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    Nepal's Terai plains offer wildlife and sacred sites

    Posted Mar 12th 2014, 10:42pm by SHAFIK MEGHJI

    ... holiest Buddhist sites. Chitwan is about 150 kilometres by road south of Kathmandu. The forest houses the endangered greater one-horned rhinoceros, which can be spotted on guided walks, jeep ... to Lumbini, birthplace of the Buddha. This Unesco World Heritage location is Nepal's most important archaeological site. Lumbini is home to a complex of temples built by Buddhist communities from ...

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    10 things to do in Busan

    Posted Feb 12th 2014, 11:26pm by Daniel Allen

    ... and practising monks, Beomeo-sa is one of South Korea's most beautiful Buddhist temples. It is one of the oldest in the country too, having been founded in AD678, although it has been extensively ...

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    Chongqing's Banyan Tree Resort is relaxing, but don't miss the area's historical sites

    Posted Dec 18th 2013, 09:25pm by Vickie Chan

    ... is said to have been killed here. There's a 1,000-year-old Buddhist temple and a series of rock carvings and poems are chiselled into the sandstone mountains. Most are sheltered now, ...

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    Shrines of the times

    Posted Oct 17th 2013, 12:00am by Graeme Green

    ... arrive. A door opens, then Bhutan's chief abbot steps outside and walks along the path with his entourage and police escort. The chief abbot is Bhutan's highest ranking Buddhist ... hallway, I find another room filled with golden religious statues, where a Buddhist master leads young monks through music and prayer. From here, we head into the countryside and climb a hill ...

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    Hot springs and heavenly hikes in Japan's Kumano region

    Posted Oct 30th 2013, 10:41pm by Daniel Allen

    ... Experience was founded by Katsumi Ueno, one of Japan's top kayakers, who also happens to be a Buddhist monk. "Kayaking is a great way to explore this area," he says. "You get ...

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    Simply swell

    Posted May 23rd 2013, 12:00am by Chris Beanland

    ... the highest hill to where a little Buddhist monastery perches above the town. From here you can see along the coast – up towards Galle where it gets more developed and touristy, and down to Weligama. ...

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    The wheel deal

    Posted May 09th 2013, 12:00am

    ... monks. Boys and girls fill a tent, each decked out in elaborate colourful costumes of pink, orange and gold. A master of ceremonies chants Buddhist stories, while the band plays what sounds like ...

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    10 things to do in Kathmandu

    Posted Apr 25th 2013, 12:00am by SHAFIK MEGHJI

    ... of the city centre and dating back to the 5th century, Swayambhu is one of the most important Buddhist sites in Nepal. It is crowned by an imposing whitewashed stupa decorated with chains of colourful ...

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    Moonlight express

    Posted Apr 18th 2013, 12:00am by Morgan Ommer

    ... able to walk the streets without hearing a motor humming is a rare treat in Vietnam. Street musicians play traditional instruments, and Buddhist monks hold candlelit ceremonies, asking Lady ...



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