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Tibet has long been considered the dream place or Mecca for every backpacker, not only for Chinese tourists but also for adventure-seekers from other countries. Still, many hesitate to visit Tibet out of concerns for how they might adversely react to the high altitude there. Summer is then the best time for these travelers, who hope to fulfill their Tibet dream, to take the brave ascent as oxygen levels can reach as high as 80 percent of that on the plain and reduce altitude-related health risks compared to other times of the year.
It took a massive crane to lift a 40-ton, 35-foot-long statue of Buddha into place Friday at the Brevard Buddhist Center.
Unesco recognized two revered volcanoes as being of “outstanding universal value” this week when its World Heritage Committee announced a set of new additions to the prestigious World Heritage List.
"Aikido is nonviolence. Every human being has been entrusted with a mandate from heaven, and the victory we seek is to overcome all challenges and fight to the finish, accomplishing our goals. In Aikido we never attack. If you want to strike first, to gain advantage over someone, that is proof your training is insufficient, and it is really you yourself who has been defeated..."
Before the opera begins, a solitary figure in white robes walks purposefully out on to stage from the right, turns onto a raised platform, and sits, facing slightly away from the audience.
Neglected by the government, Kanderai, the remains of one of the largest and most fascinating Buddhist settlements, will soon crumble to dust.
Shiva is also known as Nataraj, the Lord of Dancers. The most splendid representations of Nataraj are to be found in the Chola bronzes from South India, from around the 8th century to the 12th century; it is the image of Nataraj which is installed as the central deity in the great temple at Chidambaram in Tamil Nadu.
Doesn’t Pali language and literature fulfil the above criteria? Pali, which is said to be the dialect of the Buddha’s own teachings contained in Tipitaka, which is a treasure of Buddhist knowledge and became carrier of the propagation of Buddhism in the entire world, is on the verge of dying in its own motherland.
The Buddhist scripture Beophwagyeong (the Sutra of the Lotus) said, "The path toward Buddha is open to everyone." To spread this lesson, Buddha must have wandered around the world accompanied by Buddhist saints and his disciples.
The latest installation of the University of Michigan Museum of Art’s Collections Collaborations series is a spiritual journey wrapped around an exotic adventure.