Monthly Archives: July 2013

Something to Celebrate!

I am sure everybody knows that “after the rain comes the sunshine,” so the celebration of Suzanne and Dominique’s wedding was a wonderful and cheerful affair we had on 26th July 2013 – much welcome after the experiences of the … Continue reading

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Cinnamon Cookie Bakers

[singlepic id=1616 w=380 h=285 float=left] First we took all the things for making cookies. We gathered butter, eggs, sugar, salt, cinnamon, flour, baking powder, cups, 3 big spoons, a sifter, a bucket, bowls, and other things. The cinnamon we used … Continue reading

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His Holiness the 14th Dalai Lama’s 78th Birthday

[singlepic id=1609 w=600 h=108 float=left] On the 6th of July every year we celebrate H.H. the 14th Dalai Lama’s birthday. On that day all staff and all students gather together and students perform some performances like dancing and singing, etc. … Continue reading

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Kate’s Side of the Oven Story

“I thought that we would have some clay and build a small house and that we would not do anything else.” I like that Raju remembers his first impression of what it would mean to build an oven; “a small … Continue reading

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Natural Oven Building with Kate Ma’am

Amma: What did you think when Madam Kate came and talked about the oven? Raju: I thought that we would have some clay and build a small house and that we would not do anything else. Building the oven First … Continue reading

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Time in the Garden

[singlepic id=1598 w=318 h=340 float=left]I came to Jhamtse without any plan. I didn’t know what I would be teaching or why I was here in the first place. All I knew…there was a calling. I’d read about Jhamtse sometime late … Continue reading

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