Tag : Travel to Laos

People of Laos. Stranger Portraits

Laos (officially the Lao People’s Democratic Republic) has one of the lowest population densities in Asia (20 persons per square km). It’s estimated population is about 6 million people. Compare to Vietnamese 88 million! Nevertheless, Lao culture is very rich and many people live according to its old traditions. Today I would like to share some captured memories of strangers …

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Monks of Laos

How great the robe of liberation A formless field of merit. Wrapping ourselves in Buddha’s teaching, We save all beings. [Dogen. Kesa Kudoku] I have been thinking that Buddhist monks wear orange or maroon robes and shave their heads as a symbol of simplicity. But, it is not that simple! Working on this post, I have found an article which …

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