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    Gurus for Hire Paid Member

    Dharamsala’s “Little Lhasa” has become a bustling spiritual marketplace...More »
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    The Pope: Part II In the Winter 1994 issue, Tricycle reported on the response of the Catholic Church to the rise of Buddhism in Italy. That article, based in part on “Why So Many Religions?”—an advance chapter of Pope Paul II’s new book, Crossing the Threshold of Hope (Knopf)—represented the Pope’s views regarding non-Christian religions as being in alignment with those of the Second Vatican Council of 1962–66—in other words, moderate.  More »
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    Government Tries to Stamp-out Smoking Monks Paid Member

    Thailand's smoking monks come under fireimage: Reuters/Chor SokuntheaMore »
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    Borobudur Survives Quake Paid Member

    The famed Buddhist stupa Borobudur has survived the Indonesian earthquake of May 27th, but 5700 people, at last count, did not.More »
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    Brain researchers fight to cancel Dalai Lama’s lecture Paid Member

    Are the protesters just pro-Chinese are is the Dalai Lama pedaling unsubstantiated research?More »
  • In the News: Summer 1995 Paid Member

    On March 3 a Vietnamese Buddhist monk was stabbed to death by a homeless man whom he had taken into his temple in Philadelphia. Thich Hanh Man, 43, had served only three months as resident monk at Philadelphia’s first Vietnamese Buddhist temple when the attack occurred. Though other members of the temple had warned him about Lan-Ngoc Nguyen, a Vietnamese homeless man whose past, they said, included arrests and a history of mental illness, Man felt that it was his duty as a monk to offer help. Police said they saw evidence of a struggle in the temple kitchen. Members of the temple who knew Man, however, said that the turned-over tables and chairs were evidence not of a fight, but of a chase. Man, they said, who outweighed his attacker by twenty pounds, would have been trying to escape when he was stabbed nine times. More »