Posts Tagged: China

Kowloon Walled City

A seething mass of 33000 people crammed into two and a half hectares made Hong Kong’s Kowloon Walled City one of the most densly populated urban jungles ever. The chaotic mass of highrise buildings, alleyways and makeshift staircases had a rich history, but it became a haven for gangsters, prostitutes and all manner of illegal… Read more »

Walking Across China

The Longest Way 1.0 – walk through China and grow a beard! – TIMELAPSE from Christoph Rehage on Vimeo. Christoph Rehage walked over 4500 Kilometers across China – at once incredible and mundane – as Chrisoph notes about his day to day: It was just the way it would be on any normal day. Sometimes… Read more »

Dalai Lama received the Templeton prize

The Templeton prize is awarded to a a living person who has made an exceptional contribution to affirming life’s spiritual dimension This year, it was given to the Dalai Lama. He immediately gave most of the prize money away to charity. His acceptance speech was, it is reported, full of his usual infectious laughter. He… Read more »

China to ban reincarnation

As reported in the times, China is trying to mandate who can and cannot reincarnate. What an utterly ridiculous idea. And what spiritual or religious society is going to allow a human law to rule over the divine? What will they think of next?