July 4th

A Himalayan trek is a metaphor for life itself. On a trek we are searching for a majestic peak or high plateau, a beautiful stream or waterfall, or a shrine or monastery. The destination or goal serves to quench our thirst, our desire. It provides a short respite from the rigors of the trail, a brief "One Night's Shelter." Then we have to descend, move on. We cannot stay there. Yogavacara Rahula

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2 Responses to “July 4th”

  1. Susan Says:

    Wow! Which mountain is that? That quote is so true. When is Tara’s trek? i need another dose of majestic peaks, beautiful streams and a waterfall or two

  2. jacqui Says:

    that is Chungolungma aka Qolongma aka Everest aka peak 19(?)….but ‘aah Abadalam for breakfast” is also quite beautiful too

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