Monk’s hunger strike leads to Sri Lanka Muslim ministers’ resignations, a Zen master will send 10,000 tons of food to North Korean kids, and a California man tries to pass his swastika off as a Tibetan symbol. Tricycle looks back at the events of this week in the Buddhist world.
Buddhist practice and Buddhist art have been inseparable in the Himalayas ever since Buddhism arrived to the region in the eighth century. But for the casual observer it can be difficult to make sense of the complex iconography. Not to worry—Himalayan art scholar Jeff Watt is here to help. In this “Himalayan Buddhist Art 101” […]