As the Wheel Turns

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According to his autobiography“Take It Like a Man,”Boy George has finally come out of the closet as - a Buddhist. On the celluloid trail:“Seven Days in Tibet,”starring Brad Pitt, directed by Jean Jacques-Annaud; and“Kundun,”developed by screenwriter Melissa Mathison and director Martin Scorsese. Dharma brothers: at North Carolina’s Wingate University, His Holiness the Dalai Lama was introduced by his old friend, anti-communist crusader Sen. Jesse Helms (Rep., N. C.). Naropa Institute’s Andrew Schelling has been awarded a Witter Bynner Foundation Grant to translate women poets from ancient India. Big Apple Buddhists no longer have to leave Manhattan to find a Zen teacher. There are currently three teachers living in New York: Pat Enkyo O’Hara, Village Zendo; Bonnie Myotai Treace, Zen Center of New York City, and Yasuko Aiho Shimano, New York Zendo.

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