Karen Jensen

Karen Jensen is a writer and editor living in Brooklyn.
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Kyoto Temple Plans Outer Space Location

Daigoji, a temple in Kyoto, Japan, was founded in 874 and has survived the many twists and turns of history—including Japan’s destructive Onin War in the 15th century. But this Shingon Buddhist temple is hardly stuck in the past—in fact, it plans to go where no Buddhist temple has gone before with an extraterrestrial expansion, […]

By Karen Jensen
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Trike Daily News

Buddha Buzz Weekly: Sri Lanka Targets Muslim Minority with Proposed Burqa Ban

In Sri Lanka, a proposal to close over 1,000 Islamic schools and ban the burqa seeks government approval, monks in Seoul march to support anti-coup protestors in Myanmar, and Japanese monastics and worshippers walk on hot coals to pray for safety from the pandemic. Tricycle looks back at the events of this week in the Buddhist world.

By Amanda Lim Patton, Eliza Rockefeller, and Karen Jensen
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