Tag: Monastic clothing

The Abbot and Monks of Kushan Monastery about 1870.

John Thomson, Monastery, China, Abbot, Monks, Gushan, Buddhist,

The similarity between the Buddhist faith and the Roman Catholic churches may be traced even more minutely than this. “Buddhists everywhere have their monasteries and nunneries, their baptism, celibacy and tonsure, their rosaries, chaplets, relics, and charms, their fast-days and processions, their confessions, mass, requiems, and litanies, and, especially in Tibet, even their cardinals, and their pope.”

Thomas Becket, Archbishop of Canterbury.

Thomas Archer, Thomas, Becket, Relics, England, saint, martyr,

Thomas Becket (* 21 December 1118 in Cheapside, London; † 29 December 1170 in Canterbury), also known as Thomas of Canterbury, was Lord Chancellor of England and Archbishop of Canterbury from 1162 to 1170.