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Melting Glaciers in Tibet Worry Buddhist Monk

This week, as world leaders gather in Paris for the United Nations’ 21st Conference of Parties (COP21) to discuss climate change, EdenKeeper plans to bring you stories from communities vulnerable to the devastating effects of climate change. The first story┬ácomes from┬áTibet, where a Buddhist monk is drawing attention to the rapid rate of warming at […]

November 30th

Exploring the Intricate Sand Mandala of Buddhism

Standing on the outside, looking into the profound depths of symbolism represented in a colorful Buddhist sand mandala, fascination and imagination find rare delight. Layer upon layer, the mandala draws the viewer in, slowly, reflectively, intriguingly toward the center. The journey from the present reality to the possible sublime is lined with intricate angles and […]

February 10th

Buddhist Monks Teach “Children of Flowers”

In the midst of rapid economic development, industrialization has created an unprecedented amount of pollution. Nowhere is this more evident than in China. However, the good news is that there has been increasing interest in sustainability and environmental action in China lately. Although images of Chinese people wearing masks for protection from smog are common, […]

December 17th