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Suspected arson attack at Little Tokyo Buddhist temple investigated for hate crime

Little Tokyo Buddhist temple break-in and alleged arson investigated for hate crime Police are investigating a hate crime against a Buddhist temple in Little Tokyo. LOS ANGELES – Police are investigating a hate crime against a Buddhist temple in Little Tokyo. According to the Los Angeles Police Department, someone broke into Higashi Honganji Buddhist Temple […]

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Buddhist temple pantry is a lifeline for Nepalese students in the United States

Lama Gelbu, left, Pasang Sherpa, center, and Yanddu Lama, right, prepare sacks of fruit used as ceremonial offerings at the end of Dakini Day practice, a group meditation that includes chanting and food and is celebrated on the 25th day of each lunar month, at the United Sherpa Association in New York’s Queens borough on […]

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The pantry of the Buddhist temple, a lifeline for Nepalese students

NEW YORK – Inside the temple in New York’s Queens Quarter, monks in brown robes sang and lit incense and candles on an altar in front of a golden Buddha statue. Earlier, on the sidewalk outside, people wearing face masks, baskets and reusable bags stood in a socially distant line spanning two blocks, waiting to […]

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Sacred Buddhist temple, place of worship, charity and legends

The Hongluo (Red Snail) Temple on Hongluo Mountain, about 55 kilometers from downtown Beijing, has been revered for centuries as the most efficient place in the capital by those who pray for true love and a happy marriage. To the west of the temple is a spring which, according to legend, once housed a pair […]