Vietnam Photo Gallery
Sightseeing in Vietnam Hanoi Hanoi is located in the Red River Delta, in the center of North Vietnam. It is encompassed by Thai Nguyen Province to the north, Vinh Phuc and Ha Tay to the west and south, Bac Giang, Bac Ninh and Hung Yen provinces to the east and south-east. Hanoi means...
Thailand: About the Country
Introduction :: Thailand Background: A unified Thai kingdom was established in the mid-14th... Enhancing the Communication Skills of Newly-Arrived Asian American Students
The number of Asian/Pacific Americans (APAs) in the United States has increased significantly in recent decades, largely resulting from the exodus of millions of Southeast Asians to this country. APAs continue to arrive through sponsorships and business visas, despite tightened immigration policies... India - A Land of Wonders
"If we seek to understand a people we have to put ourselves, as far as we can, in that particular historical and cultural background. One has to recognize that countries and people differ in their approach and their ways, in their approach to life, in their ways of living and thinking. In order to...
International Adoption: History & Politics
July 30, 2007, 5:10 am
From International Adoption: How to Choose a Country :
5. Research the history and political climate of each country.
Before you choose a country for your international adoption, be sure to learn all you can about the country’s history, culture, and political climate. Once you adopt a... And now, a word from Sengzhao
September 10, 2007, 6:00 am
The perfected person penetrates infinity with a wonderful mind, and the finite world can't stand in the way. He absolutely dedicates his ears to listening and his eyes to seeing, and neither sound nor color can hold him back. Is this not because he leaves the emptiness of things in ordinary... And now, a word from Hui-neng
October 18, 2007, 6:13 am
One day, the Leader of the School called all his pupils and declared, "Life and death are serious things. You pupils waste your time making offerings, seeking worldly blessings and not even trying to break out of the cycle of life and death! If you give yourself over to delusions, how can...
Here you can find clear explanations of Buddhism's origins and history, its basic doctrines, the distinctive features of major schools, and essential background for understanding how Buddhism impacts current events.
Buddhism in Nepal - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Buddha was born in Shakya (Sakya) Kingdom of Kapilvastu at around which lies in present day Rupandehi district, Lumbini zone of Nepal. It has not been possible to assign with certainty the year in which Prince Siddhartha (birth name of the Buddha) was born, it is usually placed at ...
The religion of Buddhism
Outline of Buddhist beliefs and practises from "Religious Tolerance" site.