DharmaDude.Com on November 20th, 2008

Nichiren Buddhist Community Center On Sunday August 25, 2005 I made my first visit to the SGI-USA, Nichiren Buddhist Community Center in Columbus, OH. The trip was a rewarding experience that I am not likely to forget. Admittedly, I was a bit nervous about going there as I wasn’t quite sure what to expect, but […]

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DharmaDude.Com on November 9th, 2008

Hello my fellow bodhisattvas. My name is Jeff West and I am a Buddhist. I have been interested in Buddhism and Buddhist philosophy since at least the early 90′s. However, I never thoroughly explored Buddhism outside of a book until August, 2005. What Led Me To Buddhism? Great question glad you asked! Well, as I […]

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By KEITH BRADSHER on November 8th, 2008

Police in Tibet have accused 16 monks of involvement in bombings, a police spokesman in Tibet said.

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INTERVIEW BY DEBORAH SOLOMON on November 8th, 2008

The Buddhist scholar talks about what the Dalai Lama needs from China’s president, how Quentin Tarantino really feels about violence and learning to love Dick Cheney.

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By DANIEL E. SLOTNIK on November 8th, 2008

With the help of a New York-based producer, a documentary profiling the life of Palden Gyatso, a 77-year- old former political prisoner in China, will open in August.

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By JAMES ANGELOS on November 8th, 2008

Burmese Buddhists from around New York gathered recently to observe the full-moon day of Waso, a holy day during the monsoon season in their homeland.

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By NORIMITSU ONISHI on November 8th, 2008

By appearing to cater more to the needs of the dead than to the living, Buddhism may be losing standing in Japan.

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