Dakini Mountain

“Are you going to Ladakh with us?”     That’s how this whole trip started. A timely text message from yogi Tashi on an afternoon tea break, where I was able to immediately turn around to my boss and demand politely state “I have two questions for you. Why are you going to Ladakh and why didn’t…

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Opening My Heart Chakra

It wasn’t until I had been in India for about four months that something happened which I can only describe as the opening of my heart chakra. I had made a vowel to myself before coming to this land that I was going to start listening to the voice of my heart, but I hadn’t…

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Dakini

It was on my fateful sojourn to a Tibetan nomad camp in 2017 where I was officially declared a dakini by Pachen (Oracle of Tibet). Details of this trip can be found in my previous blogs entitled “2 days in a Tibetan nomad camp”. Until this seemingly innocuous announcement had been made so casually over…

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The Shaman

A soft silence envelopes the room as the Tibetan Lhamo (female Shaman) quietly sets up her alter in preparation for the task ahead. As I watch her lay offerings on the already full table I’m struck by the concise rituals that have obviously spanned generations in this lineage. The placement of each object has been…