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Nepal: Ashrams and Artisans

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What an introduction…

Claire and Amrit, Instructor

Our first few days in Nepal have been packed full of amazing learning experiences. We learned about Buddhism from a Tibetan khenpo in Boudha and about Hinduism from Gorakhnath Babas in Pashupati. We have explored the markets in Ason and the back......Read More

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Like A Master Painting

Mark, Participant

Sometimes the word brush is inadequate to the task of recreating a master scene so rich, so unusual, and so detailed that witnesses require all senses to comprehend let alone to convey to others. Today was such a day. We began with life maps, Nepali......Read More

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Hat In Hand

Mark, Participant

Whoa here I am in Nepal 31 years after my last visit!  For reals. At first I was excited about rediscovering a country and people I loved that first time.  How would I see it differently so many years later?  Then as we drove at night from......Read More

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We have arrived!

Claire and Amrit, Participant

The inaugural Dragons adult program has gotten off to a flying start! We are beginning our journey in Boudha, in the shadow of the enormous monument and under the unblinking gaze of Buddha’s eyes of compassion. Our day has been spent getting......Read More

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Arrival Instructions

Claire Bennett, Participant

Dear fellow adventurers, We thank you for your patience in waiting for details of where and how to meet on Tuesday! In this yak I have included all the details our meeting spot and how to get there, and in the days following we will have a full......Read More

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Introduction

Maggie Harwood, Participant

Namaste from Nepal! My name is Maggie and I arrived in Kathmandu yesterday after a long 30 hours of travel from Denver, Colorado. The descent into this beautiful country was breathtaking as I was able to see the mountains through the misty clouds......Read More

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Intro…See you soon!

Caroline Bauhaus, Participant

Namaste! I’m looking forward to meeting all of you soon! My name is Caroline Bauhaus. Along with my husband, Mark, I’m excited to join the Ashrams and Artisans adventure. Earlier this summer, Mark & I celebrated our 35th anniversary. Perhaps......Read More

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Participant

Cheryl, Participant

Hello all, Thank you for your introductions, Claire, Amrit and Mark. And thank you Claire for the itinerary! I’m looking forward to this journey so much, and to meeting and learning with everyone. My friend Darrel told me she was thinking......Read More

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Namaste New Nepal

Mark Bauhaus, Participant

Namaste New Nepal! Namaste and Yo to my fellow dragons!   I’m Mark Bauhaus and totally excited to join this journey!!   Caroline (wife) and I serendipitously noticed a post about this trip a few weeks ago and spontaneously applied.   We......Read More

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Instructor

Amrit Ale, Participant

  Namaste from the Himalayas! To leave behind the comfortable and familiar to face something unknown takes courage and you have my utmost respect for taking that step.  I can still remember the fizz of excitement alongside the dread of the......Read More

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The adventure awaits! Our tentative itinerary

Claire Bennett, Instructor, Participant

Dear Fellow Adventurers, In less than two short weeks, we’ll all be here together in the heart of the ancient Kathmandu valley, setting out on a journey into the life, culture and landscape of the Himalayas. We instructors have been exploring all......Read More

WTBD Yaks from Nepal

Nepal: Ashrams and Artisans

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Recommended Reading

Claire Bennett, Instructor, Participant

As our trip draws ever nearer, our attention inevitably shifts towards how best to prepare for the journey ahead. Logistical considerations, such as what to pack and how to get to the airport, can crowd our minds, so I’d like to invite us to take......Read More

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An introduction to your instructor, Claire

Claire Bennett, Participant

A heartfelt namaste from the monsoon heat and rain of Nepal! My name is Claire, I am originally from the UK although I have for many years called Kathmandu home, and I have the great privilege of being one of your instructors for this wonderful......Read More