Some inspiring blog favourites

Short animation about a misguided monk who meets a determined dog.

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Picture of an unknown Chinese Buddhist monk blessing a dead man at Taiyuan railway station, Shanxi.

Buddhist monk China Taiyuan Train Station Shanxi 25 11 2011 (REUTERS Asianewsphoto)

Taiyuan Train Station, Shanxi, November 25 2011 (REUTERS/Asianewsphoto)

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Orchestra of young Spanish musicians brought a cheer to a Job Shop waiting room in Madrid when they launched into a rendition of the Beatles’ favourite Here Comes the Sun.

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The tiny blue dot in image is Earth from distance of 900 million miles looking past Saturn’s rings.

Earth from distance of 900 million miles

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Take Five

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The Sachal Studios Orchestra, based in Lahore, Pakistan, playing an innovative cover of ‘Take Five,’ the jazz standard written by Paul Desmond and performed by The Dave Brubeck Quartet in 1959. Before he died last year, Brubeck called it the ‘most interesting’ version he had ever heard. Once you watch the performance above, you’ll know why.

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Words that live on, by His Holiness the Dalai Lama.

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May all beings be well, be aware, and be happy!

Photo of Sam. Happy New Year!

From all at Buddhism Now and Buddhist Publishing Group.

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Categories: Art, Beginners, Biography, Buddhism, History, News & events, Video

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5 replies

  1. This Video warmed my heart

  2. Loved the Sachel studio take Five. where can I found more of their music?

  3. Inspiring post … so sad for the little dog but what a touching message.
    Happy New Year 2014

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