17 Mar. 2020

Hello from Thailand

2020-03-19T11:27:48-07:00March 17th, 2020|Letters from Thailand|

Here is the latest news from Thailand. I just wanted to say hello and let you know that I am safe. Temperatures continue to hover around 100 degrees daily. The Coronavirus does not like the heat, so cases in Thailand are few-about 114. The monastery has been closed to new visitors since shortly after my arrival. As far as I know I am safe. [...]

6 Mar. 2020

Song of the Night

2020-03-19T11:28:48-07:00March 6th, 2020|Letters from Thailand|

Greetings from Thailand. It’s 3 am in the morning and I’m awake, so why not write. Outside a bird that sounds like a whip-poor-whil calls out in the night, echoing my thoughts exactly. Wake up, wake up, the night is beautiful. Rejoice. Dhammananda, or Venerable Mother as I call her, says life is beautiful and most of the time I [...]

3 Mar. 2020

The Journey Home

2020-03-19T11:30:04-07:00March 3rd, 2020|Letters from Thailand|

Life is a series of meaningful coincidences we weave together to tell the story of our lives. The next few blog posts I write will be devoted to my story about being here with my teacher Venerable Dhammananda Bhikkhuni at her monastery, Wat Songdhammakalyani, in Nakom Pathom, Thailand. Writing these blogs are a way for me to share my adventures [...]

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