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Heritage of Bandung Indonesia

29th October 2012
The earliest written data of Javanese background make mention of the property of Sunda, which is, West Java. Somewhere around the banks of your river east of Jakarta was the main city from the kingdom named Tarumanagara, and inside fifth century A.D. King... Read >
Author: Genaro Sibilia

Meanings of The Different Fat Buddha Statues

06th July 2010
If you want the right Fat Buddha Statue for your home or garden, it is useful to know something of the Fat Buddha Statue meanings. The Fat Buddha was a wandering Chinese Zen Buddhist monk called Budai, always seen carrying a large cloth sack, which co... Read >
Author: Bondy

The Happy Buddha- Pu-Tai

22nd February 2010
Chinese Happy Buddha statues are one of the two kind of Buddha statues. There are Happy or Laughing Buddha statues, and then there are the more serious types of Buddha statues. It is said that the Chinese Happy Buddha is actually based on the characteriza... Read >
Author: hinkyimports

Effects of Thich Quang Duc's Self-Immolation

21st January 2009
A Buddhist monk named Thich Quang Duc, from the Linh-Mu Pagoda in Hue, Vietnam, set himself on fire in downtown Saigon, on June 11, 1963. Thich Quang Duc's self-immolation did not receive much attention from religious scholars, because apparently the act ... Read >
Author: J_Mac

Celebrating Buddhism - Asalaha Bucha Day

27th October 2008
Asala Bucha Day is one of the most sacred days in Buddhism. It is evidenced as the day when the Triple Gem: the Lord Buddha, His Teachings and His Disciples came into being. Asala Bucha Day comes on the fifteenth day of the waxing moon of the eighth lunar... Read >
Author: Pushpitha Wijesinghe

Thich Quang Duc - The Burning Monk

02nd September 2007
Buddhism is usually known for its gentle ways and belief in non-violence in order to solve problems, but occasionally more dramatic displays happen, like Thich Quang Duc - the burning monk. Who was Thich Quang Duc - the burning monk? Duc was born in 18... Read >
Author: Aazdak Alisimo
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