|Devi Danu, a deva, dryad, water nymph, Mother Nature (esjohnson/pinterest)|
|Danu is an Irish goddess; Danu is also a folkloric Irish band that visited Caltech for Xmas.|
|Satellite photo of Ireland from space, Four Great Kings (earthobservatory.nasa.gov)|
|Fairies realm in the fairy wood with Danu, the Mother Goddess, Ireland (amayodruid).|
|The big new Irish Fest, Fairplex, Pomona|
|Dr. Laurence Cox, Maynooth University|
|Add one more to the famous list (wikipedia.org)|
|Irish stamps at the Fairplex (WQ)|Irish dryad (deva)
- Laurence Cox, “A Dissident Orientalism? Irish Buddhism in European Perspective.” Long Room Hub, TCD, February 2014. Full details here; podcast available (iTunes format) here.
- Laurence Cox, “Buddhism and Ireland.” Irish Times, 14 January 2014.
- Alicia Turner, “The Bible, the Bottle, and the Knife: Religion as a Mode of Resisting Colonialism for U Dhammaloka.” Contemporary Buddhism 14(1), 2013: 66-77. (Now also available in book from from Routledge).
- Laurence Cox, “Rethinking Early Western Buddhism: Beachcombers, ‘Going Native,’ and Dissident Orientalism.” Contemporary Buddhism 14 (1), 2013: 116 – 133.
Devas love Dharma
- Laurence Cox, “Plebeian Freethought and the Politics of Anti-Colonial Solidarity: Irish Buddhists in Imperial Asia.” Paper to 15th International Conference on “Alternative Futures and Popular Protest,” Manchester Metropolitan University, 2010.
- Laurence Cox and Maria Griffin, “Border Country Dharma: Buddhism, Ireland, and Peripherality.” Journal of Global Buddhism 10: 93-125 (2009).
- John L. Murphy, “Inventing the Concept of Celtic Buddhism: a literary and intellectual tradition.” 74-96 in Olivia Cosgrove, Laurence Cox, Carmen Kuhling, and Peter Mulholland (eds.), Ireland’s New Religious Movements. Newcastle: Cambridge Scholars Publishing, 2011.
- Elizabeth Rowen, “The Buddha and the Cross: the Development of Buddhism in Ireland.” Richter Research Abroad Student Scholarship report. More
|The first Western Buddhist monk was Irish (UCC)|
|Irish deva Danu, pre-Christian Mother Goddess, nymph (Keith Dillon/fineartamerica.com)|
- Danu (Irish goddess)
- An ancient Scythian [the historical Buddha's family were, the Shakyans, were Scythians west of India in modern Afghanistan and Central Asia] word meaning "river." The commonly proposed etymology of the names of the Danube River, Dnieper River, Dniester River, Donets River, and Don River
- Danu (an Asura in Buddhist/Hindu mythology)
- A water goddess (nymph) in Indo-European religion
- Danu people, an ethnic group in Buddhist Burma
- Danu, Iran, a village in Sistan and Baluchistan Province, Aryan-Iran [where the Buddha's mother came from, according to Dr. Ranajit Pal in his controversial Non-Jonesian theory that the Buddha was from Central Asia]
- Pagan (pre-Christian invasion) rituals and beliefs of the ancient Celts are explored within their ruins, including the history of the Celts with descriptions and photographs of giant humans [asuras], pixies [kumbandas], and fairies [devas] like Danu (Celtic Ruins).
|Mother Goddess (pinterest)|