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Some of the latest stories about Buddhism appearing in the News.

Four more Dalit docs embrace Buddhism in Tamil Nadu's CuddaloreThe New Indian ExpressCUDDALORE: Seven months after 47 Dalit medical practitioners converted to Buddhism, four more joined the religion here on Sunday. In all, 16 Dalits embraced Buddhism in the presence of monks at an event to mark the 126th birth [...]
Sun, May 28, 2017 11:43:00 PM, Continue reading at the source
LankawebPower of institutional religions – Christianity & Islam against Buddhism/BuddhistsLankawebIt is only the people who have a solid understanding of the past, the historical background of Sri Lanka together with the understand of the influence and the trigger points that are used and are in control of the parties out [...]
Sun, May 28, 2017 11:02:00 PM, Continue reading at the source
Patheos (blog)The Dalai Lama Continues to Push Secular Ethics Over BuddhismPatheos (blog)Last week the Tibetan spiritual leader offered talks to three groups of students at his residence in Dharamsala, India. The students came from the U.S., Canada, and 25 students from the Tong Len [Tibetan for 'giving and taking'] charitable [...]
Thu, May 25, 2017 9:34:00 PM, Continue reading at the source
Lion's Roar“Dear White People” creator Justin Simien talks Buddhism ...Lion's RoarOne element of Justin Simien's identity isn't obvious in his new Netflix hit: Buddhism. But it's there.and more [...]
Thu, May 25, 2017 6:25:00 PM, Continue reading at the source
Collective EvolutionBuddhism, Science, & The Western World: Changing The Way We See LifeCollective EvolutionBut answering that question isn't so easy, because Buddhism doesn't fit neatly into just one category. In fact, when Buddha was asked what he was teaching, he responded by saying that he teaches “the way things are.” [...]
Thu, May 25, 2017 3:26:00 PM, Continue reading at the source
Patheos (blog)Guest Post: Why Christians Turn to Buddhism: Six ExamplesPatheos (blog)I'm very happy to feature a guest post by philosopher and theologian Dr. Jay McDaniel. Jay is a Professor of Religion at Hendrix College, and serves as the Director of the Steel Center for the Study of Religion and Philosophy. [...]
Wed, May 24, 2017 4:39:00 AM, Continue reading at the source
QuartzLouis CK's comedy is the perfect introduction to BuddhismQuartzOne of Louis CK's funniest bits on death is featured in his Live at the Beacon Theatre comedy special, filmed in the fall of 2011. He begins by estimating the crowd size, which he places at about 2,500 people. “That's a lot [...]
Sat, May 13, 2017 9:01:00 AM, Continue reading at the source
Frontier MyanmarThe true face of BuddhismFrontier MyanmarA rumour that a Buddhist woman had been “torched” by a Muslim man spread quickly through the town. Within hours, a mob had formed, its members riding around town on motorbikes wielding weapons. Muslim-owned businesses and religious buildings ... [...]
Fri, May 12, 2017 12:37:00 AM, Continue reading at the source
NPRBuddhism, Science And The Western World : 13.7: Cosmos And ...NPRBlogger Adam Frank explores the insight of Buddhist scholars, who suggests the affinity Buddhism is supposed to have with science is a consequence of its ...and more [...]
Thu, May 11, 2017 7:16:00 AM, Continue reading at the source
Sacramento BeeYounger Californians drawn to Buddhism in Trump era | The ...Sacramento BeeSacramentans honored Buddha's 2,641st birthday Sunday, many of them young adults who view their religion as an antidote to the divisiveness of the Trump ...and more [...]
Mon, May 08, 2017 12:49:00 AM, Continue reading at the source

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