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  • At Bowers Museum, 'Gods and Gifts' samples a Vatican collection

     At Bowers Museum, 'Gods and Gifts' samples a Vatican collection
    "Gods and Gifts: Vatican Ethnological Collection," at the Bowers Museum in Santa Ana, may cover more ground than any exhibition seen in Southern California: Its 70-plus artifacts span 2 million years and hail from all six inhabited continents, plus...
  • Busan Film Review: 'Vara: A Blessing'

    A tale of forbidden love between a Hindi dancer and a Muslim sculptor, "Vara: A Blessing" buries pearls of wisdom within a mundane portrait of Indian provincial life and a plot as homespun as any melodrama. Nevertheless, the ravishing visuals and an...
  • Amid traffic and flowers, Myanmar lays guru S.N. Goenka to rest

    Amid traffic and flowers, Myanmar lays guru S.N. Goenka to rest
    YANGON, Myanmar -- Downtown Yangon’s famously snarled traffic came to a halt Tuesday morning to let a truck wreathed with pink lilies pass. It was carrying the ashes of S.N. Goenka, the noted meditation guru who died last week in Mumbai, India, at...
  • Review: 'A Tale for the Time Being' by Ruth Ozeki

    Review: 'A Tale for the Time Being' by Ruth Ozeki
    Ruth Ozeki's third novel, "A Tale for the Time Being," begins with writerly disappointment. Well, it also begins with a teenage girl in a fetish café texting her great-grandmother, a feminist-anarchist Buddhist nun who purports to be 104 years old....
  • Travel Postcard: 48 hours in Kathmandu

    Travel Postcard: 48 hours in Kathmandu
    KATHMANDU (Reuters) - Nepal's capital, Kathmandu, is an ancient town dotted with Hindu and Buddhist temples, a riot of color and dust with clogged streets where stray cows and dogs vie for rotting leftovers beside swanky malls. The city is ringed by...
  • Yunnan, China: Thousand Lion Mountain, cormorant fishing, more

    Yunnan, China: Thousand Lion Mountain, cormorant fishing, more
    DALI, China — "I'm sorry," my travel agent's email said, "but Tibet is closed." Closed? How could it just shut down? This wasn't Space Mountain we were talking about. A quick Google search confirmed the news. In "celebration" of the anniversary of...
  • Vegging out

    Vegging out
    Anyone who has tried to travel while minding a serious diet probably has had to compromise. After being offered only risotto or pasta at several restaurants in Italy, a vegetarian friend ordered "steak and baked potato, but hold the steak" in self-...
  • Myanmar activist Suu Kyi collecting honors, evaluations

     
    Global Focus: Few could have imagined six months ago that Aung San Suu Kyi, the voice of Myanmar's pro-democracy movement and symbol of its long repression, would be the toast of Washington as she belatedly collects honors and accolades given out during...
  • Buddhist temple donates school supplies to Cheney Elementary

     
    The young adult division of the Guang Ming Temple organized a school supplies drive at the Buddhist temple to benefit the children of Cheney Elementary School in Orlando. Temple members contributed spiral notebooks, copy paper, pencils, erasers and...
  • Afghan suicide bomber kills 14, including three NATO troops

     
    A suicide bomber on a motorcycle rammed a convoy of NATO and Afghan forces carrying out a joint patrol in the eastern city of Khost, killing at least 14 people, including three coalition soldiers and their Afghan interpreter, local authorities said....
  • Muslims in Bangladesh torch Buddhist temples over Facebook image

     
    Angry Muslims in southeast Bangladesh torched at least 10 Buddhist temples and dozens of homes Sunday after alleging that a Buddhist man insulted Islam on his Facebook page, authorities said....