| Jul 20, 2012
| 3:22 PM
A Buddhist monk accused of sexually assaulting a teenage girl over two years at a southwest suburban temple lured her in with the promise of work and later threatened her and paid her money to prevent her from reporting the alleged abuse, authorities said...
| Dec 23, 2012
| 5:23 PM
SACRAMENTO — My wife was an atheist who loved Christmas.
She loved the giving. Loved the smiles on the grandkids' faces.
Loved decorating the tree.
Really loved the big old, bright Christmas tree in Capitol Park.
Loved the food and made a...
| Dec 7, 2012
| 12:09 PM
Kayla Jo Cross, a 2009 Petoskey High School graduate, will perform — among other local talents — during a benefit concert on Saturday, Dec. 8, an effort to raise funds for her trip with the Global Service Corps, an international service...
| Jul 25, 2012
| 7:57 AM
BONSALL, Calif. - An avocado farmer is concerned over a Buddhist group's plan to construct a meditation center on their rural property in Bonsall, which will go before the San Diego County Board of Supervisors Wednesday.
It took 12 years for Michael...
| Apr 18, 2012
| 10:52 AM
SAN DIEGO -- The 14th Dalai Lama began two days of lectures in San Diego Wednesday with a discussion about climate change with scientists at UC San Diego.
Later he was scheduled to talk about cultivating peace through justice at the University of San...
| Apr 25, 2012
| 10:32 AM
The 57th Annual Ginza Holiday, a large Japanese cultural festival, will be presented by the Midwest Buddhist Temple (MBT) on Aug 10, 11, and 12 at 435 W. Menomonee Street in Chicago's historic Old Town.
Flown in from Tokyo for this event, five master...
| May 4, 2012
| 11:17 AM
Meet another member of South Florida's many-sided faith community. This week we're talking with Gen Kelsang Norbu, resident teacher at Drolma Kadampa Buddhist Center, Fort Lauderdale.
Q: What goes your title, Gen, mean?
A: It's a respectful title...
| May 15, 2012
| 10:47 AM
A former Buddhist priest from Stickney Township was arrested in Alaska after officials issued an arrest warrant charging the man with sexually assaulting a 15-year-old girl, Cook County Sheriff's officials said today.
Camnong Bual Ubol, 61, had...
| Oct 28, 2012
DALI, China — "I'm sorry," my travel agent's email said, "but Tibet is closed."
Closed? How could it just shut down? This wasn't Space Mountain we were talking about.
A quick Google search confirmed the news. In "celebration" of the anniversary of...
| Aug 27, 2012
It's 2012… the age of social media and jam-packed schedules. It's not so often we get the chance to just… breathe.
That's what brings people to the Kadampa Meditation Center in Arlington.
"People are understanding that meditation helps you...
| May 27, 2012
| 7:31 PM
A South Seattle Buddhist temple was totally destroyed by a fire caused by food left burning on the stove, said the Seattle Fire Department.
The first 911 call reported black smoke billowing from a home on the 3900 block of South Suny View Drive that also...