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Monthly Archive for: ‘October, 2014’

  • Making Som Tum

    This is a short 4 minute video on how to make som tum, a wonderful northern Thai dish that I make for my students during our annual Blue Lotus holiday party for all our graduates. Click here to watch the deliciousness!

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    Exploring the Meaning of Santutthi

    The Pali word Santutthi is the teaching of contentment with what one has. It is the polar opposite of the English word Consumerism that is the teaching of never being content with what one has. Around 45 years ago in Thailand, the government drafted their …

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    Going to Thailand-Meet Felicity Joy!

    When Blue Lotus went on the Thailand Adventure last year, we met Felicity Joy for the first time. Although we get instruction from many Thai teachers while we are there, Felicity, having been in Thailand for over 20 years, has accumulated a wealth of knowledge …

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