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Witchcraft is a religion of field and grove, river and stream. In coven or individually, we perform rituals to renew our connections with the Goddess and God. However, what suits one may not answer the needs of another. This need is being satisfied by a new...
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How The Major Arcana and The Tibetan Book of The Dead can work together
There are some striking complements to the Major Arcana of the Tarot and the Tibetan Book of the Dead. They are a nice enhancement to the meanings of these powerful cards. I claim no expertise on Buddhism but I found the resonance and compatibility to Tarot...
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Tarot Cards >> The Major Arcana
What is the History of Reiki?
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An Open Letter To The Pagan Community
The following is an "Open Letter" to the Pagan Community from one of the nations "top" Buddhists (in a non-hierarchical way) and appeared in the Winter '93-'94 Green Egg. Since it's an "Open Letter" I doubt I'm stomping on anyone'...
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Tantric Mystery Dances
An endless row of small figures zigzags up the mountain in a snow-white Indian winter landscape. The Buddhist monastery of Likir in northern India lies on a Himalayan top and forms a colorful mandala in the midst of a virginal white world. I feel like a...
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Clerical Marriage in Modern Japanese Buddhism Japanese
ban on clerical marriage, meat-eating, and the wearing of nonclerical garb by the Buddhist clergy.
The Resistance of the Monks
Burma's Buddhist clergy is huge. Of a population of 54 million, there are an estimated 300000 to 400000 monks in approximately 45000 registered monasteries.
9. Freedom of Belief and Religious Discrimination
any organizations of Buddhist clergy other than nine state-recognized in Rangoon and Mandalay to train Buddhist clergy under the control of the SMNC.
PUP Jaffe "Neither Monk nor Layman"
of the Buddhist clergy in Japan are married.

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Stamp withdrawn over Lumbini location controversy
The party would perish soon: UNP led United Bhikkhu Front
Metiyagoda Gunaratana Thera told a news conference today that some in the party had failed to understand the importance of the Buddhist clergy. He said the party should also focus as to why it had started losing the minority vote as well lately.
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Before Loun Sovath arrived at the celebration, talks were held between United Nations staff, district police and Buddhist clergy to ensure that he would not be arrested.
Intensive Campaign Against Ranil From This Week
The group has already canvassed the support of the Buddhist clergy to get Jayasuriya appointed as party leader.
Battles Lost and Won Between Tibet and China

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Clergy - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Buddhism Leadership/Clergy
What is the clergy of the Buddhist religion
Buddhist Clergy. A "Bhikkhu" is a fully ordained male monastic. A "Bhikkhuni" is a fully ordained female monastic.
USAID FrontLines: Buddhist Clergy Encourage Interethnic Dialogue
Jun 2, 2011 The second talk was about my growing feeling that perhaps we really don't need Buddhist clergy anymore -- if we ever did in the first place.

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