The Tibetan Wheel of Life Poster

The Tibetan Wheel of Life Poster

We just add the Tibetan Wheel of Life Poster to our store. When we were doing our research on Sinxay we learned about the Tibetan Wheel of Life paintings. As we write in our chapter on Buddhism, The rich Buddhist symbolism seen in Nepal and Tibet, includes the Tibetan...Read More
Serendipitous Events and Sinxay

Serendipitous Events and Sinxay

A little over four years ago on the day we were going to interview the Venerable Phong Samaleuk, President of the Lao Buddhist Fellowship Organization at Wat Ong Teu, Bai first wanted to try her luck with fortune telling sticks seen at almost all temples in Vientiane,...Read More
Magic and Sinxay

Magic and Sinxay

In our book the subject of magic didn’t fit in well in any of the four contextual chapters (Buddhism, Lao Literature, Laos and Isan), but was a topic we felt still needed to be discussed. In this post we provide just a small taste of what we’ve written...Read More
That Luang, parami and Sinxay

That Luang, parami and Sinxay

The epic myth of Sinxay is in fact most often considered to be a Jataka tale, a story of one of the Buddha’s former countless lives, with Sinxay considered to be a Bodhisatta (Theravadan spelling) who would eventually be reborn as the Buddha. Theravādan...Read More