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2010-10-25 15:36:00

LOS ANGELES, Oct. 25 /PRNewswire/ -- The Shambhala Center of LA presents three workshops on "Queer Dharma and the Way of the Warrior" at its Eagle Rock facility (963 Colorado Blvd., L.A., CA 90041) and the Village at the Gay and Lesbian Community Center (1625 Schrader Boulevard, Hollywood, California 90028 (323) 993-7400). Thurs. October 28th: 7:30 PM Gay & Lesbian Center, Hollywood Fri. October 29th: 7:30 PM - 9:30 PM FREE Sat. October 30th: 10:00 AM - 5:00 PM $65.00...

2010-07-20 17:49:00

DENVER, July 20 /PRNewswire/ -- Ellora Energy today announced the execution of a definitive agreement and plan of merger with an undisclosed buyer. Under the terms of the agreement, Ellora Energy stockholders will receive base consideration of $695 million in cash, which after adjustment for certain items is expected to result in approximately $13.10-13.35/share on a projected fully diluted share count basis. The transaction is subject to escrow and customary closing conditions,...

2009-10-19 04:30:00

DENVER, Oct. 19 /PRNewswire/ -- Naropa University, a private college located in Boulder, CO based on Buddhist inspired contemplative education, has hired conversion-driven marketing agency 90octane to manage its pay-per-click (PPC) advertising program. 90octane has launched the PPC campaign with the goal of increasing applicants for the university. The agency will measure the quality of the website traffic and report on gains in online visibility. The PPC program will be optimized so...

2009-05-04 16:42:11

African-Americans and Hispanics are more concerned about Alzheimer's disease, but are less informed about prevention than Caucasians, a U.S. survey indicates. The survey conducted for Eisai, Inc., a U.S. pharmaceutical subsidiary of Eisai Co. of Tokyo, and The Congressional Black Caucus Foundation says African-Americans expressed higher levels of concern about Alzheimer's disease than their Caucasian counterparts. About half of African-Americans knew that people can take action to delay the...

2009-04-29 06:00:00

NEW YORK, April 29 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Lama Ole Nydahl, Danish-born Buddhist master, author, and founder of Diamond Way Buddhism Worldwide, visits New York City for a rare, three-day event. The Diamond Way Marpa Retreat, led by Lama Ole, is a lively weekend of interactive talks and guided meditations on Diamond Way Buddhist principles and techniques. Diamond Way Buddhism Worldwide, a global, non-profit religious organization, comprises nearly 600...

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2009-03-29 12:45:00

A network of cyberspies based mostly in China hacked into private and government computers in 103 countries, gaining access to a number of classified documents, Canadian researchers reported Saturday.  The Dalai Lama and many Tibetan exiles were among the victims, said the Internet-based research group Information Warfare Monitor (IWM). The IWM is made up of researchers from Ottawa-based think tank SecDev Group and the University of Toronto's Munk Centre for International Studies. ...

2009-03-26 12:45:49

The principal of a highly rated New York City school is reported under investigation for leading hate chants in school. Principal Philip Scharper, of the A-rated Public School 24 elementary school in Riverdale, N.Y., was accused of leading staff members in chants against eight teachers on his hate list, the New York Post said. Sharper also allegedly handed out Buddhist cards as an invitation to join his spiritual circle, officials told the newspaper. One teacher said she and others would get...

2009-02-05 05:00:00

WOODLAND HILLS, Calif., Feb. 5 /PRNewswire/ -- Jamshid Hosseini writes, "Travel Within: 7 Steps to Wisdom and Inner Peace;" a spiritual self-help book written to appeal both to dreamers and doubters. A near-death experience triggered a change in the author that led him to these steps, which are supported by research in science, religion and philosophy. Mr. Hosseini's goal is to elevate human consciousness enough so that we may avoid the cataclysmic disaster that lies ahead in one of...

2009-01-26 07:45:00

TAOS, N.M., Jan. 26 /PRNewswire/ -- Tara is a young woman of considerable passion, fire and beauty. As an unmarried woman in the Himalayan mountains between India and the Tibetan plateau, her prospects seemed fairly certain. Her future, just as the future of all the women of her village, would consist of an arranged marriage, children and a household to run. Tara's life is irrevocably changed the day the emissaries of the Sultan Ibrahim ride into her small mountain village. "Himalayan...

2009-01-15 15:06:30

A Buddhist leader said two statues at Missouri's Kansas City Zoo that sparked a complaint from a patron are not images of Buddha, but of a pot-bellied Ho Tai. Lama Chuck Stanford, executive and spiritual director of the Rime Buddhist Center, spoke after an Overland Park, Kan., man complained to a zoo employee that the statues, which he identified as depictions of Buddha, offended him as a Christian, the Kansas City Star reported Thursday. I have seen them, Stanford said of the statues. They...


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2009-03-03 21:11:15

Robert Grant Aitken (December 31, 1864 "“ October 29, 1951) was an American inventor born in Jackson, CA. Aitken worked at the Lick Observatory in California where he systematically studied double stars, measuring their positions and calculating their orbits around one another. He methodically created a large catalog of such stars, which was published in 1932. It was entitled "˜New General Catalogue of Double Stars Within 120 degrees of the North Pole'. It contained orbit information...

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