Postcard 12 from Robina: Lavaur, Tuesday August 9, 2011

Postcard 12 from Robina: Lavaur, Tuesday August 9, 2011

I’ve been at Institut Vajra Yogini since July 25. It’s in a big old three-story house, Chateau d’en Clausade, with 25 bedrooms, a couple of meditation halls, dining halls, and the rest. It’s an hour east of Toulouse, in the south of the...
Postcard 6 from Robina: Moscow, Sunday May 22, 2011

Postcard 6 from Robina: Moscow, Sunday May 22, 2011

Our weekend nyung-ne fasting retreat finished yesterday. As always, very intense. Just one meal on one day and no food or drink on the next, even with 100 minutes of prostrations daily, doesn’t sound like much of a hardship, but it is. I’ve avoided these...