Tag Archives: Buddhism

Buddha's Birthday Festival 2015 Brisbane May 07

Buddha’s Birthday Festival, Brisbane ’15

Just thought I’d share some photos from the festival at South Bank last weekend. The festival started with a blessing of the Bodhi Tree outside the Museum of Modern Art (MOMA), which is claimed to have direct lineage to India’s original Bodhi Tree where the founder of Buddhism – Siddhartha Gautama – is said to […]

Ten Thousand Buddha Pagoda Ho Chi Minh City by Adam Robert Young March 05

10,000 Buddha Pagoda revisited – what a difference a lens makes!

Those of you that have been here for a while would remember my article Ten Thousand Buddhas and a Smoking Monk. If you haven’t read it yet, now’s a great time to check it out! Anyway, I took a trip back there the other day with a mission. On my first trip there, I had […]

A Dong Nai province temple - Adam Robert Young photography December 09

Finding hidden gems in Vietnam

Now I’m the last person to tell you to rush out and burn your Lonely Planet guidebook, but there’s a realisation I finally came to recently that I just have to share… When it comes to a country so rich in culture and diverse in attractions as Vietnam, there’s more that’s not in the guidebooks […]

Adam Robert Young - Ten Thousand Buddha Pagoda in Ho Chi Minh City July 28

Ten thousand Buddhas and a smoking monk

Admiring the view from my bedroom window, I often notice a temple of some kind with a small pagoda on the roof and wonder what lies inside. Well, I wonder no more. Last week I took a wander in the general direction of the pagoda and ended up spending a couple of hours inside (thanks […]