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Overview

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  • Fluent in English, French; learning Spanish, Thai
  • 33, Female
  • Member since 2010
  • live/work/study at a Buddhist ranch in the desert
  • various universities in the US, Belgium, and Thailand; th...
  • From i grew up in Chicago. i think i got the city out of my system.
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About Me

CURRENT MISSION

unlock the potential for infinite benefit

ABOUT ME

A nomadic soul on the greatest adventure, seeking the unlocking of every heart and mind. I love to live, love, and create. I live in the New Mexico desert at a Vajrayana Buddhist center. I am outgoing and energetic, and also spend a lot of time in quiet study, contemplation, meditation, and creation. My favorite color is rainbow.

PHILOSOPHY

I am here to live as an act of love for all beings.

Why I’m on Couchsurfing

COUCHSURFING EXPERIENCE

I am new to CouchSurfing, but I've surfed many a couch around this world. It will be nice to get to know people before landing in their homes.

Interests

wisdom, compassion, creativity, giving, deep breaths, enjoying all of life as an unending blessing.

if that's a little vague for you, i specifically enjoy studying Vajrayana & Mahayana Buddhism, cooking and baking (vegan/vegetarian/Ayurvedic), wilderness, gardening, hiking, biking, fire dancing (hoop, poi, rope dart, palm torches, swords, fire eating), spontaneous adventures, sharing pots of tea, writing/performing/listening to music and poetry, dancing my socks off, earthen building, sustainable water and waste systems, and cultivating unending love and devotion.

  • writing
  • poetry
  • coloring
  • dancing
  • cooking
  • baking
  • vegetarian
  • vegan
  • yoga
  • meditation
  • gardening
  • music
  • cycling
  • hiking
  • buddhist
  • languages

Music, Movies, and Books

books: The Way of the Boddhisattva (Shantideva), The Words of my Perfect Teacher (Patrul Rinpoche), Change of Heart (H.E. Chagdud Tulku), etc.

music: mantras, bluegrass, African beats, Arabian blends, sultry swing, folk, etc.

Teach, Learn, Share

Meditation (Mahayana methods; I am a Vajrayana student), Cooking and baking (vegan, vegetarian, Ayurvedic), fire dancing (hoop, poi, swords, palm torches, fire eating), yoga (Hatha and Kundalini), sewing (hand or machine), gardening, languages (French, basic Spanish, basic Thai, basic ASL), how to make and share unexpected things, how to bring people together for enjoyment and the fulfillment of potential

Countries I’ve Visited

Austria, Canada, France, Germany, Hungary, India, Laos, Netherlands, Slovakia, Spain, United Kingdom

Countries I’ve Lived In

Belgium, Thailand, United States

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