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Letter: Prison Buddhist group feels ‘harassed’

by Shane Bell, inmate, South Dakota State Pententiary, Sioux Falls, The Argus Leader, November 1, 2015

I’m writing this letter to let you know that it is not only the Native American inmates that are being harassed and discriminated against when it comes to their practice of religious beliefs.


Buddhist monastery an integral part of area rich in history

by Joanna Chau Wai-ki, Tseung Kwan O, SCMP, 22 June, 2015

Hong Kong -- I am a member of Po Yin Fat Yuen monastery concern group and refer to the report, "Monastery chief sets fire to arm in eviction dispute".


Support Myanmar monks working towards peace and reconciliation

by Kelvin Liew Peng Chuan, The Buddhist Channel, May 27, 2015

I am called to write in to offer my take on the recent seemingly Buddhist-Muslim tension in Myanmar. It has taken a toll on the true image of Buddhism as a religion of liberation to that of sectarianism, which Buddhism was never at all from the very beginning.


Regarding "West Misses Point - and Lesson - of Buddhist Anti-Muslim Sentiment"

by Visakha Kawasaki, Colombo, Sri Lanka, The Buddhist Channel, March 24, 2015

Imagine my dismay at finding the notorious Islamaphobe and provocateur
Raymond Ibrahim featured on the Buddhist Channel, "justifying" Buddhist violence against Muslims in Burma and southern Thailand (Ref: "West Misses Point - and Lesson - of Buddhist Anti-Muslim Sentiment")



We need Bodhisattvas

by JH Low, Bangkok, Thailand, The Buddhist Channel, Jan 16, 2015

I write with regards to your op-ed "Je suis la parole juste" (I am right speech).


Dharma Voices for Animals

by Bob Isaacson, President of Dharma Voices for Animals, Colombo, May 5, 2014

An excellent and informative article, ”Inland Fisheries and Buddhism,” published on the Buddhist Channel on April 12, 2014, discourages Buddhist participation in raising animals for food at Sri Lanka’s inland fisheries, fishing, and eating animal flesh.  A letter written in reply by NS entitled “Buddha allowed consumption of meat as long as it is not for lust” appeared on the Buddhist Channel website on April 20, 2014, and takes the position that the Buddha approved the raising of fish for food, fishing, and eating fish.


Buddha allowed consumption of meat as long as it is not for lust

by NS, The Buddhist Channel, Sri Lanka, April 20, 2014

I refer to your article "Inland fisheries and Buddhism".


Give us your guidelines Venerable Kwang Sheng

by Aik Theng Chong, Singapore, The Buddhist Channel, March 25, 2014

Puja form a very important practice especially to the Buddhists and more so to the Mahayanists. Be it for the accumulation of merits for a better future life or for the purposes of blessing in this life.


More to commercialization of Buddhism in Singapore

The Buddhist Channel, Singapore, March 17, 2014

We are also regular readers ot Buddhist Channel, and we read with full agreement about "Commercialization of Buddhism in Singapore" written by one of your reader.


A response to "Commercialization of Buddhism in Singapore"

by Kong Meng San PhorKark See Monastery, The Buddhist Channel, Feb 28, 2014

This letter is a response to Poor Singapore Buddhist's recent letter titled “Commercialization of Buddhism in Singapore”.


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