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A spiritual teacher’s long and winding road from Baptist to Buddhist, New York to Utah

By Peggy Fletcher, The Salt Lake Tribune, May 17 2015

Salt Lake City, Utah (USA) -- In his search for truth, the teacher, religious leader, husband and father finds enlightenment, meaning and a mission — to rise above himself and lift others.


Toronto teacher simplifies life with Buddhism

by Veronica Henri, Toronto Sun, May 17, 2015

TORONTO, Canada -- Moses Wuggenig recalls how he drew a puzzled blank stare after informing a friend about his decision to become Buddhist.


What Buddhist Teacher Pema Chödrön Learned After A 'Traumatizing' Divorce

The Huffington Post, May 6, 2015

San Francisco, CA (USA) -- Before Pema Chödrön became a world-renowned Buddhist teacher and best-selling author, she had what she calls a "conventional" life and marriage. Then, one day, her entire world came crashing down in a matter of seconds when her then-husband blurted out that he wanted a divorce. Chödrön recalls it being one of the most devastating moments in her life, but looking back, she now understands it was also one of the most profound.


How a skeptical anchorman became a Buddhist

by Dan Harris, CNN, April 10, 2015

New York, USA -- If you had told me as recently as a few years ago that I'd ever become a Buddhist -- never mind that I might even admit to it publicly -- I would have coughed my beer up through my nose.


Outstanding Women of Buddhism Honoree Dies Ruth Denison

The Buddhist Channel, March 17, 2015

JOSHUA TREE, Calif., (USA) -- In the great movement of Buddhism to the West, Ruth Denison was a pioneer. Jack Kornfield, founder of Spirit Rock Meditation Center, called her "one of our most amazing Buddhist elders, whose vision has helped plant the Dharma in the West."


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