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Triangle Buddhists celebrate Earth Day with interfaith service,

By John Murawski, newsobserver.com, April 20, 2014

Raleigh, North Carolina (USA) -- Triangle Buddhists chanted, prayed and noshed Sunday in a celebration of Earth Day, blending a Western ecological movement in its infancy with an Eastern philosophy going strong for 25 centuries.


Eastern Kentucky University Student chosen to visit Buddhist retreat

By LEXI WALTERS, The Eastern Progress, April 16, 2014

Kentucky, USA -- An Eastern Kentucky University student will spend a month in Taiwan at the Fo Guang Buddhist Monastic Retreat, thanks to her selection as one of 50 student winners worldwide. The monastery covers all aspects of the trip, aside from the flight.


Speaking of the Dalai Lama: Buddhist human rights leader to begin dialogue in preparation for October visit

by Michael Huebner, Al.com, March 28, 2014

BIRMINGHAM, Alabama (USA) -- The 14th Dalai Lama’s first visit to Birmingham is still seven months away, but conversations have already begun concerning what it will mean for the City of Birmingham, ethics and science.


Buddhist student wins suit

The bangkok Post, 15 Mar 2014

NEW ORLEANS, USA -- A settlement has been reached in a lawsuit sparked by the treatment of a Buddhist student of Thai descent whose parents say he was harassed at a Louisiana school that aggressively pushed Christian beliefs.


A little Lhasa

by Laura Ingles, C'Ville, March 5, 2014

Central Virginia has become the center of a new kind of Tibetan Buddhist community

Charlottesville, VA (USA) -- “Tibet is my country,” Venerable Tenzin Gephel said simply. “And I would like to go there one day.”


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