During a visit to Cambodia in early 2011, I visited their famed temples–and then interacted with the area monks. The experience was both otherworldly and yet firmly grounded in this one.
“Their faces are shaped with serenity. The bright orange cloth serves as an unmistakable symbol.
“Admit it: there’s a wonder and mysteriousness about these guys (and gals I came to find out). Even just the image of an old Buddhist monk reveals the impact of their presence accompanying that lightness in their step. They emit something real, deep, and grounded, yet seem almost other-worldly…”
Click here to read the full story from my former travel blog.