Category Archives: Temple

Belize Part 3 – Paradise In The Jungle

The forest is a peculiar organism of unlimited kindness and benevolence that makes no demands for its sustenance and extends generously the products of its life and activity; it affords protection to all beings. ~Buddhist Sutra Transitioning: Beach to Jungle … Continue reading

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Swimming Thru Ancient Temples (A Holiday in Cambodia)

We arrived in Siem Reap Cambodia late in the evening and hopped into a tuk-tuk for a ride to the hotel. A Cambodian tuk-tuk is reminiscent of a covered rickshaw but with the runner replaced by a motorcycle and the carriage … Continue reading

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The Source: Bodh Gaya (Expat Week #080)

It is better to conquer yourself than to win a thousand battles. Then the victory is yours. It cannot be taken from you, not by angels or by demons, heaven or hell. ~Buddha   For more than a year, I have … Continue reading

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K2 (Expat Week #059)

We are not human beings having spiritual experience. We are spiritual beings having a human experience. ~Pierre Teilhard de Chardin My second day of car touring in Kathmandu took in sites a bit further away than the previous days, further enough such … Continue reading

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Encountering the Buddha (Expat Week #056)

Truth is truth no matter what religion it comes from. ~Patricia Rotman   Moving to India, I had some expectations. I expected a lot of time to explore the inner workings of my soul and put to rest much of … Continue reading

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Tour of India – Madurai Temples (Expat Week #050)

India is not, as people keep calling it, an underdeveloped country, but rather, in the context of its history and cultural heritage, a highly developed one in an advanced state of decay. ~Shashi Tharoor Our flight out of Madurai was … Continue reading

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Tour of India – Meenakshi Amman Temple (Expat Week #049)

Hinduism is the religion of truth. Truth is God. Denial of God we have known. Denial of truth we have not known. ~Mahatma Gandhi   The final leg of our tour of India took us to Madurai.  I chose Madurai … Continue reading

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