Thich Nhat Hanh is one of the most influential religious leaders of the world in the past century with his principle philosophy teachings of "Engaged Buddhism". Born in 1926, Thich is a Vietnamese Buddhist Monk who had a huge impact on the Anti-War Movement in the 1960's and 70's and continues to speak out against [...]
Explore the diverse and complex roles that religions play in both promoting and mitigating violence through Harvard University's Online Course on "Religion, Conflict and Peace". For as long as history has been recorded, there has not been a society, a culture without some type of religion. Many people mistaken Religion with a Culture and Vice Versa. [...]
Where to Travel in Jordan My Travel article on Where to Travel in Jordan as published in ARE Magazine, Winter Edition 2016/2017 – Hashemite Kingdom of Jordan.
My Travel article as published in ARE Magazine, Summer Edition 2016 – Israel, The Holy Land.
If you are about to embark on your journey to Jordan, have always dreamt of traveling to Jordan, or have come back from the beautiful experience, I have compiled 6 books that provide some insight and history into the magical Kingdom of Jordan. While one can easily embrace their imagination lost in the pages of these [...]
My Travel article as published in ARE Magazine, Spring Edition 2016 – Mystical India.
My Travel Column as published quarterly in ARE Magazine:: "East Meets West" 2015 Fall Edition – Travel Sri Lanka.
My Travel Article on Where to go in Myanmar and Travel Tips. Published in ARE Magazine, Summer Edition - http://j.mp/s15-myanmar.
Our first stop upon arriving in Merdeka Square was to visit the Sri Mahamariamman temple built in 1873, the most popular & richest Hindu temple in Kuala Lumpur, ironically located in Chinatown. Most the Indian population here are from the Southern tip of India, the Tamil Nadu state, many who came for better jobs or [...]
The Happy Tourist Saturday June 16, 2012 We start off in life as tourists, but often we turn into spies. Tourists come to see the good, to enjoy the journey, to notice everything this place has to offer. Tourists are upbeat, excited and happy to be visiting. Spies look for problems, always figuring out what’s [...]