Tag: Himalayas

26 Posts

Fun day of classes on meditation in the Himalayas
Fun day of classes on meditation in the Himalayas

It’s our last full day in Darjeeling and we spent a few hours of it in classes. Today it was everyone’s turn to be a teacher. Each person was given a topic yesterday and it was left to them to teach the group everything they knew about it. I got to play the student with…

Read More
Tea anyone? Darjeeling tea?
Tea anyone? Darjeeling tea?

Day 14: After a wonderful morning of classes we board jeeps and head off to the Happy Valley tea estate. A half hour later, after making our way through narrow streets, alleyways and cliffside roads we pull up on this estate. A guide takes us on an informative tour of how the tea leaves are…

Read More
Simply enjoying Darjeeling
Simply enjoying Darjeeling

We spend our first full day in Darjeeling in quiet retreat diving into our study and practice of meditation. After the recent days of travel we are happy to be here in this mountain town sipping the world’s finest teas and working hard at doing nothing. Our classes covered further the subje...

Read More
Off to the Himalayas of India
Off to the Himalayas of India

Our stay in New Delhi was brief. We were up early, boarded our cycle rickshaws and headed to our bus. Once on board we made our way through the unusually quiet morning streets of Delhi before arriving at the airport to board our flight to Bagdogra. Bagdogra is the closest airport to Darjeeling an...

Read More
Farewell Nepal! Namaste India!
Farewell Nepal! Namaste India!

Note: Though our spiritual adventure concluded on Nov 1st I will continue to post photos from the journey over the next 2 to 3 weeks. And when I return to the US I’ll be uploading videos as well so please continue to follow along. Thank you. We began our last morning in Nepal watching the&h...

Read More
From Himalayan mountains to a sub-tropical jungle
From Himalayan mountains to a sub-tropical jungle

Update: The last few days we’ve spent traveling from Nepal to India and in Darjeeling in the Himalayan mountains. Internet connection has been poor and thus we have not updated our blog. But we will be doing so now so please check back to see the latest updates. This post (23rd Oct) is new!...

Read More
Bandipur, Himalayan village of another world!
Bandipur, Himalayan village of another world!

Most people have not heard of Bandipur. Tucked away in the mountains of the Himalayas this little village is a heaven on earth. Untouched, preserving much of its original Newari architecture, Bandipur is the place you want to be if you are looking for a retreat with some amazing views. The town i...

Read More
Pokhara and an afternoon with monks
Pokhara and an afternoon with monks

Our first full day in the lake side town of Pokhara. We started the morning with a class exploring the 8 progressive steps of Raja Yoga, understanding psychic nerve currents and centers of consciousness. Our backdrop to the class was the spectacular Annapurna mountain range clearly visible in the...

Read More
FREE Weekly Insights
Sign Up for my newsletter and receive insights, teachings and spiritual tools for living a life of purpose and joy.
Subscribe
We promise not to sell your email address to other monks, priests, religious organizations, angels, God or the Devil.
By checking this box you agree to our privacy policy and, terms and conditions.
FREE Weekly Insights
Sign Up for my newsletter and receive insights, teachings and spiritual tools for living a life of purpose and joy.
By checking this box you agree to our privacy policy and, terms and conditions.
Subscribe
We promise not to sell your email address to other monks, priests, religious organizations, angels, God or the Devil.