Category: Buddhism

In this category you find posts related to Buddhism in Thailand and elsewhere.

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Lotus (credit: Love Krittaya, wikimedia.org) 0

Dreaming of Lotus Flowers

Recently I’ve had a vivid dream about a beautiful light mansion with a pool of white lotus flowers in front. I had the feeling that this place was somewhere in Thailand. I often dream...

A Buddha in Nan province (photo: Siwaphong Pakdeetawan, Instagram @knack66) 0

The Story of The Buddha

I have always believed, and I still believe, that whatever good or bad fortune may come our way we can always give it meaning and transform it into something of value (Hermann Hesse, Siddhartha)...

The Buddha statue of Wednesday (photo credit: Siwaphong Pakdeetawan, Instagram @knack66)) 2

The Buddha Image in Thai Culture

Representations of the Buddha can be found throughout Thai temple compounds. The Buddha occurs either as statue or in mural paintings. Hence, they are idealized images of the Great Buddha who lived in the sixth...

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