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Photos: The Dalai Lama's teachings - a few drawings

INDIA | Tue, 27 Aug 2013 | By flyingpiglet | Photo Gallery

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The Dalai Lama's teachings, Dharamshala, August 2013

INDIA | Tue, 27 Aug 2013 | By flyingpiglet | Views [2446] | Comments [1]

The Dalai Lama has just returned from a month’s meditation retreat in Ladakh. I must say, it was good to think of him there, having the time to do some quiet meditation after a fairly hectic few months of foreign travel which even took him to Australia ... Read more >

Tags: dalai lama, dharamsala, dharamshala, teachings, tibet, tibetans

Deep Confectionery

INDIA | Fri, 10 May 2013 | By mirandita | Views [541]

Joyfully we left Amritsar behind. We had spent ten days there while Fernando recovered from tonsillitis, holed up in room nine (aka The Tower) of the Tourist Guest House, sandwiched ‘tween the dual carriageway, and the railway tracks laden with ... Read more >

Tags: dalai lama, dharamsala, mcleod ganj, tibet

Two travel books inspired by Tibetans in exile

INDIA | Thu, 25 Apr 2013 | By flyingpiglet | Views [1064]

In 2010 and 2012 I spent three months (that's the longest visa I could get)  teaching English as a volunteer at Tibet Charity in Dharamshala, India. My students were mostly Tibetans.  Dharamshala is a community dominated by Tibetans in exile, ... Read more >

Tags: dalai lama, dharamsala, dharamshala, library, monkeys, monks, teaching, tibet, yeti

Spiti - Tibet in Exile

INDIA | Tue, 31 Jan 2012 | By phost | Views [940] | Comments [2]

Hopscotch is a game that we all have played in our formative years. This game decides its outcome based on a player's ability to maintain his/her balance whilst remaining within the boundaries set by a few criss crossing lines. There is a lot to learn ... Read more >

Tags: china, dalai lama, free tibet, hopscotch, india, spiti, tibet

Walking the kora in McLeod Ganj

INDIA | Tue, 10 Jan 2012 | By flyingpiglet | Views [4754]

While I lived in McLo I stayed at Snow Height Apartments. It was conveniently sited right next to the Tibet Charity school, but it was down the hill from the main part of town,where the shops, street stalls and restaurants were found.  There were ... Read more >

Tags: dalai lama, dharamsala, dharamshala, kora, mcleod ganj, mclo

Manali to Leh motorcycle trip

INDIA | Thu, 22 Jul 2010 | By alexkozovski | Views [1562] | Comments [2]

 Ok, so I know I promised to write more about India but there is something more that is intriguing me far more.  Just a quick background. I am currently in Mcleod Ganj/Dharamsala, the city for the exiled government of Tibet aka this is where the Dalai ... Read more >

Tags: dalai lama, dharamsala, india, kashmir, leh, mcleod ganj, menali, motorcycle

On Top of the World

CHINA | Fri, 30 Oct 2009 | By ryanandjo | Views [3807] | Comments [2]

Travelling to the “roof top of the world” wasn’t one of the easiest decisions we’ve made. It’s a place of constant religious and political tension, so the Tibet ‘story’ is a fascinating one. China has always considered Tibet to be part of its Empire, ... Read more >

Tags: dalai lama, everest base camp, gyantse, lhasa, potala palace, qinghai to tibet railway, sakya, shigatse, tibet, zhangmu


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