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The Dalai Lama's teachings, Dharamshala, August 2013

INDIA | Tuesday, 27 Aug 2013 | Views [2441] | Comments [1]

The Dalai Lama has just returned from a month’s meditation retreat in Ladakh. I must say, it was good to think of him there, having the time to do some quiet meditation after a fairly hectic few months of foreign travel which even took him to Australia ... Read more >

Tags: dalai lama, dharamsala, dharamshala, teachings, tibet, tibetans

Two travel books inspired by Tibetans in exile

INDIA | Thursday, 25 Apr 2013 | Views [1059]

In 2010 and 2012 I spent three months (that's the longest visa I could get)  teaching English as a volunteer at Tibet Charity in Dharamshala, India. My students were mostly Tibetans.  Dharamshala is a community dominated by Tibetans in exile, ... Read more >

Tags: dalai lama, dharamsala, dharamshala, library, monkeys, monks, teaching, tibet, yeti

Jamphel Yeshe's story

INDIA | Saturday, 31 Mar 2012 | Views [2562]

This story appears in a slightly different form in my new book "The Yeti in the Library" which is on sale in paperback - contact me by email for details - and on Kindle and verious other e-book sites. www.goodreads.com/author/show/6433635.Gill_Winter ... Read more >

Tags: dharamsala, jamphel yeshi, self-immolation, tibet

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