Category Archives: General
Just to confirm that Confucianism is still alive and well in China, comes this article from Feb. 13, 2014 in the New York Times: Xi Jinping wants you to memorize “The Analects” of Confucius. China’s Communist Party chief says that … Continue reading
Check out this news story on NBCnews.com (link) about new archaeological evidence for an ancient Buddhist temple at Lumbini, the birthplace of the Buddha. The story mentions this conclusion from archaeologist Robin Coningham: “For the first time, we actually have … Continue reading
Today, Their Royal Highnesses, Charles, Prince of Wales and Camilla, Duchess of Cornwall, paid an official visit to Parmarth Niketan Ashram, Rishikesh as the first destination of their nine-day visit to India. Arriving just before sunset, Their Royal Highnesses took … Continue reading
The Dalai Lama was in NYC this weekend and spoke at the Beacon Theater. While I missed his talk, it reminded me of a New York Times article that appeared recently about Western science and Eastern philosophy (click here for … Continue reading
The Hindu festival of Ganesh Chaturthi is being celebrated in India and across the world. For some great pictures, see the gallery on the Wall Street Journal website – click here.
Here’s a link to Lisa Miller’s “How to Raise a Global Kid” – click here. Speaking of American students, Miller says: If they don’t learn—now—to achieve a comfort level with foreign people, foreign languages, and foreign lands, this argument goes, America’s … Continue reading