Photo: Young Monks Study at Jakar Dzong in Bhutan

Photo: Himalayan Rice Terraces

It was late winter in the Himalayan Mountains when we visited Bhutan. Unlike Bali, high altitude and a cold winter necessitate letting the fields go fallow over the winter. Although quite brown in late February, the fields were alive with women singing as they planted...
Fixing A Prayer Wheel in Bhutan

Fixing A Prayer Wheel in Bhutan

Prayer Flags by a Prayer Wheel Before I went to Bhutan I had never noticed a water powered prayer wheel before. Perhaps my awareness was low, I didn’t know what I was looking at or the places I have been visiting hadn’t had the right mix of Buddhism and free-flowing...