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Brooke Schedneck

Brooke Schedneck is an author at Religion News Service.

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What the world can learn from the Buddhist concept loving-kindness

By Brooke Schedneck — November 11, 2021
(The Conversation) — On World Kindness Day, a scholar of Buddhist studies explains its idea of compassion and the diverse ways to think about and express kindness.

Why choosing the next dalai lama will be a religious – as well as a political – issue

By Brooke Schedneck — June 25, 2021
(The Conversation) — For Tibetan Buddhists it is important that they are in charge of the selection process for the next dalai lama, but China wants to appoint its own.

The pandemic has slowed tourism to Thailand’s Buddhist temples, but the impact is more than economic

By Brooke Schedneck — June 5, 2021
(The Conversation) — Thailand's Buddhist temples, important centers of culture and commerce, rely on donations from international visitors. Because of a steep drop in tourism, these temples have been hit hard.
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