"We think happiness is what we get when attachment gets what it wants. Buddha says happiness is what we get when we give up attachment."

Ven. Robina

Lama Yeshe

Lama Zopa Rinpoche

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Postcard 51 from Robina: Kopan Monastery, Kathmandu, March 5, 2015

From Padova to Dubai in the United Arab Emirates, via Milano, London and Doha in Qatar. At the airport was my dear friend Ashish Kumar, who with his parents and brother has been working here for years. The last time he invited me—August 2013—we decided to use my layover between 1 and 7 a.m. for a teaching...

Postcard 50 from Robina: Padova, Italy, Sunday, January 25, 2015

On to Italy for the first three weeks of January. I hadn't been here for ten years at least, I'd say. First to Pomaia, Istituto Lama Tzong Khapa, one of the first FPMT centers in Europe and where Lama Yeshe's vision of serious study programs for non-Tibetans continues with the seven-year Master's Program of Buddhist Studies...



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