Kathmandu

Haiku Tanka #33 Calm in Kathmandu

My favourite place, anywhere. The magical, mysterious, energising, spiritual Swayambhu temple and monastery in the Kathmandu Valley. Arriving there as dawn unfolds awakens every sense in me, I feel it now, I connect with it as I write this poem…. Read More ›

Senryu #34 Cosmic Buddha

Boudhanath, another of my favourite temple areas in Kathmandu, a place where all the senses are stimulated: Monks chanting sutraprayer wheels spin incense risestourist cameras flashBuddhas’cosmic siteignored The Two Doctors Boudhanath is one of Nepal’s great Buddhist temple complexes. Initially… Read More ›