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2014/09/17 00:17
2014/09/17 00:17
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TOOWOOMBA'S parks and gardens are the talk of the town as the countdown begins to the Carnival of Flowers. Chronicle photographer Bev Lacey had the best view in the city when she soared to great...
2014/09/17 00:17
2014/09/17 00:17
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2014/09/16 22:36
2014/09/16 22:36
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WHATEVER your beliefs, sometimes your neighbourhood just needs a Buddha statue. This was the feeling of Dan Stevenson when he bought a 60cm tall stone figure from the hardware store to install into a...
2014/09/13 17:18
2014/09/13 17:18
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Thuparamaya, a dagoba in Anuradhapura. Mock Tudor melds with leopards and Buddhas in incomparable Sri Lanka, writes Christina Pfeiffer. It's our first day on the road and already I've filled half my...
2014/09/13 03:46
2014/09/13 03:46
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OUR elephant stoops his head to accept a pineapple being offered by a lady with one leg and two missing teeth. The woman – no doubt a land mine victim - looks up at us and grins, stroking the...
2014/09/12 20:16
2014/09/12 20:16
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This year marks the 1604th anniversary of the visit to Sri Lanka by the itinerant Buddhist monk the Ven. Fa-Hien (also known as Faxian), after Bhikku Dhammayana took the first Buddha statue from Sri...
2014/09/11 03:08
2014/09/11 03:08
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SALT LAKE CITY - A Utah author says a schoolteacher plagiarized her Christian romance novel, added graphic sex scenes and passed it off as her own. In a case she says brings to light plagiarism in...
2014/09/09 08:31
2014/09/09 08:31
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Eclectic and ecumenical are apt descriptives of Dolores Worthington’s garden. With its abundant perennials, partitioned sections, nods to Buddhism and Christianity and frequent — and welcome — animal...
2014/09/08 20:15
2014/09/08 20:15
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They are more than rock and steel. They are memory and meaning. They are symbols and ideas that stand for something. From his earliest times man has been fascinated with creating monuments, some more...
2014/09/08 08:09
2014/09/08 08:09
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Getty Center, Los Angeles The Getty Center is a cultural hotbed encompassing all that you could wish for: a computer-operated tram; panoramic views of LA, the Santa Monica Mountains and the Pacific...
2014/09/08 05:15
2014/09/08 05:15
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Prime Minister Prayuth Chan-ocha says he doesn't believe in magic, superstition or even feng shui, but Government House officials are taking no chances as it opens for business tomorrow. Please join...
2014/09/07 07:05
2014/09/07 07:05
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The author of a Christian novel is accusing another Utah writer of plagiarism for allegedly copying the plot and details from her work, but then adding graphic sex scenes to create a new book under a...
2014/09/07 06:59
2014/09/07 06:59
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The recent finding of Buddhist vestiges in the form of stone sculptures and bronzes from over 125 sites in the State has revealed the once flourishing condition of Buddhist religion in Tamil Nadu, a...
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2014/09/01 09:09
2014/09/01 09:09
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But much of Central Asia comprises rugged mountains, and in rural backwaters old habits persist: semi-nomadic farming continues, hunting with eagles is still revered, and welcomes are warm, verging on...
2014/08/31 16:13
2014/08/31 16:13
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LYONS — The walls of the sprawling ranch-style house are stripped to the studs. The floors are springy underfoot. The once-carefully tended gardens are a stark debris field littered with massive...
2014/08/29 15:11
2014/08/29 15:11
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A 29-stone “martial arts expert” who attacked workmen because they unsettled his pet snake could soon be evicted. Christopher Lee lashed out at contractors trying to upgrade his kitchen and bathroom...
2014/08/26 21:16
2014/08/26 21:16
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The place was SLFP Headquarters, Colombo. The date was April 21, 1987. The time was around 4.30 p.m. I had come to SLFP Headquarters to do a report on the coming May Day. SLFP Trade Union Leader Alavi...
2014/08/25 23:47
2014/08/25 23:47
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A girl sells goods in front of a Buddha statue at Swyambhu in Kathmandu. Photo: Reuters I HAD expected life in Kathmandu to happen on the street but I didn't know I'd be watching a cremation on my...
2014/08/24 01:15
2014/08/24 01:15
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No fan of crazes like Pet Rocks or the 'Macarena', this one sent a chill down my spine How I despise fads. I've always felt fleeting surges of popularity are degrading, and attack my sensibilities...
2014/08/23 21:43
2014/08/23 21:43
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At Thikse Monastery, in a shrine draped in colorful silks, the air thick with juniper smoke, morning prayers are starting to adopt the unruly atmosphere of a school assembly. After the elders have...
2014/08/23 18:58
2014/08/23 18:58
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Mae Lin Plummer’s philosophy on gardening is identical to her philosophy on life: Use what you have. Work with what you’re given. Let go of any need to control. The 41-year-old Plummer used to...
2014/09/17 00:17
2014/09/17 00:17
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