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Chocolate 2 (Zen: Warrior Within 2): Escape From The Avatar?

I think that this dream from last night was somewhat inspired by the 2008 Thai martial arts film Chocolate (Zen, Warrior Within), and this dream played more like a romantic comedy action film inspired by and/or continuing the film Chocolate (Zen, Warrior Within). 786 more words


Rumble at the Temple

Giles Ji Ungpakorn

Following the appointment of Umporn Prasattapong, Abbot of Wat Ratchabopit as the new Supreme Patriarch, the cog-wheels of the military junta are turning in unison with those of the fascist monk “Putta-Isara”. 609 more words

Thai Politics

Out and About in Luang Prabang - Day 213 - 19 August

It was a very early start for us today as we wanted to see the Buddhist monks collecting alms but as they do this at the crack of dawn you have to follow suit or miss the ‘action’ as it were. 1,424 more words

Creating From a Grain of Sand

To promote healing and world peace, a group of Tibetan Buddhist monks realized artwork breathtaking using millions of grains of sand. A dramatic work, by the precision, time and patience devoted to install each grain of colored sand until it becomes a spectacular piece.


The Monastery World

Ladakh, a part of Jammu- Kashmir in India is a majestic land of forts, monasteries and crops of villages. This ancient Kingdom in Himalayan ranges possess vast cultural elements those are yet to explore in depth. 222 more words

Australia Photography

Children learning to be Buddhist monks

The BBC have a beautiful collection of photographs showing young children learning to be Buddhist monks in the Himalayas.

You can see the conch shell in front of the boys.  172 more words