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

Words of faith: Discover the path to end negative karmaThe Desert SunShinnyo Buddhists practice to live in a joyous state of nirvana, (permanence, bliss, self, purity) and help connect others to this all-embracing compassion. Shinnyo-en founder Shinjo Ito, a Buddhist master, uncovered the true meaning of the Buddha's ... [...]
Tue, Jul 25, 2017 5:03:00 PM, Continue reading at the source
Washington PostA Buddhist yogi taught others to live a meaningful life. He died with ...Washington PostIt may be hard to put one's mind into his,” Michael Stone's family said about his death.Yoga innovator, author dies in Victoria at 42 - Times ColonistTimes Colonistall 3 news articles [...]
Tue, Jul 25, 2017 10:04:00 AM, Continue reading at the source
Bitcoin MagazineBad Karma: Community Objects to “Opportunism” of Buddhism on ...Bitcoin MagazineLast week, startup company Lotos published its new project on Reddit aiming to create a decentralized religious community, supporting Buddhism and ...and more [...]
Mon, Jul 24, 2017 8:24:00 PM, Continue reading at the source
Patheos (blog)Buddhism, Patriarchy, Abuse, and Violence: We Need to TalkPatheos (blog)If you have seen the movie Spotlight, you'll know the lengths to which organizations can go to ignore, avoid, and eventually cover up abuse from within. Or perhaps you have heard of the blue code or blue wall of silence [...]
Mon, Jul 24, 2017 8:15:00 PM, Continue reading at the source
Los Angeles TimesThoughts from Dr. Joe: A friend finds much needed peace in BuddhismLos Angeles TimesLast week, I spoke with my friend Colleen Pathe, a devoted Buddhist. Colleen follows Nichiren Buddhism, which embodies the teaching of the 13th-century Japanese priest Nichiren. Its focus, based upon chanting, “Nam myoho renge kyo” [...]
Mon, Jul 24, 2017 8:15:00 PM, Continue reading at the source
BBC NewsThailand monks: Wirapol Sukphol case highlights country's ... - BBCBBC NewsThai monk Wirapol Sukphol denies a range of charges but the case points to a wider trend of bad karma.and more [...]
Fri, Jul 21, 2017 11:54:00 PM, Continue reading at the source
Deseret NewsHamblin & Peterson: Encountering a landmark of Japanese Buddhism in HawaiiDeseret NewsIt sits nestled on the hilly grounds of the Valley of the Temples Memorial Park, a rather large non-denominational cemetery that was established in the early 1960s and which now includes sections for Catholics, Protestants, Buddhists and adherents [...]
Fri, Jul 21, 2017 8:05:00 PM, Continue reading at the source
Goshen NewsGLOBAL FAITHS: Christianity, Islam and Buddhism spread by missionariesGoshen NewsOut of that came the conviction that enlightened Buddhists should teach to others the truth they have found. Buddhism's missionary impulse is the reason his message spread from India to Sri Lanka, Myanmar, Thailand, Cambodia, Laos, Vietnam and also ... [...]
Fri, Jul 21, 2017 8:11:00 AM, Continue reading at the source
MyCentralJersey.comBuddhism in the Age of CravingMyCentralJersey.comIn Buddhism, a key concept is "tanha," a word that means “craving.” Some needs and desires enrich our lives — love would be a good example — but tanha causes us to want more and more because we feel disconnected. The opposite of tanha is [...]
Mon, Jul 17, 2017 2:24:00 PM, Continue reading at the source
Aljazeera.comSri Lanka: Buddhism to remain paramount in new charterAljazeera.comSri Lanka's prime minister said on Wednesday that Buddhism will remain paramount on the bitterly divided island, seeking to head off protests led by the powerful Buddhist clergy against proposed changes to the constitution. The government announced ...and more [...]
Wed, Jul 12, 2017 5:17:00 PM, Continue reading at the source

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