Tag: Buddhism

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    Read more of the Religion & Ethics NewsWeekly interview with Tu Weiming, professor of Chinese history and philosophy and Confucian studies at Harvard University.

    June 27, 2008 | Comments

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    Buddhist teachings do not rule out the use of force to relieve a greater suffering, although the Buddhist tradition is rightly known for the systematic practice of nonviolence, its first ethical precept.

    June 27, 2008 | Comments

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    They teach nonviolence, but their demonstrations against the Chinese have sometimes become violent.

    June 27, 2008 | Comments

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    In Myanmar in Southeast Asia, tens of thousands of Buddhist monks have been marching against the military government and where the regime has harshly cracked down. More

    September 28, 2007 | Comments

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    Read analysis and commentary on the Buddhist protests in Burma by Patrick Pranke and Donald Mitchell.

    September 28, 2007 | Comments

  • Commentator Donald W. Mitchell, a religious studies professor at Purdue University, writes about the protests in Myanmar and “socially engaged Buddhism.” More

    September 28, 2007 | Comments

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    A segment about the Chinese Buddhist tradition of honoring deceased family members at the place where their ashes are interred. Harry Leong of New York City was our guide as he and his mother remembered his late father at the Chuang Yen monastery in Carmel, New York.

    July 20, 2007 | Comments

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    Read excerpts from the Dalai Lama’s November 15, 2005 remarks at the Aspen Institute in Washington, D.C. More

    November 18, 2005 | Comments

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    Every year in New York’s Central Park, the Buddhist magazine TRICYCLE sponsors a demonstration of Buddhist practices called “Change Your Mind Day.” More

    July 29, 2005 | Comments

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    Tibetan Buddhists celebrated their New Year, called Losar, with traditional services of prayer and purification, sending positive energy into the world, they hope, to help bring about peace. More

    February 18, 2005 | Comments

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