Local police say hundreds of angry Buddhists participated in mobs that burned hundreds of homes and injured 10.
That’s how writer Seth Greenland says mindfulness has helped him in our January magazine. Greenland’s latest novel is The Angry Buddhist, which the Shambhala Sun’s Andrea Miller calls it “a steamy mix of murder, matching manga kitten tattoos, and a fierce congressional election.” Jimmy, the titular angry Buddhist, is an angry, hard-drinking cop who’s slowly [...]
AMRITSAR, India -- Hundreds of angry Muslims in southeast Bangladesh torched at least 10 Buddhist temples and dozens of homes Sunday after alleging that a Buddhist man insulted Islam on his Facebook page, authorities said.The protest...Show More Summary
CNN:Crowds of angry Muslims attacked Buddhist shrines and homes, torching some of them Sunday in Bangladesh to protest after a photo of a partially burned Quran was posted on Facebook, police said.The protesters chanted anti-Buddhist...Show More Summary
(Image via CrunchBase) From CNN: “Crowds of angry Muslims attacked Buddhist shrines and homes, torching some of them Sunday in Bangladesh to protest after a photo of a partially burned Quran was posted on Facebook, police said. The protesters chanted anti-Buddhist slogans, blaming the burning of the Muslim holy book on a Buddhist boy, [...]
Click here to receive the Morning Social Media Newsfeed via email. Muslims Torch Buddhist Temples in Bangladesh (The Wall Street Journal) Thousands of Bangladeshi Muslims angry over an alleged derogatory photo of the Islamic holy book...Show More Summary
By Farid Ahmed, CNN (CNN) - Crowds of angry Muslims attacked Buddhist shrines and homes, torching some of them Sunday in Bangladesh to protest after a photo of a partially burned Quran was posted on Facebook, police said. The protesters chanted anti-Buddhist slogans, blaming the burning of the Muslim holy book on a Buddhist boy, [...]
(Eugene Volokh) The AP reports: housands of Bangladeshi Muslims angry over an alleged derogatory photo of the Islamic holy book Quran on Facebook set fires in at least 10 Buddhist temples and 40 homes near the southern border with Myanmar, authorities said Sunday.... [A police chief] said at least 20 people were injured in the attacks that [...]
NEW YORK -- Partway through my Sunday panel at the Brooklyn Book Festival, the subject turned to archetypes of Los Angeles. We – the novelists Seth Greenland (“The Angry Buddhist”), Emma Straub (“Laura Lamont’s Life in Pictures”), Karolina...Show More Summary
‘Big Love’ screenwriter Seth Greenland’s upcoming novel ‘The Angry Buddhist’ is being adapted for a new Showtime drama.
To be perfectly honest, I have been an awful Buddhist, an even worse meditation teacher. Since I started working full-time, my practice has been quite bare bones. What’s worse is that I have been easily lured into hateful, angry, and insecure thought patterns. read more
In the Book Notes series, authors create and discuss a music playlist that relates in some way to their recently published book. Previous contributors include Bret Easton Ellis, Kate Christensen, Kevin Brockmeier, George Pelecanos, Dana Spiotta, Amy Bloom, David...
Showtime has a new series in development based on a book; The Angry Buddhist, which sounds like a Steven Seagal movie to me, but is actually a forthcoming novel by Seth Greenland, the writer on Big Love. The project would be a drama series that doesn?t involve any martial arts as far as I can tell, but instead focuses on three brothers living in the high desert of California.
Showtime is developing a new drama based on the upcoming novel, The Angry Buddhist, according to Deadline. The book, written by Big Love's Seth Greenland, is about three brothers: a cop studying Buddhism, a criminal and a scheming U.S. Congressman running for his third term. Read More > Other Links From TVGuide.com Seth Greenland Big Love David Kanter
EXCLUSIVE: Showtime has put in development The Angry Buddhist, a drama series project based on Seth Greenland’s upcoming novel of the same name, which explores family dynamics, deception, crime and politics. Novelist/playwright/screenwriter Greenland (HBO’s Big Love) will write the adaptation, from Anonymous Content. Show More Summary
If you’re from one of the reddish areas, Happy New Year! My first post was a similar new year greeting nearly four years ago. Since then I’ve gone off to be the Angry Asian Buddhist and let my own writing here die down as my talented co-bloggers John, Oz and kudos have taken up some [...]
Asura's Wrath is an angry game based on an angry group of Buddhist demigods. More »
How many are there? A new AFP article discusses a recent PEW study which suggests the amazingly, surprisingly low number of 1.19 million as of 2008. Arun of the Angry Asian Buddhist has a good post on why we might be better off ignoring...Show More Summary
Last month, I blogged about the plight of Ven. Hong Yuan – the Buddhist nun fundraising for her destroyed temple who was arrested on New York’s Canal Street for “acting as unlicensed vendor.” Arun at Angry Asian Buddhist has the lat...
…and, as usual, Arun at Angry Asian Buddhist is all over it with all sorts of good links and info. Do check it out.