Boudhanath Pashupatinath Swayambhunath

Leaving Kathmandu

I had been studying and living in Bodhanath (Kathmandu) for the last 5 years, benefiting from a unique environment to study and practice Buddhism. A couple of months ago, as my classes were finished and my family was waiting for me in Europe, I had to leave half of my heart in this incredible place and move back to old familiar […]

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Learning Tibetan Strategies

A classmate recently approached me asking about ways to improve her Tibetan. This is something I reflect on a lot (as I’m sure we all do!) and, although there must already be many such lists, I thought I might share a few less common approaches in light of the variety individual learning-styles.1.) Wechat (Tib: skad ‘phrin )For me, […]