All posts tagged: Kathmandu

She does the fooding

A couple months ago I lost my wallet. I was taking video of a woman feeding the pigeons at the stupa and when I took my phone out my wallet fell out. A week later I received a message on Facebook from a woman who […]

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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, 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 the […]

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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 pyre. The cremation ceremony took about 2 hours and was finished with a chöd practice performed by […]

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PASHUPATI TEMPLE

Pashupati, a 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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