El·e·na [el-uh-nuh, uh-ley-nuh; It. e-le-nah] /ˈɛlənə, əˈleɪnə; It. ɛˈlɛnɑ/ –noun a female given name, form of Helen // A proud student of His Eminence Tsem Rinpoche // Personal assistant with a BSc (Hons) Psych from Uni of Warwick // These are snapshots of my life, in words and pictures

Graffiti

February 24, 2011 0

(Taken on my BB) Next to one of KL’s main monsoon drains where, every night, 20 people lie down to sleep next to some dangerously fast-flowing waters. This is the same place Kechara Soup Kitchen visits each week to distribute food to the homeless living there

Supper at 3am with Rinpoche

February 20, 2011 0

At least once every day, I take a step back to look at this photo and marvel at the opportunities I’ve been given. To sit down at the feet of one of the most attained beings in the world, and have supper with him – he be a fool who does not cherish such precious […]

Samayavajra

February 20, 2011 0

Homage to the Lord who purifies my spiritual path by clearing up obscurations for my mind to become single-pointed, undistracted and focused on a single purpose, I bow down to the Lord and Lady of emerald hue who repairs my highest commitments and samayas. To Lord Samayavajra, I surrender to you who is inseparable from […]

Posted in: Buddhas

Old school

February 5, 2011 0

Lone Pine Resort in Penang, Malaysia, keepin’ it real. (Taken on my BB)

Trippy

February 5, 2011 0

Lone Pine Resort in Penang, Malaysia. (Taken on my BB)

Best use of our time

November 14, 2010 0

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Just wanted to share with everyone a text that I received from Rinpoche earlier. It was received after a long exhausting day of chasing down a dog that has captured all of our hearts…it is incredible how much one being can suffer. It’s a message we can all learn something from Dear Martin, Fang, Bk, […]

Posted in: Animal Welfare

Some people

November 13, 2010 0

Some people

Some people use their lives for themselves and pass that wrong way of living to their kids. They make no one happy, not even themselves. But some use their lives to always do things for others…and we like to be around them. They are happy and produce happiness around them. It’s NEVER too late. – […]

Posted in: Quote

Woof!

November 13, 2010 0

Woof! I need love!

Posted in: Animal Welfare

“Hello?”

November 13, 2010 0

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Whatever happened to the simple “hello”? Three or four people have called me over the last day, launching into a conversation instantly. It’s just not pleasant – a “hello” would seriously make their call so much easier to take after 2.5 hours of sleep! C’mon people – let’s do Edison proud, bring back the “hello”!

Posted in: General

Testing…4, 5, 6

November 12, 2010 0

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I’m trying out this blogging thing again. It’s been a long time since I blogged – I’m hoping with the app on my phone, the uptake might be a little better the second time round. Here’s hoping eh?

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