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Wimbledon 2015: Novak Djokovic and the Buddhist temple minutes from Centre Court that helps him maintain his winning ways

by Chris Green, The Independent, 5 July 2015

London, UK -- Shortly after stepping off Wimbledon’s Centre Court on Friday, where he recorded yet another comfortable straight-sets victory, Novak Djokovic was asked what goes through his mind when he plays. His reply was telling.

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Buddhist teacher reveals secret to full and happy life

by Rebecca Lee, EJInsight, Jun 27, 2015

Hong Kong, China -- Shyalpa Tenzin Rinpoche was in the middle of a media interview in Hong Kong when a 7.8-magnitude earthquake hit Nepal on April 25.

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Global tribute to Buddhist monk

by Jhimli Mukherjee Pandey, TNN, Jun 20, 2015

KOLKATA, India -- On Monday, Buddhists from the world over will be in Kolkata to celebrate 150 years of Kripasaran Mahasthavir, who revived Buddhism in the east, with Kolkata as the hub of his activities.

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Tibetans pray for Dalai Lama at 80th birthday celebration

Agence France-Presse, 22 Jun 2015

Dharamsala, India -- The Dalai Lama marked his official 80th birthday on Sunday, with prayers and celebrations at his hometown in exile but little to show for decades of lobbying seeking greater Tibetan autonomy.

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With Guggenheim, Strong to study Western views of Buddhist relics

By Doug Hubley, Bates Univ, June 11, 2015

Lewiston, Maine (USA) -- With the Shroud of Turin perhaps the most widely known example, religious relics are a familiar aspect of Christian worship. But relics play important roles in many faiths, and understanding those roles can afford insight into how a faith is regarded by both adherents and observers.

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