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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

Buddhist hardliners stop Myanmar Muslim ceremony -- Accused of Islamophobia -- Buddhist hardliners have sought to restrict Muslim worship


© AFP/File | Myanmar Muslim devotees depart a private meeting hall after hardline Buddhist nationalists stopped a Muslim ceremony on January 8, 2017

YANGON (AFP) – Hardline Buddhist nationalists stopped a Muslim religious ceremony in Yangon on Sunday, witnesses and organisers said, as Islamophobic tensions boil over amid a bloody military campaign against Rohingya in northern Rakhine state. 377 more words

Face En Face

Light falls upon my face draped with scarf and beard.Saffron robed young men at Chiangmai Buddhist University..The food vendor on the streets of BangkokThe woman who gave me birth 1945..The young man who changed my life..My friend Rossini…Emeritus Professor Norman Page, BangkokBeryl Baroness of East Malvern, my 92 year old aunt..My Mother In Law, Mer Tui..My friend Peter Grace at Anantisila Resort, Hua Hin Thailand..My friend Tracey from New York on The Chao Phraya River, Bangkok..My friend Anthony Green, Prahran, MelbourneMy friends Azzerina and Blotto @ Mali Restaurant Bangkok…The lil brother on the left avec the older brother Elwood

A Flying Monk and a Dangerous Goddess

With apologies for a long hiatus, here is the next post:

We were about fifteen minutes into our trek to Luri Gompa when I realised I had left the pouch I always carried with my passport and phone, back at the lodge Yara, where we were staying a second night after Luri. 1,991 more words



Few days back saw the movie “Lost in Translation“, which I had recorded earlier. At the same time on another channel my favourite movie “3 idiots ” had just started instead I watched “Lost in Translation”.Whats wrong with me? 1,014 more words

All Izz Well

WALK WITH ME (2017): New Trailer For Mindfulness Documentary Narrated By Benedict Cumberbatch

Directed by Marc Francis, Max Pugh and narrated by Benedict Cumberbatch, Walk With Me is a documentary that follows a community of Zen Buddhist monks and nuns whose lives are focused on mastering the art of mindfulness with well-known teacher Thich Nhat Hanh… 140 more words