Postcard 34 from Robina: New York, Tuesday, December 10, 2013

Postcard 34 from Robina: New York, Tuesday, December 10, 2013

Riverside Drive from my room on the fifth floor at the Buddhist Church in New York City. Here I am in New York, Tuesday, December 10, 2013, and it’s mid-morning. I’m into the second of my two weeks here for Shantideva Center, and they found me a nice room...
Postcard 19 from Robina: Portland, Tuesday, February 7, 2012

Postcard 19 from Robina: Portland, Tuesday, February 7, 2012

The Land of Medicine Buddha course ended at lunch-time on January 22. No time to waste. I’d just heard that there was to be a long-life puja for Geshe Dakpa, the resident lama at Tse Chen Ling in San Francisco, where I’d lived between 2001 and 2008. No way...
Postcard 18 from Robina: Santa Cruz, Sunday, January 22, 2012

Postcard 18 from Robina: Santa Cruz, Sunday, January 22, 2012

My six weeks in Boston came to an end on January 13 with my four-plus hour bus ride to New York to fly to San Francisco. When I first arrived in New York late November from Amman and needed to get to Boston, I took the Amtrak train. This time I discovered there are...