Finding Udumbara Flowers!
Benjamin Johnson Jan 28, 2018 554
The name udumbara comes from the ancient Sanskrit language, meaning an auspicious flower from heaven. Udumbara flowers are a tiny white tulip-shaped flower that grows on a white thread-like stem. The flowers do not have leaves or roots, and they…
The Buddha’s Bead Chain
Benjamin Johnson Sep 14, 2017 14
The Buddha’s bead chain was enshrined in a temple on a high cliff face. There was only one dangerous trail down the shear cliff face for the temple’s monks to get to the nearby village for...