Whether you are a sympathiser or practising, if you defend it as a philosophy or a way of life, you have to admit that ... More
Pagode Thien Minh
Whether you are a sympathiser or practising, if you defend it as a philosophy or a way of life, you have to admit that Buddhism has spread widely in Europe over the past few years. Large retreat centres have been created near Lyon (Karma Ling in Savoie, the temple of the thousand Buddhas in Bourgogne). The Vietnamese tradition of Buddhism has founded a centre in Saint-Foy-les-Lyon in the south west of Lyon. The architecture of the pagoda is very distant from that of the council flats around it! The visitor is welcomed by two dragons that protect the monumental stairway. This is a way of initiation through which everyone can come and pray under the eyes of the Buddha. The temple organises a festival for the Vietnamese New Year.
This stone is more than just a curiosity, sitting as it does at the end of the Boulevard de la
Croix Rousse, just a stone's throw away from the Place Bellevue.. There are two stories.... one is a legend ...
An immense cafe in an old style, the, 'Moulin Joli' looks like a luxurious cafe of yester year with the
ceiling in the style of the era, the columns and the gold trimmed mirrors. Wood is obviously all over ...
Paul Bocuse and his associates have put their suitcases down in this ancestral brasserie to give it a new look.
The updated ambience is warm, with red and green walls and wood trim throughout. The menu includes royal sauerkrauts, ...
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