|In this June 2013 photo provided by National Geographic, diver Susan Bird, working at the bottom of Hoyo Negro, a large dome-shaped underwater cave in Mexico's Yucatan Peninsula, brushes Naia's skull found at the site (Paul Nicklen/AP).|
|Meditating Mayan figurine (MT)|
|Aztec Kwan Yin, Queen of Devas (LTG)|
|Taos Pueblo like Tibet, Southwest USA (NM)|
|LISTEN (2:41), DOWNLOAD, TRANSCRIPT (All Things Considered/NPR)|
- Buddhism exists in Mexico today [Not so] surprisingly, one of six Tibet Houses in the world -- Casa Tibet México -- is located in Mexico City. It is used by the Dalai Lama and other Tibetan Vajrayana leaders of Tibetan Buddhism to preserve and share Tibetan culture and spirituality [with Native Americans and modern European-invaded Mexicans]. There is a Thai Theravada Buddhist temple in Tamaulipas, in the Gulf of Mexico, where there are three monks from Thailand who teach the Dharma, as well as one monk from Cambodia (the former Khmer Empire most famous for building Angkor Wat).
- Buddhism in Mongolia (Vajrayana, shamanism)
- VIDEO: "Mysteries of Lost Temples, the City of Angkor and its Temple or Wat (National Geographic) A former naga-worshipping empire, once the greatest in Southeast Asia with a million urban and suburban inhabitants living in and around stone monuments in the jungle united by a sophisticated water distribution system.
- It existed in Mexico long ago: How the Swan Came to the Lake (Rick Fields)
|From Asia (China and Afghanistan) to California and Mexico (Int'l History Channel)|
|World's most famous Pueblo, Potala, Tibet|
|China's Fusang, our CA, Mexico|
|Ancient Mesoamerica (pre-Spanish invasion) included parts of California, the USA, Mexico, Belize, the Mayan Empire, Guatemala (named after Gautama Buddha, according Rick Fields' accounts, Swans)... See detail|