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Stories with subject: Buddhism
  • Backlash against Muslims casts shadow over Myanmar election story has photos
    Updated: Nov-03-15 5:59 am

    YANGON, Myanmar - The monk's hate-filled speeches have become a part of life in Myanmar. His fringe movement has moved into the mainstream. And now he has a new target: the once-untouchable Aung San Suu Kyi, who he says has failed to stand up against the threat he says Muslims pose to this country and its Buddhist values.

  • Stolen Buddhist temple bell found north of Hilo 
    Updated: Nov-01-15 3:21 pm

    HILO, Hawaii - Officials at a Hawaii Buddhist temple are looking for ways to better secure a bell that's nearly a century old and was found after going missing for more than a week.

  • Myanmar reforms have long way to go to change power balance story has photos
    Updated: Oct-31-15 3:09 am

    YANGON, Myanmar - The sweeping reforms Myanmar announced in 2011 after a half-century of crushing military rule seemed too good to be true to much of the outside world. And to some degree, they were.

  • Liberty Medal presented to Dalai Lama's representatives story has photos
    Updated: Oct-26-15 8:20 pm

    PHILADELPHIA - The Liberty Medal has been presented to representatives of the Dalai Lama in recognition of his efforts to promote compassion and human rights around the world.