Buddhist, Hindu Make History in New Congress

(RNS) Congress will become a shade more religiously diverse this January, after Tuesday’s (Nov. 6) election of the first Hindu representative and first Buddhist senator. Tulsi Gabbard, a Democrat from Hawaii, will become the first Hindu-American…

By Daniel Burke

Obituaries News

Remembering Jane Imamura

Other Friday evenings found Whalen and Snyder in Berkeley for the study group with Rev. Kanmo Imamura and Jane Imamura at the Berkeley Buddhist Temple. Together the Imamuras were descended from the most important old families…

By Tricycle

Film Club: Edge of Dreaming

For our third Tricycle Film Club offering, we’re pleased to present Edge of Dreaming, a haunting and meditative film from Scottish filmmaker Amy Hardie that is presented by Alive Mind Cinema. Hardie built a career on…

By Tricycle

Ideas News

Buddhists in the House

Did you know that Hawaii’s membership in the House of Representatives in 2011 will be 100% Buddhist? There are two House members from the Aloha State: Democrat Mazie Hirono and newly elected Colleen Hanabusa, also a…

By Tricycle

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