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  To cling to onself as Buddha, oneself as Ch'an or the way,
making that an understanding, is called clinging to the inward view.

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1. A daily cycle of giving in 'most generous' Myanmar

In this Nov. 19, 2014 photo, a resident waits in front of her wooden shack to offer food to Buddhist monks as they wind through the streets in Hlaing Tharyar, northwest of Yangon, Myanmar. In its latest World Giving Index, the U.K.-based Charities Aid Foundation said Myanmar shared the top spot with the United States.



2. Program looks to intro LGBTs to ...

"Queer Warriorship," an introduction to meditation and mindfulness for the LGBT community, will take place Nov. 21 at Philadelphia Shambhala Meditation Center, 2030 Sansom St. Eric Spiegel, a teacher within the Shambhala tradition, is giving the talk, which begins 7 p.m. The program is free and open to the public, although registration is encouraged. Spiegel is uniquely qualified to address this topic.



3. the buddhist theory of truth ~ dharmavidya

I was asked does Buddhism have a theory of truth and, if so, what is it? The quick answer is yes, it does, and Buddha knows. Let's unpack this.



4. Briarcliff Students Learn About Buddhism In Visit To Monastery In Putnam

Briarcliff High School ninth-grade global studies students had the opportunity to see Buddhism practiced locally during a recent class trip to Chuang Yen Buddhist Monastery in Kent. "We are currently studying Hinduism, Buddhism and ancient China, and I thought it would be wonderful to see how Buddhism is practiced and learn from actual Buddhist monks," teacher Paul Zeidan said in a statement.



5. Briarcliff Students Learn About Buddhism In Visit To Monastery In Putnam

Briarcliff High School ninth-grade global studies students had the opportunity to see Buddhism practiced locally during a recent class trip to Chuang Yen Buddhist Monastery in Kent. "We are currently studying Hinduism, Buddhism and ancient China, and I thought it would be wonderful to see how Buddhism is practiced and learn from actual Buddhist monks," teacher Paul Zeidan said in a statement.



6. Arts of the supernatural

Susan Conway's beautiful and fascinating book focuses on graphical devices drawn on paper, cloth or the skin, and used mainly for protection, healing and divination. She passes by spirit mediums, rites and amulets because they have been described by others, and builds on her knowledge of iconography from her earlier work on textiles.



7. Local artist John Duckworth presents ambitious, immersive show at City Gallery

WHEN: Nov. 8-Dec. 21; 10 a.m.-6 p.m. Tuesday-Friday, noon-5 p.m. Saturday and Sunday A few years ago, John Duckworth attended the Art Basel-Miami Beach show, a potpourri of modern and contemporary artworks that attracts attention from critics and patrons around the world, but he wasn't impressed. "It was disheartening," he said.



8. Around and About Theater and Film: East Bay Media Center Film...

AROUND AND ABOUT THEATER AND FILM: East Bay Media Center Film Festival; Golden Thread Presents 'Dear Armen' from Toronto; Indra's Net Premieres 'Delicate Particle Logic'; Piedmont-Oakland Repertory Theatre Does A. R. Gurney's 'What I Did Last Summer'; Thi -The excellent folks at the East Bay Media Center are once again hosting the Berkeley Video & Film festival in its 23rd edition, already underway with the Student Film Marathon, featuring in part work by the outstanding students of the famed USC Cinematic Arts program, several documentaries on Tibetan Buddhism & BA n, often shot in situ; Peter Yost's documentary on Mt.



9. A divided miracle

China and Japan didn't seem to be on speaking terms. Flanking Suranjan Das, Calcutta University's vice-chancellor, but separated by disputed islands and the "nine-dash line" in the South China Sea, the consuls-general of the two countries carefully avoided looking at each other as they glowed in the radiance of the Buddha.



10. Ed Goldman: Therapist-monk had to choose between family and monastery

Stephen Walker , a psychotherapist and Buddhist lama, says he "just kind of fell into" psychology as a career. He was working in workers' compensation case management "but somewhere in the late 1980s I became intensely interested in psych stress, so I went back to school."



11. Artifacts of Buddhism - The Evolution of Buddha Gallery

Buddhist culture underwent a series of metamorphosis when the earliest centuries were believed to have patronized artistic images, in contrast to statues of Buddha. Until the first century of gaining patronage, Buddhism saw only a few visual representations of the Buddha, Prominent amongst them were the Lotus, the Wheel of the Law, the Bodhi tree and finally the footprints of the Buddha, called as Buddhapada.



12. Buddhism and the law

"The study of Buddhism itself is pretty much brand new ... There has been serious study only in the past 20 to 30 years. " A rapidly growing field of study - the influence of Buddhist thought on legal systems worldwide - has its first book-length overview with a new compilation conceived by a UB Law School faculty member who is a pioneer in the field.



13. New Buddhist sangha planned

Wayne Hassel, a long-time disciple of Ven. Thich Nhat Hanh, has sent out a public appeal to anyone interested in forming a sangha in the tradition of Plum Village Monastery.



14. Interfaith peace rally is Nov. 19 in New Orleans

"Peace cannot be kept by force, it can only be achieved by understanding," Albert Einstein once said. Commitment to peace through understanding is the goal for the first Interfaith Voices for Peace rally on Nov. 19 at 6:30 p.m. at Holy Name of Jesus Catholic Church, 6367 St. Charles Ave., in New Orleans.



15. Buddha for China, Japan

The Buddha seated in padmasana holds his two hands in the vyakhyana mudra . The halo is devoid of any carving and the drapery with heavy folds covers only the left shoulder.



16. Breakaway Buddhists take aim at the Dalai Lama

The Dalai Lama paid a visit this week to Boston, where thousands of his adoring faithful and fans bought tickets to hear him speak about topics including "educating the heart and mind." But the 79-year-old spiritual head of Tibetan Buddhism has his haters too.




 



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