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Walter hitchhiked from Philly to Boulder in 1974. He seems confused about what happened after that.

Words of My Perfect Teacher

Including Ngondro Retreat

Children’s Day Songs & Stories

A collection of stories and songs celebrating Shambhala culture and Children's Day, the winter solstice holiday. Contains A Children's Day Story as told by Martin Janowitz, short biographies of both Sakyongs and many...

1978: Children’s Day at the Court

On the first several Children's Days in Boulder...

Banana Leaves, Butlers, and a Miracle on Mapleton Avenue

The household was a whirlwind of activity, packed at all hours of the day and night with family, guests, Kasung, and household staff. It was chaos wrapped in a pervasive atmosphere of precision, joy and humor ...

Road Trip to Crestone

BOULDER, early summer afternoon, 1982 - The reception for the Vajradhatu and Nalanda staff in the back garden of Kalapa Court is a familiar scene: uniformed servers offer heavy trays of...

Research Expedition to Prince Edward Island

“We should research PEI,” Rinpoche announced one evening after dinner in early September 1984. It was a golden period in the Mill Village retreat. Rinpoche was generally in a jolly mood—full of mischief and good humor.