Tag Archives: Buddha

Sri Lanka #2 – Monkey Island (Expat Week #067)

Everything is improved by the judicious application of primates. ~Chris Roberson   Going to Sri Lanka, I expected to have an encounter with the Buddha. In fact, the main reason I went to Sri Lanka was to continue on my … Continue reading

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Sri Lanka #1 – Sigiryia & Gal Vihara (Expat Week #066)

I am Lord Sangapala I wrote this song We spoke But they did not answer Those ladies of the Mountain They did not give us The twitch of an eye-lid. ~Unknown In Kathmandu, I climbed a set of 365 steps … 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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Thailand in Review (Expat Week #041)

Bangkok has him now, and she’ll never let him go. ~Tattoo Joe from Hangover 2 Besides the memories of an adventure in an exotic land, the one other thing I hoped to bring back from Thailand with me was a … Continue reading

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Bangkok Temples (Expat Week #039)

However many holy words you read, however many you speak, what good will they do you if you do not act on upon them? ~Gautama Buddha I have grown accustomed to life in third world countries so my trip into Bangkok did … Continue reading

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