Even though the women visit a Buddha in this episode of The Real Housewives of Beverly Hills, titled "Big Buddha Brawl," they can't seem to find any peace with each other. The feud forces some of the ladies to take sides and others to go at each other's throats -- which, if you ask me, sounds just like a Tuesday to these folks.
Having withstood time, the elements, looters and war, a spectacular Buddha restored and removed from one of Afghanistan's most dangerous regions is to make its public debut in the country's national museum.
The Shwedagon Pagoda is the most sacred site in Burma. Its origins can be traced back to the first millennium
In light of catastrophes ranging from the Taliban's destruction of the Bamiyan Buddhas to ISIS's trafficking in looted antiquities, the French government has offered a conservation facility it's building in northern France as a haven for artifacts recovered from the battle-scarred Middle East. Yet some curators and archaeologists are fighting the plan, saying that it […]
Transcript of Travel to the Kansai Region of Japan – Episode 540 Chris: Amateur Traveler Episode 540. Today the Amateur Traveler talks about giant Buddhas and wooden castles, octopus balls, and earthquakes, […] The post Travel to the...Show More Summary
A Gandhara grey Schist Head of a Buddha, ca. 2nd Century AD $6,500 USD This well modeled head, with its youthful Hellenic features and wavy hair [...] must have been part of a major monastic center in the ancient province of Gandhara, in modern-day Pakistan/Afghanistan.[...]Show More Summary
Do you wish to know about the antique method of anapanasati meditation taught by Buddha? This is a kind of meditation that has been extensively used in diverse modern as well as traditional meditation courses. The post Healing with anapanasati...Show More Summary
Esoteric Buddhism (Vajrayana) imagines two realms or worlds (dhatu), the Diamond Realm (Vajradhatu) and the Womb Realm (Garbhadhatu), mystical spaces that represent certain principles, different bodies of the Buddha, and various celestial...Show More Summary
One of the perks of having a blog is that from time to time publishers contact you offering a free book for a review or mention. I’ve turned down quite a few of these offers because I had no interest in the book being proffered. Recently, though, New World Library asked if I would be …
Shaolin Temple Head to the legendary Shaolin Temple and experience the home of Kung Fu. Explore the mysterious pagoda forest, stand in awe by giant buddha carvings, visit a children's home run by Kung Fu monks, soak up some culture at...Show More Summary
This is the year of Buddha bowls, Jackfruit, and the Instant Pot (aka, the one pot that does the work of seven gadgets!). Slow cookers are so 2016! Embrace the latest cooking trend by whipping up one of these good-for-you soups, Paleo-friendly meat recipes, and a hearty lightened-up chili. The best part? There's barely any cleanup involved. We can get into that.
Pankaj Mishra is an Indian writer and historian. Among his many books are An End to Suffering: The Buddha in the World and From the Ruins of Empire. He recently spoke to The WorldPost about the themes of his new book Age of Anger ? the revolt against cosmopolitan elites, the “subjectivization of ‘facts’” and the fragmentation of the media. Show More Summary
All the teachings of the Buddha may seem different at times but in truth they are in the long run intended to point to Mind. If we think of the teachings as sections of a great map, with faith and...
"Having the holiness in myself makes me good, not killing anyone or criticizing anyone. That is the holiness in myself: to make myself good," said Im Chaem — Grandma Chaem.She was accused by United Nations-backed tribunal "of overseeing...Show More Summary
In this Roasted Vegetable Buddha Bowl recipe, you’ll learn: How to roast different vegetables, all at once, and cooked perfectly at the same time Cook ahead flexibility of a Buddha Bowl – make this meal in 30 minutes Customize your own...Show More Summary
It is true that the Buddha did not teach a doctrine of a creator god (issara-nimmana-vada) who is responsible for the origin of the universe. Nor did the Buddha teach that pleasure and pain is due to a creator god....
The worthy adept should regard the words of Zen masters, including even the words of the Buddha and patriarchs to be pointing to what is beyond the ken of human ideation and perception. If the adept seeks anything from their...
You can’t control what the stock market does, who the President is, or what your partner wants to do with their life. So why not focus your energy on stuff you can control? From Lori Deschene at Tiny Buddha, a list of 50 Things You Can Control Right Now. Show More Summary
If you're looking for a new way to de-stress, Buddha Boards should do the trick. Described as a Zen drawing board that teaches "the art of letting go," the Buddha Board works by using water to create soothing artwork. As soon as the water evaporates, the image drawn completely fades away - just like magic. Show More Summary
Gigi Hadid came under fire this week after a video of her surfaced allegedly "mocking Asian people" as she holds up a mini Buddha statue. The footage, which can be seen in the video above, was posted by her younger sister, Bella, over the weekend, but she has since deleted it. Show More Summary