Winterguest post

Winter has passed. I have seen all four seasons here. My most favorite is autumn as it is like Latvian summer and it reminds me of home. Now comes the time to go home.


Rohatsu Takuhatsu guest post

First snow started when we where seating 7 day seshin  ( rohatsu ) in quite nice +1 °C temperature. And I started do formal begging as zen buddhist just with 800 yen in the pocket, I just need to eat and pay for basic accomodation. thats how this time passed.

Tenzoguest post

Tenzo is chef in monastery - all food preperation depends on him.

Ninoguest post

How big is planet Earth? My answer could be very small. I with Raitis met Nino when we where going to sightseeing in India. And ...

Mumbaiguest post

On the 17th of August I've arrived in Mumbai and headed straight to Dodo, which I've met at Vipassana centre. He kindly invited me to stay at his place so I accepted his invitation.
When I took a taxi from the station to the city the driver was so nice he was showing me all the famous places in Mumbai which we passed by and also during the ride driver stopped and bought my strawberry milk and said that it is a very famous Indian brand. 

So my first impression of Mumbai was very positive.