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... our daily lives outside of Tushita.
Our final meditation sessions were very sentimental since we had our last "quiet" dinner, and our last quiet night. After the night meditation we went to the stupa and everyone at Tushita lit butter lamps which are basically candles, and reflected on the time spent on the mountain.
Trying hard not to cry, or laugh, we went to bed anxious for the next morning. During breakfast we spoke more than in ten days, and ...
... in handy and I felt so fulfilled having this opportunity to be in joyful service. It also took place about a 30 min walk from the mountain side retreat center with a gorgeous view of Dharmasala below as we silently processed to the forest monastery with two powerful stupas of former lamas were also supporting our efforts. There was also this moment when too many offerings were thrown on the fire all at the same time and it went out completely. There were continual ...
... somebody's granny, but I love that sort of stuff.
We actually had an earthquake in the middle of the night the other week - not a clue what it was on the Richter scale, but it was enough to wake me up. I thought I was dreaming until somebody mentioned it the next day; apparently they are quite common up here... another reason to head South.
I had ...
... and had a strong local feel. The next day, post Indian street food adventures, Edie was out of commission from a mild GI bug. Amanda was fine. We decided now to only eat hot street food. Later that day, desperate to escape the heat of the desert, we took a 28 hour bus/ train/bus journey to Upper Dharamsala, which is called McLeod Ganj, where the Dalai Lama and many Tibetan refugees reside in exile. We loved McLeod Ganj! It's high in the mountains and is surrounded by pine ...
... into town. Pragpur was declared India’s first “heritage Village” and as a result, the town has not changed much. There are, however, many buildings falling down in neglect. There is a large walled off area that a father built for himself and a home for each of his 6 sons - all abandoned. People make their fortune in technology or some other field, move to New Delhi or some more prosperous city and simply abandon their homes ...