An edited video of a conversation I had with the NZ monk Bhante Guttasīla detailing his recollections of Ven Ñāṇavimala.
A wonderful collection of videos featuring Angkhanang Khunchai singing traditional Loa-Isaan songs outlining the Life of the Buddha.
A modern retelling of the Ramayana story by Nina Paley featuring the music of the 20s blues singer Annette Hanshaw.
Report on the last four temples I photographed in Bangkok, how I got around and what I missed and will have to return for
Book Review of The Ascendency of Theravada Buddhism in Southeast Asia by Prapod Assavavirulhakarn
Photographs from Wat Thepthidaram, which Rama III built for his Daughter, Princess Wilat, and features 52 bhikkhuni statues; and Wat Ratchanadda built for his Grand-Daughter which houses the Brazen Palace.
My visit to Wat Pho in Bangkok, and the photographs I took there of the murals and buildings – and how much I missed while I was there.
Report on hospital visits in Bangkok and photographs from Wat Phra Kaew in the Royal Palace Compound
New photo album from Wat Arun, the Temple of the Dawn, in Bangkok showing the Prangs, Viharn, Pavillions and Murals from the Ubosot.
Traditional music from Lanna played by the Lanna Orchid Ensemble of Chiang Mai University which I have been using as background music to slideshows of the photographs I made in Chiang Mai.
Video of murals inside Viharn Lai Kham, which date from the mid-19th century and illustrate two non-Canonical Jataka Stories, using pan and zoom techniques to animate the photographs.
A report on my stay at Wat Sri Suphan in Chiang Mai, the wonderful art work that is found there and the support they are giving to the local traditions of Lanna arts and crafts.
A report on some of the Temples I visited in the immediate Chiang Mai area, including Wat Phra That Doi Suthep.
Photographs from the temples in the old City, which are some of the oldest in Chiang Mai, and were often built with Royal patronage, along with recollections of my visit to the various Temples.
This post covers my trip to Fang, Tha Ton and Chiang Rai and the modern temples and other buildings that we found there, including the White Temple and the Black House.
The first four albums from my photoshoot in Chiang Mai have just been published, and cover some of the out-of-station sites. I have also added histories, maps and illustrative materials to the various pages