After the villagers in Nan joined the afforestation project and sustainable alternative livelihood development, their struggling life, which was the main issue of deforestation and poverty, finally changed to a survived life. Forest conservation is possible more than ever. Here’s the second chapter of sufficient life.
There are two places that remind me to walk out in the open air. The first place is ‘Nanjing Genocide Museum’ I kept my hands in panty sweater, walking along a Chinese tourist group into the place on the hard cold day. Then, I realized that not just a temperature’s drop makes people feel coldContinue reading The Museum without exit gates
Thailand’s top documentary production companies make their debut in La Rochelle at SSD 2017 The first day of Documania at the Sunny side of the Doc 2017 in La Rochelle, France, seems to be a pretty good day. It’s a world markets place that dedicated to documentary and factual content. People with a real desireContinue reading Ahoy! Documania goes to La Rochelle, France
If we thought about ‘Nan’, the northern province of Thailand, people will rewind their faded memory about the scenery of endless bald mountains. This area was the highest and fastest deforestation area in Thailand. People blamed those hill tribes as the destroyer of the forest. ‘King Bhumipol’s Philosophy’ and ‘Mae Fah Luang Approach’ think difference.Continue reading How does ‘Mae Fah Luang Approach’ solve bald mountains: Part 1
Five o’clock in the Monastery of Silence. This sanctuary does not allow any layperson to access. A Large sign hanging over the front door of the meditation hall describes the rules that monks must practice with. The aim of Zazen is just sitting, that is, suspending all judgmental thinking and letting words, ideas, images andContinue reading Zazen: Sometimes I Sit and Think, and Sometimes I Just Sit.
I looked up at the white marble plate engraved the name “PESHAWAR MUSEUM” which is attached above the entrance. This building was built since 1905 to collect historical pieces of a man who has been known as a powerful influencer of thought more than 2,500 years. I would like to call this man. The ManContinue reading The Man of Gandhara
FLOATING LANTERNS Illuminate INDONESIA’S NIGHT SKY in an unforgetable tribue to buddhism, momentarily making INDONESIA THE BEACON OF BUDDHIST FAITH IN THE MIDDLE OF THE OCEAN. The lanterns floating to worship our Lord Buddha above a moonlit Borobudur temple are a momentous tribute to Buddhism. Indonesians and tourists alike will write their wishes andContinue reading Sky Lanterns of faith in Indonesia
For Buddhists who believe in the next life, they always have a trivia question to ask each other. “What do you want to be in the next life?” Of course, everyone would say “Human” without any lingering thought. But after what I perceived from my latest trip in Bhutan, I may refigure my answer. PerhapsContinue reading Howling like a boss, howling like a Bhutan’s dog
Someone said life under Himalayan shadow depends on the uncertainty of the nature. This thought became clear in my mind when I woke up in the morning of March and saw Thimphu, the capital city of Bhutan turned from colorful city into monochrome with icy snow. Bhutanese has been waiting for their first snow forContinue reading Life under Himalayan shadow
The Road from Agartala to Dhalai is insanely curved across the high mountain. More than 70% area is hilly and forest covered. The terrain is mostly undulating and hilly. My stuffs were shook back and forth inside the car’s trunk. Luckily, I didn’t pack any fragile stuff in my luggage, just ordinary things that keptContinue reading The Trip of No Return Home