I’m back in Pharping, Nepal, for the third year in a row! This year is a bit different because I’m not translating, I am teaching.
Hi there. This is just a little note to say, “Yes, I am still here.” I thought that once I’d graduated I’d have a lot more to write on this blog, but it seems to be the reverse. Life after graduation is so… different… it takes some time to get used to. I will write,… Continue reading Still here
I don’t think the world will end on December 21st, 2012. That being said, I haven’t posted on this blog of mine for… oh dear, eight months! So, taking the possible end of the world as a lame excuse, here we are: This has been a weird year. I found out early on that I… Continue reading Just in case the world does end…
Since I last updated I’ve been up to a few things… After leaving sunny California, I spent five weeks with my family in Canada! It is always good to spend time with my mom and my little brother, but this time was especially pleasant. I did a few dharmic things – namely participating in the… Continue reading Out and about
Greetings from the airport in Saskatoon. In about 36 hours I should be arriving at Namdroling Monastery, India. Since my last post I’ve done three more talks, bringing the final total for this trip to seven. These three were all at the University of Saskatchewan. Two were about the path of Mahayana and one —… Continue reading From the airport
I am happy to say I survived this last week. It was really something – four speaking engagements and two parties. It started at the Unitarian Universalist Center with a talk on Buddhist Mind Training last Sunday. Then I gave an introduction to Buddhism at the Avenue Centre for Gender and Sexual Diversity. (I basically… Continue reading Talks
I’m on holiday at my family’s home in Canada. I’d like to look at some of the differences between my life here and back in India. Weather: I’m so cold here in Canada! I can’t stop saying ‘a-choo‘ which is ‘brrrrr‘ in Tibetan. It is only -15C at the moment, but could go down to… Continue reading India vs. Canada