A text and translation of one of the most important Mahāyāna teachings is published on Ancient Buddhist Texts.
The first day photographing the paintings and caves at Ajanta, which didn’t go as well as hoped.
A trip to one of the most secluded group of caves we have visited in Maharasthra.
Publication of the first complete translation of this collection of 140 Dharma terms, and their factors.
New photographs on the Photo Dharma website published from a syncretic, Chinese Traditional/Mahāyāna Temple on the Malaysian coast.
The hidden Karmavibhanga reliefs at Borobudur are now available on the Photo Dharma website
Photographs of the 84 Guan Yin Statues at Wat Khao Rup Chang illustrating the Great Compassion Mantra.
A large Temple complex featuring many unusual Thai folk-style reliefs of the Buddha in unusual postures.
Publication of photos from a visit to Wat Yannanva in Bangkok, which has many fine statues and a large collection of relics.
Publication of two new short chanting texts on the Ancient Buddhist Texts website; the Prajñāpāramitā-Hṛdaya, the Heart of the Perfection of Wisdom, and the Tigumbacetiyathomanā – Praise of the Tigumba Shrine.
Report on the photoshoot trip to the remote temple of Banteay Chhmar in North-West Cambodia.
A video based on a talk looking at the spread of Buddhist Civilisation throughout Asia from the earliest times till around 1,200 years after its beginning.
Video of the China Disabled Peoples Performance Art Troupe, with their lead dancer, Tai Lihua, performing the famous Buddha with a Thousand Hands dance, recorded for German TV in 2008.
Thich Nhat Hanh has always been one of my true Buddhist heroes and the quintessential teachings are contained in these guidelines, which were first formulated during the Vietnam War.
This is a wonderful rendition of the third Great Compassion Mantra as found in the Chinese tradition with some beautiful images uploaded with the victims of the Japanese Tsunami in mind.
The Journey of Xuanzang is a lavishly illustrated 12-part biography of the great Chinese traveler and translator Xuanzang, based on Records of the Western World and A Biography of the Tripitaka Master.
Buddhism holds that the universe and all creatures in it are intrinsically in a state of complete wisdom, love and compassion; acting in natural response and mutual interdependence.
According to the traditional biography of Aśvaghoṣa, which was translated into Chinese by Kumārajīva, he was originally a wandering ascetic who was able to defeat all-comers in debate.
This is a beautiful recitation of a translation of the Heart Sūtra by Marina Lighthouse, along with some atmospheric black and white photographs from Borobudur and elsewhere.