When a monk passes away

When a monk passes away

A religious ceremony in my neighborhood Some weeks ago while driving back to my room late evening, I noticed great activity around Wat Santitham, a vital temple in my area in Chiang Mai. There was a coming and going of nicely dressed people, and remarkably there were also may monks around. Initially, I thought it was […]

Chinese herbs and acupuncture

Chinese herbs and acupuncture

Alternatives to traditional medicine As a long-term rheumatoid patient, I am always looking for possible alternatives to the costly conventional medicine. So I started exploring the effects of Chinese herbs and acupuncture. After all, on this side of the world, it is not uncommon for people to value the efficiency of Chinese medicine. Through an acquaintance, I came into contact with a […]