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Reconciling Buddhism And Buddhists' Atrocities

NEW YORK, February 16, 2018 — Thupten Jinpa, a Buddhist scholar and the longtime English translator of the Dalai Lama, explains how to reconcile the compassionate teachings of Buddhism with Buddhists' atrocious treatment of the Muslim Rohingya minority in Myanmar. (1 min., 46 sec.)


Arts
 /  Texas
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Education
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Current Affairs
 /  New York
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Current Affairs
 /  New York
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Arts
 /  New York
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Arts
 /  New York
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Arts
 /  New York
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Arts
 /  New York
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Current Affairs
 /  New York
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Policy
 /  Texas
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Policy
 /  Texas
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Current Affairs
 /  New York
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