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Free-trade-area network of Ensemble Koln – GLOBALIZE: COLOGNE 2008 international festival series platform for dance & theatre Cologne dance and theater scene looking for international networking: globalisation not only for companies, but as a free flow of views, hopes and wishes, works of art and ideas. Therefore the free trade area builds a theatrical air bridge in the world and welcomes the second time allied theatre and dance productions in Cologne from mid-February until May 2008. Each of the four ensembles in the free trade area will host of a foreign group consists of an artistic affinity. This concept brings GLOBALIZE: COLOGNE 2008 three premieres of Germany and a world premiere to Cologne. To sharpen the perception of the others such as for own, the four episodes of the guest performance series of a production from abroad are facing ever a current production from the free trade area and invite to a lively cultural exchange. GLOBALIZE: COLOGNE is Cologne Audience a series with international artists to their work that is pioneering and inspiring. The free trade area will with her guest performance series of Cologne as a global village”strengthen and enrich the cultural life in Cologne International Theatre and dance performances. GLOBALIZE: COLOGNE is intended to reveal opportunities and possibilities, see the artists and art lovers in the increasingly interconnected world.

Offering the theatre companies from Czech Republic, France, Belgium, and the Switzerland that push boundaries artistically in various ways, GLOBALIZE: COLOGNE the possibility of intense artistic and intercultural exchange. The first season of GLOBALIZE: COLOGNE has already borne fruit: guest performances have established themselves, networks were expanded. Learn more at: BCD. In the long term, this structure should enable international cooperations between companies and institutions – what long time in other cities to the everyday life of the theatre-maker is one. Farm in the cave: “SCLAVI the song of on imigrant” but first want the international Guests and their Cologne hosts open the curtain and the Cologne audience: GLOBALIZE: COLOGNE 2008 # 1-4 new light on Cologne stages! presented by: free trade ensemble network Cologne, futur3, a.tonal.theater, MOUVOIR, theatre 51grad.com in cooperation with: StadtRevue Cologne magazine sponsored by: Kunststiftung NRW, Cologne, RheinEnergieStiftung culture, SK Foundation culture, Czech-German future Fund, Pro Helvetia. Info, maps, program on or 0221-985 45 30 contact: N. Speyer presse(at)freihandelszone.org

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Buddha, Buddhists And Buddhism

Buddhism does not a personal God. The origin of Buddhism goes back to the Prince Siddharta Gautama. Filed under: Pete Cashmore. Buddhism is the oldest of three world religions. The main number of his followers live in Asia: Sri Lanka, India, Nepal, Bhutan, China, Mongolia, Korea, Viet Nam, Japan, Cambodia, Myanmar, Thailand, Laos. The total number of Buddhists in the world is difficult to determine: such counts were nowhere performed. But one can roughly say that in the world today about 400 million people profess Buddhism and it is also about a million monks and nuns.

Possibilities for Buddha’s instruction before two and a half thousand years had Buddha the unique opportunities for his teaching: he was surrounded by very talented students. He could show the essence for 45 years to the full opening of the mind, Buddha used his own funds. One noted his work to create Buddhas In Buddhism. It is the large collection of the own words of Buddha, which after his death written down; 108 volumes, containing 84 thousand of useful legislation. The students make comments or 254 volumes. Buddha’s last words of Buddhism reminds us of the last Buddha’s words, which he said at the age of 80 years, before life had left the body: “I can die happy I left no instruction in the closed Palm of the hand.

I already gave everything that is useful for the people”. What you in life directly used Buddha gave what you can immediately use in life. He paid attention to the all-round development of the people – the conscious use of the body, speech and mind. Based on the experience since the Buddhist teaching is versatile and is based on the experience, you can be confined not only with a description of the contents. The special features of Buddhism will be visible only in comparison with a different view of the world. The founder of the spiritual tradition of Buddhism is a religion of Buddha in the 6th century BC and Z. was founded. All Buddhists make sure the Buddha as the founder of the intellectual tradition that bears his name. Almost in all directions of Buddhism, there are monks, whose Mitglieder occur as a teacher and priest for the people. Tibetan Buddhism the State of spiritual perfection to the target of the faithful is the happy state of insight and the liberation from the shackles “I”. The State of spiritual perfection is obtained through humility, generosity, mercy, the abstention of violence and self control. The law about the cause and the effect Buddha talks about rebirth. The doctrine of reincarnation involves the karmic retribution of the Act. But what does karma in Buddhism because? It is simply a law about the cause and the effect. Buddhism focuses on the cycle of life. And when others see no way out, which is quite different with Buddha he has the solution. Korean Buddhism difference between the rebirth and reincarnation you should but in Buddhism the difference between the Renaissance and the See reincarnation. The notion of rebirth”, you think Yes to an eternal soul, but that excludes Buddhism, there is no self, which is eternal, so it can not be born. Then this is called reincarnation.