Retrieved from Archive.org Shangri-Boom: Nepaliraq Reality Defies Mystical Hype by jclifford 3/21/2006 @ 8:20 am. Filed under General, Religion, War and Peace I remember, when I was in college, taking a course in Indian philosophy, reading some articles about the wonderful, otherworldly serenity of Nepal. These articles, written by Western devotees of a syncretic faith that mixed … Continue reading Shangri-Boom: Nepaliraq Reality Defies Mystical Hype
Retrieved from Archive.org Video of New Buddha Ram Bomjon Here by jclifford 3/21/2006 @ 9:40 am. Filed under General, Religion, Mysteries Earlier this morning, I reported that Ram Bomjon, the teenager from Nepal who is supposed to have proved his merit as a new Buddha or great enlightened teacher by sitting under a pipal tree for ten … Continue reading Video of New Buddha Ram Bomjon Here
Retrieved from Archive.org Photos Show Ram Bomjon Moved by jclifford 12/8/2005 @ 12:45 pm. Filed under General, Religion Eventually, every religious believer must come fact to face with something truly frightening: The facts. So it is that, a few weeks after initially reporting on the case of Nepal’s so-called Buddha Boy, Ram Bomjon, who claims to have … Continue reading Photos show that Ram Bomjon has moved
Retrieved from Archive.org Ram Bomjon and Temptation by jclifford 1/31/2006 @ 7:18 am . Filed under General, Religion, Mysteries I have been tracking the story of Ram Bahadur Bomjan (or Ram Bomjon) for a couple of months now. Ram Bomjon is a teenage boy in Nepal who, his supporters claim, has been meditating without eating or moving for about … Continue reading Ram Bomjon and Temptation
Retrieved from Archive.org Is Ram Bomjon the Antichrist? by jclifford 12/26/2005 @ 10:45 am. Filed under General, Religion, Mysteries It was only a matter of time. When one faith meets another faith, the interaction usually results in the height of human silliness. A case in point when a Christian fundamentalist reader of ours encountered our Irregular Times … Continue reading Is Ram Bomjon the AntiChrist?
Ram Bomjon’s Handlers Under Investigation Retrieved from Archive.org by jclifford 11/25/2005 @ 5:31 pm. Filed under General, Religion Four days ago, I wrote about Ram Bomjon, the 15 year-old boy in Nepal who claims to have not eaten, taken a drink, or moved at all in six months. Bomjon’s followers call him the new Buddha. I expressed some … Continue reading Ram Bomjon’s Handlers Under Investigation
Ram Bomjon and the Development of Myth Archived on Archive.org by jclifford 11/21/2005 @ 9:08 pm. Filed under General, Religion Looking for a different kind of story to think about during the Thanksgiving holiday? One that’s not yet all over the blogosphere? How about trying Ram Bomjon on for size. Ram Bomjon is, his followers say, a … Continue reading Ram Bomjon and the Development of Myth