Visit to Tuting Tibetan settlement, Arunarchal Pradesh 2002

Alan Clements and Eve Rotstein of the Tibet Relief Fund take a long boat journey from Dibrugarh to Pasighat on the Brahmaputra river. A long Jeep journey take sthem to the fr north of the upper Siang District close to the Chinese border. The refugees need support and are very welcoming but some are now very old since they left Tibet. The pictures of the wire bridge 300ft above the Siang river are spectacular.

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Bibliography

Spiritual Monastery of Jade Mountain, Peter Goullart 1961. Verses P.149, 153, 157. Tao Te Ching, Penguin 1963. Verse P.3 7 years in Tibet, Heinrich Harrer Freedom in Exile, HH Dalai Lama. The Art of Happiness, HH Dalai Lama and many other books. Tibet on Fire. Tsering Woeser Search for meaning...

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Gyuto Tantric Monastery at Tenzin Gang in Bomdila 2002

My visit to Tibetan settlements in Arunachal Pradesh in 2002 delivering aid to Tibetan refugees funded by the Lottery Project included a visit to Tenzingang settlement. To my surprise I stumbled on a monastery that I found intriguing. The settlement officer introduced me to the abbot, and we had dinner. He invited me to attend a Buddhist service to hear the most spiritual sounds I had ever experienced.

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Rhododendrons in May

Although we have lime soil, we have potted up a number of Rhododendrons to place around the garden, partivularly around out seat number 9 looking onto the stream and "Paradise garden".

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Book Alan for a Talk

Talks can be given by Alan on the following topics CASCADES GARDENS: From Jungle to Paradise. The story of the garden development. GARDENING WITH NATURE: How to create a special peaceful and natural garden, a sacred space, in which to relax and reflect. A TIBETAN JOURNEY: For general interest groups...

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