You slowly approached the middle of the room on a warm desert night. The air is warm and dry. You can feel particles of sand moving around your ankles as a slight breeze pushes past you every now and then. In the sandstone floor there is a small depression in the form of a ring.
Pariser Platz, the site where one can find the renowned Brandenburg Tor, is one of the most crowded spaces in Berlin. How many times have you found yourself wandering across it, trying to avoid the massive groups of tourists (especially in spring and summer) admiring the Gate or taking pictures in front of it? And
Located in the Berlin suburb of Frohnau, Das Buddhistische Haus (engl. The Buddhist House) is a Buddhist temple complex built in 1924 and therefore the oldest Buddhist temple in Europe. The temple is run by Theravada monks – members of the oldest surviving branch of Buddhism. ‘Theravada’ is a word derived from Sanskrit, and its