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New Evidence Of Buddha’s Birthplace Connects Science And Religion
2013-11-25 11:38:01

Lee Rannals for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online A big win for both religion and science was announced today when archaeologists unveiled that they have discovered evidence linking the birthplace of the Buddha to the sixth century BC. Researchers excavating an existing temple at Lumbini, Nepal discovered the remains of a previously unknown sixth century BC structure they claim is evidence of the world’s earliest Buddhist shrine in that country. Before this study, the earliest...

2011-03-11 14:00:00

Nepal Buddhist Community "Green" Building Promotes Universal Peace, Serenity LUMBINI, Nepal, March 11, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- On April 4, 2011, Trungram Gyaltrul Rinpoche (Buddhist Master and Harvard Ph.D.) will preside over the grand opening of Lumbini Udyana Mahachaitya -- World Center for Peace and Unity, built as part of the international Lumbini Development Project in Nepal. (www.utbf.org/en/projects/dharmaprj/lumbini and www.lumbiniworld.org) The Lumbini Development...

2011-03-09 06:15:00

LUMBINI, Nepal, March 9, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- He made Buddhist history when he was graduated from Harvard University in 2004. (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20110309/DC61606) Now Trungram Gyaltrul Rinpoche (Ph.D., Indo-Tibetan Buddhism) is about to make another kind of history in one of Buddhism's most significant historical places -- Lumbini, the birthplace of the Buddha. On April 4, Rinpoche will preside over the opening of the Lumbini Udyana Mahachaitya --...

2008-08-21 12:01:29

A young girl being worshiped in Nepal as a "living goddess" may leave her palace home and attend school with others her age, a court has ruled. Prompted by a legal complaint that argued a young girl's rights shouldn't be violated by locking her in a palace to be worshiped by others, the Supreme Court ruled that 9-year-old Preeti Shakya should have a public education, The Times of London said Thursday. The "living goddess" tradition in Nepal involves choosing a young girl to serve as...


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  • A small crescent-shaped structure or marking, especially the white area at the base of a fingernail that resembles a half-moon.
This word is a diminutive of the Latin 'luna,' moon.
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