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November 20, 1988 | JOHN DART, Times Religion Writer
In an auspicious moment for American Buddhism, the 38-year-old World Fellowship of Buddhists will meet for the first time outside of Asia--convening today on a hillside in Hacienda Heights at the $25-million Hsi Lai Temple. Delegates from Asia may feel at home in the magnificent complex patterned after and financed mainly by Taiwan's Fo Kuang Shan temple. But they may have trouble otherwise recognizing the transplanted, 2,500-year-old religion in its Americanized version.
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July 8, 1989 | JOHN DART, Times Religion Writer
In welcoming the Dalai Lama to Los Angeles on behalf of the diverse Buddhist community this week, a monk already prominent in organizing American Buddhists took the occasion to propose new ways to reduce tensions arising among U.S. practitioners of the ancient religion.
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CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
July 8, 1989 | JOHN DART, Times Religion Writer
In welcoming the Dalai Lama to Los Angeles on behalf of the diverse Buddhist community this week, a monk already prominent in organizing American Buddhists took the occasion to propose new ways to reduce tensions arising among U.S. practitioners of the ancient religion.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
November 20, 1988 | JOHN DART, Times Religion Writer
In an auspicious moment for American Buddhism, the 38-year-old World Fellowship of Buddhists will meet for the first time outside of Asia--convening today on a hillside in Hacienda Heights at the $25-million Hsi Lai Temple. Delegates from Asia may feel at home in the magnificent complex patterned after and financed mainly by Taiwan's Fo Kuang Shan temple. But they may have trouble otherwise recognizing the transplanted, 2,500-year-old religion in its Americanized version.
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