Glanyscir

Address: Aberyscir, Brecon, Powys, Wales, United Kingdom | Hotel
 
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Travel Blogs from Brecon

Moving in Circles...

A travel blog entry by gibbslocates on Jan 30, 2015

2 comments, 12 photos

... as lots and lots of 60 foot high Cedar trees had come down in the night. It was still very windy and looking up we could see more Cedar trees being punished by the wind.......it was time to make a hasty retreat. It was a nice walk though and we'd been lucky to see some sunshine.

In other news, I note that the financial markets have been in turmoil recently. The Swiss Central Bank caught everyone off guard and decided to get rid of the cap against the ...

Do they know it's Christmas Time?

A travel blog entry by philji on Dec 24, 2014

... they often have good reasons for doing so such as supporting monks etc. But she agreed that the Dharma should be accessible for all. Rinpoche loved our gift of Welsh chilli chutney from Parc Slip, especially in its Xmas reindeer gift bag. They wished us Merry Christmas and reminded us to come tomorrow for Christmas get together and Chod practice. After a spicy lunch of Aloo Dum ( potatoes in a gravy), with chapatis. We did Kora around the Stupa, then ...

Reflection

A travel blog entry by philji on Dec 22, 2014

... it is full of a sense of life, where people have a twinkle in their eye and a purpose to their step, where the preciousness of our existence can be felt, the fragility of our existence can be felt , the pain of our existence can be felt and also a place where we can in freedom and acceptance be who we really are. So I think this is what makes this place ...

Weekenders

A travel blog entry by philji on Dec 22, 2014

... statue of Guru Rinpoche. I asked him for some blessing substance to put in Jess Gau box and he gave some sacred pills which have been consecrated and told her to keep them in the box, he also blessed the mala for Roland and asked us how long we are staying. We told him and he said to come again, he will be in and out a lot but try to see me again he said. We sat for a while in the room afterwards along with others and soaked up the atmosphere. Upon leaving we bumped into Shey who we last ...

On and on

A travel blog entry by philji on Dec 19, 2014

... She said it's a scam between them and the shopkeepers!!!! I too am beggar she said but honest beggar!!! We laughed, she explained that when she us short of rice or dal , the monks at the White monastery help her. We said " good that is our monastery". Hopefully we can give her some money next time we see her even though she asked for nothing. Later in the morning and the familiar sound of a Chod drum could be heard from inside the Stupa wall, we found our Chod ...

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