Vasudhārā, whose name means stream of gems in Sanskrit, is the six-armed Buddhist Bodhisattva of Wealth, Prosperity, and Abundance. She is popular in many Buddhist countries and is a subject in Buddhist legends and art.
Myanmar Violence Tests Suu Kyis Peace Promise Myanmar leader Aung San Suu Kyi has made peace and reconciliation a priority of her government but violence against Rohingya Muslims who have long faced discrimination in the predominantly Buddhist country is on the rise. Photo: Getty Images
http://pilgrimage.asiasociety.org/artifacts/buddha-footprint-buddhapada - Stone Buddha footprints bearing 108 auspicious symbols were carved in the Theravada Buddhist countries of Myanmar, Thailand, and Cambodia. This large stone carving represents the Buddha's right foot. The sequence of symbols begins at the far left of the top row and is arranged clockwise.
Advice to tourists: Don't sport your Buddha tattoo in a Buddhist country
Via @globalschoolofmissions - Pray for the Buddhist. -Praise the Lord of the Church that a people for his name will be established among every unreached Buddhist nation tribe people and tongue. (Revelation 7:9-10) -Bind the forces of darkness resisting all demonic rulers and spiritual powers who in heavenly places influence Buddhist countries. (Ephesians 6:12-13 Daniel 10:13 20) -Demolish spiritual strongholds and human philosophies or arguments against God which produce barriers of…
KHMERESQUE, a Buddhist temple Cambodia, 2012 - by Archium Architects. Principal architect, Kim in Cheuri: "Building a temple of Won Buddhism that is based on Mahayana Buddhism on Cambodia ,the Hinayana Buddhist country. "The meeting between symbol of the religious buildings and local traditions was something to be considered. The changes of architecture style have been with the process of combining religious style with traditions from Hindu to Buddhism."
South-East Asia in 4 weeks 4 weeks will give you more time to work with, but it's realistically still too tight for hitting up all of mainland South-East Asia. My suggestion is to focus on the two countries that appeal to you most. Some people will hate me for saying this, but Laos should probably be the first to drop from your list. Don't get me wrong: Laos is a wonderful back-in-time kind of place. I loved the Buddhist calm of Luang Prabang, there's a lot of beautiful nature all around…
Cambodia is a primarily Buddhist country situated on the Gulf of Thailand in Southeast Asia. After the country's long history of violence and conflict, economic stability has been growing. However, many people, especially in rural areas, remain in poverty where food shortages and lack of work opportunities are common. More than 50% of Cambodia's population is under the age of 25 and many lack education and productive skill to compete in the limited economy.