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  • Earliest shrine' uncovered at Buddha's birthplace

    11/26/2013 3:47:06 PM PST · by ThanhPhero · 20 replies
    BBC News and Environment ^ | 25 November 2013 | James Morgan
    They unearthed a 6th Century BC timber structure buried within the Maya Devi Temple at Lumbini in Nepal. The shrine appears to have housed a tree. This links to the Buddha nativity story - his mother gave birth to him while holding on to a tree branch. Its discovery may settle the dispute over the birth date of the Buddha, the team reports in the journal Antiquity. Radiocarbon Every year thousands of Buddhists make a holy pilgrimage to Lumbini - long identified as the birthplace of Siddhartha Gautama, who became the Buddha. Continue reading the main story Lumbini Located in...
  • Ex-Bhuddist Monk Gives Lecture at Rutgers

    10/06/2005 7:22:04 AM PDT · by genefromjersey · 5 replies · 584+ views
    The Targum ^ | 10/06/05 | vanity
    Here's something you don't see every day - not that I'm knocking the guy - but he IS kind of...different.
  • Stereotypes of the political ideaology of followers of eastern religions

    08/27/2004 4:40:24 PM PDT · by karmichit · 1 replies · 336+ views
    Followers of eastern and far eastern religions are often portayed as passive and in western society by the media as liberal in ideaology. Religions such as Hinduism, Bhuddism, and the philosophies of the far east represent a minority in western nations and are stereotyped accordingly. Just as the leftist media portrays devout and mainstream forms of christianity as radical and fundamentalist so are the religions of the east and far east portrayed as progressive and liberal in nature. As a conservative and a follower of Krishna, I often ponder if the concepts of right and left in this country are...
  • Novice, 13, senior monk latest victims

    01/24/2004 10:55:04 AM PST · by JimSEA · 5 replies · 104+ views
    Bangkok Post ^ | Sunday 25 January 2004 | Muhamad Ayub Pathan
    Religious tensions intensified in the South yesterday after a 13-year-old novice and a senior monk were killed, and a second monk was critically injured in three separate attacks by motorcyclists armed with machetes. Phra Jetsak Maneesak, 13, died in hospital after receiving deep wounds to the head from a machete wielded by a youth riding pillion on one of two motorcycles at the scene. The attack occurred shortly after the teenager left Weluwan temple, in the Yala provincial capital, at around 6am. At about the same time, 65-year-old Phra Wichai Panboon was killed in a similar attack near the entrance...