A Buddhist Sunday – A #Statue

Over the years I’ve seen many Buddha statues. Usually you see them on the altar of a Buddhist practitioner – brand new -, or in the museum – ancient, but behind glass. In Asia there are Buddhas everywhere and some quite old. There is no glass separating you from the Buddha and only respect and…

A Buddhist Sunday

A statue of the Buddha at his birthplace: Lumbini, Nepal. December (when this picture was taken in 2013) in Lumbini is very cold and misty. There are days the sun remains hidden. Planes get delayed as they cannot fly without a direct line of sight. People huddle by the fire at night and struggle to keep…

Animals in India and Nepal

Monkeys in Rajgir (Bihar, India) and Svayambhu (Kathmandu, Nepal). Water buffaloes and a kingfisher in Lumbini (Nepal)