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China Debuts New Rules Severely Restricting Religious Activity Online
The rules ban religious groups from seeking converts, distributing texts, or livestreaming sermons online.
Sex Abuse Allegations Against Buddhist Monk Rock Famous Chinese Monastery
By Gerry Shih, Associated Press
Beijing abbot Shi Xuecheng is a well-known religious leader in China.
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Rescued Thai Boys To Be Ordained As Novice Buddhist Monks
Eleven members of the Wild Boars soccer team had their heads shaved and donned white robes as part of the process.
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State Of Emergency Declared As Buddhist Mobs Target Muslims In Sri Lanka
President Maithripala Sirisena imposed a state of emergency for seven days, aiming to stop the violence from spreading to other parts of the country.
The Tantric Truth Behind “Barney”
Well, this is weird. The man who played Barney from 1991-2001 now runs a tantric sex business where he “unblocks the energies” of his female clients.
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We’ve Been Here All Along
Assistant professor of American Studies, San Jose State Univer...
The exclusion of Asian and Asian American Buddhists from conversations on American Buddhism is cultural appropriation.
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Environmental Destruction, Inequality And Loneliness. Why Capitalism Is Broken.
Albert Einstein's scribbled note on happiness is wisdom worth remembering.
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America Must Stand Up To China To Defend Human Rights In Tibet
Rep. Jim McGovern
U.S. Representative for the Massachusetts 2nd Congressional Di...
The Panchen Lama has not been heard from since that day, more than 20 years ago, when he and his family were taken.
The Spirituality Of Protest
Activist, Blogger, Earthseed Shaper
“It is time for spiritual people to get active and the activist people to get spiritual. I think we need both now. In order
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Learn To Meditate With A Buddhist Monk
World-renowned Buddhist monk Thích Nhất Hạnh practices engagement in the world and everyday mindfulness. His students explained the basics of proper meditation to the creators of the upcoming film "Walk With Me."
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Japanese Robot Is Programmed To Perform Buddhist Funeral Rites
By Megumi Lim/ Chehui Peh, Reuters
The robot priest costs only 25 percent of a human priest.
Former Monk Wanted On Child Sex Charges To Return To Thailand: Police
Wirapol Sukphol fled to the U.S. after being expelled from the monkhood in 2013.
How To Meditate Anytime, Anywhere
Buddhist master and meditation teacher Mingyur Rinpoche explains how to meditate with one simple method
10 Things I've Learned Since Chronic Illness Entered My Life At 33
Cassandra Marcella Metzger
JD, MA, RYT, founder of Wellspring Stones - the online oasis f...
If I had known on the day I graduated from Vassar that I would have less than 12 years before I got sick with a debilitating
5 Unique Buddhist Temples To Visit Before You Die
Buddhism writer, Buddhist American, Meditation Enthusiast
Returning to the classic temples of ancient times, Borobudur, located in Magelang on the Indonesian island of Java, is the
The Fundamental Truth About Relationships
CEO & Founder, Borrowed Wisdom; Author of forthcoming book Tir...
Lately I've been hearing a lot of complaints from my coaching clients and friends about their partners. The summary? They're
Why We Might Choose To Be Grateful When Anxiety Shows Up
Well-being Coach and Consultant. CEO at Applied Attention
Looking back, I can see that I struggled early on, but I didn’t have a name for what I was experiencing. In my senior year
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Buddhists In Asia Are Throwing Buddha A Big, Beautiful Birthday Celebration
It's one of the most important dates on the Buddhist calendar.
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