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Lessons drawn from life by VANNIYA SRIANGURA, The Bangkok Post, Sept 12, 2008
Today, Buddhist-approach schools that follow an educational system which is somehow regarded as out-of-date are seeing their waiting lists grow. Flowers Bloom, a dhamma-related hymn by a Buddhist nun, Mae Chee Sansanee Sthirasuta, commonly sung in rongrien withi pud has become a popular song among kindergarten-age kids nationwide. While vowing to keep the five moral precepts, sitting meditation and phae metta - extending kindness to all lives in the world - are some of the routine rituals an increasing number of schoolchildren perform every morning.
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Two Truths in Buddhism by Professor N. A. de S. Amaratunga, The Island, Sept 9, 2008
Kandy, Sri Lanka -- Theravada Buddhism had described two Truths; Absolute Truth (Paramatha Sathya) and Conventional Truth (Sammuti Sathya). Nagarjuna Thera of the Mahayana Tradition also identified two truths, but his theory was different from that of Theravada Buddhism.
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Korea’s Buddhists in Revolt by Shim Jae Hoon, Asia Sentinel, September 2, 2008
Korean Buddhists, fired by allegations of religious bias from the Lee administration, take to the streets but the real reason lies much deeper
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Buddhism and Abortion by Barbara O'Brien, About.com:Buddhism, September 2, 2008
Los Angeles, USA -- The U.S. has struggled with the issue of abortion for many years without coming to consensus. We need a fresh perspective, and I believe the Buddhist view of the abortion issue may provide one.
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A New Breed of Monk Rises in Myanmar by The Wall Street Journal
Mr. Sitagu Sayadaw was born in 1937 in a small town in central Myanmar, then known as Burma. At age seven, he entered the local monastery to study, and by 20 years old became a Buddhist monk, taking the formal name Ashin Nanissara. He later studied Pali scripture, in which he is considered an expert, at Mandalay University.
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Buddha's Caves by The Daily Star, July 7, 2008
The first cave at Mogaoku was carved in A.D. 366 by an itinerant monk named Yuezun who said that one night he saw flame-like lights pulsing across the cliff face and took them as a sign: Here you must stay. So he cut a hole in the sandstone wall and moved in.
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2nd century “future Buddha” sculpture discovered at ancient site near Taxila by APP, June 20, 2008
WAH CANTT, Pakistan -- The archaeologists team of the Federal Department of Archaeology and Museums found a statue of Bodhisattva Maitreya made of black shiest stone belongs to second century AD at the Buddhist monastery locally called Badal Pur situated about 13 km north-east of Taxila Museum.
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Foreigners seek serenity at Yangon meditation centres by Phyu Lin Wai http://www.mmtimes.com
Daw Vajiranani is a 50-year-old American who became a Buddhist nun in the United States in 1991. Since 1993 she has lived and meditated in Myanmar, and now practices as a nun at Panditarama Shwe-Taung-Gon Sasana Yeiktha in Bahan township and at its branch, Hse-Main-Gon Forest Meditation Centre on the Yangon-Bago Road, about 65 kilometres from Yangon.
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Perfectly Rapt by Sati Saraniya
Thursday, December 20, 2007 Generosity contains the whole path – from precepts to liberating consciousness. But to mature and develop it well, we may have to confront charred memories and perceived injustices that stall and weaken our ability to be magnanimous. Ferreting out our intentions – whatever they are – enables us to see through, and try to forgive, the mind’s covert games or prolonged tantrums. We can then dislodge selfish and caustic attitudes, or entrenched feelings that divide us from others as well as from the riches of our own heart.
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Conference explores mind, happiness by The Buddhist Channel, Nov 16, 2007
Petaling Jaya, Malaysia -- Three Buddhist organisations are joining forces for the second time to organise the Fifth Global Conference on Buddhism. The conference, organised by the Buddhist Gem Fellowship (BGF), Buddhist Missionary Society Malaysia and Young Buddhist Association of Malaysia (YBAM), will be held at the Sunway Convention Centre on Nov 17 and 18. It is also supported and co-sponsored by 11 other Buddhist organisations in Malaysia.
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