Monks get up early. This is one of those things that my teacher told me matter-of-factly. He regularly describes doing what’s needed in the moment in the same fashion: if you’re hungry, eat; if you’re tired, rest; if you see a piece of trash on the ground, pick it up. 339 more words
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Wary of Modern Society, Some Christians Choose a Life Apart
From The Wall Street Journal
Longing to lead more religious lives—and wary of the wider culture—a growing number of traditional Christians are creating their own small communities. 8 more words
One of the craziest things i have ever come across the fucked up science of self mummification its a long process that takes around 9 years of starving themselves to the point of 0 % body fat,they even drink a poison that works like embalming fluid to further dry themselves up from the inside because less body fat the least likely chance of decomposing ,but thats not all they are then put underground in a tomb with just a breathing tube for oxygen,they also have a bell to ring to let people know they are still alive an after the bell no longer rings they will remove the breathing tube and cover the hole up completely to then be reoponed a 1000 days later . 33 more words
Millions of grains of sand, painstakingly laid into place.
I watched monks from Tibet create a sand Mandala at the Cultural Gallery in Stuart, FL. 492 more words