Loneliness

  It seems that the deepest attachment we have is to be seen and heard and affirmed by others, and unless we get that, we don’t feel we’re worthwhile. In fact, in our culture, we define ourselves as social beings, so if we don’t have contact with others, how do...
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 14 from Robina: Brisbane, Monday September 26, 2011

Postcard 14 from Robina: Brisbane, Monday September 26, 2011

Three weeks in Australia already, the sounds and smells and look of the sky all so familiar: they must have left a deep impression since childhood, even though I didn’t pay attention to such things then. Adelaide first: 10 days there at the invitation of Buddha...
Postcard 10 from Robina: Washington DC, Tuesday July 12, 2011

Postcard 10 from Robina: Washington DC, Tuesday July 12, 2011

My five days at Thubten Norbu Ling in Santa Fe went like the wind, but felt like two weeks because we packed so much in (click here for Thubten Norbu Ling’s website). I arrived from New York on Thursday June 30 and left for Washington DC the morning of July 6....