Bhutan in the Himalayas is a transcendently beautiful place with a strong indigenous Buddhist tradition, and the hotels here create an even spiritual hotel experience. Don't miss this sacred monastery, the  Taktsang (Tiger’s Nest). Click through for our hotels in Bhutan.

Bhutan in the Himalayas is a transcendently beautiful place with a strong indigenous Buddhist tradition, and the hotels here create an even spiritual hotel experience. Don't miss this sacred monastery, the Taktsang (Tiger’s Nest). Click through for our hotels in Bhutan.

In Buddhist tradition, a seven bowl offering set may be placed on the  altar for water, flowers, incense, light, perfume, food, and music,  or other traditional offerings.

In Buddhist tradition, a seven bowl offering set may be placed on the altar for water, flowers, incense, light, perfume, food, and music, or other traditional offerings.

Thailand is a country of natural beauty and amazing architecture. These 8 temples are great examples combining both ancient Taoist and Buddhist traditions.

Thailand is a country of natural beauty and amazing architecture. These 8 temples are great examples combining both ancient Taoist and Buddhist traditions.

More than 11,000 feet high on the Tibetan Plateau, Lhasa has managed to maintain its singular cultural identity against all odds. After its annexation by China in 1950, it lived through authoritarian rule and the Cultural Revolution—and has come out the other side still holding its place as the capital of the Tibet Autonomous Region of China, while keeping its rich history and Buddhist tradition alive. The city is home to not one, but three UNESCO World Heritage Sites, including the…

More than 11,000 feet high on the Tibetan Plateau, Lhasa has managed to maintain its singular cultural identity against all odds. After its annexation by China in 1950, it lived through authoritarian rule and the Cultural Revolution—and has come out the other side still holding its place as the capital of the Tibet Autonomous Region of China, while keeping its rich history and Buddhist tradition alive. The city is home to not one, but three UNESCO World Heritage Sites, including the…

The “Tibet and India: Buddhist Traditions and Transformations” exhibition, on view  February 8 – June 8, 2014, includes five loans and eighteen objects drawn from department holdings. #Buddhism

The “Tibet and India: Buddhist Traditions and Transformations” exhibition, on view February 8 – June 8, 2014, includes five loans and eighteen objects drawn from department holdings. #Buddhism

Sanctuary of Truth ( Wang Boran / Prasat Mai). The sanctuary is an all-wood building temple in Pattaya, Thailand, filled with sculptures based on traditional Buddhist and Hindu motifs.

Sanctuary of Truth ( Wang Boran / Prasat Mai). The sanctuary is an all-wood building temple in Pattaya, Thailand, filled with sculptures based on traditional Buddhist and Hindu motifs.

cruello:  Buddhist monk Thich Quang Duc sets himself ablaze in protest against the persecution of Buddhists by the South Vietnamese government, 1963.  Malcolm W. Browne/AP “Because of what I knew of the Buddhist tradition in Vietnam, I realized that it had to be taken seriously. So while other correspondents got tired of the endless Buddhist street demonstrations that were going on all that summer, I stuck with them, because I had the sense that sooner or later something would happen. I…

cruello: Buddhist monk Thich Quang Duc sets himself ablaze in protest against the persecution of Buddhists by the South Vietnamese government, 1963. Malcolm W. Browne/AP “Because of what I knew of the Buddhist tradition in Vietnam, I realized that it had to be taken seriously. So while other correspondents got tired of the endless Buddhist street demonstrations that were going on all that summer, I stuck with them, because I had the sense that sooner or later something would happen. I…

Sanctuary of Truth ( Wang Boran / Prasat Mai). The sanctuary is an all-wood building temple in Pattaya, Thailand, filled with sculptures based on traditional Buddhist and Hindu motifs.

Sanctuary of Truth ( Wang Boran / Prasat Mai). The sanctuary is an all-wood building temple in Pattaya, Thailand, filled with sculptures based on traditional Buddhist and Hindu motifs.

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