I received the below photos from Stephen Batchelor this morning, which he took while leading the 2011 Tricycle “In the Footsteps of the Buddha” Pilgrimage to India, which came to an end on February 7th. I hear it was a wonderful trip.

The first photo is of the Mahabodhi Temple in Bodh Gaya and the second is of some trash in water. Is this pairing a profound commentary on the state of Buddhism and the modern world? You decide!

 

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