web analytics

Tag: Asia

SOAS, University of London: Andrew Huxley: T W Rhys Davids and the Forged Relics of the Buddha

Professor T.W. Rhys Davids (1843-1922) made himself into an expert on Pali Buddhism. He founded the Pali Text Society, the Buddhist Society, and initiated the campaign for a School of Oriental and African Studies. I concentrate on 1887 to 1906, the years in which he was employed as Secretary of the Royal Asiatic Society, and …

Continue reading

Menassier Gabriel: Somewhere in Vietnam

A short film by Gabriel Menassier about and filmed in Vietnam. Stunning photage of both nature and the people of Vietnam.