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I’m back, again!

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.

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Study, practice, and my eighth year.

While posting photos is something I intend to continue with, I thought I had better write a little something.  Back in December I managed to get through yet another year’s final exams.  It was, as always, a huge challenge and probably my most productive time of year.  My subjects this year were: Key to the… Continue reading Study, practice, and my eighth year.

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Westerners in shedra – where are you guys?

Here is something that I’ve been thinking about lately:  There are no other international students studying in our shedra program.  (shedra, for those of you just tuning in, is what we call our college of Buddhist philosophy)  Usually, every year or so, I get a query about studying here at Namdroling.  Not this year.  Nonetheless,… Continue reading Westerners in shedra – where are you guys?