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West LA Obon Buddhist Temple 2021 Virtual Events

Participants in the WLABT Bon Odori 2017. Obon! Obon! It’s holiday time! For Jodo Shinshu Buddhists, Obon is a time for family and friends to gather, eat and dance to remember and thank our loved ones who have passed away before us. This year, the West Los Angeles Buddhist Temple has decided to observe all […]

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Construction of Lao Buddhist temple in Westminster continues almost 10 years after fire – CBS Denver

WESTMINSTER, Colorado (CBS4) – Construction of a new Lao Buddhist temple continues almost 10 years after a fire destroyed the place of worship that a community relied on to gather for cultural traditions and celebrations. (file photo credit: CBS) READ MORE: Annie Potts and Montana Jordan set to “get even more trouble” on brand new […]

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Detroit Buddhist Temple Looks Like “A Home Away From Home”

For most of us, starting the day is turning off our alarm clock, getting dressed, having coffee or maybe water, and then starting work or school. But there is a little place in Detroit where the first things on the list are instead: sit, sing, and meditate. As part of our series Mornings in Michigan, […]

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Buddhist temple takes Fremont over unauthorized buildings – NBC Bay Area

The co-founder of a Buddhist temple in the Fremont Hills is now threatening to sue the town for religious, gender and racial discrimination. She claims the city is unjustly forcing her to demolish much of her private religious establishment. Fremont said the temple co-founder had been building on her property for years without proper permits. […]

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Fremont unfairly suppresses Buddhist temple, founder says

FREMONT, CALIFORNIA – May 10: A Buddha statue is seen inside the temple of the Temple of the 1,001 Buddhas in Fremont, Calif. On May 10, 2021 (Dai Sugano / Bay Area News Group) FREMONT – The co-founder of a Buddhist temple perched in the hills of Fremont threatens to sue the town for religious, […]

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6 Romanians break into Vietnamese Buddhist temple in Rogers, Arkansas – CONAN Daily

Voinea Gratiani Miclescu (© Benton County Sheriff’s Office) A Vietnamese Buddhist temple in Rogers, Benton County, Arkansas, United States was recently robbed by six Romanian nationalists. The suspects were Marta Chicui, 36, from California, United States, Floarea Miclescu, 39, from California, Voinea Gratiani Miclescu, 40, from California, Francisca Velcu, 43, from Oklahoma City, Oklahoma, United […]

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Fall River Buddhist Temple, a COVID vaccination site for the Cambodian community

FALL RIVER – The three monks received their vaccines on Sunday. The same goes for the only nun who also resides at the Khmer Buddhist Temple on Highland Avenue. “I am happy,” said Lompha Riph, a petite woman who shaves her head in a manner consistent with Buddhist tradition. A total of 68 people, mostly […]

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Microphone passing: Reverend Yong Su of Grand Rapids Buddhist Temple responds, “Has there been one aspect of your faith that you changed your perspective on this pandemic?

Muneeba Khan, an Islamic practitioner and member of the At-Tawheed Islamic Center, previously asked religious communities in Grand Rapids: “Has there been an aspect of your faith that you changed your perspective on during this time of pandemic? “ Reverend Yong Su Mark Hepper, a Mahayana Buddhist practitioner and Dharma teacher at the Grand Rapids […]

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Same-sex couples can hold a wedding ceremony at this Saitama Buddhist temple

Same-sex marriages are not yet legally recognized in Japan, but that hasn’t stopped some LGBTQ couples from moving forward with their own wedding ceremonies. In light of the current pressure for change, a Buddhist temple in Saitama is officiating more LGBTQ marriages to promote equal rights in Japan. Photo: © Shinnichi Shimazaki Legally, same-sex couples […]

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Over $ 60,000 raised for vandalized Los Angeles Buddhist temple

LOS ANGELES (RNS) – More than $ 60,000 was raised in the span of a day for a Buddhist temple in the Little Tokyo neighborhood of downtown Los Angeles that was vandalized late last week . In early March 2, more than $ 60,500 was raised for Higashi Honganji Buddhist Temple through a GoFundMe page […]