“I’m a reverse paranoid. I believe the world is conspiring to make me happy.” – Moondog, The Beach Bum This review contains full spoilers for The Beach Bum. That a new Harmony Korine movie should be morally disagreeable, juvenile and more than occasionally offensive is no surprise. That it should it be joyfully wise, subversively […]
She stood in the shower and let the water run down her body. The coolness of the water was soothing. She felt a little better. Closing her eyes she began thinking of the evening, and the knot in her heart began to ache. Once she used to shed tears at moments like these. Now it’s […]
It’s Throwback Thursday! This really happened on May 12, 2018. Japan has many beautiful gardens everywhere, but there are officially “Three Great Gardens” that are the super best ones. We figured we’d better get to at least one while we were there, and so we picked Kairaku-en, in Mito. In addition to being the closest […]
4. The End of Fight Yes I accepted the challenge because of vow I made when I completed my training. Master Zhang forced me to vow and I did, “I swear in presence of Lord Buddha that I will use my skills to protect weak and for self defense. I won’t neglect, ignore or reject […]
For a man missing his gall bladder, duodenum, pancreas and spleen, Tadao Ando, one of Japan’s most celebrated architects, seems remarkably sprightly.
Probably the biggest challenge and barrier for any of us to deal with in trying to pursue a spiritual practice is, in our search for some degree of inner peace and self-acceptance, we eventually realise that our restless minds endlessly generate thoughts from which it seems impossible to escape. In the early stages of meditation, […]
Buddhist temples can be found in every region of Thailand so follow this guide to some of the most impressive ones. Whether he’s smiling, sleeping or atop a mountain, Buddha can be found almost everywhere.
Spring break! We spent ten days in Taiwan for Spring Break and met up with some friends for the second half of the trip. Once we decided on Taiwan, I started to do a bunch of research and discovered that there was a ton to see! We therefore decided to cover the ENTIRE island – […]
Are you afraid of darkness?? Yes, everyone does!! But only in their childhood. Well, still there are some grown-up people who are afraid of darkness. We all have our own fears and weaknesses. To succeed in life, We have to fight them. There are some common fears that people can have. They are: Fear of […]
Ray’s Daily April 25, 2019 https://rays-daily.com/ “Comparison is the death of joy.” Mark Twain Have you noticed that some folks are so busy trying to outdo their neighbors or co-workers that they don’t appreciate themselves? I know nobodies better at being you than you, so trying to be someone else is not worth the effort. […]
Resplendent Rustic Furniture Architecture Designs Interior Taking inspiration from old-world European architecture anddesign Tuscan-style decorating is resplendent in drama and elegance. Bring a touch of that old-world classic charm into your home through beautiful artisan crafted architectural arches and old castle doors, decor that looks refined, warm, and gently aged, filled with the energies of the ancient times. Telling […]
A trip to Hong Kong was always there in the wish list. Not because we were keen to explore the city, but purely because we wanted to make the kids happy. We knew for some time that they wished to see Disneyland. Then Hong Kong it was! Though they had been to Disneyland Paris in […]