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Shanxi Province: Monks and Monasteries

So, after a fairly solid journey leaving Beijing, actually the journey to Datong was a breeze. Direct bus which was fairly comfy and arrived on time, honest taxi driver and a lovely hostel. 1,284 more words


Monk Traditions: Drunken Fist

So, I realize that it’s been awhile since my last post, and things have been busy looking for a job and getting ready for a few other things. 346 more words


Monks, monks, monks and the festival of the Dead P'chum Ben

I have become an ardent fan of Buddhist monks here in Cambodia! They are everywhere, either walking or hitchin’ a ride on the back of a moped, as you do. 213 more words


Sand mandala

SAND MANDALA is the Tibetan Art of Intricate Sand Painting.  MANDALAS are spiritual and ritual symbols in Hinduism and Buddhism that represent the Universe.

It is an ancient Sanskrit word that means CIRCLE, and Mandalas are primarily recognizable by their concentric circles and other geometric figures.  350 more words


Seminary Fundraiser

Friday evening was our 7th Annual Partnering for Future Priests (PFP) seminary dinner/auction fundraiser.  The dinner was held in St. Joseph in the parish hall at Our Lady of Guadalupe Church.   62 more words

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