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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 ...


A travel blog entry by philji on Dec 22, 2014

... have met through Chod practice. Today no Chod only mantra and meditation, watched by a dozen Nepalis fascinated by these westerners who sit and recite mantras and read ancient texts at " their" holy place. Later that day we collected our beautiful Thanka of Guru Rinpoche now beautifully set in an embroidered setting. We were also introduced to the artists upstairs in their studio. Sun Today turned out to be a really busy day. After breakfast, we walked over to Tenzin Rinpoche's house ...

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 ...

Day to day life

A travel blog entry by philji on Dec 17, 2014

... us a text and since we are quite familiar with it so not too difficult to follow. At one point in the practice you call on all that you fear, all that you normally shun and invite them to a visualised feast before releasing these fears and troublemakers to go their own way.... At this point a dog who sat in front of Jess began howling and barking at something unseen. A Tibetan man had also joined us and a crowd gathered as drums and horns ...

Nepali update

A travel blog entry by philji on Dec 15, 2014

Saturday we met up with our taxi driver Purna and headed off to Pharping for the day. Pharping is a small pilgrimage town about an hour or so out of the city of KTM. On route we stopped off at Chobar Gorge, where the river Bhagmati flows out of the city and down towards India. There are many legends about this place and Purna was really helpful with his explanations, we also visited the Ganesh temple, one of four situated in each of the four corners ...

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