About 42 years ago, Gisbert decided to be away on holiday and he still is. He dug a cave with his own hands in Filicudi, Aeolian Islands – Sicily, and he has been living in his “Paradisola” since then. His universal considerations spur us to ask important questions for a humanity that has decided to deny itself the time to dream.
Is the buddhist district in Kathmandu, Nepal. After the Chinese invasion to Tibet in 1959, many Tibetan masters came to live and built their monasteries here.
Practitioners from all the world come here to practice meditation, study and debate complex philosophical texts and to receive the guidance and advice from living masters.
Our teacher Chokyi Nyima Rinpoche is the abbot of the White Monastery, which is also a university for westerners. Alma works for this institution, translating a study program into spanish.
Sechen Monastery is also nearby and is the home of renowned french scientist, monk and writer, Matthieu Ricard.
We are lucky to be in this place where thousands of people come to practice compassion, generosity, patience, discipline, concentration and wisdom.