Military feature: Airman initiates Buddhism group

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CNJ staff photo: Gabriel Monte Tech. Sgt. Christ Porter, right, and his wife Marisila, left, run a Buddhism discussion group at the Cannon Air Force Base chapel. Chris Porter said he and his wife are new to Buddhism having formally adopted the religion in June. By Gabriel Monte: CNJ staff writer Tech. Sgt. Chris Porter […]

Regime can’t silence Burma protests forever

By Freedom New Mexico Senior Burmese general Than Shwe did deign to meet Tuesday with United Nations special envoy Ibrahim Gambari after giving him the cold shoulder for days, but he met from a position of relative strength. No public comments were made. The democracy movement in Burma seems to have been defeated, at least […]

Local Buddhist must improvise to follow faith

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Rhomylly Forbes uses the practice rooms at Eastern New Mexico University to meditate with her concertina. She says the peacefulness of Buddhism is part of what led her to embrace the religion. (Staff photo: Marlena Hartz) By Marlena Hartz: CNJ staff writer Her slate blue eyes cast downward, Rhomylly Forbes evokes a rich, crisp sound […]