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Master Jinghui memorial

by Peter K, The Buddhist Channel, June 20, 2016

Beijing, China -- Master Jinghui may have passed on three years ago, but his legacy still lives on. He will forever be remembered as the man who tirelessly broke down the walls between devotion to Buddhist ideology and modern living. The man who developed Zen for daily life more than two decades ago. He was solely responsible for the revival of Buddhism and restoration of numerous key temples in China. Through his actions and teachings, he indisputably carved himself a niche in Buddhist history.

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Canoe-obsessed Buddhist monk meditates on Olympic dream

By DAISUKE MAEDA, Asahi Shimbun, May 30, 2016

NAGANO, Japan -- Kazuki Yazawa, 27, awakes at dawn, dons a Buddhist monastic robe and prays five times until 3 p.m. It's all very spiritual.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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