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

Browsing Tag 'prayer'

Today a real monk told me that I had helped him a lot and for the next few days, he would do special prayers for my long life, health and for the growth of my Dharma work. He said that as a monk, he has nothing else to give me apart from his prayers. As […]

When you do Dharma work

When you’re doing Dharma work, you shouldn’t expect to be thanked. Otherwise you’re not doing Dharma work at all. In fact, you should be THANKFUL you have the opportunity to do Dharma work and serve others. Just think, “WHAT did I do in my previous life to do Dharma work now? What prostrations did I […]


(Taken with my iPhone) One of the most beautiful verses ever composed.