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New Year in....February? A Snippet on Losar

February 19th, 2015:

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

Snippets

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

Buddhism

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

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