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Bathing of the Buddha

Bathing of the Buddha Since ancient times, Buddhists all over the world celebrate Buddha’s birthday by using fragrant water to bathe the image of the infant Buddha. There is great significance in the act as the fragrant water is poured over the statue of the infant Buddha three times. It symbolizes the cleansing of our… Continue reading Bathing of the Buddha

The Chinese Hermit Tradition: An Interview with Red Pine

The Chinese Hermit Tradition: An Interview with Red Pine Bill Porter lived for three years in the early seventies as a Buddhist monk in Taiwan where he began his translations of poetry by the famous Chinese poet-recluse Cold Mountain. Porter’s mentor in this undertaking was the Buddhist scholar and translator John Blofield. After leaving monastic… Continue reading The Chinese Hermit Tradition: An Interview with Red Pine

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