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Buddhist art, ancient and 21st century

Somewhere between Facebook, Twitter, and web surfing, I came across this article and slideshow about an exhibit of Buddhist art in Hong Kong. The show juxtaposes ancient and modern Buddhist art, drawing on the Rockefeller collection of Asian art and … Continue reading

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Wall Street Journal (!) says yoga benefits kids

In some cases, parents have raised religious objections to yoga, saying that it’s a form of worship that conflicts with their beliefs. So, some instructors avoid certain phrases and exercise positions that have spiritual connotations. Or they substitute others: At Chabad schools in New York, for instance, children say “shalom” instead of the traditional “om.” Continue reading

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