How can we justify world travel in this day and age? With our current pandemic it is very clear that now is not about outer movement and outer discovery. In contrary, these times are teaching many of us how we can learn to slow down and start appreciating and nourishing our own home base. It’s […]
The Nepali Times interviews Himalayan Hermitage about their immersive meditation journeys in Nepal, Tibet, India, and Bhutan, and about how ‘spiritual travel’ can still be authentic for those from foreign cultures and in modern times.
It is easy to get lost in the many medicinal recommendations that are out there when getting ready for a big trip. Getting sick when traveling is probably one of the worst things imaginable and it is hard to take in or enjoy much when feeling completely drained or having to be near a toilet. […]
Relaxing Into the Spaciousness of the Land When traveling across the Tibetan Plateau the line between tourist and pilgrim naturally fades. Here, we are not referring to being a pilgrim in a religious sense. We are speaking of something much larger. When standing in the middle of a vast, endless landscape where you feel so […]
There is nothing religious about the practice of meditation or in visiting sacred places. In fact, there is nothing even Buddhist about it! The idea of pilgrimage here is that when one travels to explore sacred sites, one does so with a unique intention. This intention is different from the usual tourist’s reasons to travel. […]