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How to make Khapse (Sherpa pastry)

Khapse is a deep fried pastry prepared most commonly at Losar, but also sometimes on other special occasions like (Sherpa wedding). There are a whole bunch of different kind of Khapse. 334 more words

Tibetan Food

Tashi Delek ~ Happy New Year!

Tashi Delek ~ Happy New Year!

On February 19, Tibetans began a week-long celebration of their New Year, called Losar. This week we’ll get in on the celebration … with Tibetan-inspired Yoga in our classes. 133 more words

Orange Yoga

Losar - Buddhist

After the madness of the last two days, I had barely had time to think about Losar, the Tibetan new year and the time at which the Buddhist Centre commemorates their founder, Lama Thubten Yeshe, who founded the FPMT branch of Tibetan Buddhism. 1,771 more words


Losar tashi delek! Happy Tibetan New Year!

Losar tashi delek! Happy Tibetan New Year!

My week has been filled with celebrations. After an unforgettable evening celebrating the Hindu festival of Maha Shivaratri at Pashupatinath, the Losar festivities began. 1,202 more words

A Very Auspicious Time

Entering Boudhanath Stupa is as close as I have come to entering another world.  The serenity and sacredness of the place instantly overwhelm the visitor.  Just outside the gates, locals maintain the fast pace of the city, but inside the Stupa plaza, a wash of calm penetrates the soul.  525 more words


President Obama Wishes you a Happy New Year

Michelle and I send our warmest wishes to everyone celebrating the Lunar New Year here in America and all around the world. I’ll always remember the parades, fireworks, and gatherings that surrounded the Lunar New Year when I was growing up in Hawaii.
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