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Student unlocks mysteries of Norlin’s Tibetan Buddhist texts

By Kenna Bruner, AS Magazine, Colorado U, April 17, 2017

Boulder, CO (USA) -- How did a fruit farmer’s son in New York’s Hudson Valley come to be a graduate student in University of Colorado Boulder’s Religious Studies Department, studying Tibetan Buddhist texts?

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Yakima Buddhist Church endures

By Tammy Ayer, Yakima Herald, March 24, 2017

WAPATO, WA (USA) -- They carefully dismantled the altar, handmade in Japan, and stored it under the stage of the church gym. They sealed the church windows, locked the doors and gave the keys to friends who would keep watch for them.

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Buddhist meditation center in contract to purchase historic Grange Hall

by Katharine Schroeder and Denise Civiletti, Riverhead Local, Mar 23, 2017

Riverhead, NY (USA) -- After a long and varied history of uses, the historic Grange Hall on Sound Avenue in Northville is now slated to become a Buddhist meditation center and community hub. The 186-year-old Grange Hall is in contract to be sold to the Long Island Buddhist Meditation Center, presently located in Port Jefferson.

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Buddhist temple welcomes all

by By Alex Perry, Suffolk News Herald, February 20, 2017

Buddhist monks have extended an open invitation to their serene Carrollton location for a celebration.
Suffolk, VA (USA)
-- Wat Pasantidhamma in rural Carrollton is holding its Magha Puja ceremony from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. on Sunday. Hundreds of people from many backgrounds are expected at the Thai Theravada Buddhist temple, and everybody is welcome to attend at no cost.

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Buddhist frat grows as Dharma Bums seek new home

by Gary Warth, San Diego Union-Tribune, Jan 4, 2017

San Diego, CA (USA) -- A Buddhist fraternity that started at San Diego State University in 2015 is getting national attention from other schools and might open a chapter at UC San Diego next year.

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Buddhist monks embracing the spirit of Christmas

by Dave Stewart, The Guardian.pe, December 17, 2016

While Buddhists do not observe Christmas, they share many similar values with people who do
LITTLE SANDS, P.E.I. (Canada)
-- P.E.I. Buddhist monks and nuns don’t observe Christmas, but they are still making plans to don their Santa hats.

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