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The Face of Buddhist Terror

His face as still and serene as a statue's, the Buddhist monk who has taken the title "the Burmese bin Laden" begins his sermon. Hundreds of worshippers sit...

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Greece approved environmentally-risky mining to raise cash, Beijing orders government cars off the roads to curb pollution and why the French president could...

Dharma Master Cheng Yen

Buddhism teaches that suffering is inescapable but that everyone has the potential to overcome it. Taiwan's Dharma Master Cheng Yen is the embodiment of such a...

Mountain High: Find Bliss at Koya-San

The small mountain town of koya-san, several hours south of Osaka in central Japan, has been attracting pilgrims since the 9th century, when Buddhist monk Kobo...

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