I’d like to share with you the story of Lekshey Choedhar, a monk I had the privilege to get to know, and most of all, a beautiful young man with an incredible story.
It’s 6am when the deep sound of the gong starts reverberating through the morning stillness. Through the darkness, 20 young men in their burgundy dresses slowly brave the crisp air…
I spent six weeks in heaven… It was a bit on the cold side, dirty and poor, but such a wonderful place on many other levels!
I had the opportunity to attend Buddhist philosophy classes at the Pema Ts’al monastery where I volunteered. One morning, we discussed the concept of knowledge and how it leads to better choices.