Postcard 71 from Robina: Borobodur, June 29, 2016

Postcard 71 from Robina: Borobodur, June 29, 2016

From Auckland in New Zealand I flew to Sydney and then drove on Thursday June 9, with my sister Jan, the two hours west to the Blue Mountains for our weekend course at Kunsang Yeshe Centre. It’s winter here in Australia. Sydney never gets that cold, but nights can be...
Postcard 45 from Robina: New Delhi, Tuesday, October 14, 2014

Postcard 45 from Robina: New Delhi, Tuesday, October 14, 2014

Lama Zopa Rinpoche arrived in Australia the first week of September and went straight to Chenrezig Institute in Eudlo, Queensland, 100 km north of Brisbane. Chenrezig Institute had 40th anniversary celebrations going on. Photo Ven. Roger Kunsang. There were events...
Postcard 39 from Robina: Denver, Friday, April 4, 2014

Postcard 39 from Robina: Denver, Friday, April 4, 2014

I flew into Denver on April 4, my mother’s birthday. She was born in 1910 and died thirty-three years ago. But birthdays, being a big deal in our culture, stay in the mind. I remember the birthdays of all my siblings and my parents, but not, I must say, of my...
Postcard 23 from Robina: Sydney, Thursday, May 3, 2012

Postcard 23 from Robina: Sydney, Thursday, May 3, 2012

Sydney again, and seven months since my dramatic departure last year after accomplishing the normally impossible task of getting a visa to India in three hours. I talked about it in my postcard 16 from Dharamsala. Sydney Harbor. Photo by Pat Travels the World. I drove...