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Buddha branding is everywhere – but what do Buddhists think?

by Morwenna Ferrier, The Guardian, 8 January 2017


Buddhism is all about restraint and detachment, so no wonder the religion’s philosophy is proving popular at the start of a year in which many already feel anxious


London, UK
-- New year, new tenuously legitimate diet rooted in spirituality. The Buddha diet is one of January’s horde. Ostensibly rooted in sensible, restrictive eating, it’s also one of the latest examples of consumer society co-opting asceticism to sell stuff.  More


Female monks barred from paying respects
by Sanitsuda Ekachai, The Bangkok Post, Jan 11, 2017

Bangkok, Thailand -- If you think any Thai can pay respects to the late revered monarch, you will be in for an unpleasant surprise.  More


Where Buddhism’s Eight-Fold Path Can Be Followed With a Six-Figure Salary

By SETH MYDANS, The New York Times, Dec. 20, 2016

PATHUM THANI, Thailand -- It is a temple for a changing Thailand: clean, unadorned, high-tech and unashamed of praying for wealth.  More



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