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No Tibet Travel Permit? No problem!

Since the opening of the train line to Tibet this summer, a lot of people have made the journey to Lhasa by rail. The tracks are smooth, the scenery is stunning, and the price is right... except for one little detail. A piece of paper known as the Tibet Travel Bureau permit that can cost you an arm and a leg. Here is how to bypass that requirement.

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Some might say that both the Buddhist and Hindu doctrines and methods are irreconcilable with Catholic doctrine. But, in the homily of his Mass in Bangkok, Thailand, the Pope praised the wisdom as well as the interior purification and liberation of Buddhism.

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Some scholars believe that Jesus may have been inspired by Buddhism, and that the Gospel of Thomas and the Nag Hammadi texts reflect this influence. These theories have been popularized in books such as Elaine Pagels' The Gnostic Gospels (1979) and Beyond Belief (2003), and Elmar R. Gruber and Holger Kersten's The Original Jesus (1995).

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The Reverend Father Mark Beckwith says: We can learn more about God. After college I lived in Japan for two years. Among the many things I did there was to study and practice Zen. Zen introduced me to a tradition and discipline of silence that I had never experienced before. I discovered that silence is a common "language"--transcending cultures and religions.

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"He is a liberal that likes to hurt people. I tell you the truth, Rudy Giuliani scares me far more than Hillary Clinton does. Far more. I'll say it right here: if the 2008 Presidential election comes down to Hillary vs. Giuliani, Hillary is the 'lesser of two evils.' That's how bad Giuliani is."

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Saints Barlaam and Ioasaph (a.k.a. Buddah) were placed in the Greek Orthodox calendar of saints on 26 August, and in the West they were entered as "Barlaam and Josaphat" in the Roman Martyrology on the date of 27 November. The story was translated into Hebrew in the Middle Ages as "Ben-Hamelekh Vehanazir" and is widely read by the Jews to this day.

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British girl feared abducted turns four

A British girl kidnapped in Portugal Has spent her fourth birthday still missing, prompting a call from her parents for redoubled efforts to find her.



DIGGERS, LET'S GET THIS GIRL'S PICTURE OUT EVERYWHERE (Please Blog It!) AND PERHAPS SAVE HER LIFE AND REUNITE HER WITH HER DEVASTATED PARENTS!

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Ah, so this is what happens when you don't wear seatbelt. A VERY strong message to ware your seat belts. Please watch it!

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Cook Veggies the Healthy Way with this Black & Decker 4-qt. Steamer. Ideal for Wholesome Cooking - No Added Fats or Calories. Features Built-In Flavor Scenter Screen, Divider to Steam 2 Foods at Once. 75-min. Timer with Auto-Off. Keeps rice, veggies, & meat warm for up to 12 hours!

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This is the PREMIUM version of the Adobe CS Creative Suite. Comes in a like-new package with a full legal license. Has the original 2 install CDs/Disks, 2 Resources & Extras CDs/Disks, and 1 Video Workshop Training and Resources CD/Disk in the original packages with a full legal license and unused registration codes for all software is included!

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