Yoga in Tibet

dizzy from deep breath of yoga pose and balance stillness of mountains Kim M. Russell, 2017 Image found on Pinterest My response to Carpe Diem #1206 Yoga (especially Tibetan 5 rites Yoga) In a new episode of our virtual journey through Tibet, Chèvrefeuille has introduced us to Tibetan Yoga, the union of mind, body and […]

Smiling with the Sun

generous Buddha spreads warm smiles on mountain peaks Himalayan sun Kim M. Russell, 2017 Image found on Pinterest My response to Carpe Diem #1205 Smile In a new episode of CDHK’s journey through Tibet our prompt is ‘smile’. Chèvrefeuille tells us that Tibetans are called the smiling people: they are always friendly and smiling. He […]

Stubborn as a Yak

in the cold mountains a yak’s wool holds summer warmth obstinate and true Kim M. Russell, 2017 Image found on iStock My response to Carpe Diem #1204 Yaks (another reprise) In another episode of this month’s journey to Tibet, Chèvrefeuille has revived a previous prompt on the theme of Yaks. He tells us that the […]

Pedicularis

the common lousewort has a magical power humble mountain herb camouflaged in shades of leaves and beautiful curved flowers Kim M. Russell, 2017 Image found on Pinterest My response to Carpe Diem #1203 Pedicularis In today’s episode of CDHK we are looking again at the alternative health care of Tibet. Chèvrefeuille tells us that the […]

Corydalis

electric blue tubes shimmer on waves of spring green ampoules of healing Kim M. Russell, 2017 Image found on Pinterest My response to Carpe Diem #1202 Corydalis In another episode of our magical journey through Tibet, Chèvrefeuille has introduced a herb for our inspiration, one of the most secret and sacred herbs used in Tibet […]

Campanula Flood

early summer sky drips through branches in the woods a flood of bluebells Kim M. Russell, 2017 Image found on Pinterest My response to Carpe Diem #1201 Campanula (Blue Bell) Today the challenge consists of images of bluebells Campanula) and several haiku, of which my favourite is: The entire sky Leans in all directions Trying […]