Goodbye Rimbick


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May 23rd 2012
Published: May 23rd 2012EDIT THIS ENTRY

I am so grateful to have had the chance to teach and get to know the monks at Sakya Choepheling Rimbick. They are such kind people and I had so much fun with them. They gave me a nice farewell, almost drowning me in blessing scarves. I have uploaded a lot of photos so everyone can maybe see a bit of what my time was like. I hope they're interesting!


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Puja FinalePuja Finale
Puja Finale

Two monks playing the ritual flutes to finish off their monkthly Mahakala puja.
Senior ClassSenior Class
Senior Class

Me teaching wih the help of Tavis, a visiting gap teacher.
Stand to AttentionStand to Attention
Stand to Attention

Students of Rosarium academy line up for their prayer and national anthem before school.
DebatingDebating
Debating

Some of the senior monks debating buddhist philosophy. They do this for 1 and a half hours every day.
Easy accessEasy access
Easy access

This was growing on the sideof the road outside the monastery.
WeekendWeekend
Weekend

The monks playing cricket on their day off.
DarjeelingDarjeeling
Darjeeling

Although it's only 20km in a straight line from Darjeeling, Rimbick is a 3-5 hour drive away.
Middle ClassMiddle Class
Middle Class

Some monks doing their classwork.


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