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Hole In The Donut Cultural Travel
Mahabodhi Temple in Bodh Gaya, is the site of the Bodhi Tree beneath which Buddha attained enlightenment

It started with a single shiver. In the 90 degree temperatures of Bodh Gaya, India, I suddenly felt chilled. I pulled my sweatshirt jacket close and snuggled into it. A few...

Priest blesses worshipers by sprinkling them with holy water

I’m a sucker for Buddhist temples. The sometimes subtle, sometimes not-so-subtle¬†design differences from country to country fascinate me and the pagodas of Cambodia were no exception. In contrast to the lavish...

Fully clothed worshipers immerse in the freezing cold holy pools in front of Muktinath, one of the eight most sacred Hindu shrines in the world

More than worrying about whether I would be able to carry my heavy backpack while trekking the Lower Mustang area in the Himalaya Mountains of Nepal, I was concerned about altitude...

Dalai Lama arrives at Yard Park in Washington DC to pour blessed sands from dissoved Kalachakra mandala into Anacostia River

This entry is part 4 of 4 in the series Kalachakra for World Peace EventOn the final day of the Kalachakra for World Peace 2011 I drove to Yard Park in...

Dalai Lama on stage at the Capitol lawn; photographers and security in the background

This entry is part 3 of 4 in the series Kalachakra for World Peace EventI cover my head with a towel to get some small relief from the scorching sun. Cameras...

Dalai Lama at the Kalachakra for World Peace

This entry is part 1 of 4 in the series Kalachakra for World Peace EventOpening ceremonies at the Verizon Center in Washington, DC at the Kalachakra for World Peace, the Dalai...

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