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Stories and Photos from the Bhutan Pilgrimage

In October of 2013, Lama Palden traveled to India and then led a group on pilgrimage to Bhutan. In the article below, she vividly describes some of the highlights of the trip.

LAMA PALDEN: A number of us from the Sukhasiddhi community recently returned from a pilgrimage to Bhutan, where we were welcomed with katas and loving kindness by Benchen Khenpo Rinpoche, his wife Rigzen and Lama Sonam — a student of the late Tertön Padgyal Lingpa and Benchen’s nephew. The sun shone as did the pilgrims faces as they [...]

How to Use Writing as a Spiritual Practice

Jane Brunette has taught meditation and writing internationally, and has been practicing Tibetan Buddhism for many years. She offers the following guide to using writing as a spiritual practice.

WRITING can be a powerful spiritual practice, helping us to integrate our active mind with the mind of meditation. By using it as a process of inquiry, it can also help us track our progress in loosening attachments and habitual states of mind. As little as ten minutes of writing practice a day, following a short meditation or your meditation [...]