Patrick Dowd tells the tale at the heart of the legend of the Great Boudha Stupa in Kathmandu.
We review “Without Ever Reaching the Summit: A Journey” by Paolo Cognetti.
On a backpacking trip through Nepal and Ladakh, Ryan Fitzpatrick encountered his fair share of expectations, attachments, and obstacles. Though none of us are traveling right now, here he shares what we can learn when we do.
A young monk in Nepal practiced so many prostrations that he left his handprint pressed into a mat. Vanessa Sasson can’t forget him.
Gompa Tibetan Monastery Services provides year-round access to teachings by senior Tibetan lamas and arrangements for pujas and prayers.
When Diana Reynolds Roome brought home a thangka of Manjushri from Nepal she wondered, “How could I bring this great bodhisattva into my humdrum existence?”
In Strava’s heat maps, the devotional movements of tired pilgrims become blazing symbols of sacred geography.
After June 2019, Nepali immigrants with temporary protection status may face deportation.
Ani Choying Drolma talks to Lilly Greenblatt about the journey that brought her to international fame, and the real meaning behind her music.
In the back streets of exotic Kathmandu, Pico Iyer and his friend Kristin hear a prophecy that shatters their youthful dreams. The Royal Astrologer knows them better than they know themselves.