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Postcards from the Edge

Postcards From The Edge

Short stories and adventures from Langri Tangpa Centre students and friends over the years. Happy reading! And if you have your own little gem of Dharma wisdom or insanity, please post us your story in the comments box below!

Mathew Emerson, May 2000 Lama Zopa Rinpoche's visit to Queensland was always going to be a hectic time but truly, I had no idea. Despite…
How Much His Holiness Cares The sister-in-law of a student, who lives in outback Australia, recently suffered an incredible loss with the death of her…
Miffi Maxmillion, November 1999 We started with prayers in the gompa at 8 am. After a bit of background about the centre, some initial instructions,…
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Ven. Losang Yangdzom, February 2001 Sometimes the most meaningful and worthwhile things are the hardest things we ever have to do. When Ven. Robina asked…
Miffi Maxmillion, April 2000 Attending the international CPMT meetings at Chenrezig Institute were over seventy directors and spiritual program co-ordinators (SPC's) from around the world.…
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Miffi Maxmillion, April 2000 The CPMT meeting presented just some of the community projects of FPMT- a manifestation of Dharma in Action. Here is a…
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Miffi Maxmillion, December 2000 After the great joy of Rinpoche's visit in April, I began thinking that now all I wanted was to offer Rinpoche…
Toby Downes, December 1999 Recently I attended a one month lam rim course at Kopan monastery in Nepal. Lama Zopa Rinpoche was due to arrive…
Darryl Passmore, March 2003 The bomb attack in Bali's Kuta Beach in October was a terrible, terrible tragedy. A crime of enormous appallingness - both…
Brian Phillips, August 2001 Recently I was busy preparing to return to Melbourne and had begun the day with a long swim and felt fit…
Miffi Maxmillion, April 2000 It started with a man ringing the centre with an Aussie drawl and asking "So how do you think this whole…
Miffi Maxmillion, July 2000 The electrocution of an elephant, in silent black and white early newsreel, the footage part of a home movie of Thomas…
Miffi Maxmillion, May 2002 A small group a LTC students went down to Melbourne early to take the Cittamani Tara Initiation with Geshe-la while he…
Maureen Lillie, May 2003 On Friday morning, Gunter dropped me off at the railway station. It had been a hard week and he kissed me…
Anonymous, April 1999 The other day I offered a khata (silk offering scarf) to a very kind, gentle and wise lama. I have had this…
Miffi Maxmillion, June 1999 It seems that when Rinpoche said I should have rainbow hair, the instruction blossomed into rainbow clothes. In my holiday I…
Carolyn McLeod in India, February 2002 Hello to you all from Bodhgaya. We are sooooo happy to be here. The whole feel of the place…
Alison Small in Taos, New Mexico, February 2001 Hi there to you all, and Happy Losar! Things over hear are going pretty well. Our office…
Robyn Bean in Japan, December 2002 Tonight I had one of those moments where a cultural reality check was nearly in order. I went to…
Pearly Black, October 1999 Dave and I got married and immediately set out on a trip around the world. Travelling made the world seem equally…
Kara McLeod in Bodhgaya, January 2003 Welcome to another Day, I trust and hope all is going wonderfully for you. Just briefly, I would like…
Ruth Gamble, our intrepid translator-in-training, July 2001 I am sorry but I need someone to whinge to, and you guys are a prime target. I…
Kara McLeod and Ruth Gamble in Bodhgaya, December 2002 Ruth's Christmas Guess how we spent Christmas? That’s right - as you would expect we went…
Ven Gyatso in Mongolia, July 2003 'The magical mystery visit began with Roger telephoning from Moscow the night before they were due to arrive and…
Voula Zarpani in Russia, June 2003 Here in St. Petersburg, the weather has been very unstable. Although we started with a lovely spring, we quickly…
Ruth Gamble in Bodhgaya, January 2003 I some times think that people from Brisbane have some kind of aura velcro, because no matter where I…

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