The Complete Buddha’s Face Blog Index
July 2011 Part 4
I work on creating articles for the blog on an almost hourly basis and my mind goes on a free-though word association, I Google images and you tube videos to see if I can fine an alternative angle on Buddhism that I haven’t explored before. It is an engrossing and almost meditative process which leads me to stumbling on all sorts of amazing information. The article about the largest solid gold Buddha statue in the world is the most popular of this particular bunch.
“And in the end, it’s not the years in your life that count.
It’s the life in your years.”
Buddhism in Thailand in the state religion and these two Thai college girls narrate a very professional documentary about the Buddha Park which has at its centre a very large walking Buddha statue.
Buddha Buddhism statue statues Buddhamonthon Thai Thailand Nakhon Pathom
Sand not stone (and not carved wood) goes to make this beautiful Buddha image
At a worth of probably $300 million this sold gold Buddha statue is the most valuable in the world.
Buddha Buddhism Thai Thailand Wat Traimit solid gold statue statues
You’ll be laughing just like this old Thai monk when you see the magic trick performed,
One minute there’s a beautiful meditating Buddha statue the next minute – where’s the Buddha statue gone – laughing – maybe!
Buddha Buddhism magic trick illusion disappearing Tommy Cooper
A beautiful Zen Buddha garden in Japan and a walk through a garden of bamboo. This wood of oriental trees provides a relaxing refuge from the modern world.
Buddha Buddhism Japan bamboo grove path steps Adashino-Nenbutsu-ji
A beautiful short documentary about the Buddha and Buddhism.
Buddhism in the movies is a recurring theme of the blog and this is a goodie – Buddhist George Lucas director of Star Wars has made a modern Buddhist parable – this marvellous short video essay explains how.
Buddha Buddhism Star Wars Hollywood George Lucas Zen mythology
Cute kids again laughing all the way as they sing that excruciating song from the musical Annie.
Buddha Buddhism monks Kashmir singing Annie musical
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The foul mouthed celebrity chef learns humility at the hand’s of a talented Thai chef. One of our most popular posts – you’ll be laughing when he gets his come uppance – maybe!?
Buddha Buddhism Thai Thailand food blessing Chef Gordon Ramsay pork
Clean your car the meditating Buddha way – only in the USA! The large graffiti Buddha looks great can’t help thinking though a large carved wood Buddha wood (pun) have looked better !
Most probably a cheap, rubbish movie on the evidence here – a Buddha statue head hopes to bring good luck for the out of work and broke director. He certainly wasn’t laughing all the way to the Buddha bank. The large Buddha head is carved out of marble rather than wood.
Buddha Buddhism statue statues Hollywood Philippe Caland showbiz Boxing Helena
Beautiful Buddha images and Buddha statues in serene gardens accompany this ravishing singer’s voice,
Cute cartoon Japanese girl in thigh boots explains the finer points of esoteric Buddhism – Why I don’t know – but got me laughing all the same.
Buddha Buddhism Zen Japan Japanese cartoon animatronics anime daft
Stone the crows or the Stone Crows – neither are here nor are the Stone Roses but a Buddhist rock festival in USA seems to want to rock the joint. They’ve certainly carved out a niche in the Buddha rock festival market.
Buddha Buddhism rock music festival Nichiren SGI queen "we are the champions"
Pink Floyd is always good whatever the reason and this ravishing photo slide show of golden Thai Buddha statues on a journey through Thailand ticks all the boxes and a chance to see a whole host of large golden hand carved Buddha images.
Buddha Buddhism Thai Thailand Pink Floyd jam music statue statues wood
A good question – the answer is as long as you face the consequences of your actions – no sniggering or laughing at the back please.
More Buddhist music as homage to the Buddha – laughing and crying in equal measure.
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