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Losar Celebration

Not to be confused with loser, Losar is a celebration of the Tibetan New Year.  I had no idea what this was but was very fortunate to find myself at a Buddhist Monastery for this occasion.   600 more words

A Month Among Monks

Learning About Buddhism - Pujas Galore!

My time in a Buddhist Monastery taught me a lot.  I learned about the very real struggle of Tibetans and the evils committed by the Chinese government.   574 more words

A Month Among Monks

Lessons with Khenpo

In my daily teachings at Rinchen Parli Monastery, one of my favorite experiences was my hour spent with Khenpo Dhondup.  Khenpo is basically the principle of the monastery, and has become a great friend.   242 more words

A Month Among Monks

A Month Among Monks

In the fall of 2012, I took a much needed voyage to Asia.  In my two months away, I spent one month volunteering at the… 435 more words

A Month Among Monks

A Shortcut to Monkeys

We arrived in Emei Shan after a 20 hour sleeper train, so we were pretty exhausted and ready to relax. Luckily the accommodation during our stay at Emei Shan was in a buddhist monastery. 1,177 more words

Travel

Two Weeks in a Buddhist Monastery

My intention was to stay for 6 months, but it looks like it will stop at 2 weeks.

Staying at a Buddhist Monastery is an eye opening experience. 3,072 more words

Personal Development

Small village, large wat compound

Wat Aranyapaisan is a beautiful monastery in a large, well-kept compound in the village of Ban Sroi, Amphur Phana, Amnat Charoen Province. There were nine monks in residence when I visited in late May 2017.

Wats, Monasteries