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My First Chod Ritual

It’s a cool winters afternoon set amidst the backdrop of the ancient ruins of Nalanda (acclaimed Buddhist University in modern-day Bihar). As with everything else I have experienced in India, this is a place of polarity where the serenity is in direct contrast to the bustling streets and chaos just outside the walls. The energy…

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Spirit Animals

My personal exposure to the concept of spirit animals began in January 2017 during HH The Dalai Lama’s Kalachakra initiation. Amidst the crowd of over 30,000 people crammed on the floor like sardines- a cup of Chai in one hand and grass reeds in the other, we were given a specific task; “Remember your dreams…