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Concern for battered monk grows

The Buddhist Channel, Sept 30, 2013

Spencer, Okla. (USA) -- Global reaction to the savage beating of a Buddhist monk in Spencer, Okla., is on the rise, a fund-raiser for "Tony the Monk" said Friday.

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Geshe Sherab back in Santa Fe

By Adele Oliveira, The New Mexican, September 18, 2013

Santa Fe, New Mexico -- Tibetan Buddhist monk Geshe Thubten Sherab, who returned to New Mexico this month to teach at Santa Fe’s Thubten Norbu Ling Buddhist Center, has said that it was his karma to be a monk. Born in Nepal, Sherab entered a monastery at age 9. Since then, he’s studied with the Dalai Lama and has taught Tibetan Buddhism all over the world.

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Elderly Buddhist Monk Savagely Beaten and Left for Dead in Oklahoma

by Billy Hallowell, The Blaze, Sep. 2, 2013

Spencer, Okla (USA) -- A Buddhist monk was savagely attacked and left for dead at his home in Spencer, Okla., on Friday. Two assailants reportedly robbed the elderly man, subsequently beating him with a pipe and fleeing the scene.

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Landmark Dogen Symposium this summer at Upaya Zen Center

The Buddhist Channel, March 16, 2012

Santa Fe, New Mexico -- This July at Upaya Zen Center, a team of renowned Buddhist teachers and scholars will lead a three-day exploration and celebration of the works of Eihei Dogen, the founder of Soto Zen.

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Tibetan Buddhist monk to speak on Sunday

By BILL SHERMAN, Tulsa World, March 10, 2012

Tulsans are getting an inside look at a 2,600-year-old religious tradition this week, as a prominent Tibetan Buddhist monk teaches and leads public meditation.

Tulsa, OK (USA) -- Khen Lobzang Tsetan, a guest of the Bodhicharya Oklahoma Buddhist Meditation Community, is head abbot of Tashi Lhunpo Monastery in exile, in India, and founder of the Siddhartha School Project in Ladakh, India.

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