We are thrilled to feature an interview with one of our favourite artists in Nepal – meet Pasang. He is originally from Tibet, but fled with his grandfather as a 7-year-old when the country was taken over by the Chinese. Here is his story, his inspirations and passions and how he expresses this in his […]
Ground Control to Major… In light of the heightened psychological stress that many of us are experiencing in the current pandemic, and now going into the winter holidays with condensed family time helping to ‘stir the pot’, the good news is that the Buddhist wisdom tradition has literally an unlimited amount of upāya (‘skillful means’ in […]
We will all experience this sooner or later. Losing someone who is dear to us. Someone who is so precious to us that contemplating their absence in our lives is almost unbearable, in fact, unimaginable. This is how my dad was to me. Together with my mum, he formed a rock in my life for […]
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.
“I began to have a new appreciation of how being rooted in spiritual tradition might be a key to something akin to serenity, to life fully lived” Here is a great article from New York Times on making a journey into the Himalayas, namely to Nepal & Bhutan, how it is to immerse yourself with […]