Buddhism

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‘Can objects teach us about reality?’: Ruth Ozeki on her Women’s prize-winning novel
Voices of everyday things fill The Book of Form and Emptiness, rooted in how she experienced the loss of her father

Lisa Allardice

17, Jun, 2022 @1:59 PM

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Readers reply: can you be a Buddhist as well as a Christian?
The long-running series in which readers answer other readers’ questions on subjects ranging from trivial flights of fancy to profound scientific and philosophical concepts

27, Feb, 2022 @2:00 PM

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Can you be a Buddhist as well as a Christian?
The long-running series in which readers answer other readers’ questions on subjects ranging from trivial flights of fancy to profound scientific and philosophical concepts

20, Feb, 2022 @2:00 PM

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How Buddhism has changed the West for the better | Rebecca Solnit
We are not who we were very long ago. A lot of new ideas have emerged from Buddhism and other traditions emphasizing compassion, equality, nonviolence and critical perspectives on materialism and capitalism

Rebecca Solnit

08, Feb, 2022 @11:31 AM

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Thich Nhat Hanh obituary
Zen Buddhist monk and peace campaigner who brought mindfulness to the west

Vishvapani Blomfield

23, Jan, 2022 @3:28 PM

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From MLK to Silicon Valley, how the world fell for ‘father of mindfulness’
The Vietnamese monk Thich Nhat Hanh, who has died at 95, gave his movement a global reach and influence

Miranda Bryant

22, Jan, 2022 @7:32 PM

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Why new year resolutions can just cause you more stress | Vishvapani Blomfield
Focusing on a more mindful life instead of chasing targets creates space to reflect, says Vishvapani Blomfield, Buddhist contributor to BBC Radio 4’s Thought for the Day

Vishvapani Blomfield

06, Jan, 2022 @7:00 AM

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I now believe in the power of prayer – not because it works, but because it helps | Lamorna Ash
If someone asks me why, I reach for the word velleity – desiring things you cannot hope to get, says author Lamorna Ash

Lamorna Ash

25, Dec, 2021 @8:00 AM

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‘I never take it off – holes and all’: Jenny Kee on her most treasured objects
The Australian fashion legend shares her love of waratahs and a photograph that connects her to her faith

As told to Katie Cunningham

26, Oct, 2021 @4:30 PM

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Embrace Communist rule, China tells Tibet on 70th anniversary of invasion
Politburo official makes remarks at Tibetan palace amid crackdown on practice of non-Han religions

Helen Davidson in Taipei

20, Aug, 2021 @9:38 AM

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The woman on a mission to expose torture in Thailand’s troubled south
Despite the risks, Anchana Heemmina wants justice for victims of the Malay Muslims’ decades-old insurgency – and for herself

Caleb Quinley

17, Aug, 2021 @5:30 AM

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Tibet and China clash over next reincarnation of the Dalai Lama
The spiritual leader has mused that he may return as a woman. But his succession has turned into a political battle

Hannah Ellis-Petersen South Asia correspondent

31, Jul, 2021 @3:13 PM

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