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 […]

Om Mani Padme Hum

hushed tones of mantra echoing in the temple truth gift-wrapped in sound Kim M. Russell, 2017 Image found on Pinterest My response to Carpe Diem #1200 Om Mani Padme Hum Continuing with the theme of Tibet, Chèvrefeuille explores the meaning of Om Mani Padme Hum and shares some of the background of a mantra known […]