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GUEST BLOG: A WOMAN IN THE MIST AT LAMPERI

My cousin Namgyal Tshering from Bhutan wrote this piece which is a typical ghost storytelling most Bhutanese people would have grown up listening to and be completely petrified. He shared it on his Facebook page and with his permission, I am … Continue reading

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The Descending Day of Lord Buddha from Heaven

This year on November 10th, it is marked as the descending day of the lord Buddha from heaven of 33 gods (Lhabab Duchen) after he was begged to return to earth by one of his disciples. He is supposed to … Continue reading

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Social Media Bane of Many People’s Life

Originally posted on #HTNSL – Here's To Never Stop Learning:
Social media sites are the bane of many people’s life, as almost on a regular basis I would say where they can neither forsake completely nor feel able to…

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De-Mystifying Mindfulness

Over the last several weeks I have been diligently watching, reading, writing and taking part in the Mindfulness course offered by Leiden University through MOOC on De-Mystifying Mindfulness. This is an area which has always fascinated me over the last … Continue reading

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Perception of Mindfulness in a Commercialized Society

The practice of mindfulness is traditionally seen as a sacred spiritual practices and still does particularly in Bhutan, Tibet, India and most Buddhist countries. The techniques to learn and develop such skills undoubtedly would have been really hard without a … Continue reading

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New Year New Chapter New You

As we are about to bid farewell to a year 2016 which has seen so many ups and downs for so many people around the world none more so than the countries torn with a terrible conflicts which has brought … Continue reading

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Buddhist Family in a Christian Country!

I often get asked “Do you celebrate Christmas?”.  I don’t even think about the answer and say “yes of course” to which I get the response “Oh!” followed by “but you are a Buddhist”. I could easily ask them “do … Continue reading

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