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~ Celebrated Monk Milarepa's Story ~

The life of Milarepa

Born in Western Tibet, close to Nepal, Milarepa (1052-1135) had a hard childhood and a dark youth. He was only seven when his father died. 209 more words

Karma Yoga

A bike ride on our last full day in Luang Prabang - Day 217 - 23 August

Today we hired a couple of bikes from our hotel and took ourselves off for a leisurely bike ride around Luang Prabang and cycling about this town on a Sunday is both a very safe and a very relaxing way to spend a few hours. 887 more words

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

Dream Journal

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