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Public tours spectacular Buddhist temple near Omemee 0

OMEMEE – The public had a chance to look at a Buddhist Temple under construction near Omemee on Saturday (June 25). The Wutai Shan Temple is located in Cavan Monaghan

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Three-day long ceremony marks consecration of first Buddhist temple in Alaska 0

For the first time in Alaskan history, a Thai Buddhist temple in Anchorage has been fully consecrated, or made holy. It was a landmark event for Buddhists from the state

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Controversial Buddhist temple expansion project could get green light 1

After a decade of fighting the community, the Ling Yen Mountain Temple’s plans for expansion are moving forward once more. The Buddhist temple in Richmond, B.C., has scaled back its expansion proposal by

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Cambodia’s vast medieval cities hidden beneath the jungle 0

Archaeologists in Cambodia have found multiple, previously undocumented medieval cities not far from the ancient temple city of Angkor Wat, the Guardian can reveal, in groundbreaking discoveries that promise to upend key

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California Buddhist Embarks on Environmental Pilgrimage Across the US 0

California resident and Buddhist practitioner Melissa McCarthy has transformed her frustration over humanity’s careless treatment of the environment into a determination to raise awareness through a unique act of social

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Dalai Lama Urges Religious Harmony in the Wake of Tragic Events in Orlando 0

Leading a silent prayer in Washington, DC on Monday morning in the wake of Sunday’s deadly shooting in Orlando, Florida, His Holiness the Dalai Lama emphasized that the only viable

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Sakyadhita to Host 15th International Conference at The University of Hong Kong 1

Sakyadhita International Association of Buddhist Women will host its next conference from 22–28 June 2017 at The University of Hong Kong, with support from the university’s Centre of Buddhist Studies

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Chinese Woman Frees Hundreds of Snakes In Buddhist Ritual 0

The Buddhist ritual of fang sheng (release life) is the practice of buying captured animals and releasing them back to the wild. This practice is supposed to acquire good karma, as it

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China To Demolish World’s Largest Buddhist Monastery: Human Rights Watch 0

BEIJING:  China plans to demolish a large part of one of the world’s biggest Buddhist monasteries that would leave thousands homeless, Human Rights Watch said today as it appealed to the

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Chinese Authorities Plan Major Reduction of Monastic Population at Larung Gar 0

The authorities in China’s southwestern Sichuan Province are reportedly planning a major reduction of the burgeoning monastic population at the famed Larung Gar Buddhist Academy in the Larung Valley near

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