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“Dissolving Polarities”

“It is said that before entering the sea A river trembles with fear. She looks back at the path she has traveled, From the peaks of the mountains, The long winding road crossing forests and villages. And in front of her, She sees an ocean so vast, That to enter There seems nothing more than […]

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My First Year at RYI

It’s been just slightly over a year since I first came to Nepal, and the question which comes to mind is the one which I was asked most when I was back in Singapore last December: ‘What have you learnt?’ I’m not sure what my friends were expecting – some kind of Buddhist halo around […]