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Second x phase in Lumbini

Instructor, Instructor

Dear families and friends, From mountains of Balamchaur to the plains of Terai, Him C has arrived at the sacred birth place of Lord Buddha in Lumbini! After a long bus ride and an amazing thanks giving meal yesterday, we have settled into our stop......Read More

WTBD Yaks from China

China: South of the Clouds

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Observations

Miles Bader, Participant

So as I’ve traveled, I’ve kept track of just a few of the more interesting observations and interactions that I’ve experienced, primarily, those that seemed to indicate aspects of culture that stand out. Here are a few favorites: 1 | ENGLISH......Read More

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An update from student x-phase!

Instructors, Instructor

Our group is out on a trek along the Tamang Heritage Trail for our final student expedition phase, and the group has been doing well! Today, we are ascending the highest point of our trek which is 2900m place called Nagathali. Here’s a group......Read More

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Team on the move

Jessica Armstrong, Dragons Admin

As the first rains of the wet season fell this morning on Sampela, breaking a drought that has caused a lot of stress and hardship, our team bid heartfelt farewells to their homestay families and expressed gratitude to the community for hosting......Read More

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Photos from the field

Jessica, Dragons Admin

Hi everyone, I  just wanted to share a few pictures of the group I received last night. As you can see, the team are now near the beautiful coastal city of Essaouira where they will soon start the final component of their program (something we call......Read More

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The Illuminating Lamp.

Aditya, Instructor

We have started our retreat with Dharma teachings at Namo Buddha under the guidance of Kenpo David. We are practising meditation in the morning and evening followed by insightful lessons ranging from the four noble truths to virtuous acts of merit......Read More

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Searchers

Ann-Claire, Participant

The first thing we notice: the silence. Deep, like a shimmering well of black water who knows how old, the kind of silence that almost feels alive: each whisper, it would swallow whole. We sit on cold stone, legs crossed in some attempt at a......Read More

WTBD Yaks from Nepal

Nepal: Himalayan Studies - Group C

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Return International Group Travel Information!

Sarah O'Brien, Dragons Admin

Dear Nepal: Himalayan Studies Group C Students & Families, Nepal: Himalayan Studies Group C fall program students will soon be boarding their planes to return home and share their tales of adventure with each of you. We are sure you are......Read More

WTBD Yaks from Nepal

Nepal: Himalayan Studies - Group A

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Return International Group Travel Information!

Sarah O'Brien, Dragons Admin

Dear Nepal: Himalayan Studies Group A Students & Families, Nepal: Himalayan Studies Group A fall program students will soon be boarding their planes to return home and share their tales of adventure with each of you. We are sure you are......Read More