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The Rise of a Rinpoche

Maureen Seaberg | Posted 10.22.2014 | GPS for the Soul
Maureen Seaberg

Phakyab Rinpoche, a high-ranking Tibetan lama living in Jackson Heights, Queens, tucks his feet under him on the carpet of his living room-turned-temple and recounts how it all began. He was 13 and living in post-Cultural Revolution Tibet in the late 1970s, when the Future Buddha, Jampa, also known as Maitreya, came to him in a dream.

Couple Gets The Bubonic Plague, Husband Slips Into Coma For Nearly 90 Days | Posted 03.25.2013 | Weird News

On a trip to Manhattan, New Mexico couple Lucinda Marker and John Tull fell ill with what turned out to be the bubonic plague. In what was the first c...

Multiple Amputee Wins $18 Million Settlement

AP | Posted 05.05.2012 | New York

NEW YORK -- A New York City woman who had her hands and legs amputated has won a $17.9 million settlement from the city and a hospital. The hospital ...