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Video Trials, Solitary Nights, Unexpected Perfection in Paro

Hello friend. I hope you are well. Everything is perfect here in Paro, Bhutan. However perfection is -um -sometimes very unexpected and surprising. Uh Oh! Is this discomfort? Could this ...
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My family puja, the annual blessing in Punakha, Bhutan

In Bhutan the annual blessing ceremony is a big gathering. The family puja usually happens in January – to Americans it’s something like Halloween, Thanksgiving, Christmas, and New Year’s all ...
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I arrive safely in Bhutan!

Leaving Santa Fe was bittersweet, after a wonderful visit of almost three months. I felt satisfied that my trip to the US was successful. I saw many loving friends. I ...
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Christmas in Santa Fe, Dreaming of Bhutan

Hello friends, and happy holidays. I’m still in Santa Fe, and leaving for Bhutan soon. I gave Santa my Christmas wish. I asked him for a publisher for my books ...
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Design Your Own Bhutan Tour of a Lifetime!

A new concept in tours: *** Custom Eco-Tours to the Kingdom of Happiness *** Yes, we have tour packages. However we’d rather create a custom tour just for you. You ...
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Come to Movie night Friday the 13th 6pm “Travelers and Magicians” by Rinpoche Khyentse

This is a reminder about movie night tonight! We’ll see an amazing movie by Rinpoche Khyentse Norbu. I’m a huge fan of this gifted Buddhist teacher and movie-maker. His most ...
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Giving Thanks, Offering healing treatments in Santa Fe

Happy Thanksgiving from Santa Fe! Thank you to all my family and friends in every part of the world for being part of my life. Yes, I’m still here working ...
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Coming: Retreats and Tours in Bhutan, Nepal, Bali, Tibet

I’m excited to announce that Lama D and I are organizing a series of tours and retreats in Asia. We believe they’ll offer an ideal setting to get away and ...
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10 reasons walking is the best medicine

By Jane Barthelemy. I learned an important lesson while trekking on the Camino in Spain. I walked 125 km in 8 days, which is about 15 km per day. Some ...
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Come to my open house in Santa Fe

You’re invited to my open house Saturday, November 2nd. I’m visiting Santa Fe from Bhutan and look forward to seeing you. Come say hello and share a cup of tea ...
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I come to Santa Fe, clear everything in storage

Lama D and I spent a few days relaxing in Mumbai. Then I flew to Santa Fe alone and he stayed behind, due to a rejected US visa. I discovered ...
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Mumbai High Water, Lama D’s US Visa Denied

A disappointing week in Mumbai, with record rainfall and flooding due to rising sea levels. And Lama D’s US visa application rejected in a 10-second interview, no reason given. So ...
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