NAMKHA, BIRD-CHASER

Namkha¬†Jhida was my friend, my childhood friend. Every time I went home for my summer holidays, I would go bird-chasing with him. It has now been more than ten years since I last saw him, but these childhood memories are still fresh in my mind. His real name is Namkha Tsering, and family and friends used to call him Namkha. The people in our village called him Namkha Jhida, Bird-chaser, since he loved chasing birds. Continue reading “NAMKHA, BIRD-CHASER”

Fourteen Lines for His Holiness the 14th Dalai Lama

by Nyen

You are the water that settles the dust
You are the wind which travels everywhere in all seasons
You are the gentle leaves of a rosewood forest
You are the central channel always in peace
You are the oral lamp, tamer of ignorance
You are a singular and refreshing oasis
You are the composer of a thousand small lives
You are the messenger of all fleeting things such as dreams, illusions, bubbles and dewdrops Continue reading “Fourteen Lines for His Holiness the 14th Dalai Lama”