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
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
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
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.