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The lesson

Buddhist monks in-the-making having a morning lesson at the Shwedagon Pagoda. Most of them don’t seem very interested by their master.

Yangon, Myanmar


Asia's richest man funds $193M monastery with bulletproof VIP rooms

By Naomi Ng

This article was published on CNN.com on 31st March, 2015.

Nestled in a tranquil hillside, Hong Kong’s newest Buddhist monastery features bulletproof VIP rooms and the world’s second tallest statue of the Goddess of Mercy — a Buddhist deity… 323 more words


Flight Jacket Sonnets

In college, I used my newfound sense of freedom to fly away to solitary places- places I could breathe. When everything started pressing in, I grabbed my flight jacket, jumped in my little white car, and headed to the coffee shop, the coast, or a quiet corner of the park. 903 more words

The Cornhusker State

This past weekend I traveled to Nebraska for a junior high and high school youth event.  The event was in Kearney at the Catholic High School.   149 more words

Daily Life

Sikkim Diaries: Rumtek Monastery – A Symphony of Peace

As human beings, our lives are a sum total of situations, experiences, emotions, people, circumstances. There are experiences and places that become a part of you on account of the magnitude of emotion you feel in that moment or space. 579 more words


Lesser Known Saints

Innocent of Alaska (26 August 1797 – 31 March 1879, O.S  or 6 September 1797- 12 April 1879)
Innocent is an interesting saint since he is an Orthodox saint. 736 more words