India’s response to the challenges posed by the COVID-19 pandemic is unmatched even by developed countries like the …

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Celebrating Catholic Schools Week 2022 – Catholic Standard

Catholic elementary schools in the Roman Catholic Archdiocese of Washington are diverse and varied. Their size varies from just over 100 students to over 700 students. We have schools in the heart of the District of Columbia with little or no green space for student play, schools sitting on vast acres of land with a chicken named Nugget on the …

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China silent on Kashmir, Palestine’

Islamabad: Human Rights Minister Dr. Shireen Mazari says the US is playing the ‘Xinjiang card’ against China while keeping silent on Kashmir and Palestine. The Pakistan-China Institute (PCI) hosted a unique webinar on the “New Cold War? Playing the Xinjiang card against China” as part of its flagship event series, “Friends of Silk Road (FOSR)”. The webinar brought together over …

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Holy Martyrs Armenian Day School serves New York Armenians

Editor’s Note: This profile of Holy Martyrs Armenian Day School in Queens, New York was an assignment for a graduate course called “Writing and Reporting I” at New York University. It is first published in print and online in the Armenian Weekly. Every morning, students gather in an auditorium in Queens to recite the Our Father in Armenian. Students then …

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Visitors flock to shrines and temples, but still a relative trickle

Visitors to Sensoji Temple, Meiji Shrine, Naritasan Shinshoji Temple, and Kawasaki Daishi Temple in the greater Tokyo area on January 1 (Photo taken by Takahiro Kumakura) On January 1, the number of visitors to Shinto shrines and Buddhist temples in the greater Tokyo area was up from the same day in 2021, when Japan was plagued by a surge in …

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Cape Town, South Africa holds musical and interfaith tribute to Desmond Tutu

Published on: 12/30/2021 – 01:56 An interfaith musical memorial on Wednesday in honor of South Africa’s revered anti-apartheid icon, Desmond Tutu, had a rabbi and a dancing monk as Cape Town bid farewell to its first black Anglican archbishop. The colorful town hall service in honor of Tutu, who passed away over the weekend, brought together family members and politicians, …

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Don’t Arouse AAC Passions: Yogi Adityanath

Calling AIMIM leader Asaduddin Owaisi “an agent of the Samajwadi party”, Uttar Padesh chief minister Yogi Adityanath on Tuesday threatened to take “strict measures” against those “who want to stir up passions again” about the Citizenship Amendment Act (CAA). The CAA was promulgated by the BJP government at the Center to provide Indian citizenship to Hindu, Sikh, Buddhist, Jain, Parsi, …

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Gotabaya’s Disappointing Presidency – The Diplomat

Advertising On November 18, Gotabaya Rajapaksa will finish his two years as President of Sri Lanka. He won a decisive mandate; Sinhala Buddhist nationalists, who constitute the majority of the island, voted overwhelmingly for him. However, his two years at the helm have been disappointing. In his electoral manifesto, Gotabaya promised to make Sri Lanka a “prosperous” country. But it …

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Indian Sikh pilgrims to travel to Pakistan for Gurupurab

Indian Sikh pilgrims will travel to neighboring Pakistan for the Gurupurab, the Foreign Ministry said Thursday. As many as 1,500 pilgrims will travel to Pakistan from November 17-26 under the 1974 Protocol on Visits to Religious Shrines in India-Pak, MEA said. They will visit Gurdwara Darbar Sahib, Sri Panja Sahib, Dera Sahib, Nankana Sahib and Kartarpur Sahib Gurdwara Sacha Sauda. …

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Tibetan Sikyong Penpa Tsering calls for closer relations

Tibetan Central Administration chief Penpa Tsering on Monday expressed hope that Taiwan and Tibet can strengthen their mutual ties. “There are many aspects in which we can work together,” said Penpa Tsering, who took office in May as the Tibetan government-in-exile sikyong. “We still have to find and understand how we can work together, how we can collaborate on issues …

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Why the firecracker ban is an explosive amalgam of religion, economy and health

Diwali is one of the most auspicious holidays for the Hindu population, and firecrackers are synonymous with this annual holiday. People believe that the celebration is incomplete without firecrackers. Every year around this time, given the states’ pollution index, there is a lot of talk about their ban. However, it is not that easy. As the festival is of significant …

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Dalai Lama-inspired Himalayan cafe in Scotland hits fundraising goal

Nothing is permanent, therefore everything is precious. Here is a selection of some events, ephemeral or not, in the Buddhist world this week Edinburgh’s Dalai Lama Inspired ‘Himalaya Café’ Survives by Reaching Fundraising Goal The Himalayan Café in Edinburgh, Scotland recently avoided closure thanks to a fundraising campaign started by its owner, Reka Gawa. Daughter of Tibetan refugees, Gawa was …

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Reinventing an old spirit with a bad reputation

DENPASAR, Indonesia – Ask people who have vacationed in Bali about arrack – a colorless alcoholic drink traditionally made in backyard distilleries – and you’ll hear stories of drinkers getting sick, going blind and sometimes even dying after frequenting cheap bars that replace arak with spirits imported to increase profits. “There have been a number of deaths and serious illnesses …

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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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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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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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This Jerusalema dance by religious in India is perhaps the best yet

The tribute to Indian health workers is magnificent and uplifting! Social media has been abuzz with various renditions of the popular song “Jerusalem” by Master KG, and religious from all over the world joined in the joyous dance, making us smile. These clerics from India, however, really added something special to the dance. A video was posted by Varapuzha Basilica …

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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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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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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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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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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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‘Sheer Qorma’ Muslim Indian love story breaks barriers

Award-winning non-binary Indian Parsi filmmaker Faraz Arif Ansari is breaking barriers again with his new film, “Sheer Qorma”. “I think the film itself is revolutionary in a lot of ways,” said Ansari, 31, who wrote and directed the short. “I don’t think a movie like this has ever been made in India.” The film is a 30 minute love story …

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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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“Make every day a day of yoga”

International Yoga Day was celebrated on Monday by members of the Odia Society UAE in Dubai. Also this year, the United Arab Emirates (UAE), including Odias, participated in this occasion with total enthusiasm in programs with limited attendance, parks and houses while respecting the restriction. Regular yoga practice can dramatically transform our lives by boosting our immunity, self-esteem, and self-confidence. …

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