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Seven Treasures of the Noble

Seven Treasures of the Noble

AUM Magazine June 13, 2015 0

The Buddha said “Monks, there are these seven treasures. Which seven? The treasure ofconviction, the treasure of virtue, the treasure of conscience, the treasure of concern, the treasure of listening, the treasure of generosity,

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Stunning Images of the Temples Destroyed in Nepal

Stunning Images of the Temples Destroyed in Nepal

AUM Magazine May 12, 2015 0

Images of the temples destroyed in Nepal, only the buildings fell, not the faith of the noble Nepalese people.  

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New York City Museum Celebrates the Culture of Earthquake-Ravaged Nepal

New York City Museum Celebrates the Culture of Earthquake-Ravaged Nepal

AUM Magazine May 5, 2015 0

The Rubin Museum of Art opened an installation of Nepalese art today to launch its Honoring Nepal programming series, which celebrates the culture of the earthquake-devastated country. The death toll from last month’s disaster

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THE SIGNS AS BUDDHIST QUOTES

THE SIGNS AS BUDDHIST QUOTES

AUM Magazine May 3, 2015 0

Aries: “Have compassion for all beings, rich and poor alike; each has their suffering. Some suffer too much, others too little.” Taurus: “Teach this triple truth to all: A generous heart, kind speech, and

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Nepal: Buddhist Monasteries, Figures Check in on Social Media

Nepal: Buddhist Monasteries, Figures Check in on Social Media

AUM Magazine April 27, 2015 0

Chaos and confusion loom large in the Kathmandu Valley as the region tries to recover from the destruction, injury, and ever-increasing casualties caused by a massive earthquake on Saturday, April 25. Fortunately, the Internet

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BUDDHISM VS. HINDUISM: A SIMPLIFIED SUMMARY OF BELIEFS

BUDDHISM VS. HINDUISM: A SIMPLIFIED SUMMARY OF BELIEFS

AUM Magazine April 19, 2015 0

Buddhism Buddhists believe that the Supreme is completely transcendent and can be described as Sunya, a void or state of nonbeing. Buddhists believe in the Four Noble Truths: 1. that suffering exists; 2. that

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The Ajanta Caves: Discovering Lost Treasure

The Ajanta Caves: Discovering Lost Treasure

AUM Magazine April 9, 2015 0

The Ajanta Caves, 30 spellbinding Buddhist prayer halls and monasteries carved, as if by sorcery, into a horseshoe-shaped rock face in a mountainous region of India’s Maharashtra state, 450km (280 miles) east of Mumbai,

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On the Scene… Thailand’s Annual Poi Sang Long Festival

On the Scene… Thailand’s Annual Poi Sang Long Festival

AUM Magazine April 8, 2015 0

Thailand’s annual Poi Sang Long Festival, which occurs in the first week of April, celebrates the ordination of ethnic Shan boys to the Theravada Buddhist Order. For three days, these sang long, or “jewelled

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Buddhist Temple Offers High-Tech Death Care In Japan

Buddhist Temple Offers High-Tech Death Care In Japan

AUM Magazine April 7, 2015 0

The Ruriden, operated by the Koukokuji Buddhist temple, took two years to build and houses 2046 futuristic alters with glass Buddha statues that correspond to drawers storing the ashes of the deceased. An IC

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Study Finds Being Exposed to Buddhist Concepts Reduces Prejudice and Increases Prosociality

Study Finds Being Exposed to Buddhist Concepts Reduces Prejudice and Increases Prosociality

AUM Magazine April 7, 2015 0

Researchers from Belgium and Taiwan have found that being exposed to Buddhist concepts can lead to increased prosocial behavioral intentions and undermine prejudice towards others. Buddhism contains a variety of teachings and practices –

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