The Secret Society

The forgotten history of Indian Tantric Buddhism

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Tantric Buddhist Dance in a palm-leaf Manuscript

Often we travel without much awareness of the people and the cultures that we're visiting. Works of art like this manuscript, helps us get a deeper sense of the vibrant cultural and artistic lives of a people.

Studies in Form: The Hiranyavarna Mahavihar, Patan

Ah, Patan. The glories of this magical Newari city are too numerous to do justice. I could only spend a few hours when I visited earlier this year, but even after all these months, thinking about the place and its gorgeous Durbar Square sends a shiver up my spine. It isn’t often that you get... Continue Reading →

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