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... and also lots of information about the motivations of those who commit self-immolation in protest against the Chinese occupation. We didn’t actually realise that Tibet had been a free country for over 2,000 years prior to the invasion. It was a real eye-opener and made us realise that as nice as Mcleod Ganj is, it is essentially a glorified refugee camp, which also gave us a deeper respect for India for allowing all these refugees to ...
July 28th- August 18th Kalachakra Retr**************a
Back into Tushita and retreat I went first for a week to learn about the Kalachakra Tantra from a more worldly perspective of how its concepts are relevant to our daily lives through a course called Harmony in Kalachakra and then another 2 and a ...
... side track…focus, man have I lost it already?!?) Breathe and reset your mind. (Or a bacon cheese burger…DAMMIT!)
So yes it was an intense month, but what an amazing one. I was spoiled to meet so many beautiful people, I got blessed to be taught by some unbelievable gurus, and I was lucky enough to soak it all in while enjoying my free time in India in the incredible Himalayas.
Some of my favourite moments along the ...
... a different opinion on it. Everyone who does these Vipassana retreats has a different story. This is mine. Read on, if you dare... A LITTLE INTRO... Seven years ago, I found myself in Kathmandu, Nepal with some spare time - and I took the opportunity to sign up for a 10-day Vipassana meditation course. I had heard about these courses from friends - and had been considering giving it a try for years. These courses are intense. 10 days of meditation, in a complex ...
... over and the Major offered us a lift and told us to get in the back. We travelled about an hour and the Major chatted with us for most of the journey. The valleys of this region of India are peppered with army bases to guard against possible incursions from Pakistan and a vast area claimed
by India has been under Pakistani control for years. On reaching the army barracks he asked us if we'd like to come up for tea. We went into a ...
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