Yesterday‘s winner is Friedrich Nietzsche. I don’t really have much to say here: there was lots of enthusiasm about the philosopher and none at all for the cozy comedian. Maybe Jonathan Miller would’ve been a better choice. Now for today’s battle. Show More Summary
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Episode Description: Hokai Sobol is a teacher in the Shingon tradition of Japanese Vajrayana and a long time mentor to the Buddhist Geeks team. In this talk from the 2014 Buddhist Geeks Conference, Hokai speaks about the relationship between imagination and Buddhism. Show More Summary
We won't lie, there are a lot of death-related items this week—details about a pharaoh's demise and ancient mortician methodology make the list. But we do try to end on a positive note: Man's Body Found in Ancient Buddha Statue : Dutch researchers performing a CT scan on a Buddha...
#GetFunky, Tampa! Funky Buddha Brewery is proud to announce that its creative and award-winning beers will make their way to the we… The post Funky Buddha Beer Making It’s Way To Florida West Coast appeared first on thefullpint.com.
Red Blossom Rougui I got this Rougui along with the other wuyi oolongs from Red Blossom. I already blogged the Huang Kuan Yin, and the Jin Fo "Golden Buddha." Neither of which I liked very much. I also got a few others I didn't blog: Wuyi Amber, which is very low quality, not very pleasant, but still drinkable. Show More Summary
"Golden Buddha is a new Wuyi oolong cultivar developed only ten years ago." -Red BlossomThe smell of the dry leaf is already enticing: sweet graham, which passes over into the aroma of the tea. Also noted is an aroma difficult to pin down: a dry to bitter caramel aroma. Show More Summary
Mummified Monk Sits Inside Ancient Buddha Statue Researchers at the Drents Museum in the Netherlands made a shocking discovery when they imaged an ancient Chinese statue and found a nearly 1,000-year-old mummy inside. Sitting in the lotus position, the mummy fits within the statue perfectly. “On the outside, it looks like a large statue of Buddha,” the museum [...]
In 1996, an anonymous man in Holland bought what he thought was just a golden Buddha statue. But the following year, experts working on restoration discovered something inside that made his buy a lot more interesting: a mummified skeleton. In...Show More Summary
photo by M. Elsevier Stokmans A statue of a seated, meditating Buddha that houses the mummy of Chinese Buddhist Master Liuquan–who died around the year 1100 A.D.–was on display as an artifact in the Mummies exhibit at Drents Museum in the Netherlands last year. While the statue was in the Netherlands, a group consisting of […]
The world is full of mysteries and anyone can agree that there are prominent figures in the past that has this mysterious and intriguing vibe to it, some assumes that unlocking those mysteries will be a great help in making our present lives easier and productive than ever. Show More Summary
President Obama is open to negotiating details of the proposed authorization for the use of military force against the Islamic State in Iraq and Syria, which he says he doesn't need. The Federal Communications Commission is expectedShow More Summary
Researchers at the Meander Medical Center in the Netherlands discovered the remains of a nearly 1,000-year-old mummy inside of an ancient Chinese statue during a CT scan. [ more › ]
Fascinating. The statue looks like it is bronze. They must have immersed the skeleton in the molten metal to make the statue. They did that after removing the organs. That
Look inside a 1,000-year-old Chinese Buddha statue, and what do you find? Why, a mummified body, of course. At least that's what Dutch researchers discovered when performing a CT scan on a statue shown last year in the Netherlands at Drents Museum, Discover reports. The body is believed to...
In a down moment, Ty Phillips wonders if enlightenment is the antidote to sadness or a way to recognize its value and integrate it into our lives. The post Did the Buddha Ever Get Depressed? appeared first on The Good Men Project.
CT scans of the statue reveal the remarkably well-preserved body of a Buddhist master within
Researchers examining a nearly 1,000-year-old statue of Buddha on display in Holland discovered something very unusual hidden inside: the mummy of a meditating monk. Calling the mummy its "oldest patient ever," the Meander Medical Center...Show More Summary
The mummy, revealed by a CT scan, is believed to be from the year 1100, and is potentially a Sokushinbutsu.
A 11th or 12th century statue of a meditating Buddha with a perfectly posed mummy inside received a revelatory CT scan last September at the Meander Medical Center in Amersfoort, central Netherlands. The statue arrived in the country as part of the Mummies exhibition at the Drents Museum in Assen, northeastern Netherlands. This was the [...]