Author Archives: Harry

About Harry

Harry Einhorn is a full-time RMA guide and has traveled in the Himalayan section of India and Nepal. His focus of study is the philosophy behind the art and performance of religion and ritual.

Himalayan Heritage Group: The Tibetan Year of the Horse

Last week, the Himalayan Heritage Group ushered in the Tibetan Year of the Horse with a meetup dedicated to King Gesar, the Epic Warrior Folk Hero of Central Asia. King Gesar is the world’s longest epic poem. Originating in Eastern Tibet, … Continue reading

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Visiting Norbulingka Art Institute

The following blog post was written by former full-time Guide Harry Einhorn who is currently studying the Tibetan language at the Deer Park Institute in Bir, Himachal Pradesh, India. Norbulingka is a premier art school and institute dedicated to the … Continue reading

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Reflecting on my trip to Bodhgaya

As I think back to my trip to Bodhgaya, of the most vivid things I remember about pilgrimage season, is all of the commerce going on. For most of the year, Bodhgaya is nearly abandoned due to either stifling heat … Continue reading

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Pilgrimage Season In Bodhgaya: An Introduction

I have just arrived back, and it is time to reflect on my trip to India. Once I arrived in Bodhgaya, the seat of Buddha’s enlightenment, I was so immediately swept up in the energy of the place, it was … Continue reading

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First Post From India: Safe, but Overwhelmed

I’m writing this, safely, from Bodhgaya, my main location in India, but I’ll start from the beginning: Time moves differently in India. I’ve been here since the third of  December, I know that much, but already I’m not sure what … Continue reading

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Questions of Travel

I am about to take some time off from my work as a full time guide at the Rubin Museum of Art and go to India for the second time. The first time was two years ago, for three months. … Continue reading

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