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Former US president Bill Clinton turns to Buddhism
by Merlyn Seeley, The Examiner, January 10, 2013
San Francisco, CA (USA) -- According to thebuddhism.net news site, in an article dated January 10th, 2013, former US president Bill Clinton has hired his own personal Buddhist monk to teach him how to properly meditate.
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China and India use Buddha for regional Karma
by Subir Bhaumik, Al-Jazeera, 11 Jan 2013
The two would-be superpowers are using their Buddhist prestige to exert influence in Nepal, Myanmar and Sri Lanka.
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'Buddhist teachings scientifically true'
TNN Jan 10, 2013
  VARANASI, India -- "Buddhism has become an area of interest for scientists for they feel that the teachings and principles of Buddhism are scientifically very true," said the Dalai Lama while addressing a congregation at Central University of Tibetan Studies at Sarnath on Wednesday.
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His Holiness the Dalai Lama Inaugurates international Buddhist conference
by Yeshe Choesang, The Tibet Post International, 7 January 2013
  Bihar, India -- The spiritual leader of Tibet, His Holiness the 14th Dalai Lama inaugurated the three-day international Buddhist convention at Buddha Smriti Park in the heart of Patna on Saturday. Hundreds of delegates, mostly scholars of Buddhism and monks from across the world, were participated in the conference.
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Largest Thai temple outside of Thailand to be built in the USA
The Taunton Daily Gazette, Jan 11, 2013
  Raynham selectmen will lease old South School to Thai Buddhist group
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