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AKONG RINPOCHE

 

Akong

I am shocked and shattered to know that Choje Akong Tulku Rinpoche has passed away at the hands of murderers in Chengdu on 8th of October along with his nephew and driver. I feel so helpless and lonely without his strong and courageous presence.

I knew Akong Rinpoche since I was 9 years old. Continue reading

Holy Island

perspective

 

HOLY ISLAND: THREE PERSPECTIVES

You can’t come to Holy Island and not be impressed!

For the naturalist, there is an abundance of wild plants including bluebells, primroses, wild strawberry, wild thyme, bog myrtle, the curiously-named quaking grass and pale butterwort, an insectivorous perennial that gets its nourishment from various flying bugs.

As well as the plants, there is also a surprising variety of wild life.  Continue reading