News Round up w/e 10th October 2020
News and snippets from Zen cyber-space
Dalai Lama congratulates the World Food Programme on winning the Nobel Peace Prize.
Reading Too Much Political News Is Bad for Your Well-Being. Obsessing over politics could hurt your happiness and your relationships.
Indian Archaeologists Resume Restoration of Pagodas in Bagan, Myanmar after COVID-19 Delay
Dalai Lama Promotes the Compassion of Vegetarianism for World Animal Day. The Dalai Lama urged people around the world to move toward more compassionate and sustainable ways of living that rely less on the exploitation of animals.
Buddha's birthplace yields clues about his mysterious life. Facts about the life and times of Siddhartha Gautama, the man who would become the Buddha, are elusive, but scholars are finding answers in Lumbini, Nepal. [National Geographic]
Taliban Defeated by Quiet Strength of Pakistan’s Buddha. The Buddha of Swat, carved on a cliff in the seventh century, was dynamited by the Pakistani Taliban in 2007. Now it has been restored, a powerful symbol of tolerance in the traumatized valley.
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