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Tibet History

Tibet appeared in an ancient Chinese historical text where it is referred to as fa. The first incident from recorded Tibetan history which is confirmed externally occurred when King Namri Lontsen sent an ambassador to the Chinese court in the early 7th century

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Touring Japan’s Ancient Temples

Japan’s Kofukuji and Kasuga Taisha temples are renowned for age-old ‘noh’ performances which have continued to take place almost uninterrupted for over 1,000 years...

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Indonesia — Borobudur, Place for buddhist pilgrims

This transcendently beautiful mountain of sculpted stone is the largest Buddhist monument in the world.

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Escaping to Bhutan

This beautiful land of mountains and temples has forsaken tourist dollars to keep its identity and environment

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The Karmapa’s Monasteries in the Ancient Kingdom of Jiang - Yunnan - China

On the request of the venerable Thrangu Rinpoche, a Taiwan anthropologist, by the name of Ling-Lung Chen and myself travelled to Yunnan in the middle of July, 1998, to begin a documentation of some of the main and most important Kagyu Monasteries in the province, mostly in the counties in the Northwest section of Yunnan Province, on the border of Tibet [Xizang] which includes, Lijiang, Deqing, Weixi and Zhongdian counties.

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Rudyard Kipling — The Buddha at Kamakura

O ye who tread the Narrow Way
By Tophet-flare to Judgment Day,
Be gentle when the ’heathen’ pray
To Buddha at Kamakura!

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Vietnam - Zentourism finds its Way

As Vietnam boasts a 2,000-year Buddhist history with more than 10 million followers, it is regarded as an ideal place for a new type of entertainment called zentourism or “du lich thien” in the Vietnamese language.

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Buddhism in Cambodia

Buddhism in Cambodia can be confirmed historically to date from at least the 5th century CE, while Buddhist chronicles are sometimes interpreted as indicating that it was originally introduced by the Mauryan Emmeror Ashoka the Great during the 3rd century BCE.

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Marco Polo Biography (1254 - 1324)

Marco Polo (born 1254, Venice - Italy- died January 8, 1324, Venice) : Venetian merchant and adventurer, who traveled from Europe to Asia in 1271–95, remaining in China for 17 of those years, and whose Il milione (“The Million”), known in English as the Travels of Marco Polo, is a classic of travel literature.

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China — Airport rising under the sacred buddhist mountain

Expected to be finished in 2011, construction of a new airport is launched in the suburban of Chi Zhou city, under the mountain Jiu Hua, one of the four Chinese sacred buddhsit montains.

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