A Tibetan police officer in Queens is accused of acting as a spy for China, Ladakhis unite to boycott local elections, and the town of Swastika, New York, votes to keep its name. Tricycle looks back at the events of this week in the Buddhist world.
An “instant connection” between Buddhist priest Qalvy Grainzvolt and former NYPD Transit Chief Joe Fox set the groundwork for teaching meditation to America’s largest police force.
An upsetting development, via Yahoo news, CHINATOWN — A Buddhist nun giving out prayer beads on Canal Street to raise money to rebuild her burned down temple was arrested and detained her for several hours without an interpreter, she told DNAinfo. Police charged Baojing Li, 48, with acting as an unlicensed vendor, a misdemeanor. They […]