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Buddhist Emergency Fund for Rohingya of Burma

A Letter of Appeal from US Buddhist Teachers

We are sending you this request to help with a Buddhist Emergency Fund for the Rohingya of Burma. 837 more words

Bhikkhu Bodhi

Tibetan Woman Self-Immolates In Khanlo Region Of Amdo, Tibet

News is breaking that a Tibetan woman named as Sangye Tso aged 36,  from Chone County in in the Khanlo area of East Tibet’s Amdo Region died today after self-immolating in protest against China’s vicious and illegal occupation of Tibet A mother of two, she engulfed herself in flame about 4 AM local time opposite the local headquarters of the occupying Chinese paramilitary. 12 more words

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True Grit

News Item: Defense Secretary Ashton B. Carter warned that Iraqi troops will not be able to defeat the Islamic State until they develop a “will to fight,”   …

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Mr Sunanda K. Datta-Ray Be Advised That Rangzen Is No Myth!

Below is our response to an article ‘The Rangzen Myth’ by Mr Sunanda K. Datta-Ray which appeared in The Asian Age May 25, 2015. Article HERE… 718 more words

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How one district redefined its conference, and succeeded

District Conferences are both a boon and a bane, depending on the Rotary district, the membership, and the time and money Rotarians are willing to invest in them. 591 more words

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A Walk Looking at the Landscape History of Clifton Ings and Rawcliffe Meadows on Tuesday 16th June 6:30 pm

You’re probably aware that the remaining Ings meadows along the River Ouse are an important part of York’s natural environment. But these grasslands can also tell us fascinating stories about how local people used the resources around them. 153 more words

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Memorial Day

 “The price of freedom is eternal vigilance.”

President Thomas Jefferson

“It is the soldier, not the reporter, Who has given us freedom of the press. … 72 more words

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