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A Flying Monk and a Dangerous Goddess

With apologies for a long hiatus, here is the next post:

We were about fifteen minutes into our trek to Luri Gompa when I realised I had left the pouch I always carried with my passport and phone, back at the lodge Yara, where we were staying a second night after Luri. 1,991 more words



Few days back saw the movie “Lost in Translation“, which I had recorded earlier. At the same time on another channel my favourite movie “3 idiots ” had just started instead I watched “Lost in Translation”.Whats wrong with me? 1,014 more words

All Izz Well

WALK WITH ME (2017): New Trailer For Mindfulness Documentary Narrated By Benedict Cumberbatch

Directed by Marc Francis, Max Pugh and narrated by Benedict Cumberbatch, Walk With Me is a documentary that follows a community of Zen Buddhist monks and nuns whose lives are focused on mastering the art of mindfulness with well-known teacher Thich Nhat Hanh… 140 more words


Mekong, Monks and Luang Prabang

Resigning ourselves to the lack of running water in Luang Prabang, we decided to just submit to the sweat and fatigue and go out in search of something to settle our baffled stomachs, still uneasy from our previous night’s epic fail of a journey. 821 more words



What to do when your one luxury item isn’t all it’s cracked up to be?  Fortitude, I say, and count your blessings!  The airbed for my camping trip: last time I used it there were no difficulties and I slept comfortably and soundly.   112 more words

Surviving the Ghost Month of July

I had to return somewhere, but I wasn’t sure if the route I was taking was safe. Then I saw a few monks walking down the road toward me. 1,400 more words