Category Archives: Buddhism

The Chinese Temple Murals And Statues of Toronto’s Royal Ontario Museum

The Royal Ontario Museum’s Bishop White Gallery is a corner of the museum I have visited often over the past forty years. It houses a world-renowned collection of Chinese temple murals and Buddhist and Taoist statuary,  most of which date … Continue reading

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Yangon’s Shwedagon Pagoda – A World Wonder

Previous Post: Mingalaba From Myanmar – Land of the Golden Pagodas If you visit Myanmar (formerly called Burma), you will probably be starting off in its largest city, the business and cultural capital Yangon (Rangoon to the British).  At the … Continue reading

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The Aukana Buddha: Sri Lanka’s Colossal Standing Rock Statue

Previous Post: A Visit To The Ruins Of Polonnaruwa – Part Two The previous day I had visited the ruins of Polonnaruwa, the capital of a short-lived Sinhalese kingdom which flourished for less than two hundred years until an invading army from India … Continue reading

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