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With the Buddha

INDIA | Saturday, 13 Feb 2016 | Views [294]

We are now in Lumbini, soon to depart Nepal for India once again and Kapilavastu, the home city of the Buddha. There is another Kapilavastu in Nepal, also claimed to be THE Kapilavastu but since we are not going there surely it cannot be?? Lumbini, ... Read more >

Tags: border crossings, parinirvana, pilgrimage

Shantideva's Cell

INDIA | Friday, 12 Feb 2016 | Views [330]

An early rise saw us depart our lodge at Nalanda at a misty 7am, destination Vulture's Peak, the Griddhakuta Hill, where the Buddha delivered a number of tip top (official Buddhist term..) suttas, including the Lotus and Prajnaparimata. This was reached, ... Read more >

Tags: monastery come university, pilgrimage, suttas

Beneath the Bodhi Tree

INDIA | Friday, 12 Feb 2016 | Views [210]

I had agreed to meet Manidhamma beneath the Bodhi Tree at 8am and had gotten up a bit earlier to spend some time there alone. Not for the first time I found myself in an irritable mood which I tried to shake off by circumambulations and then sitting ... Read more >

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