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Funky Buddha To Bottle No Crusts As Part of Its All-New 2018 Release Schedule

Funky Buddha Brewery will be releasing its award-winning No Crusts peanut butter and jelly brown ale in bottles for the first time this year as part of an all-new release schedule. The Oakland-based production brewery will also begin...Show More Summary

A great eye for art

Q: I saw this the other day in the NY Times: “I love these African wood sculptures, and the antique Buddha head. You and your wife have a great eye.” That sounds odd! How can two people have “a great eye”? A: Steven Kurutz, a Times feature reporter, made the comment in interviewing the “60... ? Read More: A great eye for art

Kande Vihara in Beruwala, Sri Lanka

A giant Buddha perches atop a colorful pedestal at Kande Viharaya, an 18th-century hilltop temple. Sitting cross-legged, he stares straight ahead over the walkway, his expression empty. At 160 feet tall, he’s one of the tallest sitting...Show More Summary

Discovering the creation era of ancient paintings at Mogao Grottoes, China

Mogao Grottoes is located in the western end of the Hexi Corridor along the ancient Silk Road in Dunhuang, China. From 366 to 1368 AD, a large group of Buddha caves were constructed that consists of 735 caves, 45,000 m2 mural paintings, and 2,415 argillaceous painted sculptures. Show More Summary

The world is an illusion

Besides telling us that conditioned things are impermanent the Buddha is also further suggesting (and maybe more importantly) that this conditioned reality that we live in is an illusion. This is evident in the way he describes our psychophysical body,...

Plato's cave of nihilists

I think I have mentioned Plato’s allegory of the cave a half dozen times going so far as to say that the prisoner who has liberated himself from the cave could be best described as a Buddha. This Buddha then...

Xu Zhen’s East and West Buddha at National Gallery of Victoria Triennial

2 weeks agoLifestyle / Luxury : Luxuo

Shanghai-based artist Xu Zhen hopes to cultivate new understanding and appreciation across socio-cultural boundaries through his Eternity Buddha in Nirvana The post Xu Zhen’s East and West Buddha at National Gallery of Victoria Triennial appeared first on LUXUO.

MAKING SENSE OF ‘MINDFULNESS:’ Corporate America’s Strange New Gospel. “Buddhism without Bud…

MAKING SENSE OF ‘MINDFULNESS:’ Corporate America’s Strange New Gospel. “Buddhism without Buddha promises to make workers happier and more productive:” The embrace of mindfulness need not be understood quite so cynically as Purser and other critics do. It may in fact indicate that among reasonably enlightened, good-faith leaders in the business community, there is an […]

The Buddha and Socrates teaching the same thing

Essentially, the words of the Buddha and those of Socrates are teaching the same thing when it comes to identifying with what we are not in the belief that this is what we are. Yes, we all believe this psychophysical...

"Fratire" Comic Taylor Max Has New Literary Pursuit: Book in a Box

"Jesus never wrote anything down, but we have the Bible. Socrates never wrote anything down, Buddha never wrote anything down... Malcolm X didn't write his own autobiography," Max says. "Some of the greatest minds in Western history used scribes to transcribe and get their ideas into books."

Practice Brush Stroke Techniques For Calligraphy Using Buddha Boards

Calligraphy is an ancient practice that uses brush stroke techniques to turn writing into a visual art form then simply a form of communication. Today, we see how this practice has transformed into typography, logo and font design. Some of the most talented and influential graphic designers and multimedia producers …

National Gallery of Australia unveils giant sculpture of sleeping Buddha covered in of Western figures

The 18-meter-long Buddha and the figures sitting on it are reconstructions of classical works. The post National Gallery of Australia unveils giant sculpture of sleeping Buddha covered in of Western figures appeared first on Lion's Roar.

Rilke: Buddha in Glory

The man known as Rainer Maria Rilke (1875–1926) was a Bohemian-Austrian poet and novelist.  According to Wikipedia, Rilke’s work has been described Rilke’s work as “inherently ‘mystical’”.  Irish novelist and Booker Prize winner, John Banville says that “For Rilke, life and the world are all potential.” I wonder what potential he saw when, in 1908, […]

A Giant Buddha Temple In Thailand With A 17-Story Dragon Wrapped Around It

last monthHumor / odd : Geekologie

This is a short video highlighting the Wat Samphran Buddhist temple (aka The Temple Of The Rising Dragon') in the Samphran district of Thailand. The hollow temple measures 80 meters tall (a reference to how long Buddha lived, ~263-feet) and has a giant 17-story dragon wrapped around the entire thing. Show More Summary

Remains of world’s oldest sleeping Buddha statue unveiled in Pakistan

Officials hope the discovery will encourage tourism and religious harmony. The post Remains of world’s oldest sleeping Buddha statue unveiled in Pakistan appeared first on Lion's Roar.

Real Buddha Quotes About Fake Buddha Quotes

Bodhipaksa shares what the Buddha said about being misquoted, and speculates how he would've felt about fake Buddha quotes. The post Real Buddha Quotes About Fake Buddha Quotes appeared first on Lion's Roar.

The Truth Will Out

James Comey, the former director of the FBI who was sacked after refusing to do Donald Trump's bidding, quoted a old saying from the Buddha on Twitter the other day. "Three things cannot be long hidden: the sun; the moon; and the truth."...Show More Summary

Ottocento Art Gallery to offer a detailed Buddha painted on canvas by Bruno Croatto

last monthArts : Artdaily

Among latest acquisitions, Ottocento Art Gallery offers a masterpiece by Trieste painter Bruno Croatto ( 1875 ?1948 ) which embodied his passion for Oriental culture and his symbols. The quality of light and the extraordinary definition of the details are the most surprising aspects of the still lives produced by Croatto in the 1920s and 1930s. Show More Summary

Science and art come together at the Smithsonian's Sackler Gallery

last monthArts : Artdaily

The only existing sixth- and seventh-century Chinese lacquer Buddha sculptures have come together for the first time in an exhibition at the Smithsonian?s Arthur M. Sackler Gallery. ?Secrets of the Lacquer Buddha? is on view Dec. 9?June 10, 2018. Show More Summary

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