Tag Archives: East-West Center

Mandala Making on the Web

In the 2014 excerpt from my journal “Climbing Bryan’s Mountain,” I commented on the Buddhist ritual of sand mandalas as a symbol of the beauty and impermanence of life.  After days of patiently using colored sand to build the mandala’s elaborate … Continue reading

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“Asia” in the New York Times

Below are my choices of the most interesting articles about “Asia” appearing in the New York Times.  “Asia” in a very broad sense:  including all of South Asia, the Philippines, and the “-stans,” (Afghanistan, Kyrgystan…). I’ve based my little archive on a … Continue reading

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