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Reclusive Heinz heir's Buddhist school to close

by Kathy Boccella, Philly.com, November 14, 2015

Philadelphia, Penn. (USA) -- In 1997, a reclusive heir to the billionaire fortune of his late father showed up in rural Bucks County with an offbeat idea - using Buddhist practices such as mindfulness and martial arts to reach at-risk youths failed by conventional schools.


Buddhist dignitary makes historic visit to Bloomington monastery

By Lyndsay Jones, Indiana Daily Student, Nov 8, 2015

Bloomington, ID (USA) -- Cars from Canada, New Jersey, Iowa and other states filled a parking lot surrounding Ganden KhachoeShing Monastery on Sunday.


Buddhist groups around Chicago offer another path to sobriety

by John Keilman, Chicago Tribune, Sept 18, 2015

Buddhist recovery program treats addiction as suffering to be overcome with meditation

Chicago, MI (USA) -- At first glance, the basement gathering in downtown Woodstock seemed just like one of the 12-step meetings that take place thousands of times a day across America. Ten people dealing with alcoholism, drug addiction and other issues sat on stackable chairs and talked about how they were trying to keep their lives together.


Buddhist center and gallery welcome monks

By Sanya Ali, IDS News, Aug 24, 2015

Indiana, USA -- The Labrang Tashi Kyil Monks of Dehra Dun, India, have a long history of practicing Buddhism and spreading cultural awareness wherever they visit.


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