BAM! We hit the ground running here just a few days ago, and we are lovin’ it. Phnom Penh is the capital city of Cambodia. . 271 more words
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Only in New York would you find a Fashion Designer who would begin his Fashion Show with 30 Buddhist Monks chanting…and although it was not something that you would normally expect…for that brief moment in time 30 Buddhist Monks chanting put everything in perspective for all of us watching. 65 more words
Buddhist Monks in Thailand Treat Addiction With Meditation and Pony Rides in the "Methamphetamine Capital of the World"
Thai temple fights drug addiction with horses and boxing
By Marion Thibaut
MAE CHAN (THAILAND) (AFP) – Every morning in Thailand’s far north, a convoy of orange-robed Buddhist monks and novices riding on horseback leave their mountain-top temple in the kingdom’s notorious Golden Triangle region to collect alms.At first glance these equestrian ascetics look like a throwback to a forgotten era — but they are in fact part of an innovative drive to help young boys in this drug-ravaged region escape addiction through horses, Thai boxing and meditation. 643 more words
It was an incongruous sight, even for New York Fashion Week, but a very moving one.
With a who’s who of A-list Hollywood actresses in the front row, Prabal Gurung opened his runway show with 30 Buddhist monks who had travelled to New York to chant a prayer of gratitude for the world’s help during the devastating earthquake that killed thousands in Gurung’s native Nepal in April. 252 more words