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Thai Monk Prayed for Leicester City Football Club to Win the Title, But Ironically During a Match That Their Only Rival for the Trophy Was Playing

Phra Prommangkalachan, the Chief monk at the Wat Traimitr Withayaram Temple in Bangkok, has revealed that he had prayed through the night for Leicester City Football Club’s astonishing English Premier League (EPL) triumph. 506 more words

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Offering

Monks receiving there alms.

  

Early morning ritual in Thailand.

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Kadampa Ordination – A Misguided Approach

Shugden won’t protect NKT monastics, NKT monastics have to study, observe and protect their vows themselves.

You can find below the content of The New Ordination Handbook…

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Bangkok, Temple City

Buddhism seems like such a peaceful ‘religion’*. Yet, like all institutions with vested interests, it has the capacity for violent factionalism, meddling in politics and generating vast amounts of money that might better be spent on helping the needy and marginalised. 696 more words

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When compassion is born, you don’t suffer any more — Zen Flash

“Suppose someone says something that angers you. Your old pathway wants to say something to punish him. But that makes us victims of our habit energy.

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Catholics, Buddhists and Muslims Jointly Protest Against Religious Violence

Original Chinese Language Article By: Melani Manel Perera (30.4.2013)

(Translated by Adrian Chan-Wyles PhD)

Thousands of young people took to the streets to protest about inter-communal, ethnic and religious violence, and the loss of freedom this violence entails.  315 more words

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