Like a Dream, Like an Illusion

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Like a Dream, Like an Illusion

Post by justsit » Sun Dec 15, 2013 9:41 pm

Interesting story from the Chronicles of CTR website.

E ma ho!
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Re: Like a Dream, Like an Illusion

Post by PadmaVonSamba » Tue Dec 17, 2013 10:54 pm

Khenpo Tsultrim is really looking a lot thinner than he used to be, in these photos.
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Re: Like a Dream, Like an Illusion

Post by pueraeternus » Wed Dec 18, 2013 3:21 am

PadmaVonSamba wrote:Khenpo Tsultrim is really looking a lot thinner than he used to be, in these photos.
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Indeed. Khenpo looks so frail now. I wish him long life.
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Re: Like a Dream, Like an Illusion

Post by muni » Wed Dec 18, 2013 11:39 am

Buddha said all is empty like my brain.
Let’s make a selfie!

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Re: Like a Dream, Like an Illusion

Post by philji » Wed Dec 18, 2013 12:08 pm

khenpo's 80th birthday in March 2014.

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