Jangchubsem Thought of Awakening

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Jangchubsem (བྱང་ཆུབ་སེམས་) or Bodhicitta…

Respect and trust are the best means to protect a relationship

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I’m a 24 year old woman, who is planning to get married next…

Our endeavours are no more secure than sand castles on a beach

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I​  am ​ a 26 year old girl, who lives alone. My parents…

Zhanag Black Hat Dance

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The Zhanag (ཞྭ་ནག་) or Black Hat dance is one of…

Contemplating the Four Noble Truths

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Lam, I’ll be travelling to Bodh Gaya and Sarnath in November,…

Discipline – an antidote to sadness

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I am a guy in my mid-twenties. I have a close family, and money…

Trhuebab

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The Trhuebab (ཁྲུས་བབ་) festival is an important…

Tshechu – Planting the seeds of enlightenment

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Lam, it will soon be the time of Thimphu Tshechu. I have been…

Kunzang Khorlo Graph

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Kunzang Khorlo (ཀུན་བཟང་འཁོར་ལོ་),…

Gawa – Appreciative Joy

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Gawa (དགའ་བ་) or appreciative joy is the third of…

Children need parents, not dollars

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I am a 30 year mother with two children (one 8 and one 6). …

Respect conventional truth, but don’t be bound by it

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Lam, a friend gave me a wooden statue of the Buddha from Laos.…

Prayer Rosary

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Rosaries for prayers are a very common item of religious artefacts…