Today is Aung San Suu Kyi’s 65th Birthday.

Via on Jun 20, 2010


Today is the 65th birthday of Daw Aung San Suu Kyi, Burma’s democratically-elected Prime Minister and the world’s only imprisoned Nobel Peace laureate–kept under house arrest by her country’s ruling military junta for fourteen of the last twenty years. (For more about here, I recommend this recent editorial written for The Irrawaddy.)

I hope that you will take some time today to do some actions for her. Her are some suggestions:

I leave you with two songs about “The Lady”…

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About Reverend Danny Fisher

Rev. Danny Fisher, M.Div., D.B.S. (Cand.), is a professor and Coordinator of the Buddhist Chaplaincy Program at University of the West in Rosemead, CA. He was ordained as a lay Buddhist minister by the Buddhist Sangha Council of Southern California in 2008. In addition, he is certified as a mindfulness meditation instructor by Naropa University in association with Shambhala International. A member of the National Association of College and University Chaplains, he serves on the advisory council for the Upaya Buddhist Chaplaincy Training Program. In addition to his work for elephant journal, he is a blogger for Shambhala Sun. He has also written for Tricycle: The Buddhist Review, Religion Dispatches, The Journal of Buddhist Ethics, The Journal of Religion & Film, Eastern Horizon, New York Spirit, Alternet's Wiretap Magazine, and other publications. His award-winning website is http://www.dannyfisher.org

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