Monthly Archives: August 2011

The Magestic Panchase Trek

Arriving in Pokhara on a beautiful Saturday afternoon was a great transition from being at the Monastery. I couldn’t have asked for a better day; bright sunshine, clear blue skies and few tourists (it is still technically monsoon season here). … Continue reading

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Farewell Pharping

It is hard to believe that it has been over 6 weeks since I loaded myself and my backpack into the van and headed out of Kathmandu to begin life at Manjushri Di-Chen Buddhist Learning Center. I knew all along … Continue reading

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My Fantastic Monastic Birthday and the Tale of the New Passport

On August 6th, this wandering Canuck got a little older and celebrated in style! I have to admit that my birthday wasn’t something I was thrilled about, but if it had to happen I can’t think of a better place … Continue reading

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