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Kyoto Temple Plans Outer Space Location

Daigoji, a temple in Kyoto, Japan, was founded in 874 and has survived the many twists and turns of history—including Japan’s destructive Onin War in the 15th century. But this Shingon Buddhist temple is hardly stuck in the past—in fact, it plans to go where no Buddhist temple has gone before with an extraterrestrial expansion, […]

By Karen Jensen
lilys vegan pantry

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Before It Went Beyond: Mock Meat’s Asian Roots

Plant-based meats, more popular than ever in the US with high-tech brands like Beyond Meat and Impossible Foods, have been known in China and places influenced by Chinese Buddhist culture since the 10th century. In February 2021, Food & Wine spoke with Lee Mee Ng, the owner of Lily’s Vegan Pantry (formerly May Wah Vegetarian […]

By Emily DeMaioNewton
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United in Ancestry & Dharma

This fall, several hundred Buddhist teachers and practitioners gathered for what organizers called a “transformational” coming together of Buddhist teachers and practitioners of Black African descent.

By The Editors
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