Essays Tagged: "buddhist monks"

A War of the Ages.

r of the AgesA deep, haunting bass overcomes you as you step into the great Potala palace in Lhasa. Buddhist monks in their traditional bright orange robes lay prostrate on the floor in submission in ... rn day occurrences.Throughout all of Asian history, the people of Tibet have devoutly practiced the Buddhist value of non-violence, and have always been exceptional at abiding by this value for as lon ...

(6 pages) 54 0 4.3 Sep/2003

Subjects: History Term Papers > Asian History

This explains the major religions, and their beliefs in Ancient India. It also explains about a ceremony that some Indian people do.

o referred to as Sakyamuni. He died in his early 80's in 483 BCE. Two centuries later, a counsel of Buddhist monks collected all of his teachings, writings and oral traditions in to a written form cal ...

(2 pages) 44 0 2.4 Dec/2003

Subjects: History Term Papers > Middle Eastern History

The Influence of Chinese Culture on Buddhism

le Confucian thinking. The exact date of the coming of Buddhism to China is unknown, but by 64 A.D. Buddhist monks had introduced written scripture into China.At first Buddhism was not popular in Chin ... al Asia, it was seen as the religion of foreign merchants. Consequently, Large scale translation of Buddhist texts did not truly get under way until the 6th to 8th centuries A.D. This resulted in the ...

(6 pages) 182 3 4.5 Apr/2004

Subjects: Area & Country Studies Essays

Asian Gangs in North America. Fully cited. References included.

o the 17th Century where the Triads were responsible for resistance groups in China (Kaihla, 1991). Buddhist monks in China formed to overthrow invading Mongolians who threatened the Chinese Ming Dyna ...

(12 pages) 183 1 3.5 Apr/2004

Subjects: Law & Government Essays > Law > Issues

Examine the various strategies used by the nationalist organizations to achieve their aims and the corresponding colonial responses in the period 1900-1940. (essay outline)

ion. With only the branches able to carry on, thus hindered the party's unifying efforts.b) Burma - Buddhist Sangha Association (1918)Buddhist monks used their influence to rouse the people against th ...

(3 pages) 37 0 3.4 Sep/2004

Subjects: History Term Papers > Asian History

Music of the silk road

values of Islam to audiences that gathered to hear them in bazaars, caravansarais, and tea houses. Buddhist monks also brought forms of sacred chant from part of Asia to another. And to perform in th ... uments have been excavated from tombs in south-central China). The sheng came to be associated with Buddhist liturgical music in China, and spread to Buddhist congregations as far east as Korea and Ja ...

(2 pages) 50 1 3.8 Oct/2004

Subjects: Art Essays > Performing Arts

Events Management.

wn into the city of Mumbai, was probably first recorded as the home of fisher folk where a group of Buddhist monks established an outpost late during the Magadhan empire. The islands were tossed from ...

(12 pages) 209 0 4.4 Dec/2005

Subjects: Area & Country Studies Essays > Travel Descriptions

Caffeine: The Drug of Choice

tough times and is one of my best friends.Caffeine has its roots starting in 2737 BC in China where Buddhist monks used tea for its healing purposes and its mood-enhancing effects. Though short termed ...

(5 pages) 36 0 4.3 Apr/2006

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine > Drugs


not about France regaining control over Vietnam.South Vietnam's situation became critical in 1963. Buddhist monks began protesting religious persecution. Diem refused to soothe the Buddhists. The Uni ...

(4 pages) 29 0 3.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: History Term Papers > Asian History

Buddhist Art in Japan

an important role in the development of Japanese art between the sixth and the sixteenth centuries. Buddhist art and religion came to Japan from China, with the arrival of a bronze Buddhist sculpture ... ion came to Japan from China, with the arrival of a bronze Buddhist sculpture alongside the sutras. Buddhist art was encouraged by Crown Prince Taishi in the Suiko period in the sixth century and Empe ...

(8 pages) 30 0 0.0 Dec/2008

Subjects: Art Essays > Artists

Special Forces - After Banksy

ning monk' originally was the award winning photo taken by Malcolm Brown which depicts a protesting Buddhist against the Buddhist oppression by the Diem era in South Vietnam (catholic and fascist styl ... by Ngo Dinh Nhu and funded by the United States ). As a result of the 9 killings and the ban of the Buddhist flag; on August 21, 1963, 1,400 Buddhist monks were arrested and hundreds were estimated to ...

(8 pages) 7 0 0.0 Apr/2011

Subjects: Art Essays > Works of Art