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Via on May 26, 2010

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Buddhists release paper lanterns near Borobudur temple during Vesak Day celebrations in Magelang, central Java, May 9, 2009. Buddhists in Indonesia celebrated Vesak Day on Saturday, honouring the birth, enlightenment and death of Buddha more than 2,000 years ago. Picture taken May 9, 2009. REUTERS/Dwi Oblo (INDONESIA SOCIETY RELIGION IMAGES OF THE DAY)

About Cora Wen

CORA WEN grew up in a traditional Chinese family in Asia and the West, and took refuge in the Buddha as a teen. An international childhood growing up in Hong Kong and Indonesia, Switzerland, Australia and the US, has instilled the spirit of a travelling adventurer. After sowing wild oats in New York City in the 70s with rockers Deborah Harry and Patti Smith, she had careers in fashion and banking. Since 1994, Cora has taught Yoga, mentored by America’s most influential Yoga lineage. She has been dedicated since 2002 in support of indigenous culture for exiled Tibetan people and land mine victims. Find her at www.corawen.com.

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