A Conversation with Choje Lama Wangchuk Topden on Spiritual Leadership and the COVID-19 Era

Kathmandu has a special place in Choje Lama Wangchuk Topden’s heart. He was born there on 20 November, 1983 and the Nepalese capital has had its fair share of international exposure since the devastating earthquake in April 2015. “There is an interesting contrast between the recovery effort for the earthquake, and the present disaster that […]


There is respectand there is that snot dripping, wrist shaking,stuttering, knees buckling, heart pounding, eyelid swelling, tears pouring, speechlessrespect. The kind I have for health workers in Liberia. They foughtthe virus when the militias fought them.They turned up when others tuned out. George Cassidy Payne is a poet from Rochester, NY. His work has been included in such publications as the Hazmat […]