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Last Semester at RYI

 When I started my BA years ago, I thought this time would never come and four years felt like a lifetime. However, now I feel like it was only yesterday I arrived in Kathmandu, and I almost wish I could do the whole thing again. It was so nice to come to Nepal and know […]

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བ་འཇུག་སྨོན་ལམ། (Aspiration at the end of semester)

བསླབ་པ་སློབ་པའི་དུས་ནི་རྫོགས། ཁྱེར་རྐྱང་མི་ཚེ་བསྐྱར་དུ་ཚུགས། རང་རང་གཅིག་པུར་གནས་དུས་ལ། ཉོན་སེམས་སྲུང་བ་གཙོ་བོར་བྱ། The time for learning came to an end, And the solo life has started again.  While living alone by oneself, The most important is to watch over the defiled mind.  རྟོག་གེའི་ལམ་དང་སངས་རྒྱས་ལམ། གྲུབ་སྟངས་ཚུལ་ལ་གནམ་སའི་ཁྱད། མཁས་པས་གཞན་སྐྱོན་གཙོ་དོན་བྱེད། རྒྱལ་བས་རང་སྐྱོན་གཙོ་དོན་བྱེད། Between the path of scholars and buddhas, There is huge difference like sky and earth in accomplishing […]

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From bearing with online classes to enjoying them

When classes moved online in the mid of the Semester around March 23, I faced them with a sense of “powering through.” When the summer program moved online, I thought, “It’s only two months.” I didn’t take too seriously my classmates’ concerns that the Fall Semester might also be online. Fast forward a few months and both the following Fall and Spring […]

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Training as interpreter amidst a global pandemic

I was already resigned to not see much of the sunshine this year, not because my clairvoyance detected the challenging year that the entire world had ahead, but because I decided to join the Translator Training Program and I knew that it was going to demand all my time and energy.   But before going into the experience of training as an interpreter through an online platform, I need to take a […]