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Saying Goodbye In Thai

      by Larry Calloway (c) 2012 In the new Bangkok air terminal a long sculpture on the way to international departures depicts a tug of war, demigods v. devils, in the clean bright primary colors of Theravada Buddhist ┬átemples. This moral chemistry, this dynamic equilibrium of unresolved issues that has gone on since […]

It Was Not Shambala, This Village Full Of Life

On the eve of a return trip to Southeast Asia, I recalled a village scene 40 years ago that to me defines the difference in practice between the two “vehicles” of Buddhism. Theravada is not as lonely as Mahayana.