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The Dalai Lama’s Advice to Buddhists in the West

Q: Your Holiness, what advice might you give those of us who are working to develop Buddhist communities and organizations in the West?

A: As I often tell my Buddhist friends, if we want to keep the excellent tradition of Buddhism developed in Tibet alive, it will depend on the existence of freedom in Tibet. 1,832 more words

Buddhism

The Old Firm Pantomime

In case you’ve been hiding under a rock for the past couple of weeks, there was a game of football on Saturday involving Scotland’s most talked about football clubs, Celtic and Rangers. 694 more words

Boss of Glasgow recruitment firm says they "don't employ Celtic fans"

The boss of a Glasgow based recruitment firm has told his Twitter followers, “I have an anti-sectarian policy… don’t employ Celtic fans…. Simples.”

Scott Murray, the Managing Director of Clyde Recruitment based on West Regent Street, made the comments several days ago before hastily setting his Twitter account to private. 395 more words

Green Brigade change or die

There is no denying the Green Brigade bring colour and atmosphere to the game, but a game isn’t about a few hundred people, the game, the supporters and Celtic F.C are all bigger than the Green Brigade. 260 more words

Scotland

Would they do this at home?

COMMENT FROM THE CLOSET

All eyes were on Scotland at the weekend as one of the biggest rivalries in sport and one of the oldest club football games was played for the first time in the league for four years.  269 more words

Comment From The Closet

Mohammad Javad Zarif: Let Us Rid the World of Wahhabism

Source: The New York Times

BY MOHAMMAD JAVAD ZARIF, FOREIGN MINISTER OF IRAN

Tehran — Public relations firms with no qualms about taking tainted petrodollars are experiencing a bonanza. 429 more words

The Muslim Times

How Long Will the Stench of Sectarianism Fester in Glasgow?

There was a setting. It was the 10th of September 2016. It was a day like no other. Two derbies on one day, but already I feel ashamed about speaking of one in the same breath as I do the other. 1,052 more words

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