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    LANDED On January 5, His Holiness the 17th Gyalwa Karmapa, the 14-year-old head of the Kagyu order, having left Tibet under the cloak of darkness, arrived safely in Dharamsala, India, seat of the Tibetan government-in-exile. Although many details of the Karmapa’s escape were unknown in early January, the New York Times reported that on December 28 His Holiness, whose name is Ugyen Trinley Dorge, fled on foot with several attendants from Tsurphu Monastery approximately 40 miles north of Lhasa. More »
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    Mustang, Nepal, has been a trading route and Buddhist pilgrimage site for centuries. Although remote, Mustang is far from provincial. Thakali, an ethnic clan from Lower Mustang, make their homes around the globe, and many Loba, ethnic Tibetans from Lo (Upper Mustang) have emigrated to Kathmandu or the United States, in search of economic opportunities. Likewise, planes and helicopters land daily at Jomsom, Mustang's district headquarters, delivering lowland goods and tourists. Still, Mustang is a place of footpaths and mule trains. But not for long. More »
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    Anglican Chapel Reborn as Meditation Center Paid Member

    A UK Thai sangha breathes new life into disused facilities image: Woking News & MailMore »
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    Canadian Government Honors Zen Priest for Garden Design Paid Member

    Meritorious Service Award recognizes "outstanding contribution to Canada-Japan Cultural ties."More »