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... sight seeing in Delhi and walked around the town. Then went off to Dharamshala where the Dalai Lama is and did some sight seeing and walking in the hills, saw a waterfall and did some general trekking. Afterwards we went off to Andretta, a pottery place, a little quieter than the other places I’ve been to, but went trekking in the hills on the first day, and it was throwing it down with rain on the second so we didn’t do much then. Afterwards we ...
... a *****u scorpion, whose sting we are told is 'very spicy'.
We hear the Dalai Lama has returned from Australia and with our id badges we head to the main temple for his lecture on compassion. Maybe something was lost in translation, because the discourse was so boring that monks of all ages around were nodding off, maybe practicing sleeping meditation? We get up from our squares on the floor and circle the ...
... that made up the surface we were travelling on.
Once in McCleod Ganj we stayed in a hotel perched on the hillside near the Dalai Lama's residence and visited the temple complex where he gives his teachings. Unfortunately ...
... session, I get an overwhelming urge to get up and stumble my way through the crowd - barefooted so I don't insult everyone with my shoes - and circumambulate the Temple to get a close up view of the Dalai Lama and appreciate the size of the crowd. I bow to the Dalai Lama in front of the Temple and walk clockwise around the inner Temple, past a side room full of monks in Maroon robes, then past crowds of Tibetans at the back of the Temple and ...
... it's a regular mountain in Afghanistan. Either way I don't expect to visit it in this lifetime.
Any place associated with Padmasambhava is a major pilgrimage spot for Tibetan Buddhists. Tso Pema (Rewalsar) is located in a small steep valley which only has enough habitable land for so many people. Nevertheless there are a number of monasteries here. Very high monk to layperson ratio. Also a lot of lay ...
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