What are Longmen Caves?

The Longmen Caves are a series of grottoes filled with Buddhist sculptures, close to Luoyang city in Hénan, China. The grottoes extend for a kilometer along two limestone... Read More


Visiting Spiritual Nepal

A visit to Nepal would be incomplete without sampling some of its sacred treasures, especially those that are part of the great arc of spirituality stretching from India across south... Read More


The Buddhist Experience at The Grand Palace

Arriving in Bangkok after a 14-hour flight can make one weary. Thailand’s oppressive heat can also slow down an excited tourist. But there is one thing that can energize even the... Read More



Many religions stress the importance of going on pilgrimages or journeys to holy places. In Buddhism, these places are where the Buddha lived and taught, with four places considered... Read More


Famous Buddhist Temples

In Polonnaruwa (Sri Lanka) is a huge reclining figure of the dying Buddha, and beside him stands a 7.5 meter tall stone statue of his disciple, Ananda. In Kandy (Sri Lanka), a... Read More