Month: October 2020
How did the snow lion become the symbol of Tibet?
Jamyang Norbu explains Tibetan political activist and writer delves into history to talk about mythical creature’s origins The Tibetan snow lion is a symbol of political authority, Tibetan political activist and writer Jamyang Norbu has told Down To Earth (DTE) in an interview. “The snow lion is very important for the Tibetan world. That is […]
THE SINHALA BUDDHIST CIVILIZATION OF SRI LANKA
This essay is a preliminary to the study of the modern Sinhala Buddhist civilization of Sri Lanka. This essay draws attention to those aspects of Asia’s Buddhist civilization, which are not well known and have not received much attention in Sri Lanka. Buddhism, which originated in north India in the 6th century BC, spread over […]