Tag Archives: Monks

Temples and Tourism: What Happens When Religious Sites Become Tourist Destinations?

A dream vacation of exploring ancient temples and ruins in China sounds like the trip of a lifetime. However what happens, after the tourists return back home? For this assignment, I chose to take a look at this question by researching how the tourism industry of Chinese Buddhist temples has affected the religion of Buddhism itself, […]

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Buddhism Revival

Since my childhood I have always been extremely fascinated by Chinese culture and it’s history. It’s one of the oldest and most complicated civilizations the world has ever seen, and culturally, it is very different than our Western society. After my sister was adopted from China, and learning more of her personal history and her […]

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