Darjeeling Journal

Walking Paths to Self and Family in Darjeeling

In Darjeeling, the landscape and my familyscape seemed to be living, breathing beings, the paths like veins and the stories like the flow of blood.

Jan 09, 2020
What The Tibetan Book of the Dead Teaches Us About Life

When my grandmother died, lamas stayed for five days next to her body, guiding her through bardo by reading from The Tibetan Book of the Dead.

Dec 02, 2019
Mountains, Monasteries, and Myths: What I Discovered While Living in My Darjeeling Family Home

After a youth spent trying to ignore my Asian heritage, I came looking for it. My journey turned out to be the beginning of an excavation that continues to this day.

Oct 28, 2019