Houses of Worship: A Dream of Faith, Thailand’s White Temple—Wat Rong Khun

Thailand is home to the second largest population of Buddhists in the world, with some 64 millions Buddhists and 41,000 temples. Buddhism came to

Muslim World League’s Historic Multifaith Forum in Saudi Arabia

The Muslim World League held the Forum on Common Values Among Religious Followers, a multifaith event with leaders from around the world in Riyadh,

Religious Scholars Argue Validity of Digital Meditation

Gregory Grieve, who heads the religious studies department at University of North Carolina, Greensboro, holds that the authenticity of digital Buddhist meditation is not

Customers of a Buddhist Barber Shop in Spokane Stop in for a Haircut and Leave at Peace

An article in the Spokane Faiths and Values Community website features local barber Jefferson Workman. A member of the board of directors of the

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Profiles in Faith: His Holiness Tenzin Gyatso – the 14th Dalai Lama

Note: This profile concludes World Religion News' series on world religious leaders. Links to each of the other profiles may be found at the

Zen Master Thich Nhat Hanh Receives the Luxembourg Peace Prize

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