below snowy wastes the righteous garden slumbers rebirth’s in the wind Kim M. Russell, 2018 My response to Carpe Diem #1379 Rise of Islam along the Silk Road (final episode February 2018; introductory episode March 2018) Chèvrefeuille has combined the last episode of February with the first episode of March because during March we will […]
seeds of religion carried in on the east wind Buddha’s blessings Kim M. Russell, 2018 My response to Carpe Diem #1377 Buddhism … found its way along the Silk Road In this new episode, Chèvrefeuille tells us more about ‘how Buddhism … found its way along the Silk Road’.
enduring friendship two sides of the same coin a binding mantra Kim M. Russell, 2018 Siddhartha at the river My response to Carpe Diem #1376 Re-United In today’s episode, Chèvrefeuille tells us about the friendship between Siddhartha and Govinda, both Brahman’s sons who became friends early in their lives but, after starting a quest for […]
antique rose withered by the desert sun thirsty for rain Kim M. Russell, 2018 My response to Carpe Diem #1375 Petra On our journey along the Silk Road, today we have arrived at the ancient town of Petra, a historical and archaeological city in southern Jordan. Chèvrefeuille tells us that Petra lies on the slope […]
Levantine salad the blessing of baba ghanoush a crossroads meze Kim M. Russell, 2018 My response to Carpe Diem #1374 The Levant Today’s episode is about an area in the Middle East known as The Levant, which Chèvrefeuille tells us includes Palestine, Israel and Syria. He says The Levant is bounded by the Taurus Mountains […]
so many grains of sand burning red with midday sun tiny works of art Kim M. Russell, 2018 My response to Carpe Diem #1373 Syrian Desert (Southern Route) Today Chèvrefeuille has inspired us with an image of the Syrian Desert.
ancient history not crumbling but free-flowing feeding the present Kim M. Russell, 2018 My response to Carpe Diem #1372 Mesopotamia Our journey along the ancient Silk Road has brought us to ancient Mesopotamia.