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Buddhist holy tree vandalized in India by Bangkok Post, July 20, 2006
New Delhi, India -- A group of unknown miscreants cut off a branch from a 110-year-old Buddhist holy tree in India's eastern Bihar state, news reports said Thursday.
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The challenge to the Sangha in the 21st century by By Ven. Bhikkhu Bodhi, Lanka Daily News, July 19, 2006
Colombo, Sri Lanka -- Challenge: The Sangha, the order of fully ordained monks and nuns, is the visible representation of the Buddha in the world; for twenty-five centuries, it has sustained the continuity of the Dhamma among humankind; by its procedures of ordination and transmission it ensures that the Buddha's legacy remains alive.
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A Buddhist Perspective of Leadership & Management by by Shen Shi'an, The Buddhist Channel, July 20, 2006
Singapore -- The historical Buddha was an incomparable leader in many aspects. Without any human weaknesses, he shone as a complete embodiment of virtue, an example of what we all can be.
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World Cup Musings: Lessons from the last match by by Shen Shi'an, The Buddhist Channel, July 13, 2006
Singapore -- In the final minutes of the last World Cup match, Zidane, the captain and star player of France, got sent off the field with a red card for head-butting Materazzi from the Italian team. Some consider his rash violence unpardonable, especially since he was a role model for so many youths. Our deeds do ripple with effects throughout the universe, be they in waves huge or small!
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The true spirit of Asalaha Puja by By METTANANDO BHIKKHU, Bangkok Post, July 10, 2006
A rainy season retreat is the perfect time to bring the spirit of caring back to the Buddhist community and promote peace and harmony during these times of political uncertainty Bangkok, Thailand -- Asalaha Puja Day, according to the traditions of Theravada Buddhism, is the anniversary of Lord Buddha's first sermon, known as the Turning of the Wheel of the Dharma. He delivered this sermon to the five ascetics who were his attendants during his quest for enlightenment.
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The sorry state of Thai Buddhism by The Nation, June 21, 2006
There are better ways of ensuring the relevance of Thailand's national religion than mass ceremonies or big temples
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Gandhi proclaimed himself a Buddhist by by PK Balachandran, The Hindustan, June 12, 2006
Colombo, Sri Lanka -- In the 1920s, Mahatma Gandhi proclaimed himself a Buddhist, saying that Buddhism was rooted in Hinduism and represented its essence. During his visit to Sri Lanka in 1927, Gandhi had no hesitation in declaring that he was a "Buddhist" because he saw Buddhism as cleansed Hinduism.
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Was the Lord Buddha a sexist? by By METTANANDO BHIKKHU, Bangkok Post, May 9, 2006
This question is not intended as a blasphemy against the Lord Buddha or his teachings, but it is pertinent to the survival and progress of Buddhism in the modern world
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Chinese Buddhism re-emerges as major global force by By Senaka Weeraratna, Asian Tribune, April 25, 2006
Colombo, Sri Lanka -- China is re-discovering the priceless value of Buddhism and the role it must play in the dissemination of Buddhism worldwide.
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Islam in the eyes of Dalai Lama by by Balbir K Punj, The Pioneer, April 22, 2006
The Dalai Lama, on a month-long trip to the US and South America, said at San Francisco and Chicago that Islam is a religion of compassion which is being unfairly marginalised by few extremists. Ye Xiaowen, the Director of State Administration for Religious Affairs, recently said that Buddhism can reduce social divisions in China better than Islam and Christianity, adding Buddhism can help believers cope with fast-changing society plagued by wealth gap and social unrest.
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