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Losing Our Way Another world is not only possible, she is on her way. On a quiet day I can hear her breathing. --------------------------------------------------------- Arundhati Roy (Indian author, advocate, activist)

VIETNAM: Hanoi; Halong Bay; Ninh Binh, Hoi An; Saigon; Tay Ninh; Ben Tre; Can Tho; Phu Quoc Island.

Having been dominated by China for around 1000 years, the Vietnamese practice Mahayana Buddhism (

VIETNAM | Thursday, 1 April 2010 | Views [447]

Having been dominated by China for around 1000 years, the Vietnamese practice Mahayana Buddhism ("The Great Vehicle") --with its focus on compassion, here personified by the female deity Quan Yin. This is a different form of Buddhism than the Therevada ("The Way of the Elders") we watched being practiced in Cambodia and Laos.

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