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I recently read that Bhutan is one of the least visited countries in the world, wow, what a privilege for me, it’s actually the most peaceful country I have ever been to.

A Trip with Amigos (Part – 1)

After much efforts and so much planning I was finally able to plan a trip with two of my best friends. The 6-day long trip started with home food. 734 more words

Abbey Falls

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 in Nepal for this occasion. 627 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 time 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