Posts Tagged ‘Silk Road’

The Hollow Staff

MUSIC
BY PAUL RODRIGUEZ (SILK ROADS)

The Silk Road would have been full of musicians…musicians from a dozen distinct traditions traveling in the same caravans, meeting around the same fires. What did they say to one another when they met…?

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Beauty & Power

THE SILK ROAD
BY SAM CRANE

In front of us stood a statue of Buddha, about three meters high, surrounded by swirling painted blues and reds and browns — flanked by two smaller statues of guardians. The light from the open doorway fell on the Buddha and suffused throughout the space.

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Along the Silk Road Today

INDIA
BY PICO IYER

We sat in the little space, ringed by snowcaps, under a pulsing moon, 10,000 feet above the sea, and many hours from what the Eagles might consider civilization, and we tried to jolly into being all their songs of hard women in Los Angeles, the dangers of cocaine.

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