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  1. Lifestyle - Arts & Culture

    Free spirit's positive energy

    Posted Aug 10th 2014, 12:34pm by Enid Tsui

    ... Buddhist guru living near the family farm. Years later, the artist took the name of his Muslim mentor on a whim: just before his first exhibition, he decided Sohan Qadri would look better than Sohan Singh when written on canvas. But it was the Buddhist guru who planted the seeds of his lifelong devotion to tantric philosophy and art. He would ask the boy to make mandalas on the temple ...

  2. News - Asia - MYANMAR

    Kerry warns Myanmar against backsliding on human rights

    Posted Aug 10th 2014, 06:45am by AP

    ... violence is perhaps worst in Rakhine state, where Buddhist mobs are accused of attacking Rohingya Muslims. This has spread to other parts of the country, sparking fears that nascent democratic reforms in the predominantly Buddhist nation of 60 million people that emerged from a half-century of dictatorship and military rule with a 2010 election could be undermined by growing religious ...

  3. News - Asia - WEATHER

    Six injured, 500 flights cancelled as Typhoon Halong lashes southern Japan

    Posted Aug 09th 2014, 06:54pm by AFP

    ... been the start of the summer ”Obon” Buddhist holidays, one of the year’s busiest travel periods in Japan. As of Saturday evening, the airlines had also cancelled more than 50 flights scheduled ...

  4. News - China - YUNNAN EARTHQUAKE

    'Have we been forgotten?' Yunnan villagers say help hasn't come four days after quake

    Posted Aug 07th 2014, 03:59pm by Mimi Lau

    ... force is too weak, and the village is hit too hard by the quake," he was quoted as saying. Yesterday, Buddhist monks in Longtoushan county were seen preparing for large-scale prayers ...

  5. News - China Digest

    The Post's daily China news round-up- August 6, 2014

    Posted Aug 06th 2014, 07:40am

    ... Review Society Police drafted in as China's anti-fraft team 'swamped' by complaints |Source: Radio Free Asia Buddhist sect leader detained during raid |Source: New York Times- ...

  6. News - Hong Kong

    Victims of Manila bus hijacking to get last rites from Chinese, HK monks

    Posted Aug 06th 2014, 04:50am by Raissa Robles and Samuel Chan

    ... Raissa Robles in Manila and Samuel Chan Chinese, HK monks will travel to Manila for prayers on behalf of slain Buddhists Victims of Manila bus hijack to get last rites Thirty monks from Hong Kong and the mainland will perform Buddhist rites in Manila this Saturday for the eight Hongkongers killed when their tour bus was hijacked by a rogue policeman in 2010. However, none ...

  7. Comment - Insight & Opinion

    Can technology and the environment save us from ourselves?

    Posted Aug 01st 2014, 05:07pm by Andrew Sheng

    ... markets. I have always felt that in the rush to catch up with the West, we have forgotten our own values, ranging from Islamic finance's risk-sharing approach, to Buddhist, Taoist and Dharmic ...

  8. Comment - Letters

    Letters to the Editor, July 30, 2014

    Posted Jul 30th 2014, 05:11am by LETTERS

    ... by Hong Kong people to end the bombing campaign. There were atheists, Christians, Muslims, Hindus, Buddhists and others present. We were united in our condemnation of Israeli war crimes. Rabbi ...

  9. Lifestyle - Health

    Osteoarthritis is becoming an increasing problem in Hong Kong

    Posted Jul 28th 2014, 09:44am by ALAN YU

    ... for an influx of people needing joint replacements. The government and the Hospital Authority have established two joint-replacement centres, at the Hong Kong Buddhist Hospital and Yan Chai Hospital, ...

  10. News - China Digest

    The Post's daily China news round-up- July 28, 2014

    Posted Jul 28th 2014, 07:34am

    ... In scarred Chinese Tibetan city, devotion to sanctity of life |Source: New York Times Buddhist monks say the growing interest in “life liberation” or “mercy release,” as it is sometimes called, is part of a surge in religious devotion that followed the quake, which flattened much of Yushu. China’s response to Japan’s constitutional reinterpretation |Source: East Asia Forum ...




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