Happy Tibetan New Year everybody!
Did you miss out on the resolutions of January first?
No biggy, the Dalai Lama and most other Tibetan Buddhists have decided you deserve a second chance! 910 more words
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
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