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News Round Up for w/e 2nd April 2023

News and snippets from Zen cyber-space

The latest News and snippets from Zen Cyber space.


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Is Karma a ‘Relaxing Thought’? For Many Buddhists, It’s Not The real-life impact of believing the law of cause and effect.

Mongolian boy named reincarnation of Buddhist spiritual leader by the Dalai Lama Eight-year-old boy named 10th Khalkha Jetsun Dhampa Rinpoche, inviting possible rebuke from China.

Can a Chatbot Share True Dharma? Jiryu Mark Rutschman-Byler contemplates the dharma implications of artificial intelligence and shares the story of “Roshibot,” an AI bot he created and trained with the teachings of the late Zen teacher Shunryu Suzuki Roshi.

Gautama Buddha survived several attempts on his life. What does his life example teach us about impermanence, and preparing for death Death and impermanence are the certainties of life. We all have to face it and it is also the one that we have prepared for the least. In Buddhism, karma is the most important aspect of “dying.”

Buddhistdoor View: Religious and Professional Duties in AI Life “Vacancy,” reads an advertisement in the classifieds of Malaysian newspaper The Star. The listing is from Chempaka Buddhist Lodge in...