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Surviving the Ghost Month of July

I had to return somewhere, but I wasn’t sure if the route I was taking was safe. Then I saw monks walking down the road toward me. 1,398 more words

Taiwan

Caring Community

“Very little is needed to make a happy life”  – Marcus Aurelius

Since the first day we moved into our condo, we have been surrounded by a caring, kind community of staff and residents.

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Travel

Buddhist restaurant vandalized one day after monks release 600 lbs of lobster back into the sea

CHARLOTTETOWN – A Buddhist-affiliated restaurant in Prince Edward Island has been vandalized, hours after a group of local monks liberated 600 pounds of live lobsters. 188 more words

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Preconceptions

When working at the railway station or even just with the public, its important to keep an open mind. Last week I was giving the stink eye to a tough looking group of young men in hoodies and tattoos on platform 2 because I thought they were hanging around waiting to do a drug deal. 196 more words

Back in the mountains

Wednesday, 22 June A little bottle of sake and…

A three hour ride into the mountains was totally worth it! Koyasan, the centre of Shingon Buddhism, is a small and secluded temple town surrounded by a stunning cedar forest. 471 more words

Sweets From Japan