Thailand's most revered monk: a guiding light has... →
Early yesterday morning Thailand lost its most revered monk. Luangta Maha Bua, who was known for his immense influence, his mammoth works of charity and his role as a sort of saviour when society was in crisis - by leading a national fundraising campaign to restore the country’s national reserves after they were depletฌed by the 1997 financial crisis.
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In this video, Nigerian author Chimamanda Adichie asserts that if we have a single story represent and entire people we risk critical cultural misunderstanding. While in this video she speaks about her experience as a Nigerian who in many instances was called upon to represent all of Africa, she articulates one of the reasons that I choose to spend so much time abroad: to knock down cultural...
So currently I have been writing….
Midterms instead of blog posts. I have an incredible backlog of pictures and anecdotes that date all the way back to last year! I will soon be done composing multiple choice and fill in blank questions and will be able to devote my time to stories of temples full of dead monks and lounging with tigers.