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On the occasion of Visakha Bucha Day, Dhammananda Bhikkhuni fights for women's rights to serve the religion

The Bangkok Post, 20 May 2016

Bangkok, Thailand -- When faced with adversity, Dhammananda Bhikkhuni, formerly Assoc Prof Chartsumarn Kabilsingh, draws her strength and inner peace from the teachings of Lord Buddha. Her parents have also influenced her to be disciplined, resolute and caring -- traits that have brought her friends as well as foes throughout the years.


This Buddhist lama is now a hospital chaplain

by Erin Marshall, Becker Hospital Review, May 11, 2016

Boston, MA (USA) -- Most hospital chaplains don't come from the same background as Tsering Ngodup Yodsampa.


Sayasaw U Pandita passes away at 95

The Buddhist Channel, April 18, 2016

Yangon, Myanmar -- Sayadaw U Pandita, the well known Vipasanna meditation teacher and founder of Panditarama Centers, has passed away on the morning of April 16, 2016. He was 95.


Lama Tsomo expands Tibetan tradition in Montana

by ROB CHANEY, The Missoulian, April 4, 2016

Missoula, MO (USA) -- A basic principle of Buddhist meditation holds that good things rise out of confusion, if you give yourself the freedom not to force them forward.


Thich Nhat Hahn awarded Pacem in Terris

by Thomas Geyer, QC Times, Apr 2, 2016

Davenport, CA (USA) -- It was 50 years ago that the Rev. Martin Luther King Jr. was awarded the Pacem in Terris Award in Davenport.


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