Tags » Monks


The Holy Father Gray of the Corpus Hallelujah Monastery was a satisfied man. He knew how good life can be because he (with the assistance of a great number of ancestors going back to the Middle Ages) knew a thing or two about living. 917 more words

Prophet Muhammad's message to Monks of St. Catherine Monastery

In 628 C.E. Prophet Muhammad granted a Charter of Privileges to the monks of St. Catherine Monastery in Mt. Sinai. It consisted of several clauses covering all aspects of human rights including such topics as the protection of Christians, freedom of worship and movement, freedom to appoint their own judges and to own and maintain their property, exemption from military service, and the right to protection in war. 248 more words

Political Islam



in front of a grave outside a buddhist school,
2 bottles of jeju makgeolli made with a foreign rice
& a half decayed persimmon, for the occupant, 120 more words


Little Monks

Nice little shot of figures of monks.

Keep Shooting


Laundry, Motherhood, Prayer

As a child I daydreamed of monasteries and monks and what it would be like to cloister away all day to pray and read.

I love solitude, and I thought monks—with all their praying—were as close to God as you could get. 642 more words