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University of Michigan creates world’s first endowed chair of Thai Buddhism

Lion's Roar, March 5, 2015

ANN ARBOR, MI (USA) -- The University of Michigan has received a gift of $2 million to establish the Thai Professorship of Theravada Buddhism, which will further enhance one of the largest Buddhist studies programs in North America.

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New Zen Buddhist center in Troy brings calmness

by Niraj Warikoo, Detroit Free Press, December 29, 2014

Dharma Gate Zen also has yoga classes and Japanese sword classes, as well as a recovery program similar to Alcoholics Anonymous but based on Buddhist ideas

Detroit, Michigan (USA) -- On a Sunday morning inside a former warehouse in Troy, the teacher guided the congregants through meditation.

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Tibetan monk Champa Lhunpo explains Buddhism to students

By Roger McKinney, Columbia Daily Tribune, November 13, 2014

Columbia, MO (ISA) -- Human life is precious, a Tibetan Buddhist monk told students Thursday at Hickman High School.

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New Buddhist Monastery To Open In Bloomington

By Jamie Ordonez, Indiana Public Media, October 4, 2014

Bloomington, ID (USA) -- A Tibetan Buddhist monastery is opening in Bloomington this weekend. The Gaden KhachoeShin monastery sits on a 128-acre piece of land that was purchased in 2007.

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Olmsted County Planning approves Buddhist pavilion

By Nicole Goodrich, KTTC, Sep 5, 2014

ROCHESTER, Minn. (USA) -- Plans are underway for a outdoor performance pavilion on the grounds of Buddhist Support Society temple. The Conditional Use Permit was approved by the Olmsted County Planning Advisory Commission Thursday.

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