All posts tagged: Kathmandu

A PHOTO ESSAY OF NEPAL

Here it is! An edit from 30,000 images taken in Nepal over the course of four years. I know there’s A LOT of images but bear with me. It’s an ongoing process of refining and it’s always changing, so with that here is today’s presentation […]

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PUJA FOR THE DECEASED

At Shechen Monastery in Kathmandu Nepal these monks perform a puja in honor of a woman who passed. According to Tibetans, after death the consciousness takes at least 49 days to travel from one life to the next. Prayers conducted by the living can assist […]

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CREMATION AT RAMADOLI

The day of Dawa Chödak Rinpoche’s cremation at Ramadoli Charnel Grounds between Kathmandu and Patan. He arrived in the back of a truck and was carried to the pire. The cremation took about 2 hours and was finished with a chöd practice performed by Chödpa […]

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PASHUPATI TEMPLE

A famous sacred Hindu complex on the Bagmati river in Kathmandu. This holy complex of temples is used as a cremation grounds and for Hindu festivals. In the late afternoons/evening you can watch a cremation ceremony from beginning to end.  There are two sections where […]

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PATAN

A motorbike ride away from Boudha is Patan. Its original Sanskrit name of Lalitpur (City of Beauty) is a city full of temples, statues and palaces and home to one of the three Durbar Squares. As a traditional center of handicrafts it is the numero […]

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265 Days in Nepal

  Spending most of the year in Asia is something I’m used to but this time around was a bit different. After nine months in Boudha making a life of study, practice and friends coming back to the states this time felt a bit different. […]

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POKHARA TRANSIT

It was a long ride from Kathmandu to Pokhara. Flooding, landslides and accidents added about 5 hours to the 8 hour trip. Grateful to have made it to Pokhara after one hell of a ride. (The sunny shots are on the return to Kathmandu after […]

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