Monthly Archives: May 2016

Vesak But no festivities …..

On Vesākha Day, Buddhists all over the world commemorate events of significance to Buddhists of all traditions: The birth, enlightenment and the passing away of Gautama Buddha. As Buddhism spread from India it was assimilated into many foreign cultures, and … Continue reading

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It is perhaps one of the most iconic movie scenes of all time – the moment the bridge on the River Kwai is blown up in the 1957 film about prisoners of war in World War Two.Now, 57 years after … Continue reading

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