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More on Vipassana

August 5, 2010 I am supposed to be meditating.  but so many thoughts run through my mind.  My mouth is silent, but my mind, well, my mind is not so easy to silence.  It will take more than simple determination.  … Continue reading

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Silence of the mouth and chatter of the mind – Vipassana Notes

August 1, 2010 Dear all, I am out of Vipassana.  It has been a week now.  Exactly, since the end of Vipassana.  There is so much to say.  So many things I thought of as I sat, my mouth silent … Continue reading

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Leaving Kathmandu again

July, 2010 Dear Mum and Dad, I’m sitting in a little cyber cafe in Thamel with a day full of social engagements to make.  Jon’s pawing through a little bookshop close by, but I was feeling a little worn out … Continue reading

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Post-Vipassana notes

Late July, 2010 Dear mum and dad Hi!  I have so much to share with you.  I spent ten hard days of hard work: 4:00 am wake-up and 9;00 pm to bed with 10 hours of meditation in between, meals, … Continue reading

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Kathmandu monsoons

July 10, 2010 Dear mum and dad, hi!  I was up bright and early this morning thinking I would give you a call, but it was raining hard and the close-by phone place was closed.  Five minutes out, and the … Continue reading

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World Cup to Vipassana

July 10, 2010 Dear Mum and Dad, Thanks for the wonderful emails!  It’s so good to hear from youalways.  Always always.  Smile.  It sounds like you had a wonderful visit with Dan, Nancy Jenny and Jonathan.  Jenny and I actually … Continue reading

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a quiet moment in Kathmandu….

July 9, 2010 …Sort of.  Though there have been plenty of those these past days, busy though they are.  Jon and I are meditating regularly in the mornings, which feels wonderful.  And I am about to embark on a Vipassana … Continue reading

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To Alden (Part 1)

Alden, I’m sitting in my new room in Chicago having moved into it somewhat – I’ve set my computer up and hooked up to the internet; I have my bed made and my bedside table set up with photos, a … Continue reading

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Shhh! No laughing in the library!

July 31, 2009 Alden – You almost made me laugh VERY loudly in a library that’s definitely NOT designed for loud laughing.  Grin.  Thanks for your email.  It’s good to hear from you and know that you’re still alive and … Continue reading

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figuring out life (and other minor details)

7/24/09 timi kasto chhau (how are you)?  ke gardaichhau (what are you up to)?  I am so curious about how you are and how life is – moving, work, your family back in Balkot, missing mat, being in kathmandu, all … Continue reading

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