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Dalai Lama praises religions, differences, and meditation

by Leo Bowder

THERE IS much that Buddhists can learn from “serious Christian practitioners”, says the Dalai Lama. He made the remark before delivering an address to a colloquium on Christian and Buddhist contemplative prayer to a small invited audience at Blackfriars, the Dominican house in Oxford, on Thursday of last week.

The Dalai Lama entered the book-lined lecture theatre with his retinue of red-robed monks, pausing for some time to speak quietly to an elderly woman in a wheelchair, ...

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Fri 28 Nov 14 @ 19:53
Our interview from 2009 with novelist PD James, who died yesterday http://t.co/wjb4eeBSgC http://t.co/Q4a9GpODXq

Fri 28 Nov 14 @ 15:52
Our interview from 2009 with PD James, who died yesterday aged 94 http://t.co/wjb4eeBSgC http://t.co/xzBuvRLCLy