Archeologists believe that an ancient Buddha statue discovered by villagers in China’s Jiangxi Province is about 600 years old, dating back to the Ming Dynasty, state news agency Xinhua reported last week. The top of the statue was spotted last month when villagers noticed a Buddha’s head sticking out of the Hongmen Reservoir. Show More Summary
The head of a monumental Buddha statue has emerged from a reservoir in eastern China’s Jiangxi Province. When a hydropower gate renovation project dropped the water levels in Hongmen Reservoir 10 meters (33 feet) last month, local villages spotted the head in an alcove carved into the cliff face. A team of underwater archaeologists were [...]
Our office moved over to the newly renovated Wellington Building last week and, while the new cafeteria in this building looks pretty sweet, it won't be open for another week. As my offer to serve as a taste tester as they prep for opening...Show More Summary
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In China's Jiangxi province, in the country's southeast, a hydropower renovation project has revealed a centuries-old statue of the Buddha, his head peaking just above the water. The statue was discovered in the Hongmen Reservoir, a vast water project that was constructed in 1958 and subsumed 63 villages and towns. Show More Summary
Are you able to see your teacher as the Buddha? It’s not easy, says Dzongsar Khyentse Rinpoche, but this is where the real path begins. The post How Will You See the Guru? appeared first on Lion's Roar.
“Buddhism,” says Dzongsar Khyentse Rinpoche, “is distinguished by four characteristics, or ‘seals.’ If all these four seals are found in a path or a philosophy, it can be considered the path of the Buddha.” People often ask me: “What...Show More Summary
Buddhism is all about restraint and detachment, so no wonder the religion’s philosophy is proving popular at the start of a year in which many already feel anxious New year, new tenuously legitimate diet rooted in spirituality. The Buddha diet is one of January’s horde. Show More Summary
Bodhgaya, Bihar, India, 28 December 2016 - A wintry sun shone as His Holiness the Dalai Lama took off this morning from Delhi for Patna, capital of Bihar. On arrival, he was received by Chief Minister, Nitish Kumar. Together they drove...Show More Summary
Why do we read the discourses of the Buddha or read Zen sermons? It boils down to this: We are trying to understand the essence of our wild mind which is like a monkey moving from one branch to another...
To the editor: Cheers to Anthony T. Kronman’s celebration of Walt Whitman’s reverence for the “endless diversity of individuals.” Let me add only that Kronman’s Buddhist friends will also join the party. (“Does America have a religion? For the answer, look to Walt Whitman,” Opinion, Dec. 22) Contrary...
George Michael sings on his "Symphonica" tour, 2011. (Photo by Frantogian, Creative Commons.)When the news broke, Christmas Day, of the death of singer George Michael at 53, fellow pop star and namesake Boy George was among the countless fans seeking to pay tribute on social media. Show More Summary
The previous episode of The Real Housewives of Beverly Hills showcased new housewife Dorit, who celebrated her 40th birthday and was gifted a Buddha Lounge from her husband. And Eileen celebrated the 11,000th episode of The Young and the Restless. Show More Summary
I think it goes without saying that Buddhist scholars agree that nowhere in the Pali canon (the nikayas) does the Buddha give an unambiguous, outright denial of atta/atman. All that the Buddha rejects is the belief that sees the atta/atman...
A number of rare sculptures illustrate how starved Buddha would have been after fasting for seven weeks. One of them is being seen publicly for the first time this week ahead of auction. The post The Raw Expression of a Rare, Emaciated Buddha appeared first on Hyperallergic.
Jesus, Buddha, and other esteemed spiritual figures could supposedly spend time with even the most vile folks without having it affect them. Most of us aren't quite that enlightened. When I hang around people who are detached from their highest and best selves, my connection frays, too. Show More Summary
Newest addition to the Real Housewives of Beverly Hills cast, Dorit Kemsley burst on to the scene with over the top glitz and glamour – Buddha parties, rose gold Bentleys, Boy George – oh my! Although she seems to be headed for drama...Show More Summary