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    Bollywood to Bring Buddha to Big Screen Paid Member

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    UNTOEING THE LINE Monks from the banned Unified Buddhist Church of Vietnam (UBCV) are facing more arrests and detention. According to Reuters, a UBCV monk, Thich Khong Tanh, 56, was detained in September. Upon his release he told the UBCV's Thich Quang Do, the 72-year-old and a one-time Nobel Peace Prize nominee who heads the UBCV's Institute for the Propagation of the Dharma, that police had warned him about future arrests. Do said, “(The police) disclosed there is already an order to arrest all of us.” More »
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    Is Buddhism Sick in Sikkim? Paid Member

    Buddhism dominated the religious landscape of Sikkim for more than a millennium, but its influence may be on the wane.More »
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    More Chaos in Southern Thailand Paid Member

    Terror attacks and apparent retribution for the same continue to disrupt life in southern Thailand. The Thai government has condemned the violence and attempted to institute a curfew. The previous government had take a more hard-line approach to dealing with the terrorism, while the current regime is trying to be more conciliatory. � More »
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    A Middle Way for Science Paid Member

    B. Allan Wallace, President of the Santa Barbara Institute for Consciousness Studies, joins the debate surrounding the Dalai Lama's upcoming lecture to the Society for Neuroscience.More »
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    In The News Paid Member

    Change Your Mind Change Your Mind (CYM),“Tricycle’s”second annual day of meditation in Central Park, opened with a surprising and auspicious event: a white heron flying above the grassy slopes of Mineral Springs Hill. Only after it circled twice, on the morning of June 4, did Michele Laporte hit a large Japanese temple gong 108 times to formally open a day in which meditation teachers from various Buddhist traditions gave introductory talks and led the… More »