monks

One source said the dead woman had contacted police before she was killed.
"There is a church dedicated to her in the cemetery outside the city walls," he replied. Then he offered to take me to the
Personal style broadcasts only that a person has flair and says nothing about the character of a person. But religious attire
Although female monks, or bhikkhunis, were part of Buddha’s original vision, Thailand’s clergy won’t allow them to become
We still have Catholic novelists and Catholic novels, but curiously, mainstream publishers are hesitant to use the label.
For some time now, I've been concerned that while Pope Francis was awfully good at improving the tone of the church, he hasn't done much to actually change things. You know, by issuing Papal edicts.
I love the image of monks, 800 years ago, hunched over sacred manuscripts while painstakingly transcribing them. In other
For some of us, remaining busy is a way to feel sane -- to keep us running from what is really going on, to avoid the truth
Tera Cafe is part of an effort to bring Buddhism back into the mainstream in Japan.
"You have to believe in what you’re singing."
I have often heard monks and nuns being made fun of. As a child, I myself might even have thought or did. Today I am ashamed. They are modern-day heroes. No. They have always been heroes. It's just that we, who are growing up in the Western world, do not see it, do not feel it.
All in all, a fascinating time in magnificent scenery amid spectacular architecture, even if the faith thing doesn't really work for me.
Megisti Lavra perches majestically atop a cliff 520 feet above the crashing foam and rocks, more like a small walled town. On the outside, you have the regulation square tower and the jutting painted wooden balconies. Within, there are a whole series of buildings.
We all need help maintaining our personal spiritual practice. We hope that these Daily Meditations, prayers and mindful awareness
Overwhelmed by the savagely wild beauty of its forested mountains, precipitously rugged cliffs and plunging emerald valleys, she asked her son, who just happened to be God, to make it her garden which, true to filial piety, he did.
For example, in one scene a monk is shown chopping radishes for a salad. "The first monastics were living in the desert in