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While we talk of Buddhism, monasticism plays vital role as it is one of the most fundamental institutions in Buddhist teachings. It’s the monks and nuns who are considered responsible for preserving the religion and spreading Buddhist teachings all over the world. They are responsible for educating and guiding Buddhist followers as well. Looking back the history of Buddhism, monasteries have emerged out of the practice called ‘Vassa’. Vassa is actually the 3-months long annual retreat which the Buddhist Monks and nuns carry out during the rainy season. Gradually, these monasteries advanced into the learning centers and turned out to be the schools where philosophical principles are developed and discoursed. Well, this is just an intro about what Buddhist monasteries all about. Discovering and discussing [&hellip

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As every year, the Christmas Holidays are fast approaching this year too. And very soon, the Christmas decorations will start to come out. We can see several varieties of Christmas Displays out there. Some are classy and some are plain tacky as well. But there are some other displays that are so incredible enough to inspire everyone to visit them every year. The static twinkling lights of yesterdays have gone high tech now. And people now use modern musical extravaganzas with synchronized lighting effects for producing the dazzling and awesome displays. Christmas animation enthusiasts from around the globe are doing their best to choreograph the best Christmas lights ever than before. But there are some people who have installed the best and craziest Christmas Lights [&hellip

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The Christmas spirit comes alive in the month of December every year. No doubt that Christmas music is also an indispensable part of pop music. Not only Christians but the followers of other religions as well wait impatiently for this festival. Everyone wants to enjoy the Christmastime by singing or listening to the popular and latest Christmas carols and they play an important role in giving a touch of happiness in this celebration. In the eve of the Christmas, our happiness and emotions know no bounds. But, talking about the top 10 Christmas music playlist to celebrate Christmas, it’s very tough work to chart the best top 10 songs as there are plenty of good and classic Christmas songs out there. There are numerous songs [&hellip

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Have you ever heard of the traditional American saying ‘Different Strokes for Different Folks’? Well, diversity is what makes up this world, and of course human tendency always lets us do things differently. Whether or not we are accustomed to, many weird things happen in the world. If you are among those people who have been raised in the typical western household, remember, some of the cultures from around the world must seem pretty bizarre to you. In this article, we are gonna bring together the top 10 weird cultures exist till date around the world. If you try to delve deeper into this, what you will find is there’s almost no end to the number of weird things. If you love reading creepy things, [&hellip

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