Buddha’s Windswept Prayers

  Oceans of color flutter in the sky like a kaleidoscope of parrots migrating with the breeze. The heavens of Lumbini, the birthplace of Buddha, are alight with prayer flags: blue, white, red, green and yellow, each representing a natural … Continued

A Birth That Shook the World

  Nearly 1500 years ago, a child’s birth sent shockwaves through Asia and the globe that continue to shape people and ideas to this day. The child’s mother,¬†Queen¬†Mayadevi, gave birth in Lumbini, in what is now southern Nepal and where … Continued